Friday, March 27 | 9:45am to 5pm | Virtual


9:45AM- Introductory Remarks                      

ARLYN BURGESS, Associate Director for Operations and Strategic Initiatives , UVA School of Data Science          

10AM- Opening Keynote      

FRANZISKA BELL, Senior Director of Accelerated Material Design and Discovery and Machine Assisted Cognition at Toyota Research Institute

11:15AM- Break

11:15AM- Research Highlights Talks

DR. CYNTHIA TONG, Assistant Professor of Quantitative Psychology, University of Virginia

DR. SANA SYED, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics & MSDS '20 Candidate School of Data Science, University of Virginia

BEHNAZ MORADIPost-Doctoral Research Associate of Data Science, UVA School of Data Science

12:PM- Lunch Break

1PM- Trust and Transparency: Preventing Bias in AI with IBM

MARISSA PATRICK, Power Technical Specialist, Federal Systems | Health and Human Services & Treasury, IBM

JINA LEE, Solution Sales Specialist, IBM

JESSICA EMMONS, Technical Solution Specialist, IBM

NIKITA MEKA, Client Technical Specialist – Data & AI, IBM

HALEY HATAWAY, Data Scientist – NA Government Data & AI Expert Labs and Learning, IBM

2:00PM- Rising to the Top: A Panel with Women Leaders in Data Science

RENEE TEATE, Director of Data Science, Helio Campus & Host/Creator, Becoming a Data Scientist (Moderator) 

PRI OBEROI,Senior Data Scientist, Axios

KORRIN REID, Vice President, Data Science & Innovation, Craneware

NASHLIE SEPHUS, Applied Science Manager, Amazon Web Services & Founder, The Bean Path

KERRY GUERRERO, Senior Data Scientist, S&P Global

3:30PM- Break

3:45PM- Closing Keynote 

Mutale Nkonde, Executive Director, AI for The People