SAVE THE DATE Tapia 2018 Orlando, FL September 19-22, 2018

2017 Tapia Conference

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

10:00AM - 9:00PM
Registration

Conference Registration

Location: Terrace Foyer

12:00PM - 6:00PM
Exhibits

Exhibitor Set-Up

Location: Grand Hall

1:00PM - 5:00PM
Workshop

Industry Professional Development Workshop: Building Relationships That Take You to the Next Level

Professional attendees only
Location:Regency VII

Workshop

CMD-IT Student Professional Development Workshop

Sponsored by Microsoft

Pre-registration required

Location: Centennial I

5:00PM - 6:00PM
Orientation

Scholarship Recipient Orientation & Newcomers Session

Location: Centennial I

6:00PM - 7:30PM
Panel

Welcome Reception & Fireside Chat: Future Visions of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Location: Centennial II-IV

7:30PM - 9:30PM
Exhibits

Dessert & Career Fair

Location: Grand Hall

Thursday, September 21, 2017

7:00AM - 5:00PM
Registration

Conference Registration

Location: Terrace Foyer

7:00AM - 8:00AM
Break/Meals

General Breakfast

Location: Centennial Foyer/Centennial II-IV

Workshop

Careers @ Lyft Student Breakfast

Sponsored by Lyft
Location: Regency VI

Workshop

Asana Student Breakfast: Who Tells Your Story?

Sponsored by Asana
Location:Regency V

8:00AM - 8:30AM
Announcements

Welcome & Announcements

Location: Centennial II-IV

8:30AM - 9:15AM
Plenary Speaker

Making a Mathematical Diagnosis: How Combining Medical Imaging with Computational Science can Improve Patient Outcomes

Plenary Speaker:
Edward Castillo, Beaumont Health Research Institute

Location: Centennial II-IV

9:15AM - 9:30AM
Break/Meals

Break

Location: Centennial Foyer

9:30AM - 10:15AM
Plenary Speaker

Building a Browser for Everyone

Plenary Speaker:
Adrienne P. Felt, Google

Location: Centennial II-IV

10:00AM - 5:00PM
Exhibits

Career Fair

Location: Grand Hall

10:15AM-10:45AM
Break/Meals

Refreshment Break

Location: Grand Hall

10:45AM - 12:15PM
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Panel

Increasing Diversity in Computing: Sharing of Good Practices

Location: Hanover E

Panel

Entrepreneurial Skills & Thinking

Location: Hanover F

Panel

AI and Social Responsibility

Location: Hanover C

Workshop

How to Build Your Resume for a Career in Tech by Google and Pandora

Location: Centennial I

Workshop

Accessibility Research – Change Individuals and Change the World

Location: Hanover A

Workshop

How to Use and Customize Free Interactive Ebooks

Location: Hanover B

Workshop

Code Crafters Do Art and Code

Location: Chicago A-B

12:15PM - 1:30PM
Break/Meals

General Lunch

Location: Centennial Foyer/Centennial II-IV

1:30PM - 2:30PM
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Birds of a Feather

Opportunities In Cyber Security – Education To Employment

Location: Hanover A

Birds of a Feather

Online Education through Massive Open Online Courses

Location: Hanover C

Birds of a Feather

The Relevance of Data Science at Minority Serving Institutions

Location: Hanover D

Birds of a Feather

How Can Digital Degrees Make Higher Education More Accessible?

Location: Hanover F

Birds of a Feather

Using Advanced Computing to Affect Social Change

Location: Hanover G

Birds of a Feather

Disability: Celebrating a Face of Diversity

Location: Hanover E

Birds of a Feather

Keras, Deep Learning Made Easy

Location: Kennasaw

Birds of a Feather

Visualization Research and Careers

Location: Hanover B

Birds of a Feather

Women of Color in Computing

Location: Centennial I

2:30PM - 3:30PM
Plenary Speaker

Making Parallelism Easy: A 25 Year Odyssey

Ken Kennedy Distinguished Lecture:
Oyekunle Olukotun, Stanford University

Location: Centennial II-IV

3:30PM - 4:00PM
Break/Meals

Refreshment Break

Location: Grand Hall

4:00PM - 5:00PM
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Reception

Private Poster Presenter Reception

Location: Chicago A-D

Birds of a Feather

Things I wish I knew about High Performance Computing when I started

Location: Hanover B

Birds of a Feather

Learning Communities for Underrepresented Students in Computer Science

Location: Hanover C

Birds of a Feather

Introducing Data Science and Analytics into Computing Curriculum

Location:Hanover E

Birds of a Feather

Addressing Diversity & Inclusion Issues in Computer Science through Contributions to Free and Open Source Software

Location: Hanover F

Birds of a Feather

To Disclose or Not to Disclose: A Question of Accommodations in the Technical Workplace

Location: Hanover G

Birds of a Feather

Empower The Campus By Bringing Your “XX” Factor Out

Location: Hanover D

Birds of a Feather

Hispanics in Computing Community

Location: Centennial I

5:00PM - 7:00PM
Posters

Reception & Tapia Student Poster Competition/ACM Student Research Competition (SRC)

Location: Regency Ballroom & Regency Foyer Sponsored by Tapia 2017 Silver Sponsors

7:00PM - 9:00PM
Reception

ABI Community Meetup

Join Anita Borg Institute communities (Systers, Black Women in Computing, Latinas in Computing, and more) for an informal meetup to meet members, learn about their initiatives and how to engage.

Sponsored by the Anita Borg Institute
Location: Centennial I

Friday, September 22, 2017

7:00AM - 5:00PM
Registration

Conference Registration

Location: Terrace Foyer

7:00AM - 8:00AM
Break/Meals

General Breakfast

Location: Centennial Foyer/Centennial II-IV

Workshop

Square Student Breakfast

Sponsored by Square
Location:Regency V

Break/Meals

Hispanics in Computing Breakfast

Sponsored by IBM and Equitable Tech

By invitation only
Location: Regency VI

8:00AM - 8:30AM
Announcements

Announcements

Location: Centennial II-IV

8:30AM - 9:15AM
Plenary Speaker

New Interfaces in Neural Computing

Plenary Speaker:
Avani Wildani, Emory University

Location: Centennial II-IV

9:15AM - 9:30AM
Break/Meals

Break

9:30AM - 10:15AM
Plenary Speaker

Leveraging Fine-grained Data Flows in Web Applications

Plenary Speaker:
James Mickens, Harvard University

Location: Centennial II-IV

10:00AM - 5:00PM
Exhibits

Exhibit Hall Open for Interviews with Sponsors

Location: Grand Hall West

10:15AM - 10:45AM
Break/Meals

Refreshment Break

Location: Centennial Foyer

10:45AM - 12:15PM
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Posters

SRC Round II

Location: Kennesaw

Workshop

Faculty Workshop Part I: NSF Funding Opportunities

Location: Regency VI

Workshop

Keras: a tutorial on deep learning

Location: Hanover A

Workshop

The Art of the Demo: How to Create Engaging 15 Minute Outreach Activities

Location: Hanover B

Workshop

Made in the Machine: New Cultural Practices, Critical Analyses, and Techniques in Digital Fabrication, Making, and Manufacturing

Location: Hanover F

Workshop

Maximizing Your PhD: Preparing for Academia or Industry

Location: Hanover D

Panel

Managing Career Transitions

Location: Hanover C

Workshop

Taking on the Technical Interview

Location: Centennial I

Panel

Befriending Failure is Simply Smarter!

Location: Hanover E

Panel

Grassroots Mentoring: Creating Communities to Succeed in Technology

Location: Chicago A-D

12:15PM - 1:30PM
Break/Meals

General Lunch & Networking

Location: Centennial Foyer/Centennial II-IV

Break/Meals

Faculty Luncheon

By invitation only Location: Regency V

1:30PM - 3:00PM
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Workshop

Faculty Workshop Part II: Student Retention

Location:Regency VI

Workshop

Machine Learning at Pinterest

Location: Hanover A

Workshop

Lessons from a Developer in DevOps

Location: Hanover B

Workshop

Discovering Careers with Code - Engage & Retain Diverse Students with CS + X Career Resources

Location: Regency VII

Workshop

The Art of Innovation and “The Pitch”

Location: Hanover D

Workshop

Graduate STEM Degrees: Preparing an Effective Application

Location: Hanover F

Panel

What No One Ever Told You About You About Searching for a Post-Grad School Job

Location: Hanover C

Panel

Strategies for Human-Human Interaction

Location: Hanover E

Panel

Data Challenges for the Internet of Things

Location: Hanover G

Panel

Global Impact of Technology

Location: Chicago A-D

3:00PM - 3:30PM
Break/Meals

Refreshment Break

Location: Centennial Foyer

3:30PM - 5:00PM
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Workshop

Using “Why” to build a better “What”: A Human Centered Approach to Systems and Data

Location: Hanover A

Workshop

Using Learning and Engagement Strategies in Software Engineering and Programming Courses (LESSEP17-3)

Location: Hanover B

Workshop

Guiding Students to Discover CS Concepts & Develop Process Skills using POGIL

Location: Hanover F

Panel

Fairness, Accountability and Transparency in Algorithmic Decision Making

Location: Hanover C

Panel

National-Scale Committee: The Process and The Requirements

Location: Regency VI

Panel

From Research to Startup

Location: Hanover E

Panel

Distributed Systems Unplugged: Sustainability & Energy Efficiency at the Edge

Location: Hanover G

Panel

Tech Tales: The Silicon Valley Tech Experience for People of Color

Location: Centennial I

Panel

Finance and Technology

Location: Chicago A-D

5:00PM - 6:00PM
Reception

VIP Reception

Location: Executive Conference Suite 226
By invitation only

Birds of a Feather

Reach Forward, Reach Back – Using Peer Based Programs to Broaden Participation in Computer Science

Location: Chicago A-D

6:00PM-11:00PM
Break/Meals

Banquet & Dancing

Banquet Keynote
Randal Pinkett, Founder, Chairman and CEO, BCT Partners

Location: Centennial II-IV

Saturday, September 23, 2017

8:00AM - 12:00PM
Saturday Session

Bloomberg CodeCon!

Sponsored by Bloomberg
Location: Learning Center

Students must pre-register to attend. Pre-Registration for this session is closed. If there are seats available students may sign up at the conference.

Saturday Session

Learn about Big Data with Microsoft!

Sponsored by Microsoft and edX
Location: Hanover A

Students must pre-register to attend. Pre-Registration for this session is closed.

Saturday Session

High Performance Computer Networking: Moving Data Fast, Easily, and Securely

Sponsored by the Department of Energy National Labs & presented by Los Alamos National Labs
Location: Hanover E

Students must pre-register to attend. Pre-Registration for this session is closed. If there are seats available students may sign up at the conference.

Saturday Session

Computation on a GPU Environment

Sponsored by the Department of Energy National Labs & presented by Oak Ridge National Labs
Location: Hanover F

Students must pre-register to attend. Pre-Registration for this session is closed.

8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday Session

Computation on an Intel Xeon Phi (aka Knights Landing or KNL) Platform

Sponsored by the Department of Energy National Labs & presented by the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Students must pre-register to attend. Pre-Registration for this session is closed. If there are seats available students may sign up at the conference.
Location: Hanover D

8:00AM - 7:00PM
Doctoral Consortium

Doctoral Consortium

By invitation only
Location: Cortland

8:30AM - 4:30PM
Saturday Session

BWiC Pathways to STEM Gaming Workshop for High School Students

Sponsored by Black Women in Computing (BWiC), CMD-IT and Motorola Solutions Foundation
Location: Hanover C

Volunteer for the workshop

Post Conference Activities

STARS Celebration

The STARS Celebration is a separate conference co-located with the Tapia 2017 Conference. Registration for the STARS Celebration is NOT included in Tapia registration. Tapia Conference attendees and scholarship recipients wishing to attend the STARS Celebration must register to attend STARS celebration.

Location: Embassy A-C (International Tower)