Conference Information

The 2020 Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, aims to bring together hundreds of statistical practitioners and data scientists. WSDS 2020 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 – April 23, 2020
    Concurrent, Panel, and Speed Submission
  • May 28, 2020
    Early Registration and Housing Opens
  • July 10, 2020
    Speaker Registration Deadline
  • August 13, 2020
    Early Registration Deadline
  • August 14, 2020
    Regular Registration (increased fees apply)
  • September 7, 2020 4:00 PM
    Housing Deadline
  • October 1, 2020 – October 3, 2020
    WSDS2020 in Pittsburgh, PA