IEEE Southern Alberta


Women in Data Science


Title: Women in Data Science
Date: March 5, 2018
Time: 8:30-5pm
LocationGallery Hall, Taylor Family Digital Library, University of Calgary

The Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary, IEEE Women in Engineering, and IEEE Computer Chapter of the Southern Alberta Section (SAS) are proud to host a satellite event for the annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference held at Stanford University!

Everyone is welcome!

Join us to:

  • learn about the latest developments and trends in data science from the leading experts in the global and local industry
  • network with other industry professionals and researchers
  • Meet with researchers of similar interests
  • Receive feedback from experts and other researchers on your work

Call for Poster Presentations:

Female professionals and researchers from related science and engineering disciplines are welcome to submit their work for interactive (poster) presentation at the WiDS event. Interested participants shall send a short abstract (maximum 250 words) of their work to the conference committee via email at by February 23, 2018. Authors of accepted abstracts are expected to prepare and print a poster of size A1 (59.4 x 84.1 cm) using the template provided by the committee.

Best Poster Award: The winners of the Best Poster Awards are announced during the closing ceremony of the WiDS Event and will receive $300, $200 and $100 bursaries.


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