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WOMEN IN DATA SCIENCE ST LOUIS

Conference Schedule

NOVEMBER 15, 2019 (all times CST)

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

8:00 - 9:00 :  ARRIVE, BREAKFAST & NETWORKING

9:00 - 9:10 :  WELCOME : WiDS STL Ambassadors 

9:10 - 9:50 :  KEYNOTE: Liberty Vittert, Washington University St Louis

Defining and Crafting the Future of Data Science 

9:50 - 10:30 :  TECH-TALKKaitlin Daniels, Washington University St Louis

The Impact of the Gig-Economy on Financial Hardship among Low Income Families

10:30 - 10:50 :  BREAK

10:50 - 11:30 :  TECH-TALKKay Apperson, Microsoft

How AI Sight and Sound Improve Safety and Production Quality in Manufacturing 

 

11:30 - 12:10 :  TECH-TALKQinglin Duan & Bing Liu, Bayer Crop Science

Applying Operations Research in Trait Introgression to Improve the Success of Bayer Traited Products

12:10 - 1:10 :  LUNCH


1:10 - 1:50 :  TECH-TALK: Katrina Drinnon, Lexicon

                       Data Science: Cultivating A Process Improvement Culture

1:50 - 2:30 :  TECH-TALK: Saraiya Kalu & Yujin Lee, Schnucks

                      Data Science Nourishes Customer Experience at Schnucks

2:30 - 2:50 :  BREAK

2:50 - 3:50 :  PANEL: Facilitated by DeAnna Tipton, Nestle

Moving Up the Ladder in a Data Science Career

                                         Tonya Ehlmann, Object Computing Inc.

                                         Sarah Glickfield, Climate Corporation

                                         Rebecca Lowdon, Bayer

                                         Caitlin Plein, Enterprise Holding

                                         Aihong Wen, Walmart Labs

3:50 - 4:00 :  CLOSING REMARKS: WiDS STL Ambassadors