Women in Data Science Day

26 March 2020, Turku, Finland



WiDS Turku 2020

Åbo Akademi University Organizes

WiDS Turku is a platform for exceptionally talented national and international women data scientists to present their outstanding work. WiDS Turku is a satellite event to the main annual “Women in Data Science Conference” organized by Stanford University.

WiDS Turku together with more than 150 similar regional events worldwide is where those passionate for technological advancements, revolutionized future and scientific excellence, independent of their gender, get together to share their visions and ideas in the field of Data Science.

WiDS Turku welcomes world-renowned speakers, both from academia and industry. Although the event speakers are solely women, we encourage everyone with all genders and backgrounds to participate in this one-day event. This is an opportunity to hear, contemplate and discuss how data science is changing the world we are familiar with and how to become a part of this unique wave of development.

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26 March, 2020 - Turku, Finland


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Why Join WiDS Turku

World Class Speakers

You get a chance to listen to the world class data science speakers!

International Networking

You could extend your network with like-minded enthusiastic experts world-wide!

Get Inspired!

Want to get inspired to launch a new data science related scientific or business project? WiDS Turku is the place to start!

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Meet The Speakers

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Conference Schedule

Breakfast & Registration

Adam Jamsmith

UX/UI Designer

9.00 AM - 10.30 AM

Previous Year achivement

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9.00 AM - 10.00 AM

Breakfast & Registration

10.00 AM - 10.30 AM

WiDS Opening

Professor Alison Heppenstall

Alan Turing Institute

Dr. Elena Czeizler

Varian Medical Systems

Assist. Pro. Natalia Díaz-Rodríguez

ENSTA Institut Polytechnique Paris & Inria Flowers

12.15 PM - 13.30 PM

Lunch break & Poster Session


Dr. Christina Katsimerou


Dr. Larissa Suzuki

University College London

14.00 PM - 14.30 PM

The Cities of the Future

14.30 PM - 14.45 PM

Coffee Break & networking

Erlin Gulbenkoglu


Meeri Haataja


Dr. Anna-Maria Lahesmaa-Korpinen

Hintsa Performance

16.15 PM - 16.30 PM

Closing Remarks