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CIPS Women in Technology Event (Edmonton, Feb 21)
Date: 
Fri, 02/21/2014
Event Location: 
(Edmonton)

Location

University of Alberta 

Start Time

2/21/2014 8:30 AM 

End Time

2/21/2014 3:00 PM 

The CIPS Women in IT conference is an annual Edmonton event focused at Grade 9 girls with the purpose of changing their perceptions about careers in IT. 



Event Details

Registration: 8:30am – 9:15am; 2nd floor of the SUB building

Opening Exercises: 9:15am – 9:45am, Myer Horowitz Theatre Session 1 & 2: Morning

Lunch: 11:45am – 12:25pm, Lower level Central Academic Building (CAB)

Session 3: 12:35pm – 1:20pm

Closing Exercises: 1:30pm – 2:00pm, Myer Horowitz Theatre



Program Overview

The objectives of this one-day conference are to:

  • inform the girls about the variety of fun and creative careers that exist in IT;
  • encourage the girls to keep their future options open by taking math and science courses throughout High School; and
  • interest the young women in considering a future in Information Technology.

The conference begins with a “Welcome Address” where the young women will develop an understanding of the current climate in the IT industry and the benefits of stronger female representation in this exciting field. Then, the young women will participate in a series of three sessions or workshops that will help them explore the way Information Technology impacts their daily lives and to appreciate the broad spectrum of career options that await them in the technology field



Volunteering

The effort to plan and deliver the conference is 100% volunteer. We encourage you to find out more about the different positions available – from female role models and team leaders, to workshop presenters to event operations.

Volunteer Contact: Debbie Bassett & Tara Reimche
Email: Volunteers@cipswitedmonton.ca

Register at CIPS WIT Website 

CIPS Corporate Partners

The following organizations support CIPS' commitment to professionalism, ethics, and high standards for the I.T. profession. CIPS thanks all its partners for their contribution. Become a CIPS Corporate Partner Today! - Send an email to info@cips.ca.


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