FAQs

What are the dates of the 2017 Data Science Education Technology Conference?

The conference will take place on February 15–17, 2017, Wednesday evening through Friday.

What is the address of the Data Science Education Technology Conference?

The conference will be held at the David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

What is the suggestion for dress?

Dress for this event is business casual. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

What should I bring?

Bring a laptop, your willingness to share ideas, your creativity, and anything else that will help us build community around data science.

Is there transportation to the meeting location?

Yes, the The Brower Center is just one block east of the Downtown Berkeley BART station. Hotel Shattuck and Bancroft Hotel are walkable to the venue.

What about the parking situation?

Garage parking is available on an hourly and daily basis at:

  • Oxford Garage: 2161 Kittredge St., Berkeley, CA 94707 (One block south of the Brower Center)
  • Allston Way Garage: 2061 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 (Two blocks west of the Brower Center)

Street Parking: Street parking is available on all streets surrounding the Brower Center. Streets are metered until 6 p.m. daily. Sundays are free.

I heard something about a virtual conference…

The Data Science Education Technology Conference is offering a great way to participate in and enjoy the conference, even if you can’t be there in person. The virtual conference will consist of live programming on Wednesday, February 15, and Friday, February 17, plus small group sessions on Thursday and Friday. There will be opportunities for networking.

How do I stay connected with you guys?

You can request to join our conference Slack channel. Email dset@concord.org to request a Slack team invite.

Connect with us on Twitter at @CODAPDataSci. Use the hashtag #dsetonline to promote the conference.