Rising Stars 2019 Workshop Schedule

NOTE Program Correction: Career Center Mentoring Sessions are in 3403 Siebel Center

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

6:00pm: Opening Night Welcome Activities: Hamilton Walkers Private Party Room
201 N. Neil St., Champaign, IL

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

All Wednesday events at the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science.

6:30am – 8:00am: Breakfast provided in Hyatt Place Lobby

8:15 am: Charter bus from Hyatt Place to Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science

8:45 am-09:00 am: Workshop Welcome (2405 SC)

9:00 am-10:00 am: Panel: Our Paths to Academia (2405 SC)

  • Sarita Adve, Ranjitha Kumar, Tandy Warnow

10:00-10:15 am: Break (Second Floor Atrium)

10:15 am-11:30 am: Panel: The Job Search: Preparation (2405 SC)

  • Klara Nahrstedt, Robin Kravets

11:30 am- 12:30 pm: Poster Session (Second Floor Atrium)

12:30 pm- 1:30 pm: Lunch (First Floor Atrium)

1:30pm- 2:45pm: Parallel Sessions: Job Talk Starts I

  • SC 2405: Karrie Karahalios, Lynford Goddard, Robin Kravets
  • SC 2124: Wen-mei Hwu, Sayan Mitra, Jeffrey Bokor
  • SC 2102: Brighten Godfrey, Andrew Stillwell
  • SC 2407: Bo Li, Shaloo Rakheja, Shawn Blanton  

2:45- 3:15 pm: Break/Group Picture (First Floor Atrium)

3:15- 4:15 pm: Panel: The Interview (2405 SC)

  • Radhika Mittal, Bo Li

4:15- 5:15 pm: Panel: Work/Life Balance – It is possible to have it all and have fun doing it! (2405 SC)

  • Erin Chambers, Ruta Mehta, Lara Waldrop

5:45- 6:30 pm: Research Highlight Pitch Competition (2405 SC)

6:30 pm: Dinner (First Floor Atrium)

8:30 pm: Bus shuttle back to Hyatt hotel (First Floor Atrium, Matthews Avenue entrance)

Thursday, October 31, 2019

All Thursday events except dinner at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Building.

6:30am – 8:00am: Breakfast provided in Hyatt Place Lobby

8:30 am: Charter bus from Hyatt Place to Electrical and Computer Engineering Building

9:00-10:00 am: Panel: The Job Search: Post-Interview (3002 ECEB)

  • Shaloo Rakheja, Tanya Berger-Wolf

10:00-10:15 am: Break (3002 ECEB)

10:15-11:30 am: Parallel Sessions (4): Job Talk Starts II

  • ECEB 3002: Indy Gupta, Philip Krein, Katie Driggs-Campbell
  • Beckman 2269:Ruta Mehta, Peter Sauer, Lara Waldrop 
  • Beckman 3269:Dakshita Khurana, Subhonmesh Bose, Erin Chambers  
  • Beckman 4269: Andreas Kloeckner, Lynford Goddard, Julia Hockemaier

11:30- 1:30 pm: Lunch & Poster Session (3002 ECEB)

1:30- 2:45 pm: Panel: Building Your Research Program (3002 ECEB)

  • Nancy Amato, Elyse Rosenbaum, Karrie Karahalios

2:45- 3:00 pm: Break (3002 ECEB)

3:00- 4:15 pm: Parallel Sessions (4): Job Talk Starts III

  • ECEB 3002: Chandra Chekuri, Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, Idoia Ochoa
  • Beckman 2269: Nancy Amato, Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, Ranjitha Kumar 
  • Beckman 3269: Darko Marinov, Elyse Rosenbaum, Lawrence Rauchwerger
  • ECEB 4070:  Tandy Warnow, Peter Sauer, Mahesh Vishwanathan

4:15- 5:15 pm: Panel: Tips from the Trenches – Recent Job Candidates (3002 ECEB)

  • Katie Driggs-Campbell, Dakshita Khurana, Yang Zhao

5:30 pm: Charter Bus Shuttle to Hyatt hotel (ECEB, S. Wright Street Entrance)

6:30 pm: Dinner at Maize at the Station (within walking distance of hotel) – Halloween Theme!
100 N. Chestnut Street, Champaign, IL

Friday, November 1, 2019

6:30am – 8:30am: Breakfast provided in Hyatt Place Lobby. Hotel check-out.

8:15 am: Bus shuttle from Hyatt Place

9:00-10:30 am: Parallel Session: Job Talk Starts IV

  • SC 2405: Klara Nahrstedt, Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, Jeffrey Bokor
  • SC 2124: Indy Gupta, Zhen Peng, Tanya Berger-Wolf 
  • SC 2102: Sarita Adve, Richard Zhang, Shawn Blanton
  • SC 2407: Sasa Misailovic, Radhika Mittal, Niao He

10:15-10:30 am: Break (Second Floor Atrium, SC)

10:30-11:45 am: Panel: Overcoming Challenges, Getting Mentoring, and Building a Network (SC 2405)

  • Robin Kravets, Julia Hockenmaier, Jen Bernhard

11:45 am:

  • Bus shuttle to Willard Airport (to-go boxed lunches provided)
  • All others boxed lunch at Siebel Center

12:15 pm:

  • Additional 1-1 mentorship
  • Siebel Center 2405 available as a post-workshop workspace

Afternoon: Additional shuttle runs to airport

Rising Stars Career Center

Mentoring Center

Wednesday, October 30 – SC 3403
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

10am-12pm Saman Amarasinghe Shawn Blanton Ranjitha Kumar Xiuling Li Sasa Misailovic
1pm-3pm Radhika Mittal Lara Waldrop Tandy Warnow Yang Zhao  
3pm-5pm Jeff Bokor Brighten Godfrey Bo Li Shaloo Rakheja  

Thursday, October 31 – ECEB 5070
9:00 am-12:00 pm
1:00 pm- 5:00 pm

10am-12pm Nancy Amato Jeff Bokor Julia Hockenmaier Idioa Ochoa (10:30-noon)
1pm-3pm Subhonmesh Bose Dakshita Khurana Ruta Mehta Mahesh Vishwanathan
3pm-5pm Carolyn Beck Tanya Berger-Wolf Wen-mei Hwu Robin Kravets

Friday, November 1 – SC 3403
9:00 am – 11:00 am

10am-12pm Chandra Chekuri Katie Driggs-Campbell Ranjitha Kumar Yang Zhao

Portraits – SC 4th Floor Atrium

Wednesday only
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Research Highlight Videos – SC 4325

Wednesday only
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1 pm- 5 pm