The Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland and the Center for Women in Computing are pleased to present the second year of Tech + Research: Welcoming Women to Computing Research. This is a three day research workshop geared towards engaging undergraduate women in computing. During this workshop, student teams will come together and collaboratively work together to use technology to solve pressing issues.
Parallel to Technica, the largest all-women and non-binary hackathon in the nation, students will participate in the Research track at Technica The weekend event will bring together computing faculty from institutions across the state of Maryland to serve as mentors on projects in their research areas. Along with providing hands-on research experience in a dynamic hackathon setting, the weekend workshop will include sessions introducing attendees to the basics of computer science research (CSR) and highlight the exciting opportunities that come with pursuing a graduate degree in computer science.
Who Can Attend?
We welcome all women undergraduates from colleges and universities to apply. Current master’s students considering a PhD program may apply and will be considered on a case by case basis. Please apply by October 15th for best consideration. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, October 23th if space is still availible.
Registration Process and Fees
Participants will have two options to experience this workshop.
- Students who live more than 15 miles away from College Park, MD will be provided housing.
- Students who live on or near the UMD campus (less than 15 miles away from College Park, MD) will not be provided housing.
Housing does not include Sunday, 11/10/19. Students are expected to check out Sunday morning before programming.
All meals, snacks, and supplies will be provided for both groups from Friday morning breakfast through Sunday lunch. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from UMCP.
REMEMBER: YOU MUST REGISTER FOR BOTH TECHNICA & TECH + RESEARCH
For full information, please visit https://inclusion.cs.umd.edu/events/techresearch.
Join us for a half-day of food, drinks, and educational sessions on the Microsoft suite of products. Get updated by our team of experts on the new solutions coming from Microsoft and how they can be incorporated into your IT infrastructure.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Registration & Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Windows10 VDI on Azure Session
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM | Coffee Break
2:45 PM – 4:45 PM | Microsoft Azure Sentinel & Security Session
4:45 PM – 6:00 PM | Networking Reception
During these custom sessions, we will be discussing:
- – An introduction to Windows10 VDI through a live demo
- – Azure: Microsoft’s leading cloud platform
- – The various Azure tools that keep your cost and time down
- – A breakdown of cloud security, in respects to Azure
- – A live demo on Azure Sentinel
Join us to learn more about the role and career path opportunities of an IT Auditor. We will explore a typical day in our professional lives and share insights on what skills and experiences one can gain working in Internal Audit. Khaleque Ismail and Ramir Austin, both IT Auditors at Chubb, will share their personal experiences and we’ll conclude with an open dialogue to answer any questions from the group.
Alan Phan is an IT Audit Professional at Chubb helping to manage and minimize information technology risks at the organization. He has 15 years of IT experience and specializes in advisory of security and cyber risk management. A strong supporter of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, Alan serves on multiple boards and committees to influence and shape organizational culture. When not working, Alan enjoys staying active, a good Netflix binge, and spending quality time with his family ruled by three little princesses.
After registering for the event the Zoom link will be provided via email.
Would you like to understand how to “Filter Through the Google Noise?” If so, join Andrew Miller, SVP, Search & Emerging Media at CMI/Compas as he shows you what marketers need to know. Andrew has over 11 years of search engine marketing experience and has been able to help healthcare brands create holistic strategies to reach their audiences. These strategies also include the use of Video, Programmatic, Contextual and SEO programs along with cross-channel synergies all in an effort to drive innovation for clients and his teams. Andrew loves working in healthcare because it impacts everyone – and being able to see how the space is evolving through tech and digital innovation is extremely exciting.
Google is an industry leader that sets the standard for search, as such it’s important to understand any major updates, changes or partnerships and the effect that they may have on your business. As an expert in the search space, Andrew Miller, presents the most relevant and high-profile news as it pertains to Google. Andrew will share insights, support and direction around what noise can be filtered out and what needs to be focused on as marketers and advertisers in the industry.
In this webinar we will cover:
Join us to celebrate 20 years of MIS and IBIT on Sept. 23, 2020. We’re throwing a carnival to mark the momentous occasion!
We’re bringing back all your favorites, from corn dogs to funnel cake. With surprise DJ and dozens of classic carnival games lining the walls in Mitten to kick off our anniversary celebration. This year will be bigger than ever before!
WITS connects women working on the business and technical sides of the industry. The conference brings together women at every level, from students to senior executives, to connect, educate and inspire through events across the United States. New for 2019 – WITS Northeast has expanded to a two-day conference!
For more information about the Women In Tech Summits, visit https://womenintechsummit.net/.