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Women in Data Science @ Lane Medical Library Virtual Conference

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Lane Library is announcing our 5th annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Stanford @ Lane Medical Library regional event! Save the date for our half-day virtual conference on Wednesday, April 26th from 9AM to 12:30PM

WiDS Stanford @ Lane Medical Library is an independent event that is organized by Lane Medical Library as part of the annual WiDS Worldwide conference, the WiDS Datathon, and an estimated 200 WiDS Regional Events worldwide. Everyone is invited to attend all WiDS conference and WiDS Datathon Workshop events which feature outstanding women doing outstanding work.

WiDS @ Lane Medical Library aims to inspire, engage, and support data scientists and women in the field. The theme for Lane Library’s 2023 event is Connecting Health and the Environment through Data. We have an exciting line-up of speakers this year!

Our virtual event will feature:

  • Opening keynote by Lisa Federer, Acting Director, Office of Strategic Initiatives, National Library of Medicine (NLM); NLM Data Science and Open Science Librarian
  • Closing keynote by Karen Matthys, Co-founder of WiDS; Executive Director, Stanford Medicine Biomedical Informatics Training Program
  • “Connecting Health and the Environment through Data” panelists lightning talks and Q&A

The full agenda is forthcoming. Register today to save the date! Registration is free and open to the Stanford Medicine community and beyond.

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