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 an overview of the conference schedule. Be sure to check back often as more information becomes available.

Thursday, October 3

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Registration
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Morning Half-Day Courses Ticketed event
12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   Exhibits Open
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Opening Remarks and Plenary Panel Presentation
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.   Refreshment Break
2:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions and Speed Presentations 1&2
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Data Challenge
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.   Speed Poster 1 and Opening Mixer

Friday, October 4

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Registration
7:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.   Exhibits Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.   Continental Breakfast and Speed Poster 2 (Sponsored by Proctor and Gamble)
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.   Dionne Price’s Plenary Presentation I
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.   Concurrent Sessions and Speed Presentation 3
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Refreshment Break
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Lunch (on own)
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions and Speed Presentation 4
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Elizabeth Thompson’s Plenary Presentation II
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.   Celebrating Women in Statistics and Data Science Reception and Speed Poster 3

Saturday, October 5

7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Registration
7:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Exhibits Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.   Continental Breakfast and Speed Poster 4
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.   Gabriela de Queiroz’s Plenary Presentation III
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.   Concurrent Sessions
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Refreshment Break
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions

Preliminary schedule. Times are tentative and subject to change.

Ticketed event Denotes a ticketed event that requires an additional fee

Key Dates

  • March 1, 2019 – April 19, 2019
    Concurrent, Panel, and Speed Submission
  • May 31, 2019
    Early Registration and Housing Opens
  • July 11, 2019
    Speaker Registration Deadline
  • August 15, 2019
    Early Registration Deadline
  • August 16, 2019
    Regular Registration (increased fees apply)
  • September 9, 2019
    Housing Deadline
  • October 3, 2019 – October 5, 2019
    WSDS2019 in Bellevue, WA