Workshop 2011 Program

USC Davidson Continuing Education Conference Center
3415 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California 90089

Workshop Agenda

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Before 6:00 pm Arrive to Radisson
6:00 - 6:30 pm Travel to Davidson Conference Center
(bus available; center is within walking distance)
6:30 - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception and Speaker
"Professionalism in the Workplace"
John Slaughter, USC
     

Friday, 25 February 2011

   
7:30 - 7:45 am Travel to Davidson Conference Center
7:45 - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 am Opening remarks; presentations on CDC, CMD-IT, CAHSI, AccessComputing  
09:00 - 10:30am PANEL 1 - "Launching a Successful Research Program"
  Moderator: Valerie Taylor (TAMU, PDF)
Panelists: Charles Isbell (GaTech), Illya Hicks (Rice), Nayda Santiago (UPRM, PDF), Olac Fuentes (UTEP)
 
10:30 - 10:45 am Break  
10:45am - 12:15 pm PANEL 2 - "Navigating Through the Promotion and Tenure Process"
  Moderator: Ann Gates (UTEP, PDF)
Panelists: Ayanna Howard (GaTech, PDF), Ron Metoyer (OSU, PDF), Fernando Naveda (RIT, PDF), Jeanine Cook (NMSU, PDF)
 
12:15 - 02:00 pm Lunch  
02:00 - 03:30 pm PANEL 3 - "Engaging in Effective Career-Building Networking"
  Moderator: Illya Hicks (Rice)
Panelists: Dilma da Silva (IBM, PDF), John Cavazos (UDEL, PDF), Russ Joseph (NWU), Richard Ladner (Washington)
 
3:30 - 5:00 pm Break and Time for Networking  
05:00 - 7:00 pm Dinner and PANEL 4 - "Funding Agencies"
  Moderator: Timothy Pinkston (USC, PDF)
Panelists: Keith Marzullo (NSF), Sonia Sachs (DOE, PDF), William Harrod (Formerly DARPA, PDF), Robert Bonneau (AFOSR, PDF), Jim Murday (USC, PDF)
 
7:00 pm Travel back to Radisson  
7:00pm - until Sight-seeing in downtown LA
(travel may be provided)
 
     

Saturday, 26 February 2011

   
7:45 - 8:00 am Travel to Davidson Conference Center
8:00 - 8:45 am Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 am Announcements and Updates  
9:00 - 11:00 am Parallel Sessions:
  PANEL 5 - "Getting Promoted from Associate to Full Professor"
Moderator: Richard Ladner (U. of Washington)
Panelists: Valerie Taylor (TAMU), Kunle Olukotun (Stanford), Brian Blake (Notre Dame, PDF)
 
  WORKSHOP 1 - "Affinity Research Group Model"
Ann Gates (UTEP, PDF) and Elsa Villa (NMSU)
 
11:00am - 12:00 pm Break and Time for Networking  
Noon - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 - 4:00 pm Parallel Sessions:
  PANEL 6 - "Getting Positioned for Opportunities in Administration"
Moderator: Valerie Taylor (TAMU, PDF)
Panelists: Brian Blake (Notre Dame), Fernando Naveda (RIT), Ann Gates (UTEP), Charles Isbell (GaTech)
 
  WORKSHOP 2 - "Writing Competitive Research Proposals"
Timothy Pinkston (USC, PDF) and Jim Murday (USC, PDF)
 
4:00 - 5:00 pm Break and Time for Networking  
5:00 - 7:00 pm Dinner and PANEL 7 - "Alternative Career Choices"
  Moderator: Timothy Pinkston (USC, PDF)
Panelists: Daniel Jimenez (UTSA, PDF), Raquel Romano (Google), Amon Millner (Olin, PDF), Sandra Johnson (IBM, PDF), Jose Andre Morales (UTSA)
 
7:00pm Travel back to Radisson
     

Sunday, 27 February 2011

   
7:45 - 8:00 am Travel to Davidson Conference Center  
8:00 - 8:45 am Breakfast  
8:45 - 10:15 am Parallel Mock Review Panels  
10:15 - 10:30 am Break  
10:30am - 12:00 pm Parallel Mock Review Panels  
12:00 - 1:30 pm Box Lunch and Focus Group Discussions  
1:30 pm End of Workshop