Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

4:00 PM

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6:00 PM

Registration

Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center

Lobby (1st Floor)

Meet the organizers and pick up your conference badge, ribbons, and swag bag!

6:00 PM  

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7:30 PM

Welcome Plenary and Dinner

Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center

Club Room (1st Floor)

Dr. Kyla McMullen

“Welcome to NSBC: Gaining Social Capital and Logistics”

Official opening session for the conference. Come eat dinner, mingle, and meet the other attendees.

7:30 PM

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9:30 PM

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Dessert Social

Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center

Conference Room A (2nd Floor)

Networking event for Women in IT and advocates of women in IT. Meet representatives from NCWIT and become more familiar with their programming and resources for Black women in technology.


Friday, Aug 9, 2019

Undergraduate Track 

(Conference Room E)

Graduate Track

(Main Ballroom)

Future Faculty

(Conference Room C)

Current Faculty

Track

(Conference Room 4)

Entrepreneurship  &

Industry

Track

(Conference Room D)

8:00 AM

- 9:30 AM

Breakfast and Plenary

Main Ballroom

“Diversity and Visualization”

Dr. Ron Metoyer

Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Diversity and Special Initiatives

University of Notre Dame

9:30 AM  

- 10:45 AM

Capture the Flag Coding Challenge

Aliyah Carter

NWB - Navigating While Black: How to Survive  Graduate School as a Black Student

Alicia Boyd, Dekita Moon Rembert , Dr. Siobahn C. Day

Real Strategies For Getting Your Grants Funded

(Conference Room 4)

Dr. Adriane Randolph, Dr. Kyla McMullen, Dr. Kinnis Gosha, Dr. Elodie Billionniere, Dr. Jeff Forbes

Creating a Path for Black Tech Entrepreneurship  

James Faison

10:45 AM

- 11:15 AM

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11:15 AM

- 12:30 PM

Research 101

Dr. Monica Anderson, Simeon Babatunde, Jasmine Bouges, Marie Jarrell, Yvone Kamegne

The Art of Networking/

Navigating a Technical Conference

Dr. Anderson Prewitt, Dr. Kinnis Gosha, Dr. Wanda Eugene

Writing your Research and Teaching Statements

Dr. Edward Dillon, Dr. Tyrone Toland

Teaching While Black

Dr. Cheryl Swanier, Dr. Jaye Nias, Dr. Urban Wiggins, Dr. Ron Metoyer, Dr. Raquel Hill

Recharge Your Life: Beating Burnout and Maintaining Balance

Sandra Roach 

12:30 PM

- 2:15 PM

Lunch and Plenary

Sponsored by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

(Conference Dining Room)

“To Gauss and Beyond: Deep Learning in Radiology and Medical Imagery”

(transition to Main Ballroom @ 1:15)

Dr. David Chapman

Assistant Professor

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

2:15 PM

- 3:00 PM

NCWIT Resources for Black Women in Computing (** All are Welcome **)

(Main Ballroom)

Sponsored by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)

Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder

Research Scientist

NCWIT

3:00 PM

- 3:15 PM

Group Picture(Courtyard outside of the Dining Room)

 

3:15 PM

- 4:15 PM

Tools For Navigating the Grad School Process

Dr. Kyla McMullen, Dr. Jeremy Waisome

Stacks on Stacks on Stacks: Funding Graduate School

Tiffanie Smith , De’Aira Bryant, Dr. Jessica Jones 

Administrative vs Research Career Paths in Academia

(Conference Room 4)

Dr. Elva Jones, Dr. Cheryl Seals, Dr. Cheryl Swanier, Dr. Urban Wiggins, Dr. Ron Metoyer

Career Trajectory/Panel Discussion on Diversity in STEM

Dr. Wanda Eugene, Dr. Nwokedi Idika

4:00 PM

- 6:00 PM

Vendor Fair

(2nd Floor Hallway)

Visit the booths and talk with representatives from all our sponsors and vendors

&

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)  Hospitality Suite

Meet with representatives from UMBC and learn more about opportunities at the University

6:00 PM

- 7:30 PM

Dinner and Plenary

(Main Ballroom)

“Branding Yourself as a Computer Scientist”

Roshini Cope (Glamazini)

Coach, Influencer, Creator of Life and Laughter

This is Art., LLC

Saturday, Aug 10, 2019

Undergraduate Track 

(Conference Room E)

Graduate Track

(Main Ballroom)

Future Faculty

(Conference Room C)

Current Faculty

Track

(Conference Room 4)

Entrepreneurship  &

Industry

Track

(Conference Room D)

8:00 AM

 - 9:30 AM

Breakfast and Plenary

(Main Ballroom)

“Get Your Mind Right: Mental Health and Wellness for Black People In Tech”

Dr. Crystal S. Collier

9:30 AM  

- 10:45 AM

Graduate School  Round Table

Aliyah Carter, Sarah Mbiki, Imani Sherman, Zaire Ali

Writing and Publishing

Earl Huff,

Naja Mack, Angelique Taylor

The Tenure-Track Application Process

Dr. Julian Brinkley, Dr. Jakita O. Thomas

Innovations in Computer Science Teaching

Dr. Cheryl Seals, Dr. Andrea Johnson, Dr. Edward Dillon

What Type of Entrepreneur are You? How to Grow a Business that Fits Your Lifestyle

Shaun Robinson 

10:45 AM

- 11:15 AM

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11:15 AM

- 12:30 PM

 “Oh no baby, what is you doing?”: A Real Resume Workshop

Antonio Porch, Whitney Nelson

Kiante’ Brantley, Jasmine Bouges

Identifying a Topic & Writing your Dissertation Proposal

Dr. Sanethia Thomas, Cazembe  Kennedy , Dr. Jerome McClendon

Ease on Down the Road to Tenure

(Conference Room 4)

Dr. Raheem Beyah

Turning Your Side Hustle into Your Main Hustle

Dr. Anderson D. Prewitt 

12:30 PM

 - 2:30 PM

Lunch and Plenary

Sponsored by Google

(Main Ballroom)

“Securing the Bag: Financial Hacks for Everyone”

Dr. Nwokedi Idika

Senior Software Engineer

Google

2:30 PM

- 3:45 PM

Internship Experience Panel

Joseph Isaac, Jr.,  Emanuel Perez, Zora Moore,  Kevin Womack

Building a Competitive CV for Academia or Industry

Dr. Aquesha Martin-Hammond, Dr. Andrea Johnson, Antonio Porch

The Art  of Negotiation

Dr. Juan Gilbert

Stronger Together: Building Partnerships for Collaboration

Dr. Kyla McMullen 

Planning your career path/Nontraditional Career Options

Joaquin Gentry, Yanika Daniels

3:45 PM

 - 5:30 PM

Break to Rest, Network, Decompress, and Change

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5:30 PM

- 7:30 PM

Finale: Gala and Closing Plenary

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Closing Address: The State of Blacks in Computer Science

Dr. Juan E. Gilbert

University of Florida

 Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department Chair,  iAAMCS Principal Investigator