Call For Participation

The Second Networking Networking Women Workshop
Monday, March 26, 2012
Orlando, Florida, USA
(co-located with IEEE INFOCOM)

N2Women is pleased to announce the 2nd Networking Networking Women Workshop.  This workshop, which will be co-located with IEEE INFOCOM, brings the research and career interests of women in networking and communications to the forefront. The N2 Women workshop has the following goals:

  • Creating new research connections
  • Mentoring undergraduate, graduate, post-docs, and pre-tenure faculty
  • Obtaining feedback on research from members of the community

The workshop will feature keynote talks from distinguished members of our community, panel sessions, a poster session, and a mentoring session.


8:15 – 8:30am Welcome
8:30 – 9:30am Keynote Talk #1
Computing in Cirrus Clouds: The Challenge of Intermittent Connectivity Ellen Zegura
Professor and Chair of the School of Computer Science Georgia Institute of Technology
9:30 – 10:30am Panel #1: How to Succeed in Grad School without Really Trying Moderated by Robin Kravets (UIUC)
Panelists: Cigdem Sengul (Deutsche Telekom AG), Wenye Wang (NC State U), Mingyan Liu (U Michigan), Leana Golubchik (USC)
10:30 – 11:30am Poster Session #1 and Morning Networking Break
11:30 – 12:30 Panel #2: Successful Promotion and Tenure
Moderated by Violet Syrotiuk (ASU)
Panelists: Elizabeth Belding (UCSB), Janice McNair (U Florida), Darleen Fisher (NSF), Geethapriya Thamilarasu (SUNYIT), Lakshmi Thanayankizil (GaTech)
12:30 – 2:00pm Lunch
2:00 – 3:00pm Keynote Talk #2
Helen Wang (Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research)
3:00 – 4:00pm Poster session #2 and Afternoon Networking Break
4:00 – 5:30pm Mentoring Session

Registration is free. However we require that you register so that we have an accurate head count for lunch and for breaks. Please register by Sunday, March 18, 2012 at:

Financial support from CRA-W, NSF, Microsoft Research, HP Labs, IEEE ComSoc, and ACM SIGMobile
for the 2nd N2Women Workshop is gratefully acknowledged.