2020 National Workshop Flyer

Hybrid Online Format  June 22-26, 2020

  • A set of recorded talks was released on Monday, June 22nd, available on YouTube.
  • Office hours from the Berkeley professors and student staff and Labs for Data 8, Data 100 and Data Science Modules were held on Tuesday, June 23rd
  • Panels and discussions were held from Wednesday to Friday

This workshop took place from June 22 - 26, 2020 online and was organized by UC Berkeley's Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society with support from Microsoft(link is external) and the West Big Data Innovation Hub(link is external)


Please take a look at our external-facing resources portal website with key links for instructors.

We also have a one-page handout(link is external) summary guide to open source resources.  This short document will explain the curriculum and set of technologies developed at Berkeley.  


Please feel free to contact us at ds-help@berkeley.edu(link sends e-mail) with any questions or concerns on implementing a Data Science program at your institution. We would also like to invite you to join our slack channel at datascienceeducation.slack.com 

Code of Conduct

We value the participation of each member of the community and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout the workshop and at all workshop events.  Code of Conduct(link is external)

Schedule (all times are PDT) 

Monday, June 22: Pre-recorded videos of UC Berkeley Content(link is external) (Playlist Link)

Welcome - Jennifer Chayes(link is external) 

Data 8: Overview - John De Nero(link is external)

Data 100: Overview - Joseph Gonzalez and Suraj Rampure(link is external)

Human Contexts and Ethics - Ari Edmundson and Margo Boenig-Liptsin(link is external)

Connectors and Modules - Keeley Takimoto(link is external)

Making a Major/Minor - Deborah Nolan(link is external)

Institutional Transformation - Cathryn Carson (link is external)

Jupyterhub Infrastructure - Chris Holdgraf(link is external)

Student Teams - Anthony Suen(link is external)

Technology Options - Atharva Mehendale(link is external)

Tuesday, June 23: Open Office Hours AMA and Labs with UC Berkeley Course Staff (9AM-5PM PDT)

9:00 AM 

Data 8 Instructors - Ani Adhikari and David Wagner(link is external)

10:00 AM 

Data 8 Basic Lab Session(link is external)

11:00 AM 

Data 100 Instructors - Fernando Perez and Suraj Rampure(link is external)

12:00 PM 

Data 8 Advanced Lab Session(link is external)

1:00 PM 

Modules/Connectors Curriculum Lab Session(link is external)

2:00 PM 

Data 100 Lab Session(link is external)

3:00 PM 

Infrastructure (link is external)

4:00 PM 

Human Contexts and Ethics(link is external)

Wednesday, June 24: Live Virtual Panels (9 AM-5 PM PDT) [Recording Playlist Link(link is external)]

9:00 AM 

Human Contexts and Ethics Panel  (link is external)  

  • Rachel Thomas, USF
  • Safiya Noble, UCLA
  • Aaron Fraenkel, UCSD
  • Lise Getoor, UCSC

11:00 AM

Institutional Transformations Panel (link is external)  

1:00 PM

Adopters of Data 8 Panel(link is external)

3:30 PM

Lightning Talks [Presentations(link is external)]


Thursday, June 25: Live Virtual Panels (9 AM-5 PM PDT) [Recording Playlist Link(link is external)]

9:00 AM 

California Strategy Panel (link is external)

11:00 AM

Using Jupyter Across Institutions Panel  (link is external)     

1:00 PM

IUSE Inclusion in Data Science Panel(link is external)

3:30 PM

California Community Colleges(link is external)

Friday, June 26: Live Virtual Panels (9 AM-3 PM PDT) [Recording Playlist Link(link is external)]

9:00 AM 

Commercial Solutions for Teaching with Notebooks  (link is external)

11:00 AM

Innovations in Jupyter Teaching Tools (link is external)

1:00 PM

National Efforts Panel(link is external)