Women in Science and Computing Conference



The Women in Science and Computing Conference will take place on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center in Garden City.

Plenary Opening

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Arrival / Poster Presentations by Adelphi students

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Conference Track

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Address

ACM Distinguished Speaker:
Jeanna N. Matthews

Associate Professor, Clarkson University
Executive Member, US Public Policy Committee of ACM

10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.


10:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Presentation / Workshop #1

Hannah Meyer
Research Fellow, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Campus Tour


Poster presentations by Adelphi students

12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Career Panel

Carol Ann Boyle
Chief Information Officer, Adelphi University


Justyna Widera-Kalinowska
Associate Professor, Chemistry Department, Adelphi University
Councilor and Chair, American Chemical Society, New York Section

Lena Loewenstine
Computer Science Engineer, US Federal Government

Shushanna Cherian-Brutus
Senior Program Manager and Staff Manager, GE Aviation

1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Presentation / Workshop #3

Elke-Caroline Aschenauer
Senior Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Hackathon Track

9:30 a.m.

Hackathon participants form groups and develop pitches

10:00 a.m.

Mentors join groups and start giving feedback

1:30 p.m.

Presentations and judging

Plenary Closing

2:20 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.

Closing remarks


For further information, please contact:

Adelphi ACM-W Student Chapter
e – acmw@adelphi.edu