• WomEncourage 2015

  • WomEncourage 2015

  • WomEncourage 2015

  • WomEncourage 2015

  • WomEncourage 2015

  • WomEncourage 2015

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Inspire 2015

ACM-W UK Professional Chapter organised the first ACM-W UK Inspire Celebration of Women in Computing event in 2015. The event took place on October 28, 2015, at Imperial College London.

This one-day event featured: Invited Speakers from Academia and Industries, Research Poster Competition and Plenty of Networking Opportunities with other Researchers in computing.

We have compiled some photos of the event and they are shared here.

 Event Chair: Dr Mariam Kiran

 Programme Chair: Dr Poonam Yadav

And the program was:

  • 10: 30 am - 11:30 am     Registration & refreshments, networking opportunity, Poster Presentations
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm     Introduction to the day's Agenda and ACM-W UK chapter goals and missions by  Dr Mariam Kiran (President, ACM-W UK), Lecturer,  University of Bradford
  • 12:00 pm - 12:40 pm    Welcome Speech by Prof Alexander L. Wolf (President, ACM), Professor, Computing Department, Imperial College London
  • 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm      Bev Bachmayer (Vice-Chair ACM-W Europe executive committee), Technical Consulting Engineer,  Intel Gmbh
  • 1:10 pm -  2:10 pm       Buffet lunch, networking opportunity and Poster presentations
  • 2:15 pm - 2:55 pm        Dr Daniela Romano, Professor in Computing, Director of Innovative Research and Enterprise, Edge Hill University, UK
  • 2:55 pm - 3:25 pm        Virginia Grande (Chair-WomEncourage 2015), Research Assistant, Uppsala  University, Sweden
  • 3:25 pm - 3:40 pm        Coffee Break & networking opportunity, Poster Presentations  
  • 3:40 pm - 4:10 pm        Dr Natasa Milic-Frayling (ACM-W Europe EC member), University of Nottingham , UK  
  • 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm        Attracting, Recruiting, Retaining and Promoting Women in ITProfessor Liz Bacon, Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Greenwich, UK
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm         Panel Discussion:  

                                                  Theme:  Survival in Multi-disciplinary research areas

                                                  Panel Chair: Dr Ruth Misener, Lecturer, Imperial College London, UK

                                                  Panelist:  

                                                                  Bev Bachmayer  (Vice-Chair ACM-W Europe executive committee), Technical Consulting Engineer,  Intel Gmbh       

                                                                  Dr Natasa Milic-Frayling (ACM-W Europe EC member), University of Nottingham , UK 

                                                                  Dr Mariam Kiran (President, ACM-W UK), Lecturer,  University of Bradford, UK

                                                                  Dr Daniela RomanoProfessor in Computing, Director of Innovative Research and Enterprise, Edge Hill University, UK

                                                                  Tanya Moguchaya, Product Line Manager, Schlumberger, UK

                                                                  Angela Heenan, Delivery Manager, Betfair, UK

                                                               

  • 6:00 pm - 6:15 pm        Awarding of prizes for best Research Poster Presentations (Poster Chair: Amel Bennaceur )
  • 6.15 pm - 6:30 pm        Closing Ceremony

Science Museum Lates  Event 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm  Ada Lovelace Day Celebration

 

 

 

 

 

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