About womENcourage

womENcourage is an ACM Europe Celebration of Women in Computing, aimed at connecting women from diverse technical disciplines and encouraging them pursue their education and profession in computing.

womENcourage brings together undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, academics and practitioners to present and share their achievements and experiences and discuss pressing issues of women in the computing profession. WomENcourage 2018 is organized by the ACM-W Europe Chapter in Belgrade.

Previous womENcourage conferences were in Barcelona, Spain (2017), Linz, Germany (2016), Uppsala, Sweden (2015), and Manchester, United Kingdom (2014).


Organizing Committee

 

Conference Chairs Bojana Milasinovic, Serbia
Sandra Tomic, Serbia
Posters Chairs Adriana Wilde, University of St Andrews and University of Southampton, UK
Duygu Bektik, The Open University, UK
Registrations Chair Rukiye Altin, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Program Chair Manik Gupta, London Southbank University, UK
Supporters Chair Bev Bachmayer, Austria
Scholarships Chair Ruth Lennon, Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT), Ireland
Workshops  and Tutorials Chair Lipika Deka, De Montfort University , UK
Hackathon Chair Dorota Filipczuk, University of Southampton, UK
Evaluations Chair Alexandra Dediu, University of Nottingham, UK
Webmaster Alexandra Dediu, University of Nottingham, UK

 


Steering Committee

 

ACM-WE Chair – Natasa Milic-Frayling, University of Nottingham, UK
ACM-WE Past Chair – Reyyan Ayfer, Bilkent University, Turkey
Ruth Lennon, Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT), Ireland
Bev Bachmayer, Austria
Núria Castell Ariño, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Adriana Wilde, University of St Andrews and University of Southampton, UK

 


Poster Evaluation Committee

 

Adriana Wilde, University of St Andrews and University of Southampton, UK
Duygu Bektik, The Open University, UK
Aaron Quigley, University of St Andrews, UK
Aida Vosoughi, Oracle Corporation, UK
Alessia Milani, LaBRI University of Bordeaux 1, France
Alev Elci, Aksaray University, Turkey
Anna Puig, University of Barcelona, Spain
Antinisca Di Marco, University of L’Aquila, Italy
Barbara Carminati, University of Insubria, Italy
Bilha Mendelson, Optitura Consulting, Israel
Carlo Mastroianni, ICAR-CNR Istituto di Calcolo e Reti ad Alte Prestazioni (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), Italy
Carmela Comito, ICAR-CNR Istituto di Calcolo e Reti ad Alte Prestazioni (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), Italy
Christi Symeonidou, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) Institute of Computer Science, Greece
Clara Mancini, The Open University, UK
Clare J. Hooper, University of Southampton, UK
Colette Johnen, University of Bordeaux LaBRI, France
Danica Porobic, Oracle Corporation, US
Despoina Pavlidi, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) Institute of Computer Science, Greece
Eleni Kanellou, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) Institute of Computer Science, Greece
Ernesto Santana-Díaz, TMES, Denmark
Ester Zumpano, University of Calabria, Italy
Euripides Markou, University of Thessaly, Greece
Evangelia Kavakli, University Hill Lesvos (Λόφος Πανεπιστημίου), Greece
Florina M. Ciorba, University of Basel, Switzerland
Georgia Kapitsaki, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Irini Fundulaki, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) Institute of Computer Science, Greece
Javier Bustos-Jiménez, NIC Chile Research Labs – Universidad de Chile, Chile
Jo Iacovides, University of York, UK
Laurence Pilard, Laboratoire PRiSM – UVSQ, France
Maria Serna, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Maria Markaki, University of Crete, Greece
Marieke Huisman, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Marina Papatriantafilou, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Olja Rastic-Dulborough, IBM, UK
Panagiota Fatourou, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) Institute of Computer Science, Greece
Paola Inverardi, Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienze dell’informazione Università dell’Aquila, Italy
Paraskevi Fragopoulou, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) Institute of Computer Science, Greece
Renata Borovica-Gajic, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Rizos Sakellariou, University of Manchester, UK
Sarah Hewitt, University of Southampton, UK
Vassilis Papaefstathiou, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) Institute of Computer Science, Greece