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ArabWIC Annual International Arab Women in Comp/Tech Conference

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ArabWIC Annual International Arab Women in Comp/Tech Conference


ArabWIC is delighted to announce the ArabWIC 5th Annual International conference on Arab Women in Computing/Technology (all sectors). The goal of this conference to inspire, support and celebrate Arab women in computing/Technology and create links with the global tech ecosystem. More than five hundred international and regional women and men from all technology sectors (academics, students, professionals, VC’s and entrepreneurs) are expected to participate making this the largest conference on women in tech in the Arab World.

This conference will explore the state of the art of computing/technology, the latest innovations and trends, entrepreneurship and the role of women in tech start-ups and of women VC’s. Women’s enrollment in computer science courses, their involvement in industry and academia, gender gaps, positive trends as well as barriers in the field will all be examined. The conference will feature renowned technical researchers, keynote talks, interactive technical workshops, hackathons, mentoring sessions, networking, career coaching for all levels, a career fair featuring top tech companies, and a gala to celebrate women in technology. The conference will end with a three days tour of Lebanon which will be scheduled from August 13 -16, 2017.

*We would like to thank AUB (especially Dr Wassim El Hajj) for his tremendous support!

Please note that this conference is open to everyone from around the globe (all genders are welcome). Registrations fees ($250) include food, Gala dinner, all conference sessions, networking and mentoring, and housing $250. Make sure to attend as it's going to be an amazing conference!

To register, speak, sponsor and find out more information on this conference, please visit the conference website: http://arabwic.aub.edu.lb/#about

*Partners: AUB CS department, ArabNET, Lebanese League for Women in Business (LLWB), Wamda, IEEE Women Lebanon, and Zoomal.

*Conference Chair and Founder:
Sana Odeh, Chair and founder of ArabWIC, Clinical Professor Of Computer Science, and Faculty Liaison for Global Programs of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, New York University, New York, USA

Important Deadline for Submissions:

* Submit a Proposal to speak: http://arabwic.aub.edu.lb/speak/
- Abstract and Paper Submission Deadlines for all speakers: April 15th, 2017,
- Notification of acceptance: May 1st, 2017


To register, speak, sponsor and find out more information on this conference, please visit the conference website: http://arabwic.aub.edu.lb/#about



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