Women's Day Event: DATATHON & WAITALK

In conjunction with International Women’s Day, WAI APAC proudly brings you WaiDATATHON & WaiTALK, with the theme “Combat Domestic Violence with Data & AI”. Subtheme of the event is “AI for Mental health”.

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Combat Domestic Violence with Data & AI

Date: 13th Mar 2021

Time  : 12 PM to 6 PM GMT+8

Venue: Virbela (Online Platform)

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10:00     Sponsors Booth open

11:30     Auditorium open

12:00     Launch of IWD WAI APAC

12:05     Opening Remarks by Angela Kim, WAI APAC Lead

12:10     Opening keynotes by Annie Mathew, Director in APAC Developer Relations of Microsoft

12:40     WaiDatathon Opening

12:50     WaiDatathon Pitching Competition

15:00     WaiTalk Opening

15:05     Talk 1: Understanding Domestic Violence by Mary, Gender Specialist of UNICEF India

15:25     Talk 2: AI for Gender Equality - Why promoting diversity & inclusion can reduce domestic violence? by Fang Chen,                               Executive Director Data Science, University Technology of Sydney

15:45     WaiTime: Women, AI & The Power of Two Together!

16:30     WaiDatathon Awards Ceremony

16:50     Closing Remarks

17:00     Networking session



Dr Fairoza Amira Hamzah

WaiDatathon Chair

Devica Verma

WaiTalk Chair

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