ST LOUIS' WOMEN IN DATA SCIENCE

Conference Schedule

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 (all times CST)

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference, St. Louis features keynotes, several technical/ vision talks, panel, fishbowl and multiple opportunities to network with other attendees. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments included in registration. 

8:00 - 9:00 :    ARRIVE & NETWORKING

9:00 - 9:40 :     KEYNOTE: Julia Honold, Bayer Crop Science

9:40 - 10:20 :    TECH-TALK: Lingxiu Dong, Washington University St Louis

Machine Learning Based Simulation and Optimization of Soybean Variety Selection

10:20 - 10:40 :   BREAK

10:40 - 11:20 :    TECH-TALK: Alda Mizaku & Angelique Zeringue, Mercy Virtual

Mercy Virtual Analytics

11:20 - 12:00 :    TECH-TALK: Aihong Wen, Walmart Labs

                                    Deep Learning Journey: Automated Produce Quality Inspection  

12:00 - 1:00 :    LUNCH

1:00 - 1:45 :      FISHBOWL: Facilitated by Kris Crichton, Equifax

Ethical Analytics - Removing Bias in Your Data

 1:45 -  2:25 :      TECH-TALK: Dawn King, Slalom

Productionalizing Real-Time, Scalable Data Systems

 2:25 -  2:45 :      BREAK

2:45 -  3:30 :    PANEL: Facilitated by Katie Adastra, North Highland

Making Data Science Win in Your Workplace

                                         Leslie McIntosh, Research Data Alliance

                                         Lana Yeganova, National Library of Medicine

                                         Peg Blyth, Bayer

                                         Sabine Roduit, Nestle

  3:30 - 4:10 :     TECH-TALK: Sami Cheong, Bayer Crop Science

Data Science for Sustainable Agriculture at Bayer Crop Science

4:10 - 4:15 :      CLOSING REMARKS: WiDS STL Ambassadors (Maga Khachatryan, DeAnna Tipton, Tamarah Usher)

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