Date: Friday, February 3rd, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: QCRI, HBKU Research Complex. Ground Level Multi-Purpose Room
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The event includes tech talks about the most exciting Data Science projects happening in Qatar. Followed by poster session – showcasing a selected few data science projects, live streaming to the bigger and amazing WiDS conference in Beirut and a hands-on workshops to give the participants a taste of how fun it is to solve data science problems.
This event is a perfect chance to learn, engage and inspire with women in data science in Qatar!
|3:30 pm||Welcome Note|
|3:45 pm||Keynote 1 – What is Data Visualization and why it matters|
By Dr. Noora Fetais, KINDI, Qatar University
|4:00 pm||Keynote 2 – What you don’t know about Machine Learning|
By Dr. Houda Bouamor, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar
|4:15 pm||Keynote 3 – Computational and Statistical models for High-throughput OMICS|
(Scalability and performance of new models to predict disease in Qatari population)
By Dr. Halima Bensmail, Qatar Computing and Research Institute
|4:30 pm||Keynote 4 – The Internet of Things and the Crimes of Future|
By Dr. Rita Singh, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar
|5:15 pm||Posters open for display|
|5:30 pm||Workshop – Do it Yourself (Data Science 101 Projects)|
|5:30 pm||Live Streaming WiDS Beirut – Tech Talk 3|
View agenda here
|7:00 pm||Closing Ceremony|
Our speakers are from the following prestigious research and academic organizations.