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!
Register today to save the date! Registration is free and open to the Stanford Medicine community and beyond.
9:00 AM – 9:10 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Colleen Cuddy — Lane Medical Library
9:10 AM – 9:55 AM
Opening Keynote — The Accidental Data Librarian: A Journey to Data Science
Dr. Lisa Federer — National Library of Medicine
9:55 AM – 10:05 AM
10:05 AM – 11:05 AM
“Connecting Health and the Environment through Data” Panelist Lightning Talks
- Genomic Data Science for Planetary Health — Dr. Julia Salzman, Biomedical Data Science, Biochemistry and Statistics (by Courtesy) @ Stanford University
- Connecting the Dots from Bioengineering to Public Health to Pathology — Dr. Iny Jhun, Stanford Health Care
- Exposure Uncertainty in Environmental Epidemiology: Statistical Approaches and Opportunities — Saskia Comess, Interdisciplinary Environment and Resources Program @ Stanford University
- Community Exposure Research in Bayview-Hunters Point — Dr. Ahimsa Porter Sumchai, Hunters Point Biomonitoring Foundation, Inc.
- Precision Environmental Health Monitoring by Longitudinal Exposome and Multi-omics Profiling — Dr. Xinyue “Allison” Zhang, Genetics @ Stanford University
- Leveraging Data Science to Prevent Disease Emergence — Dr. Caroline Glidden, Mordecai Lab @ Stanford University
- The Interface of Vector Borne Disease and Community Empowerment: Creating a Healthier Community Through a Cleaner Environment — Dr. Desiree LaBeaud, Pediatric Infectious Diseases @ Stanford Medicine
11:05 AM – 11:35 AM
“Connecting Health and the Environment through Data” Panel Q&A
Sam Wilairat — Lane Medical Library (Moderator)
11:35 AM – 11:40 AM
11:40 AM – 12:10 PM
Closing Keynote — The Pipeline for Women in Data Science: Key Strategies with Social & Environmental Impact
Karen Matthys — Co-founder of WiDS and Executive Director of Stanford Medicine Biomedical Informatics Training Program
12:10 PM – 12:15 PM
Sam Wilairat — Lane Medical Library