WIDS@CL 2017


We are excited to bring the Stanford's "Women in Data Science" conference to Chile for the first time.

The Stanford Women in Data Science (WiDS) is a global leadership and innovation conference hosted at Stanford University and 75+ additional locations worldwide. This conference is an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research in multiple domains and learn how leading-edge companies are using data science for success. Learn more about the Stanford event here.

The Chilean half-day conference will invite data science, IT and STEM students, startups, researchers and professionals to talk with our invited speakers, see some highlights of the Stanford's event, discuss about Data Science in Chile, networking, and have an early celebration of the International Women's Day! The event in Chile co-hosted by the Data Science Institute (Engineering UDD) and Girls in Tech, and sponsored by U-Planner and Telefonica R&D.

This one-day technical conference is an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research in multiple domains, learn how leading-edge companies are using data science for success, and connect with potential mentors, collaborators, and others in the field.

Invited Speakers


Daniela Paolotti

Research Leader

ISI Foundation, Italy

María José Arredondo

Periodista de Datos

Socia E&CData

Paloma Barahona

Statistical Analyst
Data Science Business Leader

Nielsen

Loreto Bravo

Director, Data Science Institute

Universidad del Desarrollo

Karina Castex

Analista Big Data

Media Interactive S.A.

Maitetxu Larraechea

Managing Director

Girls in Tech Chile

Barbara Poblete

Data Science ProfessorUniversity of Chile Former Researcher Yahoo Labs

Macarena Silva

Chief Data Officer

Destacame.cl

Program 2017


9:15-9:30: Registration and coffee

9:30-9:40: Opening remarks

9:40-10:30: Keynote Daniela Paolotti (in English)

10:30-11:00: WIDS2017@Stanford Experience (in Spanish except for some videos) [pdf]

11:00-12:00: Panel "Data Science: niche for female talent?" (in Spanish)

12:00-12:30: Cocktail, networking and celebration of the International Women's Day


The videos of Women in Data Science at Stanford and other locations in the world can be seen here.

Event Information


Please complete your registration using Eventbrite. Admission is free, but the space is limited, so register soon!

The event will take place at: Torre Telefónica, Sala A, Providencia 111, Santiago, Chile.

For further questions please email us at widsChile@udd.cl.

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