Women in Data Science Pittsburgh @CMU 2019

The 2019 Women in Data Science Pittsburgh @CMU  will take place from April 4-6.

WiDS Pittsburgh @CMU will be a three-day event, starting with a CMU New York panel on Data Science in the Finance Industry – Trends and Opportunities, continuing with a social kickoff, and finishing with a day of engaging, broadly accessible talks on current work in data science. Attendees can network, meet and learn from local experts in the field, and submit resumes for potential opportunities with industry sponsors.

Confirmed panelists and speakers come from Carnegie Mellon, University of Pittsburgh, Google, Citadel, S&P, Blackrock AI, and Two Sigma.

April 4: Data Science in the Finance Industry—Trends and Opportunities
6:00-8:30pm, panel starting at 7:00pm
CMU Master’s in Computational Finance
55 Broad St, New York, NY (across from the NY Stock Exchange)
Additional livestream in Pittsburgh, PA

April 5: Opening Reception
5:30-7:30pm, The Yard Shadyside
Pittsburgh, PA
Cohosted by the Pittsburgh useR Group and the Pittsburgh Women in Machine Learning and Data Science.

April 6: WiDS Technical Conference
Baker Hall – Giant Eagle Auditorium, Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

Free – high school students
$25 – undergraduate/graduate students (some scholarships available, please inquire at rnugent@andrew.cmu.edu)
$75 – non-students on or before March 25
$100 – after March 25

Register and find more details through the WiDS website: http://www.stat.cmu.edu/wids/.

Additionally, any company or person who is interested in sponsoring (or donating student tickets!) can find more information here.

Spring Banquet 2018

The 2018 ASA Pittsburgh Chapter Spring Banquet will take place April 10, 2018.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Derek C. Angus
Professor and Chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine
Director of the Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of
Acute Illnesses (CRISMA) Center at the University of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, April 10th 2018, 5PM-8PM
Location: Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
100 Lytton Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213

$45 – Non-Students
$20 – Students (regular)
$10 – Students (with poster)

Register through Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.com/e/asa-pittsburgh-chapter-spring-banquet-tickets-43934592549

See the flyer here: ASA_Chapter_2018_Spring_Banquet_Flyer.

2013 Archives: Fall 2013: Two Upcoming Chapter Events

1) Graphics with SAS Workshop October 14th, 9am-12pm Pitt campus, Crabtree A115 We will have two speakers give lectures on using the (new) graphics tools in SAS. It is not expected that attendees are experts in SAS. Beginning/intro procedures will be covered. Bring your laptops. (This is one of two expected workshops this year.) More info on the workshop can be found hereYou can register here. 2) Fall Mixer November 7th, 5:30-7:30pm Fuel & Fuddle This year’s mixer will have a Statistics Trivia contest with fabulous prizes, hosted by two of your very own chapter representatives from CMU. We’ll likely let people have teams of up to three or four, so start finding your teams and coining your pun-worthy team names!