Women in Data Science Conference 

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

The Schulich School of Engineering is proud to be the first Canadian University to broadcast this conference live.

Come and join us in our new Engineering Complex Building for this one-day technical conference. It provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research in various domains, learn how leading-edge companies are leveraging data science for success. It is also an excellent opportunity to connect with potential mentors, collaborators, and others in the field.

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Agenda (Please select the sessions you wish to attend on the form)

WiDS Stanford, February 3, 2017 (all times MST)

10:00-10:10am: Opening Remarks 
Margot Gerritsen, Senior Associate Dean and Director of ICME, Stanford University

10:10-10:30am: Welcome Address
Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College

10:30-11:10am: Morning Keynote
Diane Greene, SVP, Google Cloud

11:15-11:55am: Technical Vision Talks #1
>>11:15-11:35am: Miriah Meyer, Assistant Professor, University of Utah
>>11:35-11:55am Tanja Rueckert, EVP LOB Digital Assets and IoT, SAP 

12:10pm-1:10pm Technical Vision Talks #2 
>>12:10-12:30am: Janet George, Fellow and CDO, SanDisk 
>>12:30-12:50am: Megan Price, Executive Director, Human Rights Data Analysis Group 
>>12:50am-1:10pm: Fei-Fei Li, Associate Professor & Director of Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and Stanford Vision Lab

1:10pm-2:10pm Networking Lunch
Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions

2:40-3:20pm: Afternoon Keynote
Deborah Frincke, Director of Research, NSA

3:25-4:05pm Technical Vision Talks #3
>>3:25-3:45pm: Susan HolmesProfessor of Statistics, Stanford University
>>3:45-4:05pm: Stephanie Gottlib-Zeh, President, Agylio Ventures

4:20-5:15pm Career Panel
>>Janine ZachariaSchool of Journalism (Moderator)
>>​Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College
>>Deborah Frincke, Director of Research, NSA
>>Yael Garten, Director of Data Science, LinkedIn
--+ 1 more

5:15-5:55pm: Technical Vision Talks #4
>>5:15-5:35pm Finale Doshi-Velez, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University 
>>5:35-5:55pm Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist, Dstillery 

5:55-6:00pm: Closing Remarks
Margot GerritsenSenior Associate Dean and Director of ICME, Stanford University

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