Save the Date! Tapia 2019 San Diego,CA September 18-21, 2019

2018 Tapia Conference

CMD-IT Student Professional Development Workshop

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 — 1:00PM - 5:00PM

Pre-registration required.

The CMD-IT Student Professional Develop Workshop will provide undergraduate and masters level computer science students with the unique opportunity to receive coaching and development from Industry professionals. Students will learn the best practices for resume writing, preparing for the rigors of the (technical/behavioral) interview process and social media presence. The workshop includes a Resume Clinic where students can get 1:1 advice from professional industry volunteers on their resumes.

Workshop Agenda

12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
Workshop Check-in
Location: Orlando L-M

1:00 pm - 1:15pm
Welcome & Workshop Overview
Dr. Valerie Taylor, CEO & President, CMD-IT
Location: Orlando L-M

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Breakout Sessions I

Interviewing Skills
Location: Orlando N
Keynote Speaker: Zohar Liran, Engineering Manger, Autodesk
Panelists:
- Zohar Liran, Software Engineering Manger, Autodesk
- Christian Rodriguez, Software Engineer, Lyft
- Amal Saleh, Recruiter, Facebook
- Courtney Latch, Manager -Talent Acquisition, Qualcomm
Moderator: Dr. Joel Branch,Director of Platform Development and AI Architect, Lucd, Inc.

Resume Writing Skills
Location: Orlando L-M
Keynote Speaker: Mari Roberts, Sr. Manager University Recruiting, Microsoft
Panelists:
- Mari Roberts, Sr. Manager University Recruiting, Microsoft
- Hailey Daniels, Campus Recruiting Manager, BNY Mellon
- Steven Wells, Senior Director Talent Acquisition, Counsyl
- Carl Fisher, Senior Recruiter - Cloud Business Group, SAP
- Josemaria Dolores, Senior Manager, Wayfair
Moderator: Dr. Valerie Taylor, CEO & President, CMD-IT

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Presence
Keynote Speaker: Dez Udezue, Senior Software Engineer, LinkedIn
Location: Orlando L-M

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Refreshment Break
Location: Orlando L-M

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Breakout Sessions II

Interviewing Skills
Location: Orlando N
Keynote Speaker: Zohar Liran, Engineering Manger, Autodesk
Panelists:
- Zohar Liran, Engineering Manger, Autodesk
- Serguei Narojnyi, Engineering Manager, Two Sigma Investments
- Nishi Bhonsle, Director of Software Engineering, Salesforce
- Michael Mathew, Software Engineer, Zillow
Moderator: Dr. Joel Branch, Director of Platform Development and AI Architect, Lucd, Inc.

Resume Writing Skills
Location: Orlando L-M
Keynote Speaker: Mari Roberts, Sr. Manager University Recruiting, Microsoft
Panelists:
- Mari Roberts, Sr. Manager University Recruiting, Microsoft
- Lupe Czerwinski, Executive Director - CCB Technology, JP Morgan
- Shauna Kimball, Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager - University Recruiting, Uber
- Kimberly Howell, Talent Acquisition Consultant, Fidelity
- Andrew Yeung,, University Relations Program Lead, Mozilla
Moderator: Dr. Valerie Taylor, CEO & President, CMD-IT

3:30 pm - 4:55 pm
Resume Clinic with Industry & Government Volunteers
Location: Orlando L-M

4:55 pm - 5:00 pm
Wrap up and Close
Dr. Valerie Taylor, CEO & President, CMD-IT
Location: Orlando L-M