Welcome

Women in Data Science Workshop 

February 3, 2017

Important Location Change
7900 WestPark Drive - the SilverLine Center

Parking & Transit: There is limited parking, so please use the metro if possible. Arrive early for parking and check-in (allow at least 15 minutes).


The Women in Data Science (WiDS) event aims to inspire and educate data scientists, regardless of gender, and support women in the field.
​Join us for this local event that incorporates the Women in Data Science live stream, the opportunity to participate in a hands-on Shiny workshop or hands-on Intro to Python for Data Science workshop, technical and vision talks by area women data scientists, and lots of networking opportunities.

Agenda

9:00 - 10:45 AM    Pre-event Opportunities

    • Intro to Shiny Workshop
        • hands-on tutorial on how to create a Shiny app using a dashboard 
        • additional registration (complete both a workshop and event registration) required and participation is limited to 30
        • $5 donation to Girls Who Code DC
        • register here
    • Intro to Python for Data Science
        • hands-on tutorial on Python
        • additional registration (complete both a workshop and event registration) required and participation is limited to 30
        • $5 donation to Girls Who Code DC
        • register here

10:45 - 11:00 AM    Registration, Local Welcome, and Logistics

11:00 - 11:15 AM    Networking

        • Participants will be invited to make "elevator speeches" on data science activities, organizations, and other topics of general interest.

11:15-12:00 PM    Lunch (Provided by Capital One)

12:00-12:30 PM   Welcome (streamed into auditorium)


12:30 - 1:10 PM   Keynote (streamed)


1:10 - 1:15 PM    Regional check-in (streamed)

1:15 - 2:15 PM    Local technical talks

2:15 - 2:30 PM    Break


2:30 - 3:10 PM    Big Ideas: Perspectives from Women Innovators


3:10 - 4:35 PM    Networking


4:35 - 5:15 PM    Keynote #2 (streamed)


5:15 - 5:30 PM    Wrap-up


5:30 PM -            Happy Hour (for those who are able)


HOW TO REGISTER 

Registration will close when the 180 participant capacity is reached or on January 6, 2017 at 5 pm.


QUESTIONS
Contacts:
Donna LaLonde – donnal@amstat.org
Amanda Traud - amanda.traud@gmail.com

Special thanks to Capital One 
our event host and generous sponsor!