Conference Information

The 2021 Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference highlighted the achievements and career interests of women in statistics and data science. Senior, mid-level, and junior stars representing industrial, academic, and government communities united 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 helped 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 11, 2021 – April 30, 2021
    Concurrent, Panel, and Speed Submission
  • May 27, 2021 – August 19, 2021
    Early Registration Opens
  • July 16, 2021
    Speaker Registration Deadline
  • August 20, 2021 – October 8, 2021
    Regular Registration (increased fees apply)
  • October 6, 2021 – October 8, 2021
    WSDS 2021 Virtual