WIDS 2022

Julia Lasserre

Speakers list Julia Lasserre Principal Applied Scientist @ Zalando SE Linkedin Julia studied Applied Mathematics in her homeland France before doing her PhD in Bayesian statistics in Cambridge UK, in collaboration with Microsoft. She has always been interested in the multitude of applications Machine Learning offers and – after using computer vision tasks for her …

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Maaret Malinen

Speakers list Maaret Malinen Senior Data Scientist @ Zalando SE Linkedin Maaret has 15 years of experience in working with international manufacturing companies. Currently she is working as a Data Governance Lead at ICA Sweden. At ICA she has been the pioneer for master data management and governance raising the topic to become one of …

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Maria Dimakopoulou

Speakers list Maria Dimakopoulou Senior ML Engineering Manager @ Spotify Home Personalization Linkedin I am a Senior ML Engineering Manager in the Home Personalization team at Spotify. My team’s focus is on combining cutting-edge advances in ML, causal inference and reinforcement learning with scalable engineering to deliver Spotify Home recommendations that optimize for the long-term …

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Luminita Färnström

Speakers list Luminita Färnström Tech Lead for the Data Analysis and Insights team @ The Swedish Transport Authority Linkedin My education is in Computer Science and Bioinformatics. After pursuing a PhD in Bioinformatics, I decided to leave academia and start a career in industry. First as a software developer, then as a data scientist. I …

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Stella Katsarou

Stella Katsarou Data Scientist @ PELTARION Linkedin It has been observed in various use cases that specific groups can be marginalized due to the way downstream tasks are handled by modern NLP models, establishing a behavior similar to that of stereotypically biased conduct. To responsibly direct actions that will combat this problem, it is of …

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Marjan Alirezaie

Speakers list Marjan Alirezaie Assistant professor @ Örebro University Linkedin Örebro Sweden What would you like to talk about? Conversational AI – VQA under partial obsrvability I am a WASP assistant professor (biträdande universitetslektor) at the Center for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems (AASS), Örebro University, from where I also received my Ph.D. in 2015, with …

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