Women in Data Science | IBM Code Bristol


IBM Code Bristol in collaboration with Jean Golding Institute at Bristol University is proud to host the first Women in Data Science event at Bristol to coincide with the annual Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held at Stanford University.

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

Our event has an all-female lineup of speakers and includes a workshop, Tech Talks and a panel discussion, ending with a networking session.

Agenda :

3 - 4.30 pm - Hands-on Workshop
(Laptop required - BYOD)
Predicting floods with Weather forecast data
- With timeseries of historical weather and river flow data we will explore the data and build several models to get an understanding of floods across the UK

Margriet Groenendijk (Developer Advocate)
Yamini Rao (Developer Advocate)

4.30 pm - Short break

Tech Talks
4.45 - 5.15 pm - ‘Spot the odd’ - anomaly detection in time-series data
Speaker - Elena Hensinger (Senior Data Scientist at Toumetis)

5.15 - 5.45 pm - Trust in AI: Introduction to Explainability and Fairness
Speaker - Erika Agostinelli (Data Scientist, IBM)

5.45 - 6.15 pm - Panel discussion (Panelists TBA)
Data Science in Academia and Industry

6.15 - 7.30 pm - Food, Drinks and Networking

The event is open to everyone, regardless of gender, who is interested in engaging with and learning from the local data science community.