Diversifying The Next Generation of Roboticists

By: Lydia Tapia, Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico (Lead Organizer) Nine hours can have a dramatic impact—one student described her experience at the Becoming a Robot Guru 2 Workshop as “life changing.” On June 19th, I co-hosted this CRA-W/CDC Discipline Specific Workshop (DSW) along with Sandra Faust (Google[x]) and Meeko Oishi (University of New […]

Women in AI Workshop at IJCAI 2016

The world-wide female participation in AI and CS in general is dwindling instead of increasing. The decrease of the number of women in AI is specially worrisome. This discipline specific set of activities is aimed at creating a network of women and members of other under-represented groups at the IJCAI 2016 conference.

Becoming a Robot Guru 2 @ RSS

CRA-W/ CDC is proud to sponsor this workshop. The goal is to introduce students to the exciting research area of robotics and to provide students currently doing research in robotics with valuable career-building information. It will be held at this year's 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference.

BPViz’16: Broadening Participation in Visualization Workshop

The 2016 CRA-W/CDC CADENS Broadening Participation in Visualization (BPViz’16) Workshop will be held August 3-4, 2016. The goal of the workshop is to cross boundaries between STEM and non-STEM domains of scientists with data visualization needs, to facilitate collaborations and broaden participation in visualization on all levels: academic, research and industry.

Last day to apply to host the next 2016 Discipline Specific Workshops

Apply to host a Discipline Specific Workshop before the January 4th deadline!  Discipline Specific Workshops provide career mentoring and networking opportunities in the context of a specific research area. The workshops include coverage of technical topics such as important recent results and future related research directions. These workshops can be co-located with conferences in the sub-field […]

Apply before 9/11 to attend the Biomedical Data Science Workshop at SHILAC’15

The Biomedical Data Science Workshop (BMDSW) is a two day event for underrepresented undergraduates, graduates, and post-doctorate researchers from the US and its territories sponsored by CRA-W and the Coalition for Diversifying Computing (CDC). Biomedical Data Science is focused on interdisciplinary computational research in fields such as Biology, Neuroscience, Medicine, and Health where data sets have grown so large […]