Demystifying Data for Public Servants [part 2/3]

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Event Details

Date & Time

February 17, 2021

12:00pm - 1:00pm


Civic Hall Toronto


Led by Alex Chen, Senior Statistical Advisor with the Government of Ontario, this 3-part Training Series will introduce participants to working with data in a government environment.

We’ll cover general best practices, tools, and techniques related to data management, visualization, and privacy, and discuss relevant examples for public servants new to data science or those looking for a refresher to level up their skills.

What to Expect:

In Part 2, we will discuss…

How do we make sense of all the data we collect?

  • What is data analysis?
  • What is a summary statistic?
  • What is inferential statistics?
  • What is the difference between statistics and machine learning?
  • As a policymaker, how do we find something out with a data scientist?