Thursday, August 13

12:00 - 6:00 pm, Registration Open, East Wing

4:00-5:00 Evaluation Assistant Orientation 212AB Audrey Rorrer
5:30-7:00 STARS Celebration Welcome and Call to Action  213ABCD Jamie Payton, Tiffany Barnes, Heather Lipford, Nathan Thomas
7:00-8:30 Student Leadership Development 217CD  
7:00-8:30 Academic Liaison Town Hall 211AB  


Friday, August 14

8:00am-4:00pm, Registration Open, East Wing

7:45-8:45 Breakfast and Home Team meetings 213ABCD  
7:45-8:45 Student Focus Groups (Invitation Only) 214  
8:45-10:00 Plenary Session 1    
8:45-9:00 Welcome to STARS Celebration and RESPECT  213ABCD Jamie Payton, Tiffany Barnes, Jeff Forbes, Kristy Boyer
9:00-10:00 Keynote  213ABCD Richard Ladner
10:00-10:30 Break    
10:30-11:30 Concurrent Session A    
  Mentoring and Leadership Development for Faculty, Staff, and Students (Part I) 211AB Nathan Thomas
  Putting Yourself on the (Job) Market with LinkedIn 212AB Ebe Randeree, Martin Sung, Danielle Cuccaro, Courtney Lisenbee, Nicolaus Lopez
  How to Plan a One-Day Outreach Event (Part I) 218AB Nanette Napier, Kristine Nagel
  Computing and the Arts Summer Camps 219AB Marguerite Doman
  Flipped Classrooms and Lightweight Teams: Teaching Innovations to Promote Retention in CS Courses 210AB Celine Latulipe
  RESPECT Track 216AB  
11:30-12:30 Concurrent Session B    
  Mentoring and Leadership Development for Faculty, Staff, and Students (Part II) 211AB Nathan Thomas
  Leveraging STARS Through Your Resume 212AB Nicolaus Lopez, Kelby Mahoney, Megan McGilvray, Milton Ramer, 
  How to Plan a One-Day Outreach Event (Part II) 218AB Nanette Napier, Kristine Nagel
  3D Printing: Design and Print Your Future 219AB Alex Milliken
  How Our STARS Group Helped DePauw's Computer Science Majors Include 42% Women 210AB Gloria Townsend, Noemi Benitez, Justine Clarke, Brea Llorens, Ama Sefa-Dapaah
  RESPECT Track 216AB  
12:30-2:00 NSF BPC Alliance Leadership: Fireside Chat 213ABCD  
2:00-3:00 Concurrent Session C    
  Breakout Session: Dynamic Topic 1 211AB Ronald Greenberg
  Experiences in Surviving and Thriving in the IT Workplace: Moderator 212AB Jason Black
  Outreach Activities Targeted for Age Groups: Scratch for K-5 (Part I) and Botball for Grades 6-12 (Part II) 218AB Ronald Greenberg
  How to Create and Teach a Class to Anyone 219AB Christine Tinner & Gina Bullock
  Where's Your Website? An Introduction to Drupal 210AB Scott Heggen
  RESPECT Track 216AB  
3:00-6:00 STARS+IT-oLOGY Career Fair 217D  
3:00-4:00 Concurrent Session D    
  STARS Lightning Talks 211AB Gloria Townsend
  Breakout Session: Dynamic Topic 2 212AB  
  Resources for K12 CS Outreach: 218AB Ronald Greenberg and Dale Reed
  Recognizing and Addressing Diversity Themes in Professional Settings 219AB Manuel Perez-Quinones and Jamika Burge
  Pioneers on the Road to College: Supporting 1st-Gen College Students on their Academic Journey 210AB Audrey Rorrer
  RESPECT Track 216AB  
4:00-4:30 Break    
4:30-6:00 STARS Poster Session 217D  
4:30-5:30 RESPECT Track 216AB  
6:30-6:30 Shuttle or walk to Discovery Place    
6:30-10:30 STARS + RESPECT Reception Discovery Place  
6:30-8:00 RESPECT Poster Session Discovery Place  


Saturday, August 15

9:00am-12:00pm, Registration Open, East Wing

7:45-8:45 Breakfast and Home Team meetings 213ABC  
  Faculty Focus Groups Breakfast (invitation only) 213D  
  Executive Steering Committee Breakfast (invitation only) 205  
9:00-10:00 Plenary Session 2    
9:00-10:00 Keynote 213ABCD Teresa Dahlberg
10:00-10:30 Break    
10:30-11:30 Concurrent Session E    
  Computing Beyond the Double Bind: A Mentoring Network to Support Women of Color Students in Computing (Part I of 2 hour workshop) 211AB Maria Ong, Apriel Hodari, Lily Ko, and Janet Smith
  Time Invested is Talent Earned: How Education Comes Full Circle  212AB Ebe Randeree, Kelby Mahoney, Joey Cardenas, Chelsea Schneider, Martin Sung
  Classroom Management for Outreach Programs 218AB Gina Bullock
  CyberSaturdays: Providing Brief and Varied Lessons in Computing through Mini-Camps 219AB Margerite Doman, Felesia Stukes
  CS Principles and CS10K 209AB Tiffany Barnes
  #SocialMedia #Marketing #STARS 210AB Courtney Lisenbee, Megan McGilvray, Danielle Cuccaro, Joey Cardenas
  3D Printing: Design and Print Your Future 205AB Alex Milliken,Veronica Catete
11:30-12:30 Concurrent Session F    
  Computing Beyond the Double Bind: A Mentoring Network to Support Women of Color Students in Computing (Part II of 2 hour workshop) 211AB Maria Ong, Apriel Hodari, Lily Ko, and Janet Smith
  Getting Things Done: Productivity for Computing Students and Professionals (Cancelled) 212AB Kristy Boyer
  Hackathons: What, Why, and Most Importantly… How?: 218AB Andrew Besmer
  CS First Workshops with Google 219AB KaMar Galloway
  Advancing Your Career 210AB Cheryl Seals, Felecia Doswell, Cheryl Swanier
  $ustainable Models for STARS Activities 216AB Ebe Randeree
  AppInventor 205AB Veronica Catete, Tiffany Barnes
12:30-2:30 Panel: STARS Alumni in Industry 213ABCD Evie Powell, Samantha Finkelstein, KaMar Galloway; Moderator: Jason Black
2:30-3:30 Concurrent Session G    
  The Importance of Diversity and Your Seat at the Computer Science Table 211AB Nathan Thomas
  How Do You Develop LEADERSHIP Skills? 212AB Milton Ramer, Martin Sung, Courtney Lisenbee, Nicolaus Lopez
  Bug Catcher: A Software Testing System for Engaging Students 218AB Quentin Mayo
  Graduate School Ins and Outs 219AB Cheryl Seals, Albanie Bolton, Andrea Lawrence
  Supporting Research Experiences for Undergraduates 210AB Jamie Payton and Tiffany Barnes
  Increasing Partication in STARS and CS Outreach Activities through Fundraising 216AB Alexander Middleton, Marguerite Doman
  Game Design and Development 205AB Carla Bendezu, Evie Powell
3:30-4:00 Break    
4:00-5:00 Concurrent Session H     
  Supporting African Americans in Computer Science 211AB Cheryl Seals, Vida Winans, Anthony Hicks, Henry Green
  Mothering Across Continents: International Outreach in Developing Nations 212AB Patricia Shafer, Deb Semmler
  School Outreach: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 218AB Ebe Randeree, Alissa Ovalle, Joey Cardenas, Martin Sung, Cheslea Schneider
  Raspberry Pi and Robotics Demo 219AB Sonya Hsu
  Building BRIDGES to Promote Student Engagement in Data Structures Courses 210AB Kalpathi Subramanian, Jamie Payton, David Burlinson, Mihai Mehedint
  Breakout Session: Dynamic Topic 3 216AB  
  Computer Science Info Session - College Options, Careers, and STARS 205AB Alex Miliken, Carla Bendezu, Evie Powell
5:00 - 6:00  Closing Ceremony and Awards Presentation 213ABCD  



How to Participate


Call for Participation


Call for Participation

Present a poster, lightning talk, or a Birds-of-a-Feather discussion group on:

  • Technical Excellence
  • Leadership
  • Civic Engagement
  • Corps Practices

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Poster Submission Site

Present a workshop, presentation, panel, or Birds-of-a-Feather discussion group on:

  • Pedagogy
  • Research in Progress
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Broadening Participation in Computing
  • Practical Help for Faculty
  • Sustaining Stars
  • STARS Standards

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