Census Data Skills Workshops - Data Interpretation
Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, 12 – 2 p.m.
Census Data Skills Workshops - Data Interpretation
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center
Class typeOther
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryWant to learn how you can use data to help your company, organization, and/or community? Do you get asked to “show the data” but you’re not sure where to start? Registration is full.
DescriptionThis event is full, but you can visit the WTIA website to find other locations.

We're here to help, join us for one (or all 3) of our data skills workshops. Learn how to access, interpret, and visualize data from industry experts. Washington Technology Industry Association is partnering with Census 2020, Seattle Public Library, King County Library System, and Lake Washington Institute of Technology to offer a three-part data analysis and visualization skills workshops series. Learn how data can grow your business and aid in your decision making processes from Census and data professionals.

Attend these free workshops to learn:

  • How to interpret data for your own purposes
  • How to access Census Bureau data
  • How to create data visualizations in Excel
  • How to tell stories using Tableau Public
  • How to use Census data in practical ways
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Workshop 1 | Data Interpretation | 1/22/20 4 - 6 p.m.

This intro-level workshop is for those who want to understand the basics of statistical research and how it is relevant to their work. Do you want to learn basic data skills, how to conduct market research, and/or access relevant data? Then this workshop is for you!

Workshop 2 | Basic Data Visualization | 1/30/20 4 - 6 p.m.

This workshop is designed for those who have a basic understanding of data gathering and interpretation but would like to take it to the next level. In this workshop, you will learn how to create charts and maps using data sets.

Workshop 3 | Data Interpretation | 2/8/20 12 - 2 p.m.

This is the most advanced workshop in the series. Ideal attendees for this event either have some experience using Tableau Public or with using data to support projects. In this class you will learn how to create interactive data visualizations using Tableau Public as well as how to tell a compelling story through data and the visual you will create.

The workshops are open to the public with a special focus on community organizers, nonprofit communicators, and small business owners, along with college students and advanced high school students interested in business, technology, social work, public health, or social sciences.

Register here or visit the event website for more information.
Class NotesEVENT IS FULL. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Click here to register.
AccommodationsWe can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.
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Contact Phone206-386-4636
Contact Info*Central Library
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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