Schedule

Welcome to WiDS Tucson 2021! We're excited to have you with us. You will find the schedule below.

To find out more about a session, click the link in smaller text underneath the session title.

To enter a session, you can enter through the gather.town rooms or click the icons for each session below.

Morning Session Room A Room B Gather.Town
8:30 - 9:00 Help Desks Open on gather.town
9:00 - 9:15 Opening Remarks & Video
9:15 - 9:45 Keynote Speaker
Dr. Sudha Ram - Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Big Data to Create Value
9:45 - 9:50 Transition Time
9:50 - 10:05 Concurrent Talks
A: Dr. Xueying Tang - Subtask Analysis of Process Data Through a Predictive Model
B: Dr. Lily Wang - The Role of Data Science in COVID-19 Projection
10:10 - 10:25 Concurrent Talks
A: Dr. Ying-hui Chou - Meta-analysis of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Studies in Neurodegenerative Disorders
B: Dr. Kathleen Prudic - Big Messy Data in Pollinator Conservation and Climate Change
10:30 - 10:35 Transition Time
10:35 - 11:20 Data Blitz
Morning Session
11:20 - 11:50 AM Concurrent Panel Discussions
A: Data Ethics
B: Work/life/pandemic Balance (past, present, and future struggles)
11:50 - 12:30 Concurrent Networking and Coffee Break
1: Ethical Challenges in Open Science and Data Sharing
2: Data Science Communities and Social Support
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch Break
Afternoon Session Room A Room B Gather.Town
1:00 - 1:15 Concurrent Talks
A: Dr. Erika Gault - The Holes In My Blackness
B: Dr. Lydia Jennings - CARE Principles & Data Use and Application
1:20 - 1:35 Concurrent Talks
A: Dr. Laura Condon - Hydrologic Modeling at the Continental Scale
B: Dr. Kate Isaacs - Information Visualization
1:40 - 1:45 Transition Time
1:45 - 2:30 Data Blitz
Afternoon Session
2:30 - 2:35 Transition Time
2:35 - 3:05 PM Concurent Panel Discussions
A: Transferable Skills for Industry
B: Data Science Leaky Pipeline
3:05 - 3:45 Concurrent Networking
1: Applying for Data Science Jobs in Industry
2: Encouraging Women to Pursue Careers in Data Science
3:50 - 4:05 Data Blitz Awards & Closing Remarks
4:05 Happy Hour