ACM-W Region News: Europe
The 10th ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage™ 2023 is under way! This year the event is hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway, 20-22 September 2023, under the theme Computing Connecting Everyone. Open to all genders.
Keynote speakers this year are:
Prof. Athena Vakali, professor at the School of Informatics, Aristotle University, Greece, leading the Laboratory on Data and Web Science. Her current research interests include Data Science topics with emphasis on big data and online social networks mining and analytics, human-centric applications and sensing analytics, and on online sources of data management on the cloud, the edge and decentralized settings. Her talk at the conference will be about Quantified Self and Sensing Data Analytics.
Prof. Alexander Serebrenik, professor of social software engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands. His research goal is to facilitate the evolution of software by taking into account the social aspects of software development. His work tends to involve theories and methods both from within computer science (e.g., theory of socio-technical coordination; methods from natural language processing, machine learning) and from outside of computer science (e.g., organisational psychology). His talk at the conference will be about Gender and Software Development.
womENcourage™ is a three-day event which includes a hackathon, workshops, tutorials, posters, technical talks, and panel discussions. Find more details here.