Conference Information

The 2020 Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference will highlight the achievements and career interests of women in statistics and data science. Senior, mid-level, and junior stars representing industrial, academic, and government communities will unite to present their life’s work and share their perspectives on the role of women in today’s statistics and data science fields. Through formal sessions and informal networking opportunities, the conference will empower and challenge women statisticians and biostatisticians to do the following:

  • Share knowledge by offering technical talks about important, modern, and cutting-edge research

  • Build community by encouraging discussions establishing fruitful multi-disciplinary collaborations, supporting mentoring relationships, and sharing strategies for resolving problems

  • Grow influence by providing advice for establishing and sustaining successful careers, showcasing the accomplishments of successful women professionals, and supporting the development of leadership skills

Key Dates

  • February 13, 2020 – May 21, 2020
    Concurrent, Panel, and Speed Submission
  • July 1, 2020
    Early Registration Opens
  • July 24, 2020
    Speaker Registration Deadline
  • August 20, 2020
    Early Registration Deadline
  • August 21, 2020
    Regular Registration (increased fees apply)
  • September 30, 2020 – October 2, 2020
    Virtual WSDS2020