Women in Big Data Global



Women in Big Data
WiBD events in your area!

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Free Live Streaming of WiDS 2017 Conference

February 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm PST

The 2017 WiDS Conference is going global! The event will be held at Stanford University (Santa Clara, CA) and streamed in 25+ locations worldwide.

Join Women in Big Data at Intel in Santa Clara for a free live streaming of the second Women in Data Science Conference on February 3, 2017.

Location: Intel Corporation, SC12 Auditorium (3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara)

Registration opens at 8:00am. Lunch will be provided by Women in Big Data.

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. This one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research in a number of domains, learn how leading-edge companies are leveraging data science for success, and connect with potential mentors, collaborators, and others in the field.

Live Streaming Event Agenda

8:00-8:30am: Check in & Coffee

8:30-9:00am: Welcome Women in Big Data

9:00-9:10am: Opening Remarks by Margot Gerritsen, Senior Associate Dean and Director of ICME, Stanford University

9:10-9:30am: Welcome Address by Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College

9:30-10:10am: Morning Keynote by Diane Greene, SVP, Google Cloud

10:10-10:15am: Regional event ‘check-in’

10:15-10:55am: Technical Vision Talks

  • 10:15-10:35am: Miriah Meyer, Assistant Professor, University of Utah
  • 10:35-10:55am: Sinead Kaiya, COO, Products and Innovation, SAP

10:55-11:10am: BREAK

11:10am-12:10pm Technical Vision Talks

  • 11:10-11:30am: Janet George, Fellow and CDO, SanDisk
  • 11:30-11:50am: Megan Price, Executive Director, Human Rights Data Analysis Group
  • 11:50am-12:10pm: Fei-Fei Li, Associate Professor & Director of Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and Stanford Vision Lab

12:10-1:40pm: NETWORKING LUNCH

1:40-2:20pm: Afternoon Keynote by Deborah Frincke, Director of Research, NSA

2:20-2:25pm: Regional event ‘check-in’

2:25-3:05pm Technical Vision Talks

  • 2:25-2:45pm: Susan Holmes, Professor of Statistics, Stanford University
  • 2:45-3:05pm: Stephanie Gottlib-Zeh, President, Agylio Ventures

3:05-3:20pm: BREAK

3:20-4:15pm: Career Panel with Janine Zacharia, School of Journalism (Moderator)

  • Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College
  •  Deborah Frincke, Director of Research, NSA
  •  Yael Garten, Director of Data Science, LinkedIn
  •  Julie Yoo, Founder and Chief Data Science Officer, pymetrics

4:15-4:55pm: Technical Vision Talks

  • 4:15-4:35pm: Finale Doshi-Velez, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University
  • 4:35-4:55pm: Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist, Dstillery

4:55-5:00pm: Closing Remarks: Margot Gerritsen, Senior Associate Dean and Director of ICME, Stanford University

5:00: Wrap Up

Full speaker bios are available here.


February 3, 2017
8:00 am - 5:30 pm PST



Intel Corporation, SC12 Auditorium
3600 Juliette Lane
Santa Clara, CA United States
+ Google Map