Harvard DataFest 2020


Tuesday, January 21, 2020 (All day) to Wednesday, January 22, 2020 (All day)


Harvard University CGIS South Building 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02138

A Data Science Bootcamp for better research

DataFest is a two-day workshop held during J-term and developed by data practitioners and researchers from across the university. Hosted by the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS), the purpose of the workshop is for participants to develop skills in working with data. It is structured around the data lifecycle, includes lectures and hands-on sessions focused on data concepts, project planning and data science workflows, processing and analysis, and finally data dissemination. It is offered to faculty, post-doctorates, graduate and undergraduate students, and staff at Harvard University. DataFest is a collaborative effort by IQSS and several other Harvard institutions.


Twitter: #harvarddatafest

Workshops in the following broad categories:

  • Data Analysis
  • Data Management
  • Data Visualization

Schedulecoming soon!

Registrationcoming soon!

DataFest 2020 is a collaboration among many Harvard institutions, including the following partners:

  • Office of Vice Provost for Research
  • Office of Vice Provost for Advances in Learning
  • Harvard Library
  • Countway Library, Medical School
  • Wolbach Library, Center for Astrophysics
  • FAS Research Computing
  • HMS Research Computing
  • HBS Resarch Computing Services
  • Chan Bioinformatics Core
  • Digital Scholarship Support Group
  • Center for Geographical Analysis
  • Institute for Quantitative Social Science