2020

Women in Data Science Conference 2020 - Calgary

For the second year, the Cumming School of Medicine with the Centre for Health Informatics is proud to collaborate with Stanford University and the Global Women is Data Science Conference to bring the Women in Data Science Conference (WiDS) to Calgary!


The Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference is an annual one-day technical conference based at Stanford, which brings together data scientists and professionals in adjacent fields from around the globe to discuss the latest research and applications of data science. Participants are will have the opportunity to hear about the latest data science-related research, connect with other professionals, mentors and collaborators in the field, and celebrate the work of outstanding women in this dynamic field. 

Join the 100,000+ people worldwide who have participated in the Women in Data Science (WiDS) movement.  We remotely tune in to the Stanford University Women in Data Science Conference (WiDS) talks while hosting our own speakers from experts in the field of health data science. WiDS aims to inspire and educate data scientists, regardless of gender, by showcasing work done by women in the field. All genders are invited to participate in the conference, which features exclusively female speakers.

           WHEN                                 WHERE 

     Monday, March 2, 2020                               Theatre 4 8:00am - 12:00pm

                                                                 HMRB Atrium 12:00pm - 1:00pm *Lunch*

                                                                           Libin Theatre 1:00pm - 4:00pm

 

                          

 

Speakers

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Anna Koop

Anna Koop

Senior Scientific Advisor at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii)

Barb Carra

Barb Carra - CEO and President of Cybera

CEO and President of Cybera

Georgia Carstensen

Georgia Carstensen

Director, Mission - Heart and Stroke foundation

Meaghan Nolan

Meaghan Nolan, COO & Co-Founder, Mikata Health

COO & Co-Founder, Mikata Health

Zahra Shakeri

Zahra Shakeri Hossein Abad

Post-doctoral Associate, University of Calgary

Xinjie Cui

Xinjie Cui

Chief Analytics Officer for Policy Wise for Children & Families