Past Meetup

Women in Data Science ​(WiDS) Conference in Reading

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#WiDSReading

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference comes to Reading, GB for the first time!!

Please visit the WiDS Reading Conference event page (https://widsreading.splashthat.com/meetup) for more information and registration. Separate registration is mandatory, your RSVP here is not sufficient!

The Women in Data Science Conference (http://www.widsconference.org)seeks to inspire and enlighten data scientists across the globe, irrespective of gender or educational backgrounds.

This one day technical conference will be held at Stanford University and streamed across 75+ locations. (http://www.widsconference.org/register.html)

​The conference provides an opportunity for data scientists to hear about the latest data science related research both in the academia and business, and connect with potential mentors, collaborators, and others in the field.

The Reading WiDS conference will feature technical talks (http://www.widsconference.org/agenda.html) from the WiDS Conference at Stanford and some in-person speakers.

Please register and reserve your seat by responding to the RSVP (https://widsreading.splashthat.com/meetup).

Please see the agenda (https://widsreading.splashthat.com/#) below:

5pm - 5:10pm GMT

Arrival and registration, tea and coffee

5:10pm - 5:30pm GMT

Welcome & Introducing Data Science Reading - Ifunanya Onwumere (Organiser, Data Science Reading Meetup)

5:30pm - 6:10pm GMT / 9:30am - 10:10am PST

Keynote (streamed) - Diane Greene (SVP, Google Cloud)

6:10pm - 6:35pm GMT

Technical Vision Talk I - Claudia Vitolo (Data Scientist - ECMWF, Founder, R Ladies Global)

6:35pm - 6:55pm GMT /10:35am - 10.55am PST

Technical Vision Talk II (streamed) - Sinead Kaiya (COO, Products and Innovation, SAP)

6:55pm - 7:10pm GMT

Networking Break, food provided

7:10pm - 7:55pm GMT

Panel Discussion on Data Science Careers - Mary-Ellen Yarossi, Allison Aschman, Janet Bastiman & Nana Fifield

7:55pm - 8:00pm GMT

Closing

8:00pm - 8:30pm GMT

Networking and Drinks (purchased at Holiday Inn Bar)

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