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Global Women in Data Science Conference - UCLA Event

Stanford WiDS Conference
Date of Event: 
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference taking place at Stanford University aims to inspire and educate data scientists, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. ​This 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.

UCLA Women in Tech has partnered with WiDS, and we will be live streaming the conference from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm in the IDRE Portal (5628 Math Sciences) on the UCLA campus. Please RSVP on Eventbrite.

We will also have a lunchtime panel (from 12:00 - 1:30 pm) featuring several UCLA data scientists, including:

  • Professor Wei Wang, Leonard Kleinrock Professor in Computer Science, Co-Director, Scalable Analytics Institute, UCLA
  • Anna Liza Antonio, DrPH student, UCLA Department of Biostatistics
  • Irina Kukuyeva, Data Science Consultant, Slalom Consulting, Ph.D., UCLA Department of Statistics
  • Araz Khodabakhshian, Ph.D. student, Decisions, Operations & Technology Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management (moderator)

Please email womenintech@ucla.edu with any questions and see the full day's agenda below.

Can't make it to UCLA? You can watch the live stream from your own computer at this link.


Agenda  

9:00 – 9:10 A.M.  

OPENING REMARKS

  • Margot GerritsenSenior Associate Dean and Director of ICME, Stanford University

9:10 – 9:30 A.M.  

WELCOME ADDRESS

9:30 – 10:10 A.M.  

MORNING KEYNOTE

 

10:10 – 10:15 A.M.

REGIONAL EVENT CHECK-IN

10:15 – 10:55 A.M. 

TECHNICAL VISION TALKS

  • 10:15 – 10:35 A.M.: Miriah Meyer, Assistant Professor, University of Utah
  • 10:35 – 10:55 A.M.: Sinead Kaiya, COO, Products and Innovation, SAP

10:55 – 11:10 A.M.

BREAK

11:10 – 12:10 P.M.  

TECHNICAL VISION TALKS 

  • 11:10 – 11:30 A.M.: Janet George, Fellow and CDO, Western Digital
  • 11:30 – 11:50 A.M.: Megan Price, Executive Director, Human Rights Data Analysis Group
  • 11:50 – 12:10 P.M.: Fei-Fei Li, Chief Scientist, AI/ML, Google Cloud; Professor of Computer Science and Director, Artificial Intelligence Lab, Stanford University

12:10 – 1:40 P.M.  

**LUNCH & BREAKOUTS**

During this time, UCLA will have a panel in the IDRE Portal featuring several campus data scientists, including:

  • Professor Wei WangLeonard Kleinrock Professor in Computer Science, Co-Director, Scalable Analytics Institute, UCLA
  • Anna Liza Antonio, DrPH student, UCLA Department of Biostatistics
  • Araz KhodabakhshianPh.D. student, Decisions, Operations & Technology Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management 

  1:40  –  2:20 P.M.   

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

  2:20  –  2:25 P.M.    

REGIONAL CHECK-IN

  2:25  –  3:05 P.M.    

TECHNICAL VISION TALKS

  3:05  –  3:20 P.M.    

BREAK 

 

  3:20  –  4:15 P.M.    

CAREER PANEL

  4:15  –  4:55 P.M.    

TECHNICAL VISION TALKS 

  • 4:15 – 4:35 P.M.: Finale Doshi-Velez, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University
  • 4:35 – 4:55 P.M.: Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist, Dstillery

  4:55  –  5:00 P.M.    

CLOSING REMARKS

  • Margot GerritsenSenior Associate Dean and Director of ICME, Stanford University