Data Science for High School - Toronto Meetup

  • Earl Haig Secondary School 100 Princess Avenue North York, ON, M2N 3R7 Canada


With the shortage of data scientists in the workforce today, IBM's Big Data University has sponsored the development of a Data Science for High School course ( to start building interest in Data Science early! Students earn a full credit from the Ministry of Education in Ontario, Canada in a Grade 12 inter-disciplinary course, IDC4U. 

In this meetup, we discuss different topics about Data Science for High Schools, starting with a panel.

6:30pm - 7:15pm Panel: Getting started with Data Science for High Schools (5 panelists) 
7:15pm - 7:30pm Data Scientist Workbench demo (Polong) 
7:30pm - 7:45pm Big Data University (Raul) 
7:45pm - 8:00pm Data Science for High School Course (Shingai)

Panelists (tentative): 
- Shingai Manjengwa, Fireside Analytics (Led the team who developed the Data Science for High School course) 
- Murtaza Haider, Ryerson University Associate Professor
- Polong Lin, IBM Canada (Data Scientist) 
- Grant Hutchison (Computer Science High School teacher) 
- Sacha Noukhovitch (Computer Teacher and founder of the Big Data Challenge for High School Students)

Moderator: Raul Chong

Eventbrite - Data Science for High School Credit Course - IDC4U