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September 30-October 1, 2016
Sheraton Four Points
West Lafayette, IN
 

What is InWIC?

The Indiana Celebration of Women in Computing (InWIC) conference is an ACM Celebrations Event that provides a low cost, regionally-tailored, small conference for women in computing. This year's conference will be held on September 30th to October 1st, 2016 in West Lafayette, IN, at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel.

The second 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, September 2, 2016. Notification of acceptance will be provided on September 9, 2016.

Registration is also open. The discounted rates expire on August 31, so register early to get the best price.

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.