Program

ADA University campus view of Buildings B and C.

Check out the times and venues for our activities, such as keynote speeches, poster presentations, career fair, hackathon and more. Traditionally womENcourage program includes three components: 

  • Conference with keynote speeches and panel discussions, workshops and tutorials, as well as poster presentations from student researchers.
  • Career Fair, where leading companies set up their booths and often arrange onsite hiring sessions. 
  • Hackathon competition on one or more topics, usually inspired by industry.

The following draft program is subject to change closer to the event dates:

ARRIVALS 23 September, Wednesday
DAY 1 24 September, Thursday
08.00-09.00 Morning tea-coffee / Registration
09.00-09.30 WelcomingBuilding C / Large Auditorium
09.30-10.30 Day 1 Keynote speech
10.30-11.00 Tea-coffee break
11.00-12.00 Day 1 Panel discussion
The Big Promise of Big Data Analytics
12.00-12.30 Poster pitch presentations
12.30-13.30 LunchBuilding C / Divan café
13.30-14.00 Poster pitch presentations
   
14.30-15.00 Group and scholarship photo session Great Lawn
15.00-17.30 Career FairBuilding A / Karvansaray Hall
15.00-15.30 Tea-coffee break
Career Fair
17.30-21.00 Cultural program
18.30-21.00 Welcome dinner
DAY 2 25 September, Friday
08.00-09.00 Morning tea-coffee / Registration
09.00-09.30 Poster pitch presentations Building C / Large Auditorium
09.30-10.30 Day 2 Keynote speech
10.30-11.00 Tea-coffee break
11.00-12.00Day 2 Panel discussion
The Artificial Intelligence: from Algorithms to Ethics
12.00-12.30 Poster pitch presentations
12.30-13.30 Lunch Building C / Divan café
13.30-15.00 Parallel sessions: Workshops and TutorialsBuilding B / Study Rooms
15.00-15.30 Tea-coffee break
15.30-17.00 Parallel sessions: Workshops and Tutorials
17.30-21.00 Cultural program
DAY 3 26 September, Saturday
08.30-09.00 Hackathon OpeningBuilding B / Majlis Room
09.00-17.00 HackathonBuilding B / Books and Bytes café
10.30-11.00 Tea-coffee break
  Hackathon
12.30-13.30 LunchBuilding B / Books and Bytes café
  Hackathon
15.00-15.30 Tea-coffee break
15.30-17.00 Team presentationsBuilding B / Majlis Room
17.00-17.30 Judging and awarding
17.30-21.00 Cultural program
DEPARTURES 27 September, Sunday