Friday, 28 February 2014
18:00 - 20:00 Career Fair
Saturday, 01 March 2014
08:30 - 17:00 womENcourage conference
|9:00||Welcome and Opening by Eva Navarro Lopez, University of Manchester|
|9:15||Keynote Address by Professor Dame Wendy Hall, University of Southampton
"How to Enjoy a Career as a Woman in Computing: The Power of Networks"
ACM Introduction by Vicki Hanson, ACM Treasurer,
ACM Europe Introduction by Mashhuda Glencross, ACM Europe Treasurer,
ACM-W Introduction by Valerie Barr, ACM-W Chair
ACM-W Europe by Reyyan Ayfer, ACM-W Europe Chair
ACM Europe Chapters by George Eleftherakis, ACM Europe Chapters Leader
|10:45||Coffee Break, Poster Session|
|11:15||Panel "What are the career opportunities? What is the future?"
Beryl Nelson, Google
Claire Vishik, Intel, UK
Cornelia Boldyreff, University of Greenwich, UK
Philip Su, Facebook, UK
Christine Flounders, Bloomberg UK
|13:15||Technical Talk by Carole Goble, University of Manchester
"Helping Scientists do Science: Confessions of an Applied Computer Scientist."
|13:55||Technical Talk by Yasemin Altun, Google
"Automatic Text Summarization and its Applications"
Chair: Beryl Nelson, Google
|16:00||Panel: “What can you do to change the world?”
|16:45||Closing Remarks by Eva Navarro Lopez|