Events

 

  1. To organize a meeting, email N2Women-Info@acm.org for assistance
  2. An easy step-by-step plan on how to organize an N2 Women meeting: click here
  3. Lessons learned from past event organizers: click here
  4. Example sign-up sheet [.doc]: click here

N2Women 2018 Event Calendar

IMC 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the N2Women Meeting at ACM Internet Measurement Conference 2018 in Boston, MA!
Topic: “Let’s Break-fast the Ice!”
Who? You! Everybody is welcome!
What? Join us for a delicious breakfast while we play icebreaker games and network!
When? Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 7:30am – 8:30am
Where? Room 655 in ISEC, 805 Columbus Ave, Boston MA
Why? To get to know each other in a fun, informal way before the conference gets underway
Please find the flyer of the event here.
Organized by: Laura M. Roberts, laurar@cs.princeton.edu
Mentor: Niky Riga, Facebook, Inc.
Funding for this meeting has been generously provided by ACM IMC.

MobiCom 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the N2Women meeting at ACM MobiCom 2018!

We are honored to have a panel discussion and networking event with the distinguished panelists from the academia. The topic is “the road from a novice to a professional researcher

It is an interactive panel discussion and the attendees are encouraged to engage with the panelists and ask questions. Our distinguished panelists are:

  • Dr. Robin Hillary Kravets, Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA
  • Dr. Chunyi Peng, Assistant Professor, Purdue University, USA
  • Dr. Wenjun Hu, Yale University, USA

Date: Tuesday, October 30th 2018

Time: 12:20PM – 01:20PM

Venue: Le Meridien Hotel, shared space with the conference lunch

Please find the flyer of the event here. Everyone is welcome to join us!

Organized by: Dr. Meng Jin, Tsinghua University, mengj@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Andrea Goldsmith, Stanford University

SenSys 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the N2Women meeting at ACM SenSys 2018!
We are honored to have a panel discussion and networking event with the topic Bring Your Whole Self to Academia?
It is an interactive panel discussion and the attendees are encouraged to engage with the panelists and ask questions. This year, we have the following panelists:

  • Dr. Polly Huang, Professor, National Taiwan University
  • Dr. Qin Lv, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Dr. Olga Saukh, Assistant Professor, TU Graz
  • Dr. Jie Liu, Partner Research Manager, Microsoft AI& Research
  • Dr. Pei Zhang, Associate Research Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Date: Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
Time: 12:15 – 13:45
Venue: Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai, shared space with the conference lunch

Please find the flyer of the event here. Everyone is welcome to join us!

Organized by: Dr. Shijia Pan, Carnegie Mellon University, shijiapan@cmu.edu
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Hae Young Noh, Carnegie Mellon University

DYSPAN 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the N2Women meeting at IEEE DySPAN’18!

We are honored to have a panel discussion and networking event with the distinguished panelists from the academia. The topic is “Using Networking events to build strong academic collaborations“. This is planned to be an interactive panel discussion and the attendees are encouraged to engage with the panelists and ask questions. Our distinguished panelists are:

  • Dr. Edward Knightly, Professor, Rice University in Houston, Texas, USA
  • Dr. Danijela Cabric, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Dr. Suzan Bayhan, Senior Researcher, TKN, TU Berlin Germany

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Time: 12:20 – 13:35 PM
Venue: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Seoul, Room TBA

Please find the flyer of the event here.
Everyone is welcome to join us! Please RSVP here.

Organized by: Dr. Fauzia Idrees Abro, Air University, Pakistan
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mariya Zheleva, University of Albany, USA

For further information, please contact Dr Fauzia Idrees at Fauzia.Idrees.1@city.ac.uk 

UbiComp 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the N2 Women meeting at UbiComp’18!

We are honored to have a roundtable discussion & networking event with the following distinguished researchers who will share their knowledge and valuable experiences with us:
  • Lucy Dunne, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota
  • Monica S. Lam, Professor, Stanford University
  • Cecilia Mascolo, Professor, University of Cambridge
  • Silvia Santini, Associate Professor, USI Lugano
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Time: 12:30 – 2:00 PM
Venue: lunch area (Nicola 1, 2, and 3), Suntec Convention Center, SingaporePlease find the flyer of the event here. Everyone is welcome to join, please RSVP here.Organized by: Sandra Servia, Research Associate, University of Cambridge
Faculty Mentors: Ellen Do (ellen.do@colorado.edu), Katia Vega (kvega@ucdavis.edu)For more information, feel free to contact Sandra Servia at ss2138@cam.ac.uk

ICNP 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the N2 Women meeting at ICNP 2018 in Cambridge, UK.

The event is an enlightening panel discussion with distinguished panelists from the academia and industry. The topic is “Navigating the path from a novice to an independent researcher”. This is planned to be an interactive panel discussion and the attendees are encouraged to engage with the panelists and ask questions.
Our distinguished panelists are:
  • Dr. Jon Crowcroft, Professor, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Dr. Lixin Gao, Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
  • Dr. Thomas Karagiannis, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK
  • Dr. Hulya Seferoglu, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
 
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 1:00PM – 1:55PM
Venue: Clare College, University of Cambridge, Room TBA
Please find the flyer of the event here. Everyone is welcome to join!
Please RSVP here!
Organized by: Yasaman Keshtkarjahromi, ORAU Postdoc Fellow
For more information, please contact Yasaman Keshtkarjahromi at y.keshtkar@gmail.com

LCN 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the N2 Women meeting at  IEEE LCN 2018!
The event features keynotes and interactive discussions in Q&A sessions as follows:
  • Welcome talk
      Dr. Hossam Hassanein, Professor, Queen’s University, Canada
  • Keynote-1 Pitfalls and Solutions towards Promotion in Academia: Faculty Mentee and Mentor Viewpoint
      Dr. Klara Nahrstedt, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Keynote-2 International Mobility and Career: Pros, Cons and a Few Tips for a Good Move
      Dr. Katia Jaffrès-Runser, Associate Professor, Université de Toulouse, INPT-ENSEEIHT, France
Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 – 10:30 AM
Venue: Plenary session, Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Please find the flyer of the event here. Everyone is welcome to join us!
Please RSVP here!
Organized by: Jingrong Wang, University of Victoria, Canada
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Damla Turgut, University of Central Florida, USA.
For more information, please contact Jingrong Wang at jingrongwang@uvic.ca

MobiHoc 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the N2 Women meeting at  ACM MobiHoc 2018!
We are honored to have an enlightening panel discussion with distinguished panelists from academia who will share their knowledge and valuable experiences with us.
Our distinguished panelists include:

  • Dr. Lixia Zhang , Professor, UCLA, USA
  • Dr. Ming Li, Assistant Professor, The University of Nevada, Reno
  • Dr. Milena Radenkovic, Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Dr. Ani Nahapetian, Associate Professor, California, Northridge
Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 PM
Venue: UCLA Engineering Building IV, Room 289

Organized by: Yasaman Ghasempour, Rice University

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Inria Lille-Nord Europe

For more information, please contact, Yasaman Ghasempour, ghasempour@rice.edu

SECON 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the N2 Women meeting at  IEEE SECON 2018!
We are honored to have an enlightening panel discussion with distinguished panelists from academia who will share their knowledge and valuable experiences with us.
Our distinguished panelists include:

  • Dr. Jianping Wang , Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Dr. Yuexuan Wang, Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Dr. Marilia Curado, Assistant Professor, Aalto University, Finland

The panel features interactive discussions and Q&A sessions.

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 AM
Venue: N101 in PolyU
Please find the flyer of the event here.Everyone is welcome to join us!

Please RSVP here!

Organized by: Dr. Chin-Ya Huang, Nat’l Taiwan Univ. of Sci. and Tech., Taiwan
Faculty Mentor: Dr.  Aakanksha Chowdhery, Google, USA

For more information, please contact Chin-Ya Huang at chinya@gapps.ntust.edu.tw

WoWMoM 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the N2 Women meeting at the IEEE WoWMoM 2018!
We are honored to have an enlightening panel discussion with distinguished panelists from academia who will share their knowledge and valuable experiences with us.
Our distinguished panelists include:

  • Dr. Suzan Bayhan, Senior Researcher, TKN, TU Berlin, Germany
  • Dr. Marilia Curado, Assistant Professor, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Dr. Maria Papadopouli, Professor, University of Crete & FORTH, Greece
  • Dr. Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou, Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico, USA

The panel features interactive discussions and Q&A sessions.

Date: Friday, June 15, 2018
Time: 12:30 – 2:00 PM
Venue: Minoa Palace Resort and Spa, Room TBAPlease find the flyer of the event here. Everyone is welcome to join us!
Please RSVP here!
Organized by: Georgia Koutsandria, Ph.D. Student, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Maria Papadopouli, Professor, University of Crete & FORTH, Greece.
For more information, please contact Georgia Koutsandria at koutsandria@di.uniroma1.it

PerCom 2018

It is our pleasure to invite you to the N2Women meeting at PerCom 2018. We have planned an enlightening panel discussion with distinguished panelists from academia:

  • Dr. Amy Murphy, Senior Researcher, Bruno Kessler Foundation, Italy
  • Prof. Christine Julien,  Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, US
  • Dr. Flora Salim, Senior Lecturer, RMIT University, Australia

Please find the event flyer here. Everyone is welcome to join! Please RSPV!

Date: Monday, March 19

Time: 17:30 – 18:30

Location: Room Macedonia B

If you have any questions, please contact the event organizers:

Organizer: Shkurta Gashi – shkurta.gashi@usi.ch

Mentor: Flora Salim – flora.salim@rmit.edu.au

N2Women 2017 Event Calendar

MSWiM 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the N2 Women panel at ACM MSWiM 2017. We have planned an enlightening panel discussion with distinguished panelists from academia.

Our distinguished panelists include:

  • Dr. Suzan Bayhan, Senior Researcher, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Dr. Tahiry Razafindralambo, Associate Professor, University of Reunion Island
  • Dr. Monique Ross, Assitant Professor, Florida International University, USA

The panel features interactive discussions and Q&A sessions on:

You can’t win if you don’t play – how to improve self confidence and how to encourage women to expose their research work?

Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Room TBA

Please find the flyer here. All are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP!

Organizer: Oana Hotescu, PhD Student, University of Toulouse, France
Mentor: Dr. Isabelle Guérin Lassous, Professor, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France

Please feel free to transfer to your colleagues!

For more information, please contact Oana Hotescu at oana.hotescu@enseeiht.fr

SenSys 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the N2 Women panel at ACM SenSys 2017. We are honored to have an enlightening panel discussion with distinguished panelists from academia.

Our distinguished panelists include:

  • Dr. Niki Trigoni, Professor Computing Science, Oxford University, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Yanyong Zhang, Professor ECE/WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA
  • Dr. Hae Young Noh, Assistant Professor Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Dr. Ivana Tomic, Research Associate Imperial College, London

The panel features interactive discussions and Q&A sessions on:

“Hurdels that are commonly met when transitioning form an early stage researcher to an independent scientist”

Date: November 7, 2017
Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Room Commissiekamer 3

Please find the flyer here. All are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP here. Feel free to transfer the information to your colleagues!

Organizer: Somreeta Pramanik, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Mentor: Dr. Yanyong Zhang, Rutgers University, New Jersey.

For further inquiry, please contact Somreeta Pramanik at somreeta.pramanik@gmail.com.

MobiCom 2017

It is our pleasure to invite you to the N2 Women meeting at ACM MobiCom 2017 in Snowbird, Utah, USA with interactive discussions and networking opportunities. We have planned an enlightening panel discussion with distinguished panelists experiencing in both academia and industry.

Our distinguished panelists include:

  • Dr. Xia Zhou, Associate Professor, Dartmouth College
  • Dr. Robin H. Kravets, Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Dr. Lili Qiu, Professor, University of Texas at Austin
  • Dr. Heather Zheng, Neubauer Professor, University of Chicago
Kindly find the event flyer here. Everyone is welcome to join. Please RSVP here. Please also spread the word to your colleagues!

Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Room Wasatch B

Organizer: Anh Nguyen, University of Colorado Boulder.
Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth M. Belding, University of California Santa Barbara.
For further inquiry, please contact Anh Nguyen at Anh.TL.Nguyen@Colorado.EDU.

 

PIMRC 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the N2Women panel at IEEE PIMRC 2017.

We are honored to have distinguished panelists from academia and industry:

  • Prof. Catherine Rosenberg, Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Dr. Jennifer Andreoli-Fang, Distinguished Technologist, CableLabs, USA
  • Dr. Amira Alloum,  Research Engineer, Nokia Research Labs, France
  • Dr. Ayça Ozcelikkale, Associate Senior Lecturer, Uppsala University, Sweden
The panel features interactive discussion and Q&A sessions on:
“Women in Science and Technology: Towards a Real Transformation”
Date: October 11, 2017
Time: 13h30 – 15h00
Location: Room Ville-Marie

 

Please find the flyer here. All are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP. Please feel free to transfer this information to your colleagues!

 

For more information, please contact Wafae Bakkali: bakkali.wafae@gmail.com

 

LCN 2017

It is our pleasure to invite you to the N2Women meeting at IEEE LCN 2017 in Singapore with interactive talk, discussions and networking opportunity. We have planned an enlightening panel discussion with distinguished panelists from academia and industry.

Our distinguished panelists include:
  • Dr. Damla Turgut, Associate Professor, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Dr. Katrin Reitsma, Security Research Engineer, Chief Technology Office Motorola Solutions, USA
  • Dr. Nabanita Das, Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, India
  • Dr. Delphine Reinhardt, Assistant Professor, University of Bonn, Germany
  • Dr. Kyong Jin SHIM, Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Kindly find the event flyer here. Everyone is welcome to join. Please RSVP here.
Please also spread the word to your colleagues!

 

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Room Robertson

 

For more information, please contact Suraiya Tairin at suraiya.cse07@gmail.com.

 

Ubicomp 2017

It is our pleasure to invite you to the N2Women meeting at Ubicomp 2017. This year we are combining the N2Women meeting with the Broadening Participation Luncheon.

 

We have planned an enlightening panel discussion with distinguished panelists from academia and industry:

  • Leila Takayama, Associate Professor, UC Santa Cruz
  • Jessica Cauchard, Assistant Professor, IDC Herzliya
  • Gloria Mark, Professor, UC Irvine
  • Meredith Ringel Morris, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
Please find the event flyer here. Everyone is welcome to join!
 
Date: Thursday, September 14
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 PM
Location: Haleakala Ballroom 1
If you have any questions, please contact the event organizers:
Parastoo Abtahi – parastoo@stanford.edu and Afra Mashhadi – mashhadi@uw.edu

 

IEEE Africon 2017

It is our pleasure to invite you to the N2Women meeting at IEEE Africon 2017, Cape Town, with support from WIE Region 8. The event is organized by Mary Adedoyin.

Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
For more information, see here.

 

MobiHoc 2017

You are cordially invited to the N2Women meeting at MobiHoc 2017 – more information is provided here.

We are honored to have an exciting team of panelists from academia and industry:

  • Pamela Kumar, Director General, Telecom Standards Development Society of India; Vice President, Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India
  • P R Kumar, Professor & College of Engineering Chair, Texas A & M, USA
  • Tanuja Ganu, Co-Founder and CTO, DataGlen Technologies, India
  • Tara Javidi, Professor, University of California at San Diego, USA
The panel features interactive discussion and Q&A sessions on “Navigating the challenges of an early research career”.
Date: July 13th, 2017, 4:30 to 5:30 PM, Thursday
Location: Hall 3, IC&SR Building, IIT Madras, India
All are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP.
For more information, please contact Samta Shukla (shukls@rpi.edu) OR Sharayu Moharir (sharayu.moharir@gmail.com).

MobiSys 2017

You are cordially invited to the N2Women meeting at MobiSys 2017. Information about the event can be found here.

Date:  June 19th , 2017

Organizers:
Aruna Balasubramanian (Stony Brook)
Aakanksha Chowdhery (Princeton)
Robin Kravets (UIUC)
Anudipa Maiti (University of Buffalo)
Uma Parthavi Moravapalle (Georgia Tech)
Aarathi Prasad (Amherst College)
Xia Zhou (Dartmouth)

 

For inquiry, please contact Aruna Balasubramanian  (arunab@CS.STONYBROOK.EDU).

WoWMoM 2017

It is our pleasure to invite you to the N^2Women event in IEEE WoWMoM 2017 at Macao, China. We have planned an enlightening panel discussion on “Gender Diversity in Research”, with leading academicians.

Our distinguished panelists include:
Dr. Silvia Giordano, SUPSI, Switzerland
Dr. Rita Tse, Macao Polytechnic Institute, China

 

Date:  June 15, 2017
Time: 11 AM
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macao, China

Kindly find the flyer here.

N2Women Organizer: Sima Das, MST, Rolla, USA
N2Women Mentor: Dr. Alessandra De Paola, University of Palermo, Italy

For inquiry, please contact Sima Das at: sdp4b@mst.edu

SECON 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the N2Women meeting at IEEE SECON 2017.

We are honored to have our speakers, Prof. Haiying Shen, from University of Virginia, and Prof. Mahima Agumbe Suresh, from Texas A&M University, to share their knowledge and working experience with us. The meeting features interactive discussion and Q&A sessions.

Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Time: 12:30 pm – 14:00 pm
Location: SECON Venue

Refreshments will be generously provided by IEEE SECON 2017.

Please find the flyer here.

All are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP here.

Please also spread the word to your colleagues!

For more information, please contact Elahe Vahdani at evahdani@gradcenter.cuny.edu.

INFOCOM 2017

It is our pleasure to invite you to the N2Women event at IEEE INFOCOM 2017 in Atlanta, GA. We have planned an enlightening panel discussion on “Identifying and countering bias in profession”, with leading scientists from academia and industry.

Our distinguished panelist include:
Lydia Y. Chen, IBM Zurich Research Lab
Aliye Özge Kaya, Nokia Bell Labs
Janise McNair, University of Florida
Wenye Wang, NC State UniversityDate:  May 02, 2017
Time: 12:30pm
Venue: Atlanta 5 (Level 1), Sheraton Atlanta hotel

The event flyer is available here. Everyone is welcome to join, please RSVP here.

Organizer: Meenupriya Swaminathan, Northeastern University.
Mentor: Damla Turgut, University of Central Florida.

For inquiry, please contact Meenu at meenu@ece.neu.edu

DySPAN 2017

You are cordially invited to the N2Women meeting at DySPAN 2017. We have planned an exciting interactive discussion with distinguished scientists from academia and industry to discuss their different views on career paths after Ph.D. and future directions in the field.

Our distinguished panelist include:
Anant Sahai – UC Berkeley
Danijela Cabric – UCLA
Shweta Sagari – Huawei
Milind Buddhikot – Bell Labs

Date:  Wednesday, March 8th , 2017
Time: 15:00 – 15:30
Venue: Main Conference Room (Same as Technical Program of DySPAN 2017)

The event flyer is available here. Everyone is welcome to join, please RSVP here.


Refreshments will be generously provided by IEEE DySPAN 2017.

Organizers: Adriana Flores and Neel Krishnan.
Mentor: Sofie Pollin.
For inquiry, please contact Adriana at (adriana.flores@rice.edu) or Neel at (neel45@winlab.rutgers.edu).