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Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2013

October 2–5, 2013 | Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, MN, United States

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) is a conference series that brings the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. Presenters are leaders in their fields and represent industrial, academic, and government communities. Leading researchers present their current work, and special sessions focus on the role of women in technology fields such as computer science, information technology, research, and engineering.

Microsoft is pleased to sponsor Grace Hopper for the seventh consecutive year as a Platinum Sponsor. The work of the Anita Borg Institute and the Association for Computing Machinery, in coordination with the Grace Hopper Conference, is critical in attracting and retaining women who will create new technological innovations all over the world. This year, Microsoft expects another significant presence with more than 22 Microsoft speakers throughout the conference including Julie Larson-Green who will be a panelist at the Senior Women’s Networking Lunch and more than 200 attendees. The theme this year will focus on key areas where emerging technologies are having dramatic impact: Software Engineering, Mobile Experiences, Media & Entertainment, Medical Technology, and Education Technology. Learn more…

Visit us at the Airstream

Visit us at the Airstream where you will have the opportunity to meet with Microsoft employees and investigate Microsoft devices and services which are changing the world. You can also meet amazing technical women from Microsoft, learn about careers at Microsoft and Microsoft Research, build your network, and have fun while improving your technical skills.

About Microsoft Research Connections

We collaborate with the world’s top academic and scientific researchers, institutions, and computer scientists to help solve some of the most urgent global challenges. Our collaborations help shape the future of computing by focusing on research in the following fields:

  • Computer Science: Fostering innovative research to advance social and human potential
  • Education and Scholarly Communication: Empowering the academic community with innovative tools and technologies
  • Science: Enabling the advancement of scientific research, and catalyzing discovery through funded collaborative research

To help foster the next generation of world-class scientists who are critical to the future of scientific discovery, we regularly offer fellowship and grant opportunities. Learn more...