Ada Lovelace Celebration - An ACM Celebration Event

Uppsala / Uppsala University, Polacksbacken Lägerhyddsvägen 2 ITC 1211 & ITC 6140
Sweden 17 - 18 November 2017
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The Ada Lovelace Celebration is a two-day event in Uppsala, aiming to bring together tech-interested people and companies from the area. With a mixture of inspirational, career and tech talks we hope to provide a platform for participants to network, learn and support the cause of technology and gender equality. The talks will take place on November 17, and all participants will have the chance to participate in a programming workshop on November 18.

The registration is free, food and drinks are provided, so sign up today! We open up 40 tickets now (first come first serve!), and will reserve 20 others to accept registrants from the waiting list to make sure to have a diverse audience. So make sure to sign up for the waiting list, too!

We will have a few scholarships (worth 400 SEK, more if available) to support your travel expenses, if you are traveling from outside of Uppsala. Let us know whether you need one during registration!

Friday, November 17: The day will be filled with talks from industry and academia.
Maral Kalajian (Watty): Obsession is the reward
Edith Ngai (Uppsala University): Green Internet-of-Things for smart cities
Victoria Wagman (46Elks): How to learn what you didn't know that you want to know
TBD (Freespee)
Amandine Le Cahain (Uprise/Dice)
Ruth Lennon (Letterkenny Institute of Technology)
Panagiota Fatourou (University of Crete): Harnessing the Difficulties of Synchronization
Mariana Bocoi (Klarna): The tools and woes of the trade

Saturday, November 18: Programming workshop. We'll from teams that will work together with a developer from Industry. The mentors will work together with you, so join us to learn new developing skills, network with companies, and enjoy a day full of fun and food.
Karin Holmström (Prevas)
Johan Bolin (Prevas)
Amandine (Uprise)
Harold Martinez (Netlight)
Siddhartha Mondal (Freespee)
Mariana Bocoi (Klarna)
Maja Kontrec (Erlang Solutions)

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