Women in Data Science (WiDS) Dublin Regional Conference 2023

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Women in Data Science (WiDS) Dublin Regional Conference 2023

Women in Data Science (WiDS) aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field.

By WiDS Dublin

When and where

Date and time

Friday, June 9 · 9:15am - 2pm IST


UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Carysfort Avenue Blackrock Ireland

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9:15 AM

Coffee & Snacks

9:45 AM

WiDS Dublin Welcome

Jenny Corcoran

Jenny Corcoran, WiDS Ambassador, MSc Business Analytics, UCD Smurfit

9:55 AM

Opening Address

Sorcha Healy

Sorcha Healy, Principal Data Scientist, Microsoft

10:15 AM

Keynote - The Most Underrated Skill in Data Science

Karen Church

Karen Church, VP of Research and Data Science, Intercom

10:40 AM

Operational Research: Decision Making for Real-World Applications

Annunziata Esposito Amideo

Annunziata Esposito Amideo, Assistant Professor in MIS / Business Analytics, UCD

AI_PREMie: Detecting Preeclampsia using Machine Learning

Ana Le Chevillier

Ana Le Chevillier, Clinical Research Manager – Data & AI, AI PREMie

How Graph Technology is Changing the World

Aarthi Kumar

Aarthi Kumar, Director of Data Science, EY

Reflection on Generative AI – where we need to go

Francesca Bonin

Francesca Bonin, Staff Research Scientist & AI Principal Investigator, IBM Research

Data & AI in Life Sciences

Oonagh O’Shea

Oonagh O’Shea, Managing Director, Accenture Applied Intelligence

11:50 AM


12:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Careers

Annunziata Esposito Amideo, AP in MIS/BA, UCD

Noelle Doody, MD, Accenture Applied Intelligence

Alessandra Pascale, Sr. RS & Mgr, IBM Research

Moderators: Rebecca Barford-Ryan, Sr. Technology Consultant, IBM & Jenny Corcoran, WiDS Ambassador, MSc Business Analytics, UCD Smurfit

12:30 PM

Lunch & Local Technical Community Posters

1:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Ethical Impacts of AI

Aarthi Kumar, Director of Data Science, EY

Francesca Bonin, RS & AI Prin Investigator, IBM Research

Laura Alvarez Jubete, Analytics Lead, Accenture The Dock

Gilyana Borlikova, Data Science Manager, ICON

Moderator: Elaine Burke, Sci-Tech Journalist, Editor, and Broadcaster

1:40 PM

Technical Vision Talk - AI for Health

Alessandra Pascale

Alessandra Pascale, Senior Research Scientist and Manager, IBM Research

2:00 PM

Closing Remarks

About this event

  • 4 hours 45 minutes
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WiDS Dublin is an independent event organized by WiDS ambassadors Jenny Corcoran and Paul Ellis as part of the annual WiDS Worldwide conference, the WiDS Datathon, and an estimated 200 WiDS Regional Events worldwide. Everyone is invited to attend all WiDS conference and WiDS Datathon Workshop events which feature outstanding women doing outstanding work.

UCD Smurfit School map

Event check-in: Main Entrance

Event: Lecture Theatre 1

Frequently asked questions

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About the organizer

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WiDS Dublin

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