2016 Program

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Registration (must be at the event by 8:45 a.m.)

9:00-9:10 a.m. "Welcome and Why Computer Science Matters" by Sana Odeh, Clinical Professor, Computer Science Department at NYU and Chair of this conference

9:15-9:35  a.m. 
Overview of CS fields by Jessica and Jyo, WinC offers from NYU
Overview of Engineering fields by Graduate Student from Princeton

9:40 - 11:30 a.m. Scratch Programming workshop:
Teaching high school female students to create fun, innovative and interactive projects using animation, photos, music, and art. Scratch is a fun and easy programming language that was invented by MIT. Projects can be published and shared on the web.
Winning teams get prizes! 

11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Cool Talk in CS: Facial Expression Modeling & Recognition by Crystal Butler, NYU Graduate student

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking over lunch and Project Demo exhibits (1 hour): 
During lunch, high school students and their teachers will have a chance to see demos of cool projects in CS and Engineering and also network with speakers and volunteers from Google, NYU, and Princeton. 

1:00 - 1:20 p.m. A talk on "College Admissions"
by Associate Dean of Graduate Affairs at Princeton University

1:20 - 1:55 p.m. Student Q/A Panel Presentation Part II: Challenges & Solutions to a Successful and Happy College Experience:

Graduate & undergraduate students from NYU, and Princeton share their personal experiences and advice (college acceptance, seeking scholarships, choosing a field that's right for you, how to find success and happiness in your college and career experience) 

Moderators:
2 Undergraduate students of CS at NYU (TBA), and Dana Lee, President of WinC
1 Graduate student in Electrical Engineering at Princeton University (TBA)
1 Undergraduate and graduate student from NYU and Princeton (TBA)

1:55 - 3:15 p.m. Tower Design Competition
Team up to build a tower using spaghetti and gum drop candy
Winning teams get prizes!

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
Close of Competition and Awarding of Prizes