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WiDS Helsinki Conference 2018

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Women in Data Science (WiDS) is finally coming to Finland!


What is WiDS?

The Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) 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.

Since the inaugural conference in 2015, WiDS has gone global with over 80 regional events worldwide from 30 countries and more than 75,000 people from 75 countries participated in 2017.

WiDS Helsinki is delighted to join force this year to contribute to this global phenomenon!


WiDS Helsinki 2018

The regional event will be happening in Meilahti, Helsinki. All genders are invited to participate in the conference, which features exclusively female speakers.

We will invite female speakers for inspiring talks on the latest technical advancement and applications in data science. Besides, we will also be broadcasting the recorded sessions from WiDS Stanford 2018. This will be an opportunity to network with people working on data science as well.

This year, we'll be conducing the first-ever WiDS Datathon, a joint effort between Stanford, Kaggle/Google, Intuit, and the Gates Foundation. More details about the challenge, criteria, and prizes will be available soon.


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We are looking for female speakers to propose a talk in one of the following formats:

Tutorial – 50 min session, a detailed lecture on some advance topic in data science / machine learning / deep learning / NLP / other relevant topics.

Lightning talk – 10 min talk, should be highly practical, technical and specific, could be solution to one of the data science problems, or any revolutionary idea.

For the tutorials and lightning talks submit an abstract along with your introduction by Monday, January 20, 2018 to: mehreen.ali@helsinki.fi

See you there!

WiDS Helsinki 2018 is looking for sponsors!






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