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Registration Now Open for WiDS Worldwide Conference

Jan 13 2021

On March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, we will host the inaugural 24-hour online Women in Data Science (WiDS) Worldwide conference. Follow us as we follow the sun, bringing you speakers and sessions from around the world.  Registration is now open and early bird pricing is in effect through February 5, 2021, and all are welcome and encouraged to attend.

You can also take the WiDS Datathon challenge happening now through March 1,  focused on models to determine whether a patient admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has been diagnosed with a particular type of diabetes. The WiDS Datathon aims to inspire women worldwide to get involved in data science, and to create a supportive environment to connect with others in their community.

The WiDS Worldwide conference will include:
Keynotes and technical talks
Hear about a wide range of technology and application areas, from healthcare and agriculture to security and fintech, and from data ethics and democratization to reproducibility and robustness of algorithms. 

Panel discussions 
Explore issues including the democratization of data science and AI, energy and sustainability, ethics and responsible data science, paths to leadership in data science, and the future of data science education. 

‘Best of WiDS’ sessions
Watch the highlights from previous WiDS Stanford and WiDS regional events from around the world.  We’ve curated an excellent line-up of technical talks, keynotes and panels from 2015-2020. 

Workshops, Tutorials, and Meet-the-Speaker sessions
Learn from Stanford professors and lecturers, as well as industry experts. Engage in follow up discussions with WiDS Worldwide speakers after their talks .

Meet with attendees one-on-one before and after the conference, and during each regional broadcast.

Connect with recruiters, hear the latest product information, and meet WiDS Worldwide collaborators.
WiDS ambassadors are planning WiDS regional events throughout the day. You can attend WiDS Worldwide, WiDS regional events, or both!
For more information about these and other Women in Data Science (WiDS) initiatives, visit