nsf_evtjan2016-002Photo credit: S. King for the Research Coalition of Black Women and Girls in Computing (2016)
Friday, January 6th, 2017

Free Shuttle Service: Pick Up at Hotel CAMBRiA Suites

5:30 pm, 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm

Reception and Networking
Conference Welcome & Orientation
Free Shuttle Service: Pick Up at Howard University

8:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Free Shuttle Service: Pick Up at Hotel CAMBRiA Suites

7:15 am, 7:45 am, 8:15 am

Breakfast
Opening Session
Morning Session I: Plenary Speaker: Michaela angela Davis, Image Activist
Break
Morning Session II: Our Voices: A Discussion About Careers and Leadership Panel
Moderator: Quincy Brown, AAAS
Panelists:
Brittany Johnson, North Carolina State University
Dr. Elva Jones, Winston Salem State University
Dorcie Lovinsky, Adobe Systems
Avis Yates Rivers, Technology Concepts Group International, LLC
Plenary Speaker and Lunch

Plenary Speaker: Lisa Gelobter, The White House

Afternoon Session III: Dr. Raquell Holmes, improvscience
Break
Afternoon Session IV: Small Group Discussions
Session V: Honoring Our Past, Looking Into Our Future Panel

Moderator: Jakita Thomas, Auburn University
Panelists:
Raquel Hill, Indiana University
Viola Thompson,  Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF)
Ketly Jean-Pierre, Howard University
Robin Brewer, Northwestern University
Amari Lewis, University of California, Irvine

Break
Celebrating our present: Active Networking
Plenary Speaker and Dinner: Dr. Fay Cobb Payton, North Carolina State University
Free Shuttle Service: Pick Up at Howard University

8:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Free Shuttle Service: Pick Up at Hotel CAMBRiA Suites.

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

7:15 am, 7:45 am, 8:15 am

Breakfast
Welcome
Session VI: Intersectionality of race and gender in computing
Break
Closing
Adjourn – 12:00 pm