Schedule at a Glance

The Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference program offers courses, concurrent sessions, speed sessions, an exhibit hall, and many opportunities to network. Below is a brief overview of the conference schedule. Be sure to check back often as more information becomes available.

Thursday, October 18

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Registration
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Morning Half-Day Courses Ticketed event
1:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Plenary and Concurrent Sessions
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.   Poster Session 1 and Opening Mixer

Friday, October 19

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Registration
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.   Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Plenary and Concurrent Sessions
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Keynote Presentation
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.   Poster Session 2 and Celebrating Women in Statistics and Data Science Reception

Saturday, October 20

7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Registration
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.   Poster Session 3 and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Plenary and Concurrent Sessions
1:20 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.   Closing Session

Preliminary schedule. Times are tentative and subject to change.

Ticketed event Denotes a ticketed event that requires an additional fee

Key Dates

  • March 1, 2018 – April 19, 2018
    Concurrent, Panel, and Speed Submission
  • June 1, 2018
    Early Registration and Housing Opens
  • July 12, 2018
    Speaker Registration Deadline
  • September 6, 2018
    Early Registration Deadline
  • September 7, 2018
    Regular Registration (increased fees apply)
  • September 25, 2018
    Housing Deadline, 5PM Pacific
  • October 18, 2018 – October 20, 2018
    WSDS2018 in Cincinnati, OH