Session Topics

Bring your laptop and have the prerequisites done for the workshops!

Make sure your laptop is fully charged and bring your power cord. Install any operating system and program updates beforehand.

 

Tech Talk: Using DC/OS for Continuous Delivery - Elizabeth K. Joseph

DC/OS provides an open source platform for deploying applications. In this talk, you will see DC/OS used to set up Jenkins, a popular open source CI/CD platform, with a "workflow" pipeline job and the necessary credentials to demonstrate a basic continuous delivery pipeline.

 

Tech Talk: IoT: Yes You Can! - Gloria W

IoT is quickly transitioning from buzzword to product, as the worlds of makers and hobbyists collide with commercial ventures. The commercial vs. hobbyist approaches to protocols, products, communication methods and offered solutions will be reviewed, and short demos of some existing products will happen. You will learn how you can start dabbling without investing a huge sum of money. Fun will ensue. 

Panel Discussions

Getting Your Next Job - Groundwork You Need To Do Before You Start Interviewing

Panelists:


Michelle Ho
Elizabeth K. Joseph
Selvi Kadirvel

Moderated by Amanda Blevins

A candid discussion about hidden and/or mundane stuff you need to do WELL ahead of time in order to expect a positive and successful outcome in your job search.

Company culture that works for YOU (not just the men in your team) - AKA "work/life balance"

Panelists:


Ricky Trigalo

Christine Lu
Amanda Blevins
Gloria W.

Moderated by Rupa Dachere

This is an oft-touted topic.  We will take the gloves off for this one and delve deep into how to make this work for all of us and how to achieve our goals.  Bring your questions, suggestions and passion - we HAVE to change the status quo.

Promotions, Visibility, Toxic environments and how to deal with them

Panelists:


Ricky Trigalo

Dil Ibrahim
Amanda Blevins

Gloria W.


Moderated by Rupa Dachere

A candid discussion on what it takes to get promoted, being "visible" (not necessarily loud) and dealing with environments that are challenging growth and work/workplace satisfaction.

Workshops

Workshop: Basics of Machine Learning

Rituparna Mukherjee & Yanxi Pan

Workshop: TBD

Details coming shortly.