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Stanford Women in Data Science (WiDS) New Zealand Conference

Event details

Date and time

Mon 5 March, 5pm - 8pm

Location

The University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering, Lecture Theatre 401.401, 20 Symonds Street, Auckland 1010

Cost

Free

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The Global Stanford Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide - regardless of gender - and support women in the field.

This annual conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research and applications. All genders are invited to participate in the conference, which features exclusively female speakers.

The New Zealand component of the WiDS conference will be hosted at the University of Auckland while the flagship conference will be held at Stanford University in the US and livestreamed alongside hundreds of other WiDS events.

In Auckland, the following speakers will be sharing their experiences: 

  • Professor Rosalind Archer - (Head of Department Engineering Science - The University of Auckland)
  • Dame Diane Robertson - (Chair - Data Futures Partnership)
  • Liz MacPherson - (Government Statistician and Chief Executive Statistics New Zealand )
  • Agate Ponder-Sutton - (Data Scientist - Bank of New Zealand)
  • Pieta Brown - (Manager - Analytics PwC)
  • Amanda Hughes - (Data Scientist - Nicholson Consulting)
  • Angie Judge - (CEO - Dexibit)
  • Emma Vitz - (Actuarial Analyst - Finity Consulting)
  • Dr Lisa Chen - (Chief Analytics Officer - Harmonic)
  • Kat Kolich - (Head of Enterprise Data Services - Bank of New Zealand and Stanford WiDS New Zealand Ambassador)

Read the speaker biographies

The evening begins with networking at 5:00pm, with the first speaker starting at 5:30pm

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Event details

Date and time

Mon 5 March, 5pm - 8pm

Location

The University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering, Lecture Theatre 401.401, 20 Symonds Street, Auckland 1010

Cost

Free

Find out more