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Autumn 2016

Census Workshops

Using Census Bureau Demographic and Economic Data to Spur Economic Development: Case Study on Washington's Healthcare Industry

Description:

This workshop will combine both presentation and lab formats to provide a deep, detailed dive into the data from selected monthly, quarterly, annual, and periodic economic programs conducted by the US Census Bureau that can be used by economic planners and development staff to promote economic growth in Washington. While focusing on the healthcare industry, Andy will show how the economic development landscape changes depending on whether you focus on employer businesses alone or include non-employer businesses. Attendees will learn how to use the data through hands on exercises.


Instructor: Andy Hait, Census Bureau
Date: Friday, Sept 30, 2016
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am Place: Savery 117

Using Census Bureau Data for Business Development: Introducing Census Business Builder

Description:

Focusing on the healthcare industry, this workshop will continue to elaborate on topics touched on in the morning workshop and will show how grant writers, planners, and others can use information from the Census Bureau's economic and demographic programs. Local area data for Washington will be discussed that can help businesses better understand their customers and market as well as their competitors and industry. New features from the Census Business Builder: Small Business Edition and the Census Business Builder: the Regional Analyst Edition will be highlighted. Attendees will learn about the data and tools through hands on exercises.


Instructor: Andy Hait, Census Bureau
Date: Friday, Sept 30, 2016
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm Place: Savery 117

Rrrrrrmageddon!

Introduction to R with R Studio

Description:

This class will teach you how to get started with R using the free integrated development environment called Rstudio. The course will cover the basic organization of R and Rstudio, where to find good help references, and how to begin a basic analysis. This class is ideal for users who have little or no experience with R.


Instructor: Gabby Gorsky, CSSCR Consultant
Date: Tuesday, 4 Oct 2016
Time: 11:30am - 12:20pm Place: Savery 121

Introduction to R with R Studio

Description:

This class will teach you how to get started with R using the free integrated development environment called Rstudio. The course will cover the basic organization of R and Rstudio, where to find good help references, and how to begin a basic analysis. This class is ideal for users who have little or no experience with R.


Instructor: Laine Rutledge, CSSCR Consultant
Date: Wednesday, 5 October 2016
Time: 11:30am - 12:20pm Place: Savery 121

Introduction to R with R Studio

Description:

This class will teach you how to get started with R using the free integrated development environment called Rstudio. The course will cover the basic organization of R and Rstudio, where to find good help references, and how to begin a basic analysis. This class is ideal for users who have little or no experience with R.


Instructor: Stephanie Lee, CSSCR Consultant
Date: Thursday, 6 October 2016
Time: 10:30am - 11:20am Place: Savery 121

Introduction to R Base Graphics

Description:

This class will introduce students to ways of producing effective graphs in R. Topics covered will include basic plotting functions (histograms, scatter plots, etc.), production of multi-panel graphs, and various means for exporting graphs for use outside of R.


Instructor: Will Brown, CSSCR Consultant
Date: Monday, 10 October 2016
Time: 9:30am - 10:20pm Place: Savery 121

R Graphics Using ggplot2

Description:

This class is an introduction to the popular graphics package ggplot2. We will discuss the structure of the ggplot2, including the basic elements of the underlying grammar and how plots can be built-up in a layered fashion. We will then use ggplot2 to produce number of different plots, such as line graphs, histograms, and boxplots. Attendees will be assumed to have basic familiarity with R.


Instructor: Colin Beam, CSSCR Consultant
Date: Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Time: 5:00pm - 5:50pm Place: Savery 121

R Graphics Using ggplot2

Description:

This class is an introduction to the popular graphics package ggplot2. We will discuss the structure of the ggplot2, including the basic elements of the underlying grammar and how plots can be built-up in a layered fashion. We will then use ggplot2 to produce number of different plots, such as line graphs, histograms, and boxplots. Attendees will be assumed to have basic familiarity with R.


Instructor: Carolina Johnson, CSSCR Consultant
Date: Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016
Time: 12:00pm - 12:50pm Place: Savery 121


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