Women in Data Science Maastricht

Maastricht University hosted its first ever Women in Data Science (WiDS) Maastricht event, to inspire and educate data scientists, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field.

WiDS started as a conference at Stanford in November 2015. Now, WiDS includes a global conference, with approximately 150+ regional events worldwide; a datathon, encouraging participants to hone their skills using a social impact challenge; and a podcast, featuring leaders in the field talking about their work, their journeys, and lessons learned. ​

WiDS Maastricht was an independent event organized by the Institute of Data Science, Maastricht University to coincide with the annual Global Women in Data Science Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150+ locations worldwide.

The conference included talks from:

  • Lisette Van Gemert, University of Twente, Netherlands
    A tech driven society, who rules the data?
  • Sofie de Broe, Centre of Statistics, Netherlands
    A new model for National Statistical Institutes
  • Lyana Curier, Centre of Big Data Statistics, Netherlands
    On machine learning and remote sensing
  • Wanting Huang, Accenture, Netherlands
    How blockchain could improve the way we manage our health data
  • Stavroula Mougiakakou, Bern University, Switzerland
    Translating food images into nutrient information: AI for dietary assessment
  • Helena Deus, Elsevier, US
    Deep learning in life sciences and healthcare – stories from the trenches
  • Katleen Gabriels, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Machine(s) learning morals

 

 

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