WiDS Research Triangle

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WiMLDS NC is excited to bring you WiDS Research Triangle in coordination with the National WiDS Day conference at Stanford University! You can register by RSVPing to this MeetUp calendar invite.

WiMLDS NC has an exicting local program for WiDS Research Triangle including opportunities for networking with local attendees. Our event will also live-stream key topics from the WiDS Stanford conference, offering time for local discussion.

WiDS RTP Local Live Program

RTP Featured Speaker: “Data Science in Emergency Medicine” — Nilay Tanik Argon, UNC Chapel Hill

RTP Featured Speaker: “How Data Science Education has Changed in the last decade” — Susan Simmons, Institute for Advanced Analytics — North Carolina State University

RTP Panel — Looking for Jobs and Changing Careers - an informal panel featuring our local speakers and WiMLDs NC organizing committee — moderated by our WiMLDS NC grad-student representative Kelsey McDonald (Duke).

We look forward to you joining WiMLDS NC for National WiDS Day 2020! The Frontier, RTP; 1pm-5:30pm — RSVP via WiMLDS NC MeetUp.

Full program and speaker bios on the WiMLDS NC blog: https://medium.com/north-carolina-chapter-of-women-in-machine/women-in-data-science-day-2020-research-triangle-ace20631481b

Full Program

1:00–1:40pm: “Brown Bag Lunch” /WiDS Live-Stream Ethics Panel
Bring your lunch and join other WiMLDS NC members to watch!
Note: The Frontier has food trucks on weekdays:
https://frontier.rtp.org/food-trucks/

1:40–2:00pm: Ethics questions/discussions with local participants

2pm-2:20pm: Stanford Live-Stream:Creating Global Economic Opportunities with Responsible Data ​ — Ya Xu, Head of Data Science, LinkedIn
2:20pm-2:40pm: WiDS Opening Video and RTP Opening Remarks

2:40- 3:15pm: RTP Featured Speaker: “Data Science in Emergency Medicine” — Nilay Tanik Argon, UNC Chapel Hill

​3:15–3:45pm: Networking Break — Cookies and Coffee

3:45–4:20pm: RTP Featured Speaker: “How Data Science Education has Changed in the last decade” — Susan Simmons, Institute for Advanced Analytics — North Carolina State University

4:20–4:50pm: RTP Panel — Looking for Jobs and Changing Careers
Moderator: Kelsey McDonald, graduate student at Duke University
Panelists: Nilay Tanik Argon (UNC), Susan Simmons (NCSU), Funda Gunes(SAS Inc.), Elizabeth Mannshardt (EPA), Pragathi Kotha Venkata (GSK)

5:00–5:30pm: Keynote Stanford Live-Stream: “Why a World with AI Needs More EQ”, Tsu-Jae King Liu, Dean, Berkeley School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

5:30pm Wrap up and Networking

WiDS Research Triangle is an independent event organized by WiMLDS NC to coincide with the annual Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150+ locations worldwide. All genders are invited to attend WiDS regional events, which features outstanding women doing outstanding work.