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2017 Tapia Conference

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

10:00AM - 9:00PM
Registration

Conference Registration

Location: Terrace Foyer

12:00PM - 6:00PM
Exhibits

Exhibitor Set-Up

Location: Grand Hall

1:00PM - 5:00PM
Workshop

Industry Professional Development Workshop: Building Relationships That Take You to the Next Level

Professional attendees only

Workshop

CMD-IT Student Professional Development Workshop

Sponsored by Microsoft

Pre-registration required

Location: TBD

5:00PM - 6:00PM
Orientation

Scholarship Recipient Orientation & Newcomers Session

Location: TBD

6:00PM - 7:30PM
Panel

Welcome Reception & Fireside Chat: Future Visions of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Location: Centennial II-IV

7:30PM - 9:30PM
Exhibits

Dessert & Career Fair

Location: Grand Hall

Thursday, September 21, 2017

7:00AM - 5:00PM
Registration

Conference Registration

Location: Terrace Foyer

7:00AM - 8:00AM
Break/Meals

General Breakfast

Location: Centennial Foyer/Centennial II-IV

Workshop

Student Breakfast

Sponsored by Lyft
Location: TBD

Workshop

Student Breakfast

Sponsored by Asana
Location: TBD

8:00AM - 8:30AM
Announcements

Welcome & Announcements

Location: Centennial II-IV

8:30AM - 9:15AM

Plenary Speaker

9:15AM - 9:30AM
Break/Meals

Break

Location: Centennial Foyer

9:30AM - 10:15AM

Plenary Speaker

10:00AM - 5:00PM
Exhibits

Career Fair

Location: Grand Hall

10:15AM-10:45AM
Break/Meals

Refreshment Break

Location: Grand Hall

10:45AM - 12:15PM
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Workshop

Accessibility Research – Change Individuals and Change the World

Location: TBD

Workshop

How to Use and Customize Free Interactive Ebooks

Location: TBD

Workshop

Code Crafters Do Art and Code

Location: TBD

Panel

Increasing Diversity in Computing: Sharing of Good Practices

Location: TBD

Workshop

How to Build Your Resume for a Career in Tech by Google and Pandora

Location: TBD

Panel

Entrepreneurial Skills & Thinking

Location: TBD

Panel

AI and Social Responsibility

Location: TBD

12:15PM - 1:30PM
Break/Meals

General Lunch

Location: Centennial Foyer/Centennial II-IV

1:30PM - 2:30PM
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Birds of a Feather

Opportunities In Cyber Security – Education To Employment

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Online Education through Massive Open Online Courses

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

The Relevance of Data Science at Minority Serving Institutions

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

How Can Digital Degrees Make Higher Education More Accessible?

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Using Advanced Computing to Affect Social Change

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Disability: Celebrating a Face of Diversity

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Women of Color in Computing

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Empower The Campus By Bringing Your “XX” Factor Out

Location: TBD

2:30PM - 3:30PM

Ken Kennedy Distinguished Lecture

3:30PM - 4:00PM
Break/Meals

Refreshment Break

Location: Grand Hall

4:00PM - 5:00PM
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Reception

Private Poster Presenter Reception

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Keras, Deep Learning Made Easy

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Things I wish I knew about High Performance Computing when I started

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Learning Communities for Underrepresented Students in Computer Science

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Introducing Data Science and Analytics into Computing Curriculum

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Addressing Diversity & Inclusion Issues in Computer Science through Contributions to Free and Open Source Software

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

To Disclose or Not to Disclose: A Question of Accommodations in the Technical Workplace

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Hispanics in Computing Community

Location: TBD

Birds of a Feather

Visualization Research and Careers

Location: TBD

5:00PM - 7:00PM
Posters

Student Poster Competition & General Reception

Location: Regency VI-VII/ Regency Foyer

7:00PM - 9:00PM
Reception

Sponsor Receptions

Locations: TBD

Reception

ABI Community Meetup

Join Anita Borg Institute communities (Systers, Black Women in Computing, Latinas in Computing, and more) for an informal meetup to meet members, learn about their initiatives and how to engage.

Sponsored by the Anita Borg Institute
Location: TBD

Friday, September 22, 2017

7:00AM - 5:00PM
Registration

Conference Registration

Location: Terrace Foyer

7:00AM - 8:00AM
Break/Meals

General Breakfast

Location: Centennial Foyer/Centennial II-IV

Break/Meals

Student Breakfast

Sponsored by Square

Break/Meals

Hispanics in Computing Breakfast

Sponsored by IBM
By invitation only
Location: TBD

8:00AM - 8:30AM
Announcements

Announcements

Location: Centennial II-IV

8:30AM - 9:15AM

Plenary Speaker

9:15AM - 9:30AM
Break/Meals

Break

9:30AM - 10:15AM

Plenary Speaker

10:00AM - 5:00PM
Exhibits

Exhibit Hall Open for Interviews with Sponsors

Location: Grand Hall

10:15AM - 10:45AM
Break/Meals

Refreshment Break

Location: Centennial Foyer

10:45AM - 12:15PM
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Posters

SRC Round II

Location: TBD

Workshop

Computation In Chemistry

Location: TBD

Workshop

The Art of the Demo: How to Create Engaging 15 Minute Outreach Activities

Location: TBD

Workshop

Made in the Machine: New Cultural Practices, Critical Analyses, and Techniques in Digital Fabrication, Making, and Manufacturing

Location: TBD

Workshop

Maximizing Your PhD: Preparing for Academia or Industry

Location: TBD

Workshop

Taking on the Technical Interview

Location: TBD

Panel

Managing Career Transitions

Location: TBD

Panel

Befriending failure is Simply Smarter!

Location: TBD

Panel

Grassroots Mentoring: Creating Communities to Succeed in Technology

Location: TBD

Workshop

Faculty Workshop

Location: TBD

12:15PM - 1:30PM
Break/Meals

General Lunch & Networking

Location: Centennial Foyer/Centennial II-IV

Break/Meals

Faculty Luncheon

Location: Regency V

1:30PM - 3:00PM
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Workshop

Faculty Workshop

Workshop

Machine Learning at Pinterest

Location: TBD

Workshop

Lessons from a Developer in DevOps

Location: TBD

Workshop

Discovering Careers with Code - Engage & Retain Diverse Students with CS + X Career Resources

Location: TBD

Workshop

The Art of Innovation and “The Pitch”

Location: TBD

Workshop

Graduate Degrees in Cyber Security: Preparing an Effective Application

Location: TBD

Panel

What No One Ever Told You About You About Searching for a Post-Grad School Job

Location: TBD

Panel

Strategies for Human-Human Interaction

Location: TBD

Panel

Data Challenges for the Internet of Things

Location: TBD

Panel

Global Impact of Technology

Location: TBD

3:00PM - 3:30PM
Break/Meals

Refreshment Break

Location: Centennial Foyer

3:30PM - 5:00PM
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Workshop

Using “Why” to build a better “What”: A Human Centered Approach to Systems and Data

Location: TBD

Workshop

Using Learning and Engagement Strategies in Software Engineering and Programming Courses (LESSEP17-3)

Location: TBD

Workshop

Guiding Students to Discover CS Concepts & Develop Process Skills using POGIL

Location: TBD

Workshop

Know thyself- Retaining your authentic self in the computing workplace

Location: TBD

Panel

National-scale Committee: The Process and The Requirements

Location: TBD

Panel

Fairness, Accountability and Transparency in Algorithmic Decision Making

Location: TBD

Panel

From Research to Startup

Location: TBD

Panel

Distributed Systems Unplugged: Sustainability & Energy Efficiency at the Edge

Location: TBD

Panel

Tech Tales: The Silicon Valley Tech Experience for People of Color

Location: TBD

Panel

Finance and Technology

Location: TBD

5:00PM - 6:00PM
Reception

VIP Reception

Location: TBD
By invitation only

Birds of a Feather

Reach Forward, Reach Back – Using Peer Based Programs to Broaden Participation in Computer Science

Location: TBD

6:00PM-11:00PM
Break/Meals

Banquet & Dancing

Banquet Keynote
Randal Pinkett, Founder, Chairman and CEO, BCT Partners

Location: Grand Ballroom

Saturday, September 23, 2017

8:00AM - 12:00PM
Saturday Session

Bloomberg CodeCon!

Sponsored by Bloomberg

Students must apply to attend. Applications for this session open in June.

8:00AM - 7:00PM
Doctoral Consortium

Doctoral Consortium

Location: TBD