WIT 2018

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 6th WIT workshop will take place at Harvard University, Jun 19 – 22, 2018.

Confirmed Speakers:  Anisha Asundi (Harvard), Bonnie Berger (MIT), Alina Ene (Boston U.)  Yael Kalai (MSR), Julia KempeGillat Kol (Princeton), Nancy Lynch (MIT), Barna Saha (Umass, Amherst).
Speakers for Industry Session: Gwen Beaven (Google),  Lucy Hadden (Google), Rania Khalaf (IBM), Emily Shen (MIT Lincoln Lab).
OrganizersTal Rabin (IBM), Shubhangi Saraf (Rutgers) and Lisa Zhang (Bell Labs).
Local Host Institution: Harvard University.
Local Arrangements (Harvard)Boaz BarakMadhu Sudan and Salil Vadhan.
Special Guest:  Omer Reingold (Stanford) and Nir Shavit (MIT).

Contact us: womenintheory2018@gmail.com.

Important dates:
Application deadline:  January 16,  2018.  Deadline passed.
Notification of acceptance:  February 9, 2018
Student rump session title/pdf slides due:  June 18, 2018
Workshop: June 19-22, 2018.

Further information:
Workshop program 
Logistics (including info on speaker hotel, dorm, lecture hall and reimbursement) – TBD
Previous workshops: WIT 2008video from 2008WIT 2010lecture notes from 2010WIT 2012, WIT 2014, WIT 2016.


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