WiDS Cambridge Agenda
8:00am - 4:30pm ET
Registration and Networking Breakfast
Plenary Talk: "The Why, How, and When of Representations for Complex Systems, and their Implications for Machine learning Tasks"
Tina Eliassi-Rad, Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University
Panel - Data, Climate Change, and Global Health
Samar Deen, Microsoft
Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Harvard Medical School
Karen Zheng, MIT Sloan School of Management
Moderator: Rachel Nethery, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Plenary Talk: "Difference-in-differences: more than meets the eye"
Laura A. Hatfield, Associate Professor of Health Care Policy (Biostatistics), Harvard Medical School
Lunch and Poster Session
Plenary Talk: "Building Smarter Air Transportation Systems"
Hamsa Balakrishnan, William E. Leonhard (1940) Professor Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
Plenary Talk: "Daring to be Different: Three essential skills to succeed as a minority in tech"
Raji Rajagopalan, Partner Director of Software Engineering, Microsoft
Panel - Women in Entrepreneurship
Darshita Chaturvedi, Atri Labs
Susan Conover, Piction Health
Zara Perumal, Overwatch Data
Moderator: Arushi Jain, Microsoft
Recruiting and Networking
End of Conference