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Microsoft Speakers and Representatives

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

More than 90 Microsoft researchers and technical employees are participating in the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing from November 9 to 12, 2011, in Portland, Oregon. Microsoft will support more than 16 plenaries, presentations, and birds of a feather sessions. You can find us recruiting and at career night, the poster session, Kinect Lounge, and the Sponsor Night party. The following schedule lists the sessions in which we will participate.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Time

Session Title

Speaker/Representative

Location

9:00 A.M.

Welcome

Linda Apsley

Oregon Ballroom

2:30 P.M.

Saving the World Through Supercomputing: What It's like Behind the Keyboard

Cathy Palmer

D137-140

1:00 P.M.
2:30 P.M.
4:00 P.M.

CRA Career Mentoring Workshops: Building a Succesful Career(Early Professional Researcher)

Merrie Morris (Publishing Your Research), Kathryn McKinley (Finding Your Dream Job), and Mary Czerwinski (Preparing for Promotion)

B110-112

5:30 P.M.

Newcomer Information Session

Linda Apsley

Oregon Ballroom

7:00–10:00 P.M.

Opening Reception and Career Fair

All Microsoft employees and recruiters

Exhibit Hall B 417, Exhibit Hall A566, Kinect Lounge Hall C next to Cyber Center

 
Thursday, November 10, 2011

Time

Session Title

Speaker/Representative

Location

Technical Executive Forum

Tara Roth, Mark Hindsbo, Bill Laing, Linda Apsley
Carol Eidt, Rane Johnson-Stempson, Betsy Speare, and Rico Malvar

E143-144

Senior Women Summit

Linda Apsley, Sumit Chauhan, Terrell Cox, Diane Curtis, Carol Eidit, Mary Czerwinski, Gail Giacobbe, Mira Lane, Shanti Punukollu, Bhavini Soneji, Betsy Speare, Nichol Viton, Cathy Palmer, AJ Brush, and Kathyrn McKinley

Portland Ballroom 254-255

10:00 A.M.


 

What if computer science was not "just" about technology? (Inter)facing the Future from Academia to Industry

Meredith R. Morris

D135-136

What if we explore the paths on industry careers?

Yina Arenas, Rosa Enciso, and Patricia Carlos

A105-106

11:30 A.M.


 

From Research to Customers—How Did That Happen?

Kate Kelly and Andrea Jessee

C123-124

Get Excited and Make Things: Different Approaches to Software Engineering Process

Lilia Paradis and Tara Roth

D135-136

What if Social Network Data was Visualized for Human Intuitive Consumption?

Jennifer M. Lin and Goldie Chaudhuri

A105-106

3:45 P.M.


 

Technical Speaking: Toastmasters for Engineers

Lilia Gutnik

D135-136

Different Paths to Fellow

Carol Eidt

D137-140

The Fate of Human Memory in the Digital Age 

Abigail Sellen

C123-124  

5:15 P.M.

What if innovation does not have to start with a problem? Sparking creativity with available resources

Rosa Enciso, Megha Siddavanahalli, and Aparna Sharma

B113-115

Industry Researcher Birds of a Feather

AJ Brush

E141-142

6:30–
9:00 P.M.

General Poster Session

All Microsoft employees and recruiters

Exhibit Hall B 417, Exhibit Hall A566, Kinect Lounge Hall C next to Cyber Center

 
Friday, November 11, 2011

Time

Session Title

Speaker/Representative

Location

Technical Executive Forum

Tara Roth, Mark Hindsbo, Bill Laing, Linda Apsley
Carol Eidt, Rane Johnson-Stempson, Betsy Speare, and Rico Malvar

E143-144

8:30 A.M.

Welcome

Linda Apsley

Oregon Ballroom

10:00 A.M.

Building a Career in Software Quality

Lilia Paradis and Anu Arora

B117-119

2:00 P.M.

Plenary Panel: Partnering with Executive Leaders for Shared Vision and Career Growth

Linda Apsley, Bill Lang, and Betsy Speare

Oregon Ballroom

3:45 P.M.

No Customers, No Business: What if You Could Delight Your Customers?

Sheri Panabaker

B113-115

6:30 P.M.

Awards Ceremony

Linda Apsley and Rico Malvar

Oregon Ballroom

7:30 P.M.

Sponsor Night Party

All Microsoft employees and recruiters

Portland Ballroom