Academic Workshops for Under-represented Junior Faculty and Senior Graduate Students

April 2009
Portland, Orgeon
Held in conjunction with the Richard Tapia Celebration in Computing Conference 2009

Workshop Agenda

April 4, 2009

7:00 - 8:00 am Full Breakfast Mt. Hood Room
8:00 - 9:15 am Navigating Through the Promotion and Tenure Process Columbia Room
  Moderator: Valerie Taylor (TAMU)
Panelists: Ann Gates (UT EL Paso), Juan Gilbert (Auburn), Bryant York (Portland State).
9:30 - 10:45 am Launching A Successful Research Program Columbia Room
  Moderator: Illya Hicks (Rice)
Panelists: Nancy Amato (Texas A&M), John Cavazos (Delaware), Ron Metoyer (Oregon State).
11:00 am - 12:15 pm Finding the Best Career Choice for You Columbia Room
  Moderator: Illya Hicks (Rice)
Panelists: Jamika Burge (Penn State), Tony Baylis (Lawrence Livermore National Labs), Chad Jenkins (Brown), Manuel Perez-Quinones (Virginia Tech)
12:15 - 2:00 pm Lunch with keynote speaker: "Computing Community Consortium" Mt. Hood Room
  Introduction of Lunch Keynote Speaker: Bryant York (Portland State)
Edward Lazowska, Bill and Melinda Gates Chair, Department of Computer Science, University of Washington.
2:00 - 3:15 pm How Do Proposals Get Funded and Why? Columbia Room
  Moderator: Valerie Taylor (TAMU)
Panelists: Jan Cuny (NSF, Oregon), Jim McGraw (Lawrence Livermore National Labs), Timothy Pinkston (USC).
3:30 - 5:30 pm Proposals Writing Workshop, Part I Columbia Room
  Discussion Leader and Presenter: Bryant York  
6:30 - 9:00 pm Dinner with a Panel Mt. Hood Room
  Moderator: Bryant York (Portland State)
Panelists: Ann Gates (UT El Paso), Richard Tapia (Rice), Valerie Taylor (Texas A&M).

April 5, 2009

9:00 am - Noon Proposal Writing Workshop, Part II  
Breakout I
Leader: Bryant York
Salmon Room
Breakout II
Leader: Valerie Taylor
Eugene Room
Breakout III
Leader: Illya Hicks
Medford Room
Noon - 2:00 pm Bag Lunch and Wrap-up Mt. Hood Room