07 Mar
12:00 - 17:00
Women in data Science

WiDS Maastricht Conference 2024

The Institute of Data Science is pleased to announce the 5th edition of the Women in Data Science (WiDS) Maastricht Conference. WiDS Maastricht will take place on Thursday 7th March 2024. All genders are invited to attend! WiDS Maastricht features outstanding data science contributions from women working in data science, AI and related technical fields.

This technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research and connect with others in the field. WiDS Maastricht is an independent event that is organized by Institute of Data Science at Maastricht University, 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.

We cordially invite you to join us in Maastricht on Thursday 7 March 2024! 


TimeActivitySpeaker(s)Title / Description
12:30 Welcome & Registration  
13:00 WiDS OpeningDr. Martina Summer - Kutmon, Dr. Visara Urovi  
13:15Keynote 1Prof. Dr. Liesbet GerisBuilding the Virtual Human Twin: an eco-system challenge
13:45 Tech Talk 1Dr. Rolina Van GaalenAutomating infectious diseases surveillance pipelines during the pandemic and into the future
14:05 Datathon Winner Dr. Chang Sun Prize Ceremony
14:20Tech Talk 2Drs. Suzan GovaertCZ's Data Odyssey for Cost-Effective Healthcare: Signaling Potential Fraud with Anomaly Detection and Elevating Customer Service through Generative AI
14:40Coffee break  
15:20Tech Talk 3Dr. Francesca ManniArtificial intelligence for image-guided surgery
15:40 Data Science Awards Dr. Birgit Wouters & Dr. Anna Schueth Prize Ceremony
15:50Keynote 2Prof. Dr. Julia van WeertAutomated or Human Decision Making in Healthcare?
16:20 Data Science Career DiscussionChaired by Dr. Rianne Fijten 
16:50Closing RemarksDr. Martina Summer - Kutmon, Dr. Visara Urovi  
17:15 - 19:00Informal networking Location: Bar/Bistro SAAM  (MECC Maastricht) 

Related Events

The WiDS Maastricht Datathon, preceding the WiDS Conference on 2-3 February 2024.

The Amrapali Zaveri Awards: The Amrapali Zaveri Awards aim to recognize scholars for their contributions to the field of data science. 

The winners of the WiDS Maastricht Datathon and the Amrapali Zaveri Awards will be announced during the WiDS Maastricht Conference.

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