Geek Week 2012 - Spelman STARS
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 3:00 PM - Friday, November 2, 2012 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
October 29th - November 2nd
Events Taking Place Throughout the Week: We Want You There!!
Monday, October 29th - Google DAY
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm:Ask Anything! Google Information Table
Come and chat with Google about opportunities for CS and related (technical) majors, including intern and new grad opportunities in Software Engineering and User Experience. Bring your resume and get some Google swag! Want resume advice? Google will also conduct lightning resume reviews. Come with questions or just stop by to say hi. There will be cupcakes and swag! - Manley College Center Upper Concourse
4:00pm – 5:00pm: Why Graduate School?
Dr. Cheryl Seals is an associate professor in Auburn University's Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. Her research areas of expertise are human computer interaction, user interface design, usability evaluation and educational gaming technologies.- with Cheryl Seals, Ph.D.Auburn STARS - Tapley 227
6:00pm – 8:00pm:Google Presents Engineering Opportunities Panel
Topic: Panel featuring: Google Product Quality Associate, Kemar Newell (2011 Morehouse alum); Google Site Reliability Engineer, Larry Fine; Jac DeCicco, Engineering University Programs Specialist. Learn more about opportunities for Comp Sci. and related (technical) majors, including intern and new grad opportunities.
Extras: There will be plenty of time for Q&A along with food and Google swag giveaways!
-Science Center - Room 233
Tuesday, October 30th- Meet a Geek
6:00pm - 7:30pm: AUC Olympiad (Cryptography & Hardware/Software Integration)
Two event Olympiad competition for two teams of four from each AUC CS department- hosted by Spelman STARS
- Tapley 227
7:30pm - 9:00pm: GE Healthcare and Aviation
A presentation on GE Healthcare and Aviation by Gordon Cone. Come out and learn about the company, eat/drink, and win some GE swag.
- Tapley 227
9:00pm - 10:30pm: I<32bGeek
Hangout with AUC CS/CSE majors and minors- hosted by Spelman ACM
- Tapley 223/227
Wednesday, October 31st- Consulting for a Smarter Planet
1:00pm – 01:50pm: Building a Smarter Planet 101
Do you know what it takes to build a smarter planet? Join this interactive discussion on IBM's smarter planet growth initiative.- with IBMer Dana Taylor
2:00pm – 02:50pm: Consulting by Degrees
Learn about IBM's world class development program designed to groom top, entry-level business consultants into tomorrow’s leaders. - with IBMer Ashley Phillips
5:15pm – 6:00pm: MAGIC to Self-Driving Cars
6:00pm – 9:00pm: Take the IBM Watson Jeopardy Challenge!
Learn about the science behind IBM's Watson technology and take the Challenge!- with IBMers Dwayne Branch, Dana Taylor and Ashley Phillips
Thursday, November 1st- Networking
10:00am – 12:00pm: ARTSI-Research Experience for Undergraduates and UM Graduate School recruiting
ARTSI's Summer REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program is open to ARTSI students who are US citizens or permanent residents, and who will not yet have completed their undergraduate degree at the time they begin their summer internship. There are many research opportunities to choose from.- with Edwin Olson, PH.D. of U of Michigan - Science Center 150
09:25am – 10:40am: AT& T "Rethink Possible"
Come out and learn about the many internship and full-time career opportunities available with AT&T with Shelby Thomas (C'11) a participant in AT&T’s Management Transition Exchange (MATREX) program for developing IT professionals, and Rob Walter (Sr. Technical Team Lead) - Tapley 223
01:00pm – 2:15pm: AT& T "Rethink Possible"
Come out and learn about the many internship and full-time career opportunities available with AT&T with Shelby Thomas (C'11) a participant in AT&T’s Management Transition Exchange (MATREX) program for developing IT professionals, and Rob Walter (Sr. Technical Team Lead) - Tapley 227
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Social Entrepreneurship: How Popsicles Can Change the World
Felecia is an author, social entrepreneur and the Chief Popsicle of Feverish Ice Cream & Gourmet Pops. For the past decade Felecia has dedicated her life to inspiring a new generation of leaders through her conversational talks on Entrepreneurship, College Funding and Personal Branding. Hatcher travels the world speaking to students and young adults and is the author of 2 books The “C” Students Guide to Scholarships,and How to Start a business on a Ramen Noodle Budget.- with Felecia Hatcher of Feverish Ice Cream - Tapley 227
Friday, November 2nd- Fun Friday
3:30pm - 4:30pm: Ice Cream Social
Socialize with other students that want to be a geek.- with treats and Door Prizes - Suites Private Dining Room
When & Where
EVENT CONTACT info:
Below are some frequently asked questions.
1) How can I voluteer to help?
ANSWER: Click the link to sign up -http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090445ABAC2B0-geek
Click the link to upload pictures from an event
2) Is there a phone number or email where I can contact the organizer with any questions?
ANSWER: Yes, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
3) Do I need to print out and bring a ticket to get in?
ANSWER: No, we will have a check-in sheet.
4) Is there parking at the event? If not, is there a nearby facility in which to park?
ANSWER: Yes, there is parking in the Spelman College Parking Deck ($3 fee).
5) Is the venue handicap accessible?
ANSWER: Yes, all Spelman College buildings are accessible.