Computer Science Day

What is it?

Computer Science Day at VCU is an event aimed at exposing high school students to the dynamic range of opportunities Computer Science has to offer! Come learn about cutting edge research with exciting talks by faculty members and graduate students from the VCU Department of Computer Science. Join us in the afternoon for a round of discussions with representatives from companies in industry, who will give you a leg up on what types of jobs are available for CS majors, and how to best prepare for them.

When and where is it?

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Location: Engineering West Hall (601 W. Main St), Room 101, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA

How much does it cost?

The event is free (lunch included).

Who can attend?

The event is aimed primarily at high school students, with no restriction on geographical location of the high school.

How do I attend?

Register by clicking on the link below:

Register Here

Schedule for Computer Science Day at VCU:

9–9:30 a.m. | Registration
9:30–9:50 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions
9:50–10:20 a.m. | Dr. David Sheppard
10:20–10:30 a.m. | Break
10:30–10:50 a.m. | Dean Boyan
10:50–11:20 a.m. | Dr. Eyuphan Bulut
11:20–11:50 a.m. | CodeVA
11:50 a.m.–12:20 p.m. | Lunch
12:20–12:50 p.m. | Ellen Korcovelos (Leidos)
12:50–1:20 p.m. |  Chase Greco (CoStar)
1:20–1:30 p.m. | Break
1:30–2 p.m. | Major Luke Maffey (Army)
2–2:30 p.m. | Laura Lemza
2:30–3 p.m. | Industry panel
3–3:30 p.m. | Student panel

 

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Dr. Bridget McInnes
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Email: btmcinnes@vcu.edu