2021 Schedule Team WiDS SLC 2019

Schedule

March 8th

Welcome to WiDS SLC

Jes Ford, PhD, Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Square
Sara Song, Data Scientist at DigiCert

Talks

Data visualization for machine learning practitioners

Julia Silge, PhD, Data Scientist & Software Engineer at RStudio

Self Attention in Recommendations

Murium Iqbal, Senior Data Scientist at Etsy

Panel: Cross Domain Machine Learning: understanding common use cases and common algorithms across domains

Discussion led by Amber Toro-Keech, Senior Marketing Data Analyst at WGU

  • Carol Anderson, PhD, Senior Data Scientist at NVIDIA
  • Abby Kaplan, Data Scientist at Salt Lake Community College
  • Katie Dodds, Director of Revenue Systems & Analytics at Extra Space Storage
  • Rachel Stone, Data Scientist at Pluralsight
  • Marissa Saunders, PhD, Data Science Manager at Recursion

Wrap-up & plans for day 2

March 9th

Networking and group discussion

Small breakout room networking and discussion.
Anyone who identifies as a woman is welcome.

Welcome to WiDS SLC night 2

Jes Ford, PhD, Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Square
Sara Song, Data Scientist at DigiCert

Talks

The Rise of 3rd Party Algorithmic Auditing

Lindsey Zuloaga, PhD, Chief Data Scientist at HireVue

The Value of Your Data Science

Amy Heinrich, Head of Data Science Decision Support at Pluralsight

Panel: Career Paths in Data Science

Discussion led by Katie-Rose Skelly, Co-Founder & CTO of Known Medicine, with:

  • Missy Tracy, Data Science Analyst at HireVue
  • Ayu Sudyanti, PhD, Machine Learning Scientist at Overstock.com
  • Julia Silge, PhD, Data Scientist & Software Engineer at RStudio
  • Amy Heinrich, Head of Data Science Decision Support at Pluralsight

Wrap-up & thank you

Speakers