WIT 2016

The Women in Theory (WIT) Workshop is intended for graduate and exceptional undergraduate students in the area of theory of computer science. The workshop will feature technical talks and tutorials by senior and junior women in the field, as well as social events and activities. The motivation for the workshop is twofold. The first  goal is to deliver an invigorating educational program; the second is to bring together theory women students from different departments and foster a sense of kinship and camaraderie.

The 5th WIT workshop will take place at Simons Institute at Berkeley, May 22 – 25, 2016.

Confirmed Speakers: Elette Boyle (IDC), Edith Cohen (Google and Tel Aviv), Cynthia Dwork (MSR), Mor Harchol-Balter (CMU), Anna Karlin (U. Washington), Dahlia Malkhi (VMWare), Leanne Meyer (CMU Heinz College), Virginia Vassilevska Williams (Stanford), Mary Wootters (CMU)
OrganizersTal Rabin (IBM), Shubhangi Saraf (Rutgers) and Lisa Zhang (Bell Labs).
Local Arrangement:  Alistair Sinclair (UC Berkeley)
Special Guest:  Omer Reingold (Samsung Research)

Contact us: womenintheory2016@gmail.com.

Important dates:
Application deadline:  January 20,  2016.  Deadline passed
Notification of acceptance:  February 10, 2016
Student rump session title/pdf slides due:  TBD
Workshop: May 22-25, 2016.

Further information:
Workshop program 
Logistics (including info on speaker hotel, dorm, lecture hall and reimbursement)
Previous workshops: WIT 2008video from 2008WIT 2010lecture notes from 2010WIT 2012, WIT 2014.

Survey:  Kindly please fill out the online survey.  Day 1,  Day 2 and Day 3.


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