Women in Analytics Conference

Columbus, OH March 21, 2019, March 22, 2019


CFP closed at  November 23, 2018 16:11 UTC

An Analytics Conference. Featuring Women.


Ohio’s Women in Analytics Conference brings together professionals, entrepreneurs, and academia to discuss the latest technologies, strategies, and methodologies proven to be successful in the analytics field while showcasing as speakers the women who have helped develop and execute them. Our goal is to provide visibility to the women making an incredible impact in the analytics space and invite anyone that can benefit by learning from their experiences to join us.

This year’s day-and-a-half conference features industry and academic thought leaders, presentations, panel discussions, and workshops as well as networking opportunities for attendees and sponsors. While all WIA presenters are women, all genders are encouraged to attend and benefit from shared knowledge.

We will cover a broad range of topics including machine learning, data strategy, IoT, data ethics, the basics and potential IT risks of AI, career paths in analytics, how to interview data scientists and build analytics teams, developing use cases, creating systems for data capture, data storage/ management, Enterprise analytics, deploying and improving models in an Agile way, storytelling with data, migrating analytics to the cloud, social network and media analysis, and cybersecurity analytics.

This year, WIA is hosting an Artificial Intelligence Product Showcase. during the conference reception. We are bringing together companies from all over the US to join us in Columbus and demonstrate their product capabilities in building and utilizing AI.

The 2019 WIA Data Viz Competition is an opportunity to showcase your data-driven artistic skills! We are displaying the top 5 finalists at our “Data Gallery” during the conference. Submissions may include everything from Tableau Dashboards and Shiny apps to maps, 3D visualizations, graphs, sculptures, drawings, and more. Submissions may be digital or physical but must be mobile and displayable in an indoor space. You do not have to be a woman to apply!

CFP Description

Call for Speakers

This year we are bringing together analytic professionals, entrepreneurs, and academia to discuss the latest technologies, frameworks, strategies, and methodologies that have proven to be successful in the analytics field and showcasing as speakers the women who have helped develop and execute them.

Below are suggested topics to pick from but submission are not limited to this list:

  • Ethical Issues in Analytics
  • Data Management
  • Story Telling with Data
  • Cybersecurity Analytics
  • Creating Systems to Capture Data with Intention
  • Generating an Internal “Data as a Service” for Data Scientists
  • Training Compute Intensive Deep Learning Models
  • Creating an Analytics Operations Center
  • Conversations with IT Risk around building and using AI
  • Migration to the Cloud for Analytics
  • How to Efficiently Evaluate new Technologies in Analytics
  • How to Quickly Improve Model Performance in an Agile Way
  • AI Demystified: Defining the Terms
  • Analytics on your Data Science
  • How to Interview Data Scientists
  • Bringing in Research Team Culture into the Enterprise
  • How to Properly Scope a Data Science Project
  • Use Cases

Does this sound like you? If so, we encourage you to submit a speaker application below! If your talk is accepted you will receive a complimentary ticket, travel expenses covered, and access to exclusive events throughout the conference.

Apply here

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