The 2nd INSPIRE Conference 2017: Identity, Impact and Voice - An ACM Celebration of Women in Computing
The INSPIRE Conference 2017 is a collaboration between the ACM-W UK Professional Chapter and the University of Hertfordshire ACM Student chapter. The aim is to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in STEMM employment and research in higher education.
This one-day conference will provide a gateway to hear women’s stories, showcase good practice, learn new skills and form networks of like-minded colleagues. To enable this the conference will feature: Invited world leading speakers from Academia and Industries, Research Poster Competition, Networking and Mentoring opportunities and Space to Play! Register here!
Call for Posters
We invite poster (standard A1 paper size) presentation which is open to all students this includes Undergrads, Masters and PhDs studying in computing or related areas. To enter, students need to submit a 250 word abstract by April 25th 2017 at 11:59 pm. There will be prize awards for the top 3 posters in each student category (1st, 2nd, 3rd), and a generous travel cost (up to £80 economy return ticket) will be refunded for all accepted posters.
When: Friday 12th May 2017
Conference Chair: Dr Martina A. Doolan, University of Hertfordshire
Programme Chair: Dr Poonam Yadav, Chair, ACM-W UK Professional Chapter and Dr Martina A. Doolan, University of Hertfordshire
The provisional programme is:
09:00 – 09:40 Registration & Refreshments, exhibition displays incl. posters
09:40 – 10:00 Welcome
10:00 – 10:30 Breaking the Ice: Bring along a jar containing 3 items that form your identity
10:30 – 11:10 Opening Keynote talk
11:10 – 11:30 Coffee Break, Networking and Posters
11:30 – 11:40 ACM-W UK Chapter presentation
11:40 – 12:10 ACM UK Student Chapter Leaders presentations
12:10 – 13:00 Students Short Presentations
13:00 – 14:10 Lunch, Group photo, Networking, Mentoring and Posters
14:10 – 15:00 Keynote talk
15:00 – 16:00 Panel Discussion: Negotiating Identity
16:00 - 16:30 Awards, Next Steps & Close