2011-2012 Distinguished Lectures (CRA-W and CDC)


MINK (Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas) Celebration of Women in Computing: University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

Date: October 7-8, 2011
Hosts: Judy Mullins (UMKC) and Carol Spradling (NWMSU)

Speaker: Lillian (Boots) Cassel (Villanova)
No Discipline is an Island: Where Computing and Other Disciplines Meet
Speaker:Yolanda Rankin (IBM Research)
Client TouchPoint Modeling: Understanding Client Interactions in the Context of Service Delivery

TNWiC 2011 First Tennessee Celebration of Women in Computing: Fall Creek Falls, TN

Date: October 14-15, 2011
Hosts: Ambareen Siraj (Tennessee Tech U) and Martha Kosa (Tennessee Tech U)


 Lynne Parker
Speaker: Lynne Parker (University of Tennessee)
Speaker: Vidya Setlur (Nokia)

North Carolina State University

Date: November 16-17, 2011

Host:Xiaohui (Helen) Gu


Speaker: Priya Narasimhan (Carnegie Mellon University)
Improving sports through embedded sytems
Speaker: Rebecca Isaacs (Microsoft Research)
Programming at scale: making it easier and why it's still hard



Fort Valley State University

Date: November 17, 2011
Cheryl Swanier (Auburn University)


Speaker: James Mickens (Microsoft Research)
 Advanced Research in Computer Science: Graduate School and Beyond

Speaker: Cheryl Seals (Auburn University)
 Why is Graduate School so important?



TRIWIC 2011- Tri-State (Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana) Women in Computing: General Butler State Park, Kentucky

Date: November 18-19, 2011
Hosts: Maureen Doyle (Northern Kentucky University)

Speaker: Tracy Camp (Colorado School of Mines)
Speaker:Dulce Ponceleon (IBM Almaden Research Center)



Date: February 24-25, 2012


Speaker: Maria Ebling (IBM Research)
 Helping Doctors Find New Ways
 Speaker: Helen Gu (North Carolina State University
System Anomaly Management for Cloud Computing Infrastructures




Date: February 24-25, 2012
Hosts: Maria Gini (University of Minnesota)

Speaker: Caitlin Kelleher (Washington University in St Louis)
Reading, Writing, Arithmetic and Programming?


CWIC (Carolinas)

Date: February 17, 2012

Host: Paige Meeker (Presbyterian College)

Speaker: Susan Rodger (Duke University)
Through Visualization and Interaction, Computer Science Concepts Come Alive
Speaker: Amy Wilson (Medical University of South Carolina)
Issues and Challenges in Healthcare Analytics


Queen's University

Date: March 8, 2012 (A Celebration of Internationl Women's Day)
Hosts: Ahmed Hassan (Queen's University)

Speaker: Anne Condon (University of British Columbia)
Hermione Granger and the Magical Art of Networking
Speaker:Maria Velez-Rojas  (CA)
Diversity in the Workplace


CAPWIC 2012 in Fredricksburg, VA

Date: April 13-14, 2012
Hosts:Lorraine Parker (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Speaker: Lise Getoor (U Maryland, College Park)
Speaker:Almadena Chtchelkanova (NSF)



Date: April 16, 2012
Hosts: Marie desJardins (University of Maryland, Baltimore County )

Speaker:Ellen Zegura (Gatech)
Speaker:Jeff Forbes (NSF/Duke University)




Date: April 26-27, 2012
Hosts: Zoe Wood (CalPoly-SLO)

Speaker: Nina Amenta, (UC Davis)
Speaker: A. J. Brush, (Microsoft Research)


Rochester Institute of Technology

Date: TBD
Host: Sharon Mason (Rochester Institute of Technlogy)
Speakers: TBD