The Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI) 17, Opens Call for Submissions
Bengaluru, 04 April, 2017: The Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a non-profit organization focused on the advancement of women in computing and technology, today announced the Call for Submissions for its flagship conference in India, the Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI) 17. The conference will take place on 16 and 17 November, 2017 in Bangalore. GHCI 17 is produced by the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) and presented in partnership with ACM India.
ABI India invites submissions from women in technology including professionals(entry to senior management) from the industry, government and academia;entrepreneurs and students. Submissions are also welcome from men withtechnical backgrounds, corporate recruiters and consultants.
GHCI 17 offers a variety of technical tracks which will include sessionson Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Data Mining, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud, EmergingTechnologies, Human Computer Interaction and Systems Engineering. There is anew exciting track called the ‘Techno Social Innovation’ focusing ontechnologies having a positive social impact. GHCI 17 also has a trackdedicated to management and leadership skills, which are imperative to anytechnical job. This year individuals are also encouraged to submit any originalresearch, they may have carried out in any of the technologies covered in theGHCI 17 tracks. For more details visit:https://ghcindia.anitaborg.org/ghci-17-call-submissions/
GHCI is the largest technical conference for women in India and providesopportunities to gain professional visibility, network and get inspiration fromother women in technology. In 2016, GHCI had 2,909 attendees from 305 corporateand academic organizations.
“Today there are a number of women who are involved in the technologyinnovation our world needs. It is still not enough and we at ABI want to seethis number grow till it truly represents the society we live in. GHCI is agreat platform for women in technology to grow their careers. We encourage asmany women as possible to make a submission for GHCI 17 and be a part of theconference, which is all set to witness larger participation from corporatesand attendees this year,” said Geetha Kannan, Managing Director, ABIIndia.