Women in Analytics Conference is more than just a conference. Along with the amazing content from our list of expert speakers and panelists, the WIA Conference features a full experience for participants of all levels across the globe. The conference provides women with the chance to see themselves leading and speaking in male-dominated fields. This includes those in the gender minority. All are welcome!
As one of the largest conferences of its kind, the WIA conference brings together a global community of industry leaders, technical experts, entrepreneurs, and academia while providing a platform for women to lead the conversations around the advancements of analytical research, development, and applications. The WIA Conference encourages attendees to learn more about their industries, best practice techniques, and problems facing the field.
Get ready to dive into two-full days of top-notch content delivered by women at the forefront of analytics, data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. There are six alternating tracks, we’ll cover a broad range of hot and relevant topics to ensure that each attendee can create the optimal agenda tailored to their interests and experience level.
These tracks include Platforms & Process (Data Management, Tools, Infrastructure), Advanced / Applied Methods (Machine Learning, Deep Learning, AI, Statistical Methods), Driving Value & Uncovering Insights (Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, Storytelling), Trust & Governance (Governance, Risk, Policy, Ethics), Leadership & Strategy (Leadership, Culture, Talent, Strategy) and Industry & Innovation (Use Cases, Emerging Trends).
Amazing keynote speakers will be attending the event and engaging with attendees. While our speaker line-up is reserved exclusively for women, all other aspects of the conference are open to everyone. The Women in Analytics Conference pulls women speakers from a variety of professional and academic communities together intending to create a powerful, well-rounded, and interesting speakers bureau.
For companies, some sponsorships can help support the Women in Analytics Conference and reach new audiences, network, engage and influence over 1200 members of the brightest minds in the analytics community. Generate new leads, connect with potential clients and high-level decision-makers, increase brand exposure, and strengthen your company’s reputation by investing in the growing women in the analytics community. There will be a wide range of opportunities to participate as a premium sponsor or at various specialty levels.
The WIA team will work with your company to optimize audience engagement and results. Featured showcase companies will have the opportunity to connect with attendees from the conference, live demo their product with our audience and receive valuable feedback, find potential product contributors and talent, and connect with data scientists and companies looking for solutions.
At the showcase, attendees have the chance to see what is up and coming in AI, experience live product demos, provide valuable feedback about real-world applications, and become potential product contributors. You can also find positions within these AI companies, and connect and network with data scientists in their industries.
WIA is a technically-oriented conference focusing on the latest developments in analytics, data science, machine learning, and AI. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with our audience of business leaders, analytics practitioners, and technical experts. Meet data scientists, innovators, and companies looking for AI solutions.
Showcase your AI product to an audience of over 1200 influencers and decision-makers. Find potential product contributors and new talent with the most sought after skills in the field. Live demo your product functionality to our audience and receive valuable feedback in real-time.
Data Viz Competition and Data Gallery
Practitioners of all genders and skill levels are encouraged to cote in the Data Viz Competition before voting closes March 13. The Top 5 Finalists will have their visualizations announced and projected live on stage at the Women in Analytics Conference. Following the opening announcement, each entry will be displayed in our Data Gallery, where audience members can take a closer look and cast their vote for the top viz. The popular vote determines which 3 finalists win top prizes. This competition is the perfect combination for those who love both data and art.
Opening Reception (Analytics After Hours)
Join us Wednesday evening for our one-of-a-kind conference kick-off. Reconnect with old friends and meet new ones while enjoying great food, drinks, and conversation. The conference agenda is packed with great activities and learning opportunities.
Along with our expert speakers and workshops, there is also a job fair to help data science and analytics students and current practitioners find their next steps. WIA is offering a career fair during the conference. The career fair is an opportunity for attendees to network and for those looking to break into the field. A casual meet and greet with the experts to make connections, discuss talks, ask questions, or get career advice. The Women in Analytics Conference serves as a venue to connect students, data scientists, analysts, and more with their peers to better direct their career paths and to foster beneficial relationships that are both personal and professional.
There is also an opportunity to visit sponsoring companies at the expo. Even if you aren’t looking, WIA provides the opportunity to meet talent and see what the job market looks like in data/analytics and have a chance to showcase your work.
Networking Events and Opportunities
There will be a neural networking lounge that will be open throughout the conference. The spacious lounge is a comfortable spot to grab a coffee, host a quick meeting, or get some work done. While every second of WIA 2020 is an opportunity to network, these breaks are specifically tailored to optimize your experience of connecting with fellow attendees and meeting new contacts. Stop by the poster session at the opening reception for engaging conversations about the latest research.
Anyone who attends this conference–be they active engineers or analytics students–will gain a network of others in the industry, learn about important topics of conversation in the field.
Visit sponsoring companies and event partners in the expo hall located right outside the main conference rooms. Attendees will have time to connect with these organizations and discover what makes them industry and community leaders.