Big Data Symposium
Come to an event for members of the big data mining community. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss relevant tools, techniques, and frameworks with expert practitioners in the field. Attendees can network with like-minded individuals. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 347 Congress St., Suite 307, third floor, Boston. $430.
BostonSpeaks is hosting a workshop on public speaking. Attendees will learn how to conquer their fear of public speaking; how to speak with more confidence; and how to prepare in advance for a big presentation. Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, BostonSpeaks, 50 Milk St., Boston. $297.
Attend a class on Python, a powerful programming language commonly used in Web development and data science. Students will learn the basic tools and techniques needed to start programming in Python; how to do basic data analysis with Python; and how to get started writing and running Python scripts. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cambridge Innovation Center Boston, 18th floor, 50 Milk St., Boston. $175.Events of note? Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.