Women in Data Science local conference


National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and Women Who Code Kyiv are proud to partner with Stanford University to bring the Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference to Kyiv, Ukraine: http://www.widsconference.org/.

We will be video-streaming keynote addresses, as well as technical vision talks from Stanford. Here is a list of amazing speakers for WiDS Stanford 2018 https://goo.gl/tdmxRe.

10am - registration
10.30 - 10.45 - official opening
10.45 - 11.10 - Irina Alexandrovna and Oleg Panichev will talk about their experience in WiDS datathon
11.15 - 11.55 - 'Word embeddings: exploration, explanation, and exploitation'. Galyna Oliynyk (Natural language processing scientist at OCEAN.IO) will talk about the most popular word embeddings, their mathematical background, real use cases, their pros and cons.
12.00 - 12.40 - 'An ideal reform - data-driven decision. ProZorro's attempt to find perfection', Inna Memetova (Data Analytic at ProZorro) will talk about public procurement, ProZorro and where they find data.
12.40 - 14.00 - lunch
14.00 - 18.00 - video streaming from Stanford WiDS

This one-day technical conference will bring together local academic leaders, industrial professionals and students to hear about the latest data science-related research in a number of domains, to learn how leading-edge companies are leveraging data science for success, and to connect with potential mentors, collaborators, and others in the field.

The conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. This annual one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research and applications in a broad set of domains. All genders are invited to participate in the conference, which features exclusively female speakers.

REGISTER for WiDS Kyiv local event https://goo.gl/fDQwZT


The conference will be preceded by a data science competition, open during the month of February. Please, follow the link https://goo.gl/zVBN5H to learn more.

Language of videos: English.
Language for intro talks: Ukrainian, Russian.