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
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
Free – high school students
$25 – undergraduate/graduate students (some scholarships available, please inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org)
$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.