Women in Data Sciences (WiDS) 2018 Singapore

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We are excited to invite you to the Singapore Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference taking place on 11April 2018 at Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD). This is part of a global WiDS community and conference series, by Stanford University, taking place in 150+ locations around the world coinciding with International Women’s Day celebrations.

The conference aims to educate and inspire new entrants into the field of data science. This event provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research and applications in a broad set of domains. The conference features exclusively women speakers although all genders are welcome to participate.

Please register at https://events.sap.com/widsglobal/en/registration.aspx

Time Agenda
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM  Registration
2:00 PM – 2:10 PM  Opening Address
Prof Lim Sun Sun, Head of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, (HASS),
Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD)
2:10 PM – 2:30 PM  Value-Driven Leadership: Telling your story with Data
Kathleen Muller, Head, Analytics & Insight, SAP Southeast Asia
2:30 PM – 2:50 PM
2:30 PM – 2:50 PM  The use of Data Analytics in the private sector
Samantha Pearlson, VP Operations, Nugit
2:50 PM – 3:10 PM  SheLovesData
Jana Marle Zizkova, Partner @ Keboola Singapore
3:10 PM – 3:30 PM  Coffee Break and networking session
 Breakout sessions (select 2 tracks for 2 rotations of breakout sessions)
 Breakout Session 1
3:30 PM – 4:10 PM
Track 1: Data Science in the Public Sector
Dr Alvina Goh, Deputy Director (Artificial Intelligence Platforms), Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Division, Government Technology Agency
Venue: Building 2 Level 3, Think Tank 19 (2.304)

Track 2: Data Analytics at Citibank
Meggy Chung, Director, Citibank Technology Infrastructure
Venue: Building 2 Level 5, Cohort Classroom 14 (2.507)

Track 3: Decoding Diversity – Thinking about Diversity in the Tech industry
Nurul Jihadah Hussain, Founder, The Codette Project
Venue: Building 2 Level 5, Think Tank 24 (2.503)

Track 4: Characteristics and Challenges of Fintech
Anna Haotanto, Managing Director, The New Savvy
Venue: Building 2 Level 3, Think Tank 21 (2.310)

Track 5: Discovering Different Worlds with Data:
“Transforming the music industry with data”,
Assistant Professor Dorien Herremans, SUTD
“Design Visual Artificial Intelligence Systems by Computationally Modelling Human Vision Perception”
Assistant Professor Gemma Roig, SUTD
Venue: Building 2 Level 4, Cohort Classroom 11 (2.405)

 4:10 PM – 4:20 PM Move to next Breakout Track
 Breakout Session 2
(4:20 PM –5:00 PM
Track 1: Data Science in the Public Sector
Dr Alvina Goh, Deputy Director (Artificial Intelligence Platforms), Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Division, Government Technology Agency
Venue: Building 2 Level 3, Think Tank 19 (2.304)

Track 2: Data Analytics at Citibank
Meggy Chung, Director, Citibank Technology Infrastructure
Venue: Building 2 Level 5, Cohort Classroom 14 (2.507)

Track 3: Decoding Diversity – Thinking about Diversity in the Tech industry
Nurul Jihadah Hussain, Founder, The Codette Project
Venue: Building 2 Level 5, Think Tank 24 (2.503)

Track 4: Characteristics and Challenges of Fintech
Anna Haotanto, Managing Director, The New Savvy
Venue: Building 2 Level 3, Think Tank 21 (2.310)

Track 5: Discovering Different Worlds with Data
“Unsupervised Topic Discovery”
Assistant Professor Ahipasaoglu Selin Damla, SUTD
“Discussion on Women in Data Science Research”
Assistant Professor Dorien Herremans, SUTD, Assistant Professor Gemma Roig, SUTD, & Assistant Professor Ahipasaoglu Selin Damla, SUTD
Venue: Building 2 Level 4, Cohort Classroom 11 (2.405)

 5:00 PM  End of event

WiDS 2017 Conference Highlights

  • 75,000+ participants from 75 countries via live stream, attending regional events or online
  • 80+ regional events worldwide from 30 countries, simultaneous or delayed broadcast, many with regional speakers.
  • Millions of social media impressions on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

In the meantime, we also welcome you to join the digital conversation on Twitter @WiDS_Conference using the hashtag #WiDS2018, #sheinnovates, #WiT@SG, #PressForProgress

We look forward to seeing you at WiDS 2018 Singapore!

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