2022 Agenda

WiDS Central Massachusetts 2022

12pm-5pm (EST)

 

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Monday, March 7th

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12:00pm – 12:30pm (EST)

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Opening Remarks

 

Dr. Jean King, Peterson Family Dean of Arts and Science, WPI

Dr. Elke Rundensteiner, Founding Director of Data Science Program & Professor of Computer Science, WPI

 

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12:30pm – 2:05pm (EST)

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Technical Talks

Dr. Agni Orfanoudaki – Associate Professor of Operations Management, Saïd Business School of Oxford University

Dr. Asieh Ahani – Head of Data Analytics, MassMutual

Dr. Wen Liu –  Optimization Engineer, Meta (Formerly Facebook)

Dr. Shikha Agarwal – Data & Applied Scientist, Windows and Device, Microsoft

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2:05PM – 2:15pm (EST)

Coffee Break

 

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2:15PM – 3:15pm (EST)

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Poster and Networking Session

Student Poster Abstracts

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3:15PM – 3:30pm (EST)

Coffee Break

 

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3:30pm – 4:30pm (EST)

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Data Science for Social Good Panel

Moderator

Dr. Samira Pouyanfar, Data Scientist, Microsoft

Panelists:

Ferdane Bekmezci, Senior Data Scientist, Microsoft

Dr. Elaine O. Nsoesie, Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Public Health and an Assistant Director of Research at Boston University Center for Antiracist Research

Dr. Ke Yang, Post Doctoral Researcher, College of Information and Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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4:30pm – 5:00pm (EST)

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Closing Remarks

Geri Dimas, PhD Candidate , Data Science Program , WPI