SCHEDULE

Friday, February 10


Time Venue Event/Session Presenter
9:30 a.m - 2:00 p.m Tree Suites Lounge, Indiana Memorial Union Registration/Check-in, with coffee service
Details
Anyone who plans to attend a breakout session on Friday is requested to stop by our registration table to pick up your conference bag, nametag and t-shirt.
10:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union Faculty Speed Mentoring
Details
Bring issues, questions and advice, and enjoy 1:1 non-binding and confidential speed mentoring experiences Do you have a question on which you would like other faculty members' insights? That you'd rather discuss with people from outside your department? An issue that's too minor to look for official help? Are you willing to share your experiences in teaching, research, administration here at IU and elsewhere? Do you like to talk to other people from across campus to get a feel for how other people/departments handle things? Do you just like meeting new people, encountering new points of view? Then the Faculty Speed Mentoring Event at the CEWiT Summit is right for you! Let's tap into this pool of peers and have fun at the same time.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Faculty Only.
CEWiT Faculty Leadership Team
10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m Room CG3065, Kelley School of Business Design Thinking Workshop (Restricted – see details)
Details
NOTE : THIS SESSION IS OPEN ONLY TO IUB FACULTY, STAFF, AND ALUMNAE WHO PRE-REGISTERED AND PAID AN ADDITIONAL $25 FEE. IT RUNS CONCURRENTLY WITH ALL OTHER FRIDAY DAYTIME ACTIVITIES.

For the description, location, and presenter info, please click here.
BREAKOUT SESSION 1
11:00 a.m - 11:50 a.m Maple, Indiana Memorial Union Legacy Software Preservation and Emulation
Details
The Indiana University Libraries Digital Preservation Unit has lately been dabbling in the preservation and emulation of legacy software. This work was initiated by a partnership with the IU Libraries Media Services Department, which holds a large quantity of legacy video games that are threatened by issues of media obsolescence and degradation. We will share our work on this project in order to give faculty a more broad view of the steps and issues related to legacy software preservation and use.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All.
Heidi Kelly & Luke Menzies
Presenter bio
Heidi is a Digital Preservation Librarian at Indiana University. Heidi Kelly is the Digital Preservation Librarian at Indiana University. Her work focuses on ensuring the long-term accessibility of important scholarly and historic born digital objects.

Luke Menzies is the Digital Preservation Assistant at Indiana University. He essentially runs the Born Digital Preservation Lab, which focuses on digital archiving and researches new techniques like emulation.
CANCELLED Collaboration in Canvas - It Can Be Done
Details
Due to presenter illness, this session has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

11:00 a.m - 11:50 a.m Walnut, Indiana Memorial Union Using Census Data and Analysis Tools to Advance Your Research and Teaching
Details
Come learn about the Census data and analysis tools available to you, as well as a platform of ideas on how to utilize it in your own research and teaching.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner.
Emily Alford & Theresa Quill
Presenter bio
Emily Alford is a Social Sciences Librarian at Wells Library. She focuses on government information, including local, state, federal, and international data.

Theresa Quill is a Social Sciences Librarian at Wells Library. Her focus is on maps and geographic information.
LUNCH OPTIONS
12:00 p.m - 1:15 p.m CEWiT House, 501 N. Park Ave Lunch Meeting for CEWiT Male Affiliates
Details
This session is designed for our male affiliate members to discuss next steps for engaging men as advocates/allies for women and gender equity. This a catered lunch conversation will explore interests, needs and goals for our male faculty affiliates in the future.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All.
Maureen Biggers & Dr. Roger Green
Presenter bio
Dr. Maureen Biggers is the CEWIT Director. She is an IU champion Pacesetter for the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT), a former co-chair and current advisory board member for the NCWIT Academic Alliance, on the Microsoft Research Connections Education and Scholarly Communications Advisory Board, and served for 5 years as program manager for the NSF Alliance for the Advancement of African-American Researchers in Computing. Her research interest areas relate to curricular and co-curricular educational practices leading to improved retention of women and other underrepresented students in the field of computing technology, and she has presented at numerous national conferences and meetings.

Dr. Roger Green, an Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator at North Dakota State University (NDSU). Since its inception in 2008, Dr. Green has been a lead member of the NDSU Advance FORWARD Advocates, a group of male faculty dedicated to effecting departmental and institutional change in support of gender equality. As part of this group, he regularly trains men, at NDSU and other institutions, to better serve as gender equity allies.
12:00 p.m - 12:50 p.m Walnut, Indiana Memorial Union Brown Bag: A Negotiation Primer for Women at IU
Details
This primer, focusing on faculty, will give you an introduction to negotiation styles, including distributive or hard bargaining and integrative or interest-based bargaining. We will talk about preparing for negotiation, opening positions, alternatives to negotiation, unbundling the issues and the bargaining mix, the bargaining zone, and more. We will touch on research about gender and negotiation. Bring examples with you!

Participants should bring their lunches. Food can be purchased at the IMU food court on the Main Level.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All.
Lisa Amsler
Presenter bio
Dr. Lisa Amsler is the Keller-Runden Professor of Public Service at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Bloomington, Indiana. She holds a B.A. from Smith College (ancient Greek and philosophy) and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law. From 1979-89, she practiced labor and employment law representing school boards and municipalities and was a partner in Shipman & Goodwin Hartford, CT. She joined the IU faculty as a lecturer in law in 1989, and the SPEA faculty in 1992. An elected fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, Amsler received national awards for empirical and doctrinal legal research from the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, Association for Conflict Resolution, American Society for Public Administration, International Association for Conflict Management, and Labor and Employment Relations Association. She co-edited three books on environmental conflict resolution and collaborative public management, published over 100 articles and book chapters on dispute resolution and collaborative governance, and her co-authored book Dispute System Design is under contract with Stanford University Press.
BREAKOUT SESSION 2
Afternoon refreshments will be available from 1:30 – 3:15pm in the Tree Suites Lounge.
1:00 p.m - 1:50 p.m Oak, Indiana Memorial Union Patent or Perish
Details
Patents can distinguish a viable start-up from a lost cause, are used to promote industry technologists, and are of growing interest to universities. Less than 20% of US inventors are women. What can you do to beat the statistics?

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate.
Amy Foust
Presenter bio
Amy is a Patent Attorney at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP. She is a registered patent attorney and former R&D scientist.
1:00 p.m - 1:50 p.m Sassafras, Indiana Memorial Union Wait, what are you?: A Discussion on Strategies to Address Microaggressions in the Classroom
Details
Microaggressions are brief, unintentional or intentional, subtle or overt insults, discriminatory remarks, snubs or attacks directed to certain groups, usually underrepresented and underserved. In a class, microaggressions could emerge in discussions, in student-student interaction(s), and even in conversations between students and instructors. Unaddressed microaggressions might affect adversely the tone and the classroom climate of a course. We will examine the concept of microaggressions and its critiques, reflect on how (micro)aggressions are articulated in a classroom, and think about productive ways of responding to microaggressions in our teaching.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All.
Katie Kearns
Presenter bio
Katie Kearns is an Instructional Consultant at the IU Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning. Katie has worked with IUB’s Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning for over 10 years, specializing in graduate student development. Previously, she taught biology as a faculty member at a private research university in the Northeast.
1:00 p.m - 2:50 p.m Maple, Indiana Memorial Union DOUBLE SESSION Beyond Basic Text Search: Searching with Regular Expressions
Details
Independent of which research area we work in, most of us often have to search in texts. Sometimes, just searching for words is insufficient because the search results cover too many hits that are not interesting. I will show how to search in in MS Word with a more powerful method: regular expressions. This allows us to search for more general sequences, for example ""as (adjective) as"", and it can be used in a variety of text processing applications.No linguistic or programming experience necessary.

Participants should be a laptop to this session so they can practice the methods they'll learn.

NOTE: this session is 2 hours long and occurs during both Breakout Session 2 and Breakout Session 3.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate.
Sandra Kuebler
Presenter bio
Sandra Kuebler is an associate professor for Computational Linguistics and has been at IU for 10 years. Her interests are in making computers accessible to a wide range of users.
BREAKOUT SESSION 3
2:00 p.m - 2:50 p.m Oak, Indiana Memorial Union Getting The Word Out: Describing YOUR PUBLICATIONS for BETTER ORGANIZATIONS and DISCOVERABILITY
Details
As a scholar, how do you figure out what metadata is important for your publications or how to organize your publications online coherently? Join us for tips (or reminders) on organizing your portfolio and improving discoverability of your research.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner.
Juliet L Hardesty
Presenter bio
Julie Hardesty is the Metadata Analyst at Indiana University Bloomington Libraries. She plans long-term metadata strategies for the IU Libraries and advises on appropriate standards and approaches to creating and managing metadata for digital projects, collections, and systems.
2:00 p.m - 2:50 p.m Sassafras, Indiana Memorial Union Shiny Framework: Making your Data Analytics Interactive
Details
Shiny is the analytical dashboards package created by R Studio. It allows for rapid prototyping and deployment of a variety of interactive data visualizations. Basic familiarity with R is sufficient to build a dynamic web application for data analytics, which can be further used as a teaching or research tool.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All.
Olga Scrivner & Jefferson Davis
Presenter bio
Olga Scrivner is a visiting lecturer teaching Spanish and Portugese at IU. She has a dual PhD in French and Computational Linguistics from IU. Her research lies at the intersection of NLP, data visualization and text mining to help advance our understanding about natural languages.

Jefferson Davis is a Research Analyst at IU.
BREAKOUT SESSION END
3:30 p.m - 5:30 p.m Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union Free Professional Headshots
Details
Photographer Brenden Spangler will be taking photos and will email participants a retouched, high-res JPG within one week. Photos will be offered on a first-come, first serve basis. IMPORTANT: Please check in at the registration desk to pick up your nametag before going to the Oak Room. Only those with a CEWIT Summit nametag will be allowed to have a photo taken.
4:30 p.m - 6:15 p.m Tudor Room Lounge, Indiana Memorial Union Dinner Registration/Check-in
Details
If you did not attend the breakout sessions on Friday, please stop by our registration table check in or register on-site (if room is still available) for the banquet and to pick up your conference bag, nametag and t-shirt.
5:00 p.m - 5:15 p.m Coronation Room,Inside the Tudor room Indiana Memorial Union Networking Tips for Students
Details
Students, come learn some practical tips for how to work a room while networking so you can get the most out of the evening's Networking and Mocktails from a member of the IU School of Informatics and Computing Career Services.
5:15 p.m - 6:00 p.m Tudor Room, Indiana Memorial Union Networking and Mocktails
Details
This event will provide students with the opportunity to practice and hone a variety of skills involved in "working a room". Faculty, staff, alumnae, employers, and guests are welcome and encouraged to attend. Mocktails will be served, and professional business attire is suggested. If you have business cards, bring them!
6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m Tudor Room, Indiana Memorial Union Banquet, Awards Presentations, & Keynote Address
Details
During dinner, we will present the 2017 awards for Outstanding Faculty Mentor-Advocate, Outstanding Staff Mentor-Advocate, and Outstanding Student Leader.
Keynote Address to be delivered by Karen Catlin
Presenter bio
Karen Catlin is an advocate for women in the tech industry, a leadership coach, a TEDx speaker, and co-author of "Present! A Techie’s Guide to Public Speaking." Karen will present, “Women & Tech: We Need You Now More Than Ever”.

Saturday, February 11


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Time Venue Event/Session Presenter
8:30 a.m - 9:45 a.m Atrium, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Registration
Details
All who attend on Saturday are requested to stop by our registration table to pick up your conference bag, nametag and t-shirt.
8:30 a.m - 9:45 a.m Auditorium, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m - 1:30 p.m Atrium, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Career/Majors Expo
Details
Visit with representatives from corporations who hire IU students. Find out what skills they seek and what jobs they have. You can also talk with students and staff from various technology-related academic programs at IUB. This event is for anyone with any experience, from those who are just considering technlogy as a career option for the first time, to those who are already experienced. If you have a resume, feel free to bring it, but they are not required. The tables will be set up all day, so stop by in between or in place of any of our breakout sessions.
9:00 a.m - 9:30 a.m C002, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center First Time Attendees’ Meeting
Details
Are you new to CEWiT and/or the Summit? Then join us at 9am for a meeting facilitated by CEWiT Ambassadors Dominika Opoka and Evie Tsarnas learn more about CEWiT, how to get the most of your day, tips on navigating the Career/Majors Expo, and to meet and network with other new students.
CEWiT
9:00 a.m - 9:30 a.m C101 Conference Room, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Meeting for Parents of Indiana Award for Aspirations Winners and Honorable Mentions
Details
Parents of the winners and honorable mentions of the Indiana Award for Aspirations in Computing are requested to join Dr. Maureen Biggers while their daughters attend the "First-Time Attendees' Meeting."
9:45 a.m - 10:15 a.m Auditorium, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Plenary Session
Details
How to get a job and keep a job in the age of technologyTiffany Trusty shares her 20-year journey as a woman in tech. Her journey starts at #1 in its class school, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, where she was the 2nd woman to graduate from the previously all male, through a 16-year career in public safety with Motorola; on to Freelancing, Consulting & Teaching, and celebrates the constant entrepreneurial and mentor sparks that guide her passions. Lastly, Tiffany will share her advice for succeeding as a woman in tech.
Tiffany Trusty
Presenter bio
Tiffany Trusty is a self-described “Code-writing monkey, Entrepreneur, Security Jockey, Mother, Wife, and Daughter”. She is currently the Director of Apprenticeship at Eleven Fifty Code Academy, President of her own consulting firm Trusty Applications, and a board member for Women & Hi Tech. Tiffany was one of the first women accepted at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, where she received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Engineering Management. She worked at Motorola for 16 years as a software engineer, has freelanced as a software developer, and taught coding.
10:15 a.m - 10:45 a.m Auditorium, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Employer Flash Talks
Details
Hear lightening talks from working professionals about the kinds of technology jobs their employers hire and what skills they recommend you obtain.
BREAKOUT SESSION 1
10:50 a.m - 12:40 p.m C002, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center DOUBLE SESSION Video Game Level Design with Mario Maker
Details
We'll instruct video game level design using the principles of the popular Mario Bros. games! Everyone will work in small groups to design a level on paper. These designs will be implemented in the Wii U game, "Mario Maker."

NOTE: this session is 2 hours long and occurs during both Breakout Session 1 and Breakout Session 2.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner.
Jessica Tompkins, Morgan Anderson, & Keana Mowery
Presenter bio
Jessica is a Ph.D student at Indiana University. Jessica studies video game content, game design, and the social-psychological effects of games on players. She is the lead intern of CEWiT's Women in Game Design Special Interest Group.

Morgan Anderson is a senior at IU majoring in Telecommunications. She interns for CEWiT's Women in Game Design Special Interest Group.

Keana Mowery is a senior at IU majoring in Informatics with a Graphic Design cognate. She interns for CEWiT's Women in Game Design Special Interest Group.
10:50 a.m - 12:40 p.m C102, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center DOUBLE SESSION Create Your Own Chrome Extension Workshop
Details
This workshop aims to teach you to design and upload your own Chrome Extension program. In the workshop, you are going to create a program which allows people to substitute specific words in their website content. After that, you will upload this program to Google Extension section and start to use your own Google Chrome Extension program.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate.

NOTE: this session is 2 hours long and occurs during both Breakout Session 1 and Breakout Session 2.

NOTE: PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING THEIR LAPTOPS.
Qian Dai & Cilka Brisuda
Presenter bio
Qian Dai is a Women Who Code SIG Intern at Women Who Code SIG. She is a senior studying computer science and also an intern in Women Who Code Special Interest Group. She likes to grow with a group of people who share the same interest with me. I enjoy being a geek and also talking with people from different backgrounds at the same time.

Cilka Brisuda is also a Women Who Code SIG Intern at Women Who Code SIG.
10:50 a.m - 11:40 a.m C118, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Learning LinkedIn: LinkedIn for Beginners
Details
Learning LinkedIn will walk participants through the process of creating their own LinkedIn account. Furthermore, we will present the advantages of cultivating a professional online presence and showcase LinkedIn as a tool to find opportunities.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner.

NOTE: PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING THEIR LAPTOPS AND A COPY OF THEIR RESUME.
CEWiT Student Ambassadors
Presenter bio
The CEWiT Ambassador program, a paid leadership opportunity, seeks energetic and engaging undergraduate leaders who have a love for technology and would like to share their enthusiasm with other students, particularly first and second year women at IU.
10:50 a.m - 11:40 a.m C112, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Panel on Representation and Inclusive Design in User Testing
Details
The Web SIG will open this workshop with a review of what the Web SIG has been doing with user experience design in our workshops. We will introduce the topic of representation and inclusive design in user testing, focusing on the consequences of leaving women out of user testing groups. We will then let the panel members introduce themselves. The Web SIG will then lead with a few questions for the panel, and then open it up to the audience.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All.
Alexandria Heston, Kate Wehner,Ujala Qasim, & Kate Robinson
Presenter bio
Alexandria is an undergraduate student working in CEWiT Web Design SIG. The CEWiT Web Design Special Interest Group is a dedicated group of undergraduate women who wish to promote diversity through inclusivity in design and our workshops. We have created and help multiple workshops through out the semester that advance the design skills in the Indiana Bloomington community.

Kate Wehner is an information architect at Indiana University Communications. She was the presenter for the October Donuts & Design event about user experience design.

Ujala Qasim is a graduate student in the Human Computer Interaction Design Program. She was the presenter for the November Donuts & Design event about HTML & CSS.

Kate Robinson is the Assistant Director of User Interaction at Indiana University Communications. She regularly conducts user research.
10:50 a.m - 11:40 a.m C116, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Shiny Web Applications: Make your Data Speak
Details
Shiny is the analytical dashboards package created by R Studio. It allows for rapid prototyping and deployment of a variety of interactive data visualizations. Basic familiarity with R is sufficient to build a dynamic web application to interpret your research, for example, visualizing geolocation for social media or building dynamic plots from your data.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All.
Olga Scrivner & Jefferson Davis
Presenter bio
Olga Scrivner is a visiting lecturer in Spanish and Portugese at IU. She has a dual PhD in French Linguistics and Computational Linguistics from IU. Her research lies at the intersection of NLP, text mining, and data visualization to help advance our understanding about natural languages

Jefferson is a research analyst at IU.
10:50 a.m - 11:40 a.m

C114, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Personal Branding with Social Media
Details
Join us for a discussion of different social media platforms, the pros and cons of each, and how to maximize the personal benefits of each platform. We’ll use examples of high profile brand names and individuals who excel in branding themselves online through social media accounts.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner.
Gabby Matly, Lexie DePaepe, & Morgan Rinder
Presenter bio
Gabby Matly is the Lead Intern for CEWiT’s Social Media SIG and a sophomore at Kelley majoring in Marketing, Professional Sales, and Technology Management. This past summer, she interned at Yelp in San Francisco and managed all of their social media accounts including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat. I used analytics daily to measure how Yelp's content was doing.

Lexie DePaepe is a Senior in IU's Kelley School of Business studying marketing and international business with a minor in psychology and is an intern for CEWiT's Social Media Special Interest Group (SIG). She is passionate about technology, especially social media.

Morgan Rinder is an intern for the CEWiT Social Media SIG and is majoring in Marketing and minoring in Advertising. I am a sophomore from St. Louis, Missouri. She is passionate about social media marketing, cooking, and giving back through community service.
BREAKOUT SESSION 2
11:50 a.m - 12:40 p.m

C118, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center TechPointX: Indy’s Career Accelerator for Tomorrow’s Tech Builders
Details
An introduction to the Indianapolis tech community and the wealth of opportunity available for aspiring tech leaders. TechPointX is the TechPoint talent initiative that includes a suite of programs built to create a pipeline of talented young professionals and accelerate the growth of the Indianapolis tech ecosystem. Not only is TechPointX a talent multiplier, but it is an empowerment platform for students to grow their network, professional experience, and land their dream career in an rising tech hub with a unique culture that promotes community and growth.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All.
Fran Kay & Chelsie Kasun
Presenter bio
Fran Kay is the Program Operations Manager at TechPoint, the growth initiative for Indiana’s technology ecosystem. In her role, Fran helps bridge the gap between college students and their upcoming professional careers by organizing and developing programs that skill-up their talent and give them professional working experience prior to graduation. As a Michigan native a series of fortunate events have led Fran to the Hoosier State. She graduated from Butler University where she majored in Psychology and minored in Marketing. During her time at Butler, she had the opportunity to work with two technology nonprofits in Indianapolis, Eleven Fifty Academy and Nextech, which is how she discovered her passion for the tech industry and working with students. Fran’s love and appreciation for Indy shines through every aspect of her work as she helps students choose Indy for their careers, just like she so proudly.

After graduating from IU Class of 2016, Chelsie Kasun continued on to become an employee of SEP (Software Engineering Professionals), where she creates interaction and visual design for many startups and Fortune 100 companies that hire SEP for product design and development needs. Self-motivated by her passion to make people the answer to the how and why we build technology, Chelsie delights in creating experiences. She is a conscientious individual willing to take a stand for betterment and innovation. Curious about the way anthropology, human complexities, and patterns influence design, she is a maker who values collaboration. In other areas of her life, she enjoys rock climbing, espresso, and activating civic engagement with her peers.
11:50 a.m - 12:40 p.m

C116, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Mixed Reality with the Microsoft Hololens
Details
Students can learn more about Augmented and Virtual Reality technology hardware and software with a hands-on experience of mixed reality using the Microsoft HoloLens. There will be a presentation component and a hands-on demonstration with Q/A

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner.
Nitocris Perez
Presenter bio
As an Emerging Technologist, Nitocris has promoted and coordinated enterprise adoption of emerging technologies and processes in education for a number of years at Indiana University.
11:50 a.m - 12:40 p.m

C114, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center 3D Printing for Everyone
Details
This workshop provides an entry-level introduction about 3D printing. During this workshop, participants are able to gain a basic understanding on 3D printing, co-create a 3D design, and connect 3D printing with personal interests and professional careers. In particular, the workshop aims to bring awareness to the many uses of 3D printing, and that we can continue to encourage more women to utilize this new technology in related fields.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner.
Joey Huang & Xiaohang Liu
Presenter bio
Joey Huang is a doctoral student at the Indiana University Learning Sciences program. She is currently working at CEWiT as a 3D printing intern. Also, she is a Graduate Research Assistant in Dr. Cindy Hmelo-Silver’s 4C.

Xiaohang Liu (Tina) is an undergraduate student majoring in computer science specialized in Programming Language at IU, and an intern in CEWiT’s 3D Printing group as a 3D printing consultant. She is skilled in programming and 3D modeling with experiences in hosting 3D printing workshops. Her research interests include visualization, computer vision and human-computer interaction.
11:50 a.m - 12:40 p.m Atrium, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Career/Majors Expo
Details
Visit with representatives from corporations who hire IU students. Find out what skills they seek and what jobs they have. You can also talk with students and staff from various technology-related academic programs at IUB. This event is for anyone with any experience, from those who are just considering technlogy as a career option for the first time, to those who are already experienced. If you have a resume, feel free to bring it, but they are not required. The tables will be set up all day, so stop by in between or in place of any of our breakout sessions.
LUNCH BREAK
12:40 p.m - 1:30 p.m Auditorium, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Lunch | Career/Majors Expo
Details
Enjoy box lunch from Honey Baked Ham then visit with representatives from corporations who hire IU students to find out what skills they seek and what jobs they have. You can also talk with students and staff from various technology-related academic programs at IUB.
  BREAKOUT SESSION 3
1:45 p.m - 2:35 p.m

C002, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Why You Should Consider a Career in Intellectual Property Law
Details
IU Maurer alumnae and patent attorneys at Faegre Baker Daniels, Jessica Van Dalen and Chelsey McCory, will join current IU Maurer law students, Niamh Drury and Trevor Jenkins, to discuss their experiences studying and practicing intellectual property law. Topics will an overview of patent, trademark, and copyright law as well as a discussion about a typical day in the life of an IP attorney.
Casey Nemecek, Jessica Van Dalen, Chelsey McCory, Niamh Drury, & Trevor Jenkins
Presenter bio
Casey joined the Center for Intellectual Property Research in 2015 and today serves as the Center’s Administrative Director. Casey earned her M.A. in Russian History from Indiana University in 2014 and her B.A. in International Studies and Russian Studies from Vassar College in 2010.

Jessica Van Dalen is a member of Faegre Baker Daniels’ intellectual property group. Jessica earned her law degree from IU Maurer School of Law in 2010 and her B.S. in Material Sciences and Engineering from Purdue University in 2007. In addition to her work at Faegre Baker Daniels, Jessica is an adjunct professor of the Intellectual Property Clinic at IU Maurer School of Law.

Chelsey McCory is an associate in Faegre Baker Daniels’ intellectual property group who focuses on patents. In 2015 Chelsey earned her law degree from IU Maurer School of law and in 2010 she earned her B.S. in Chemistry from Indiana University.

Niamh is visiting IU Maurer School of Law as an exchange student from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Niamh is working on completing her undergraduate degree.

Trevor earned his Chemistry degree from Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI). He is currently in his second year of law school and is set to graduate in May 2018. Trevor spent the last summer working on trademark/copyright matters at Biltmore in Asheville, NC. Trevor hopes to continue working in-house at companies where he wants to focus on trademark and copyright matters.
1:45 p.m - 2:35 p.m

C102, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Gaining Career Experience During the School Year with SOIC Students
Details
This panel will be presented by multiple students who all have their own unique paths to success. These students will share how they were able to gain valuable career experience during the school year.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All. 
Raven Hedden, Marty Ramanauskas, Bhasi Mehta, & Sheunopa Mugobogobo
Presenter bio
Raven Hedden is a junior at Indiana University pursuing a bachelor's degree in informatics and a minor in business. Raven is a Serve IT intern, University Information Technology Services (UITS) technology consultant, School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) undergraduate instructor, Informatics Computing and Consulting Association (ICCA) member and aspiring IT consultant.

Marty is a Serve IT intern, University Information Technology Services (UITS) technology consultant, School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) undergraduate instructor and Informatics Computing and Consulting Association (ICCA) member. Marty is junior at Indiana University pursuing a bachelor's degree in informatics and minors in both business and marketing.

Bhasi is a Serve IT intern, School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) ambassador, Informatics Computing and Consulting Association (ICCA) VP of finance and undergraduate research assistant for human-computing interactions robots. Bhasi is a sophomore at Indiana University pursuing a bachelor's degree in informatics and minors in both business and computer science.

Sheunopa graduated from Indiana University in December 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Informatics degree and with a minor in public health and has since accepted a full time position with Accenture as a Consulting Analyst. While at Indiana University, Sheunopa was a School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) teaching assistant, undergraduate mentor, student ambassador and team lead. She was also involved as an Eboard member for Teter and Foster’s Student Government.
1:45 p.m - 2:35 p.m C118, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Ten Things Every Woman Should Know About PCs
Details
You are now an official “Techie”, but do you really feel like you know enough about common every day tech to be taken seriously by your colleagues? Not all IT related majors include coursework that focuses specifically on basic PC hardware components. In this hands-on session, you will learn about the hardware components fundamental to today’s PCs including behaviors and relevant tidbits both current and historical to enable you to demonstrate a working knowledge of PCs useful for everyday activities and conversation.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: Beginner. 
Angela Lacy
Presenter bio
Angela Lacy is an IT Consultant at Eli Lilly and Company with 18 years of professional experience working in various IT roles both technical and non-technical. Her current role focuses on global client hardware modernization and transformation. Angela is a 1999 graduate of Indiana University with a BA in Computer Science.
1:45 p.m - 2:35 p.m C112, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Self-promotion: How to create an effective “brag bite” or “elevator speech” and get people interested in the brand “YOU”
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Promoting yourself and your accomplishments can be difficult. We often don’t want to risk sounding over-confident or “bragging” but in reality it’s very important to be able to summarize your work and your brand. This session will help you create a short story to tell people during career fairs, networking events and to your peers and managers in the workplace. The need to self-promote doesn’t end after you land the job!

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All. 
Carly Scherrer & Amy Lozancic
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Carly Scherrer, IT Manager with Progressive/Operations has been with Progressive since August of 2014. She has over 18 years of experience in insurance, financial services and IT and previously worked at Allstate and Insurance Technologies companies. She currently managers a Systems and Infrastructure team and has previous experience managing several application development, business analysis and test engineering teams.

Amy Lozancic, IT Manager with Progressive/Systems and Infrastructure, has 26 years experience working in Information Technology for higher education, non-profit and Fortune 100 companies. Currently with Progressive Insurance as an IT Manager, she and her team of 64 Systems Engineers support the company’s data centers, physical and virtual servers and storage systems.
1:45 p.m - 2:35 p.m C116, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Making Your Impact in the Tech Industry
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The Tech Industry needs more women, but are you ready to create your vision and put it into action? We will review the non-tech skills you need to be successful in industry tech roles; including weaving Emotional Intelligence into your action plan.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All.   
Latisha Schmitt & Erin Wycoff
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Latisha Schmitt, IT Inclusion and Diveristy Leader at Humana, has over 20 years experience in the technology field as a Developer, Development Team Manager, and Manager of IT Compliance. In her current work, she builds strategy with IT Leaders to keep inclusion and diversity top of mind for their teams and projects. Latisha leads a Women in Technology chapter within her organization, where the chapter inspires women and girls to join tech careers, and build leadership and technical capabilities for women in the industry. She is passionate about emotional intelligence and bringing out the best within each individual she mentors and works with.

Erin Wycoff is an Operations Consultant at Humana.
1:45 p.m - 2:35 p.m C114, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Project Management 101
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What is project management really about? What certifications are available, and when should I get them? This session will focus on the fundamentals of project management, including real-world examples from experienced professionals from Crow Horwath LLP.

Recommended Audience Tech Skill Level: All.  
Ashley Craig & Jane Ryderson
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Ashley Craig is a manager in Crowe’s Applied Technology practice where she leads the technical team on large, complex implementations of Microsoft Dynamics CRM for government and for-profit clients. In addition to her technical leadership, Ashley has expertise in requirements definition, quality assurance/testing, business analysis, process improvement and IT assessments. Ashley is a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) from the Project Management Institute and holds several Microsoft certifications including Microsoft Dynamics CRM – Applications and Microsoft Dynamics CRM – Customization & Configuration. She is a 2010 graduate of Indiana University Kelley School of Business with a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Management and Marketing.

Jane Ryderson is a consultant in Crowe’s Midwest Government Performance Improvement Practice in which she provides business analysis services to state, local and quasi-government organizations. Jane has expertise in requirements definition, process documentation and project management. Jane earned her Master of Public Affairs (MPA) degree from Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, her Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs from Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and her Business Foundations Certificate from Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
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2:45 p.m - 3:00 p.m Auditorium, Cedar Hall, Union Street Center Closing Session | Prize Giveaways
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Join us for a wrap up and prize giveaways. Currently-enrolled IU students who attend this session will be entered in a random drawing to win an iPad Mini or Beats Wireless Earbud. Winners MUST be present to win.  

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