N²Women 2012 Events

  • IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 N2 Women Luncheon Discussion
    • Date: December 5th, 2012 (Wednesday)
    • Time: 12-1:30 pm
    • Venue: Redondo Room at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, California
    • Topics:
    • Attracting women in computing and computer science
    • The barriers facing women to enter in scientific career
    • Women’s situation in the area of research in ten years
    • Please join us, meet fellow researchers and share your experiences! If you
      are planning to attend, please RSVP by filling out this form at
      http://goo.gl/49RW9
    • For more information, please contact Sanaz Barghi (sbarghi@uci.edu) or Sahar
      Hoteit (hoteit@MIT.EDU)
  • SenSys 2012 N2 Women Luncheon Discussion (flyer)
  • IEEE Dyspan 2012 N2 Women Luncheon Discussion (flyer)
    • Date: October 18, 2012 (Thusday)
    • Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
    • Venue: Bellevue,Washington, USA
    • Panelists:
    • Dr. A.J. Brush (Microsoft Research)
    • Prof. Linda Doyle (Trinity College Dublin)
    • Prof. Maria Papadopouli (University of Crete, FORTH, and KTH)
    • Dr. Evelyne Viegas (Microsoft Research)
    • Prof. Heather Zheng (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Topics:
      • Academic vs. industry: How to choose which one is right for you?
      • How to prepare as a graduate student for a research career in academia/industry?
      • How to network and market your research to different audiences?
      • How to have a successful transition from school to a full time job?
    • For more information, please contact Parya Moinzadeh (moinzad1@ILLINOIS.EDU)
  • Mobicom 2012 N2 Women Luncheon Discussion (flyer)
    • Date: August 23, 2012 (Thusday)
    • Time: 1:30-2:15 pm
    • Venue: Sadirvan A, Hilton Istanbul
    • Panelists: Prof. Edward Knightly
    • Topics:
      • How to find new research problems in networking?
    • For more information, please contact Shruti Sanadhya (xiazhou@cs.ucsb.edu) or Rose Hu (rose.hu@usu.edu)
  • ACM SIGCOMM 2012 N2Women Luncheon Discussion (flyer, RSVP page)
    • Date: August 14, 2012 (Tuesday)
    • Time: 12:30-2:00 pm
    • Venue: Finlandia Hall Restaurant, Helsinki, Finland
    • Panelists:
    • Professor Jon Crowcroft, University of Cambridge
    • Professor Sue Moon, KAIST
    • Dr. Konstantina Papagiannaki, Telefónica
    • Professor Jennifer Rexford, Princeton University
    • Topics :
      • How to get a job?
      • How to prepare for a job interview?
      • How to survive the transition to the new job?
    • For more information, please contact Xia Zhou (xiazhou@cs.ucsb.edu) or Heather Zheng (htzheng@cs.ucsb.edu)
    • Please RSVP at here
  • IEEE SECON 2012 N2Women Panel Discussion (flyer)
    • Date: June 19, 2012 (Tuesday)
    • Time: 12:30-1:30 pm
    • Venue: Rialto Place, Millennium Seoul Hilton Hotel, South Korea
    • Panelists:
    • Professor Yuan Xue, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
    • Professor Miao Jin, The Center for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    • Professor Gul Agha, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Professor Suman Banerjee, Department of Computer Sciences & Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Topics :
    • How to live a balanced life
    • How to collaborate with other colleagues on projects?
    • Things to do & things not to do at graduate school
    • Advisor : Dr. Jiang (Linda) Xie, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    • Organizer: Jingyao Zhang, Virginia Tech
    • For more information, please contact Jingyao Zhang (jingyao@vt.edu)
  • IEEE ICC 2012 Panel discussion and Lunch (flyer)
    • Date: June 13, 2012
    • Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm
    • Location: Exhibition Hall, Ottawa Convention Center (OCC), co-located with IEEE ICC 2012
    •  Panelists:
      • Lucy Hood, Executive Director, Communication Technology Management, University of Southern California, USA
      • Neeli Prasad, Head of Research, Center for TeleInFrastruktur, Aalborg University, Denmark
      • Octavia Dobre, Associate Professor, Memorial University, Canada
    • Moderator: Zahra Ahmadian, Chair Women In Engineering Committee, IEEE Canada
    •  Topics:
      • Transitions from school to a full time job career
      • Development in first job, career
      • Transitions through motherhood
      • Surviving Transition between job
    • Organizers: Zahra Ahmadian, Winnie Ye, Melike Erol-Kantarci, Yujin Li
    • Event sponsors: IEEE Canada Women In Engineering Committee, ICC Organizing Committee, N2Women
    • Please RSVP at here
  • ACM MobiHoc 2012 Panel discussion (flyer)
    • Date: June 13, 2012
    • Time: 12:00 – 1:30pm
    • Location: Carolina Board room, Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa, co-located with ACM MobiHoc 2012
    • Panelists: Dr. Ellen W. Zegura, Dr. Ness B. Shroff, Dr. Jiang Xie and Dr. Aradhana Narula-Tam
    • Topics:
      • What will be the top five research topics in Computer Networking in next ten years?
      • Comparative discussion on journal and conference publications, their topics and target audiences
      • Essential background knowledge for researchers in the field of Networking
    • Organizers: Sanorita Dey
    • Contact: Sanorita Dey (deys@cse.sc.edu)
  • 2nd N2Women Workshop 2012
    • Date: March 25, 2012
    • Location: Orlando, co-located with IEEE Infocom 2012
    • Academic keynote speaker: Dr. Ellen W. Zegura (Professor and Chair, School of Computer Science, Georgia Tech)
    • Industry keynote speaker: Dr. Helen J. Wang (Microsoft Research).
    • Organizers: Robin Kravets, Violet Syrotiuk, Damla Turgut, Tracy Camp and Wendi Heinzelman