Black Women in Computing Conference

Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Present, and Looking into Our Future

Friday, January 6th, 2017 ~ Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Schedule:

Friday, January 6th, 2017

5:30- 6:30 p.m. Free Shuttle Service: Pick Up at Hotel CAMBRiA Suites (three pick-ups, only every 30 mins)
5:45 – 6:45 p.m. Reception and Networking
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Conference Welcome & Orientation
8:00 – 9:15 p.m. Free Shuttle Service: Pick Up at Howard University

 

 Saturday, January 7th, 2017

7:15 – 8:15 a.m. Free Shuttle Service: Pick Up at Hotel CAMBRiA Suites (three pick ups, only every 30 mins)
7:30 — 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 — 9:00 a.m. Pre-Session Starter (Special)
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Opening Session
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Morning Session I: Michaela angela Davis
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 – 12:15 p.m. Morning Session II: Wellness

–          Learn and share session

12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Plenary Speaker and Lunch

–          Plenary Speaker: Lisa Gelobter, The White House

1:30 – 2:45 p.m. Afternoon Session III:  Dr. Raquell Holmes, improvscience
2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 4:15 p.m. Afternoon Session IV
4:15 – 5:30 p.m. Session V: Honoring our past, Looking into our future
5:30 – 5:45 p.m. Break
5:45 – 6:30 p.m. Celebrating our present: Active Networking
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Plenary Speaker and Dinner:  Dr. Fay Cobb Payton, North Carolina State University
8:00 – 9:15 p.m. Free Shuttle Service: Pick Up at Howard University

 

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

7:15 – 8:15 a.m. Free Shuttle Service: Pick Up at Hotel CAMBRiA Suites (three pick ups, only every 30 mins)

Hotel guests may wish to check out for the day.  There is no return shuttle service.

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 — 9:00 a.m. Pre-Session Starter (Special)
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome Session
9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Session VI: Intersectionality of race and gender in computing
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 12:00 p.m. Closing Session
12:00 p.m. Adjourn