www.BigDataUniversity.com, which is an IBM-led initiative is running meetups across North America to create awareness about, and training in, big data analytics.
BigDataUniversity runs MOOCs and through its online data scientist workbench provides access to python, R, and even Spark. Also, you can learn about Watson Analytics and see how you can work with the state-of-the-art in computing.
Further details are available at:
Getting started with Data Science and Introduction to Watson Analyticshttp://www.meetup.com/YUL-Social-Mobile-Analytics-Cloud-Meetup/
When: Tuesday, November 3rd at 6-9 PM
Where: H1269, 12th floor of the Hall Bldg
(1455, blvd. De Maisonneuve ouest - Metro Guy-Concordia)