What is InWIC?
The goal of the Indiana Celebration of Women in Computing (InWIC) conference is to provide a low cost, regionally-tailored, small conference
for women in computing. InWIC is a more intimate version of the Grace Hopper Celebration of
Women in Computing, and shares the same philosophy, supportive environment, and goals. This yearï¿½s conference will be held on September 30th
to October 1st, 2016 in West Lafaytette, IN, at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel.
The call for participation is now open! Click on the "Submit a Proposal" link under the Call for Proposals menu for more details.
The deadline for submissions is Friday, June 10, 2016. Notification of acceptance will be provided on July 10 2016.
What will happen at InWIC?
- There will be talks on cutting-edge technical issues and on social issues relevant to undergraduate and graduate women in computing.
- Creative social opportunities are available to meet faculty members, students, and area industry leaders.
- After registration, InWIC will begin on Friday afternoon at 4:30 pm with a mixer where students, faculty, industry professionals, and recruiters
can meet informally. Your registration includes dinner on Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday, snacks, and materials for various activities.
Hotel reservations are available at a reduced conference rate. Please use the link in the header to make arrangements with the hotel. The
deadline for the discounted rate is September 16th, 2016. There will be a Career Fair on Saturday after lunch.
- Registered attendees will have an opportunity to submit their resumes in advance of the conference to allow select sponsors to review them
and arrange interviews as early as Friday evening.
Who can attend InWIC?
The conference is open to people in industry and academic institutions from Indiana and surrounding states. The program is designed for
undergraduate and graduate students in computing/technology disciplines. Past conference attendees incude women from large public state
institutions (e.g., Purdue University, Indiana University, IUPUI, Ivy Tech), engineering schools (e.g., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology),
and small private schools (e.g., DePauw University, Hanover College). A past InWIC even included a group from St. Louis, MO.