The Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. This one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research and applications in a broad set of domains. All genders are invited to participate in the conference, which features exclusively female speakers and mentors from industry and academia who are doing outstanding work in Data Science.

Registration, travel grants, and childcare

Registration is on a first-come first-served basis. Registration costs 100 DKK and includes lunch and coffee breaks.

Register here!

WiDS Copenhagen will re-imburse the expenses of a number of lower-income participants, including students, to support their attendance (travel, hotel and/or registration fee). Application deadline: February 28, 2019 23:59 CPH local time

Note that you will have to register yourself even if you receive this travel grant.

Apply here for a travel grant.

Most attendees will have access to Danish-covered childcare on the day. If you need WiDS Copenhagen to support additional childcare services in order for you to attend the conference, please contact us.

Confirmed Speakers

Claire Mathieu

Director of Research, CNRS, Paris, France

Juliana Freire

Professor of Data Science at NYU
New York, USA

Bodil Biering

Head of Development, Blackwood Seven, Copenhagen, Denmark

Camilla Kerlauge

CEO and Founder, Spenderlog, Copenhagen, Denmark

Lucia Specia

Professor of Language Engineering, University of Sheffield

Anna Katrine Jørgensen

Computational Linguist, Google

Pernille Iversen

Director of IT and Bioinformatics

Joselene Marques

Senior Data Scientist, Justt

Lucie Flekova

Technical Project Manager
Amazon Alexa AI


WiDS 2019 Copenhagen will feature invited keynote talks, technical lightning talks and a mentorship lunch.

Our programme will be out soon!


Gold sponsors

Silver sponsors

WiDS Copenhagen Organisers

Our team of 12 volunteers spans diverse backgrounds and academic levels.