Program Schedule

  • Friday, April 21, 2017


    12:00pm-7:00pm Registration

    12:00-3:00pm Workshops

    • Workshop 1: Beyond Imposter Syndrome
    • Workshop 2: Empower Your Community Through Hackathons
    • Workshop 3: Creating Secure Mobile Apps
    • Workshop 4: Continuous Testing with Jenkins
    • Workshop 5: Getting Started with Docker
    • Workshop 6: Introduction to Git


    12:00-3:00pm Resume Critique

    3:00-3:45pm Break and Travel to RIT for Keynote

    4:00-5:30pm Welcome and Keynote by Reshma Saujani

    5:30- 6:00pm Break and Travel back to RIT Inn & Conference Center

    6:00-7:00pm Dinner

    7:00-8:45pm Posters with Dessert Buffet

    8:45-9:00pm break

    9:00-11:00pm Friday Night Fun with All Around Sound DJs


    Saturday, April 22, 2017


    7:00-11:00am Registration

    7:30-9:00am Breakfast Buffet and Keynote by Vicki Hanson

    9:00-10:30am Breakout Session 1

    • Panel 1: My Job Is So Cool
    • Panel 2: Life After College
    • Research Talk 1: Gender-Based Occupational Stereotypes: New Behaviors, Old Attitudes
    • Research Talk 2: An Automated Virtual Human for Helping Teens with ASD Improve Their Conversational Skills
    • Research Talk 3: Investigating Patterns of Partial Query Modification in Voice Search


    10:30-10:45am Break

    10:45-11:45am Breakout Session 2

    • Panel 1: Pioneering your path…” Own Your Diversity! Four Professionals Share Their Strategies for Success
    • Panel 2: Syracuse University’s Approach to Diversity Through Its Students
    • Panel 3: Strengthening Gender Equity and Ethnicity-Sensitive Quality Education in a Minority Serving Institution
    • BoF 1: Women in Computing: Building and Sustaining an Environment for Success in Information Technology
    • BoF 2: Cultivating Diversity in a Small Computer Science Department
    • BoF 3: Girl Develop It Rochester


    11:45-12:00pm Networking Break

    12:00-1:00pm Lunch Buffet, Closing & Awards

    1:00-3:00pm Career Fair with Dessert