Poster Session


The Women in Data Science (WiDS) Cambridge conference, happening on Thursday, March 11, 2021 on Zoom, is seeking posters from students and researchers for a poster session.


WiDS Cambridge Call for Posters – Submissions are now closed.

If you wish to contact the WiDS Cambridge Poster Committee, please send an email to

About the conference

For the fifth year, Harvard, MIT, Microsoft Research New England, and now the Broad Institute, are proud to collaborate with Stanford University to bring the Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference to Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Poster submissions

Posters on topics in data science are sought from a wide range of fields and approaches. Participation in the poster session will allow you to share your research and get feedback from researchers and practitioners from around the area.


Your poster title and abstract will be featured on the WiDS Cambridge website and in the Whova app. Out of all submissions, 50 poster presenters will be selected for presentation in on the day of the event. Out of these 50 poster presenters, 10 will be selected to record a lightning talk that will be shown during the conference program.



  • Poster submission deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 (11:59pm EST) application and abstracts due (200-word max)

  • Notification of poster and lightning talk selection will happen on Monday, February 15, 2021

  • Selected posters and lightning talks will be due on Monday, March 1, 2021 (11:59pm EST)

  • Poster Session will take place at the conference (Thursday, March 11) from 12:00-1:00pm EST in 

Thank you for your interest. Please let us know if you have any questions at

All best,


WiDS Cambridge 2021 Poster Committee