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The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation

5141 California Avenue

#200

Irvine, CA 92617

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Obsidian Security in partnership with Stanford University and UCI Applied Innovation welcomes you to join our upcoming WiDS event! 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.

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 conference is held at Stanford University and 100+ locations worldwide via livestream. There are opportunities throughout the day for discussion and networking.




Agenda:

8:00-8:30am (optional): WiDS Welcome! Ashley Laurie Director of Operations at Obsidian Security (Coffee and light fare provided)
9:00-9:10am: Opening Video & Remarks: Margot Gerritsen, Senior Associate Dean and Director of ICME, Stanford University
9:10-9:30am: Welcome Address: Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College
9:30-10:05am: Keynote Address: Leda Braga, CEO, Systematica Investments
10:05-10:10am Regional Check-in
10:10-10:50am: Technical Vision Talks:
10:10-10:30am Mala Anand, EVP, President, SAP Leonardo Data Analytics
10:30-10:50am Lada Adamic, Research Scientist Manager, Facebook
10:50-11:10am: Morning break
11:10-11:15am: WiDS Datathon Winners Announced
11:15-11:55am: Technical Vision Talks:
11:15-11:35am: Nathalie Henry Riche, Researcher, Microsoft Research
11:35-11:55am: Daniela Witten, Associate Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics, University of Washington
11:55am-12:30pm: Keynote Address: Latanya Sweeney, Professor of Government and Technology in Residence, Harvard University
12:30-2:00pm: LIVE: Lunch and Afternoon Panel (Food and drink provided)

Panelist include:

Rose Yu, Caltech Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Rehka Bachwani, Netflix
Xuan Zhao, Cylance
Crista Lopes, UCI School of Information and Computer Sciences

2:00-2:35pm: Keynote Address: Jia Li, Head of Cloud R&D, Cloud AI, Google
2:35-3:15pm Technical Vision Talks:
2:35-2:55pm: Bhavani Thuraisingham,
2:55-3:15pm: Elena Grewal, Head of Data Science, Airbnb
3:15-3:30pm Afternoon break
3:30-3:35pm Regional event check-in
3:35-4:15pm Career Panel moderated by Margot Gerritsen
Bhavani Thuraisingham Professor of Computer Science and Executive
Director of Cyber Research and Education Institute, University of Texas at Dallas
Ziya Ma Vice President of Software and Services Group and Director of Big Data Technologies, Intel Corporation
Elena Grewal Head of Data Science, Airbnb
Jennifer Prendki, Head of Data Science, Atlassian
4:15-4:55pm: Technical Vision Talks
4:15-4:35pm: Risa Wechsler, Associate Professor of Physics, Stanford University
4:35-4:55pm: Dawn Woodard, Senior Data Science Manager of Maps, Uber
4:55-5:00pm: Closing Remarks

5:00-7:00pm Obsidian Hosts a Networking Reception (food and drinks provided)



Parking information:

There is limited free parking near the innovation center and we encourage people to carpool when possible. All UCI students should park at lot 82.

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The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation

5141 California Avenue

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Irvine, CA 92617

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