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Live Streaming Stanford Women in Data Science Conference

  • UNCW & Tek Mountain (see links for details) (map)

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists, regardless of gender, and support women in the field.

his one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research in a number of domains, learn how leading-edge companies are leveraging data science for success, and connect with potential mentors, collaborators, and others in the field.

The second WiDS Conference will be held on February 3, 2017 at Stanford University.

Cape Fear Women in Tech has been established as an Ambassador to the Women in Data Science conference and will be broadcasting the conference live at UNCW and tekMountain!

 

 

Agenda

Noon-12:10pm: Opening Remarks

Margot Gerritsen, Senior Associate Dean and Director of ICME, Stanford University

12:10-12:30pm: Welcome Address

Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College

12:30-1:10pm: First Keynote

Diane Greene, SVP, Google Cloud

1:10-1:15pm: Regional event check-in

1:15-1:55pm: Technical Vision Talks

>>1:15-1:35pm: Miriah Meyer, Assistant Professor, University of Utah

>>1:35-1:55pm Sinead Kaiya, COO, Products and Innovation, SAP

1:55-1:10pm: BREAK

2:10pm-3:10pm Technical Vision Talks

>>2:10-2:30am:Janet George, Fellow and CDO, Western Digital

>>2:30-2:50am: Megan Price, Executive Director, Human Rights Data Analysis Group

>>2:50am-3:10pm: Fei-Fei Li, Chief Scientist, AI/ML, Google Cloud; Professor of Computer Science and Director, Artificial Intelligence Lab, Stanford University

3:10-4:40pm:  LUNCH & BREAKOUTS (They’re on the West Coast)

4:40-5:20pm: Second Keynote

Deborah Frincke, Director of Research, NSA

5:20-5:25pm: Regional event check-in

5:25-6:05pm Technical Vision Talks

>>5:25-5:45pm: Susan Holmes, Professor of Statistics, Stanford University

>>5:45-6:05pm:Stephanie Gottlib-Zeh, President, Agyleo Sport

6:05-6:20pm  BREAK

6:20-7:15pm Career Panel

Janine Zacharia, Carlos Kelly McClatchy (Moderator)

Panelists:

>> Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College

>> Deborah Frincke, Director of Research, NSA

>> Yael Garten, Director of Data Science, LinkedIn

>> Julie Yoo, Founder and Chief Data Scientist, pymetrics

7:15-7:55pm: Technical Vision Talks

>>7:15-7:35pm Finale Doshi-Velez, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University

>>7:35-7:55pm Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist, Dstillery

7:55-8:00pm: Closing Remarks

Margot Gerritsen, Senior Associate Dean and Director of ICME, Stanford University

 

We highly recommend you attend in person for all the great networking opportunities, however, if you're unable or only want to catch one speaker, we're streaming this below as well.

Earlier Event: January 24
Women in Technical Education
Later Event: February 21
Committee Mixer