Program

Here you can find anything you need to know about the event’s schedule. The event incorporates within the program a mixture of talks, workshops, poster and paper presentations, as well as time for networking with women mentors.

Wednesday, 16th of November [Afternoon]

14:00-14:20 Registration at Senate Hall Deanery Building
14:20-14:30 Opening
14:30-15:15 Opening Keynote by Prof. Darelle van Greunen
Full Professor at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
“Women in Technology: Balancing your career and lifestyle”
Venue: Senate Hall Deanery Building
Parallel Training Workshops
Session A
Venue: Senate Hall,
Deanery Building
Session B
Venue: “Lemesos” Room, “A.Themistocleous” Building
Session C
Venue: Conference Room, Student Services Building
Session D
Venue: CUTing Edge Space
15:15-16:00 (A1)-Workshop (in Greek) (B1)-Workshop (in English) (C1)-Workshop (in Greek) (D1)-Paper Presentations (in English)
“What to avoid in an interview?”
Valentina Toumaniou
“Empowering women in the workplace”
Irene Dimitriou
“Startups – What do I need to know?”
Aggeliki Solomonidou
“Bandster.io: 5 Steps to build a software company”
Natalia Demetriou

“How the Web Replaced Theatre”
Dominika Kopeć
16:15-17:00 (A2)-Workshop (in Greek) (B2)-Workshop (in English) (C2)-Workshop (in English) (D2)-Paper Presentations (in English)
“CV and social media presence”
Valentina Toumaniou
“Female innovators in tech”
Irene Dimitriou
“Entrepreneurship from A to Z”
Giorgos Kokou
“United to End FGM: European Knowledge Platform for Professionals dealing with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)”
Christiana Kouta, Elina Kofou & Christina Kaili

“WomenPower – The TripAdvisor for Women and their worklife”
Antigoni Parmaxi & Christina Vasiliou
17:00-18:30 Break & Poster Session
Venue:  Lobby Area “Tassos Papadopoulos”

Wednesday, 16th of November [Night]

In conjunction with “World Usability Day 2016”

Venue: “Tassos Papadopoulos” Amphitheater 1

19:00-19:30 Registration
19:30-20:00 Introduction by Dr. Andri Ioannou
Ass. Professor at Cyprus University of Technology
20:00-21:00 Closing Keynote on “International Perspectives of User Experience”
Talks by:

  • Darelle van Greunen (Professor at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University)
  • Sofia Chebanova (Team Lead UX Lab at Wargaming.net)
21:00-22:00 Closing Reception