Women in Data Science Day 2022

The QUT Centre for Data Science (CDS) is proud to partner with the Australian Data Science Network (ADSN) to help celebrate Women in Data Science!

Join us for a two-hour event at QUT (or online) as we explore the growing the role of Data Science in the world and how you can better navigate that new world.

Our Keynote Speaker:

Prof Rachel Thomas

  • Professor of Practice, QUT Centre for Data Science
  • Co-founder, fast.ai
  • Founding Director of the Center for Applied Data Ethics (CADE)

“Data Science is a team sport (and we need everyone involved)

Our Women in Data Science Day Ambassador

Dr Kate Helmstedt

  • Senior Lecturer, QUT Mathematical Sciences
  • Women in Technology 2021 Rising Star in Science Award Winner
  • Awarded Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) in 2020
  • Co-Leader, Environment and Natural Systems Domain, QUT Centre for Data Science

 

  • Dr Bernadette Giuffrida, Assistant Director, Australian Bureau of Statistics and ABS Co-Chair of Government Statistics at QUT Centre for Data Science
  • Dr Char-lee McLennan, QUT Business School, co-leader of the Social Systems Domain at the QUT Centre for Data Science
  • QUT Assoc Prof Divya Mehta, biostatistician & geneticist, co-leader of the Sports Systems Domain at the QUT Centre for Data Science
  • QUT Professor Richi Nayak, Applied Data Science Program Leader at QUT Centre for Data Science

How much has Data Science changed in the past few years? Where is Data Science headed? How does Data Science now fit into a university environment.

This panel spotlights the interdisciplinary nature of Data Science as we feature women from different disciplines and schools at QUT. One of the focuses of the discussion will explore how you can navigate through the quickly changing world of Data Science.

 

WiDS @ Australian Data Science Network is an independent event that is organized by the Australian Data Science Network and the QUT Centre for Data Science as part of the annual WiDS Worldwide conference organized by Stanford University and an estimated 200+ locations worldwide, which features outstanding women doing outstanding work in the field of data science. All genders are invited to attend all WiDS Worldwide conference events.

Details:

Location: Hybrid - Online + In-person at QUT Gardens Point Campus, Gibson Room, Z-Block, Level 10
Start Date: 15/06/2022 [add to calendar]
Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 1:00 pm