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 Session – Submit your poster via link here


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: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 (11:59pm EST) application and abstracts due (200-word max)

  • Notification of poster and lightning talk selection will happen on Wednesday, February 10, 2021

  • Selected posters and lightning talks will be due on Friday, February 26, 2021 (11:59pm EST)

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


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


All best,  


WiDS Cambridge 2021 Poster Committee