N2 Women 2012 Technical Program

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 - 12:30am 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

"First finding nails then hammers"

Helen Wang

Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research

3:00 - 4:00pm Poster session #2 and Afternoon Networking Break

4:00 - 5:30pm Mentoring Session