Diversity and Inclusion - Agenda

Date Times Session Type Presentation
Tuesday 8/25 10:30 am-11:00 am Plenary Heriberto Acosta – Welcome / Bringing Inclusive Diversity to Data Science: Opportunities and Challenges
10:00 am-10:45 am Breakout Briana Posadas – Broadening Participation in Technology Policy
10:30 am-11:15 am Breakout Manuel Perez Quinones - How Can Computer Science Education Address Societal Inequities
11:00 am-11:45 am Breakout Caitlin Kuhlman – No Computation without Representation: Avoiding data and algorithm biases through diversity
11:30 am-12:15 pm Breakout Krystal Tsosie – Models of Data Governance and Advancing Indigenous Genomic Data Sovereignty
1:30 pm-2:15 pm Breakout Wilson Lozano – CoRE Lab – An Effort to Engage College Hispanic Students in STEM
2:00 pm-2:45 pm Breakout Latifa Jackson / Heriberto Acosta - The Data Science Mentoring Fire Next Time: Innovative Strategies in Mentoring for Data Science.
2:30 pm-3:15 pm Breakout Brianna Blaser – Accessible Virtual Conferences
3:00 pm-3:45 pm Breakout Mariya Vasileva - The Dark Side of Machine Learning Algorithms: How and why they can leverage bias, and what can be done to pursue algorithmic fairness
Wednesday 8/26 10:00 am-10:45 am Breakout Hasan Jackson - Creating a Diverse Workspace: From academia, to government to industry.
10:30 am-11:15 am Breakout Eliana Valenzuela – Diversity and Inclusion, a Perspective from a Four Years MSI Faculty Member
11:00 am-11:45 am Breakout Patricia Ordoñez -Mutually Beneficial Collaborations to Broaden Participation of Hispanics in Data Science
11:30 am-12:15 pm Breakout Daniel Angel Jimenez – Support for Diverse Students
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Breakout Keolu Fox- The Illusion of Inclusion
1:30 pm-3:30 pm Plenary Mentoring Panel I
Thursday 8/27 1:30 pm-3:30 pm Plenary Mentoring Panel II
3:30 pm-4:00 pm Plenary Closing Remarks – Latifa Jackson

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