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Women in Data Science @Lane Medical Library Virtual Conference

WiDS at Lane

WiDS Stanford @ Lane Medical Library is an independent event that is organized by Lane Medical Library as part of the annual WiDS Worldwide conference organized by Stanford University and an estimated 200+ locations worldwide, which features outstanding women doing outstanding work in the field of data science. Everyone is invited to attend all WiDS Worldwide conference events.

WiDS @ Lane Medical Library aims to inspire, engage, and support data scientists and women in the field. Join us on Thursday, May 26, 2022, for our fourth annual conference. 


Event Agenda:

9:00 AM- 9:20 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks by Colleen Cuddy, Director of Research & Academic Collaboration, Lane Medical Library

9:10 AM - 9:20 AM 

WiDS Opening Video

9:20 AM - 10:10 AM

Opening Keynote: “Data Visualization for All: The Art and Science of Communicating with Data” by Peace Ossom-Williamson, Associate Director, National Center for Data Services (NCDS), Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM)

10:15 AM - 11:20 AM

Data Science Panel & Q&A:

  • “Revisioning Data Ethics – Respecting the People Behind the Data” by Nancy Shin, Outreach and Data Coordinator, Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 
  • “Building Capacity Among Librarians for Machine Learning Applications to Bibliographic Data” by Michelle Cawley, Head of Clinical, Academic, and Research Engagement UNC Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library 
  • “Pharmacogenomics Knowledge for Personalized Medicine” by Li Gong, Senior Scientific Curator, Department of Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University
  • "Modeling Data for Precision Medicine Research: The All of Us Research Program" | Kayla Marginean, Research Data Portfolio Manager, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

11:20 AM - 11:30 AM


11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Closing Keynote: "Equity Considerations for Digital Health Technologies in Research" by Michelle Holko, Principal Investigator, International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) Berkeley, Principal Architect & Scientist, Google Cloud

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM 

Closing Remarks

Thursday, May 26, 2022
9:00am - 12:30pm
Data Science Discussion Groups
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