self.conference

  • Jun 7- 8, 2019
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  • MotorCity Casino, 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit

Friday, Jun 07

MCC 1/2
MCC 3
MCC4
Amnesia
8:50 - 9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

9 - 9:45 AM
Byron Woodfork: Keynote - Mid-Career Survival Tips for POC
10 - 10:45 AM
Sarah Withee: Building an Open Source Artificial Pancreas Megan Boczar: Gender Microaggressions in the Workplace
11 - 11:45 AM
Mercedes Bernard: Empowering Early-Career Developers Janani Subbiah: Android, iOS and Web Best Friends Forever: The BFF pattern Peter Ritchie: Naming Things
12 - 1:00 PM

Lunch!
Tossed Green Salad with Garden Greens, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Red Onions, Chick Peas and Croutons on the Side, Served with Ranch & Balsamic Dressings
Fresh Baked Rolls and Creamy Butter
BBQ Chicken
All-American Hamburgers, Impossible Burgers, Assorted Cheese Slices, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Sweet Onions, Pickle Spears, Relish, Mayo, Ketchup and Mustard
Sliced Melon Assortment
Fresh Berries
Grapes and Bananas
Corn Bread
Corn on the Cob
Baked Potatoes, Cheese, Sour Cream, Butter and Chives
Buttery Pound Cake with Whipped Cream and Strawberries

1 - 1:45 PM
Laura Mosher: Harry the Hedgehog Learns You A Communication Chris Nelson: Rewriting a Bus Detective: a real time app case study Toria Gibbs: Search Engines: How They Work and Why You Need Them
2 - 2:45 PM
Stephanie Vaughn: “I’m Just An Engineer” - What Are the Ethical Responsibilities of Developers? Gary Fleming: Continuous Entropy
2:45 - 3:00 PM

Snack!
Mini Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
Celery
Carrots
Ranch Dip
Apples
Oranges
Grapes
Bananas
String cheese
Animal Crackers
Juice Boxes

3 - 3:45 PM
ahmed jalloh: Coding out the Clink Jamie Wright: Building a Realtime Websocket API in Phoenix Matthew LaForest: Get Progressive with it
4 - 4:45 PM
Marla Brizel Zeschin: Things I Wish I Knew Before Going Remote Maurice Hayward: You're Doing UX Unconsciously 😴, Now Let's Make It Conscious ⏰ and Intentional 💪 Fen Slattery: Digital Accessibility Beyond Legal Compliance
7 - 11:00 PM

Attendee Party! Board games, lightning talks, KARAOKE!

Saturday, Jun 08

MCC 1/2
MCC 3
MCC4
Amnesia
8:50 - 9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

9 - 9:45 AM
Maureen McElaney: Keynote - Digital Discrimination: Cognitive Bias in Machine Learning
10 - 10:45 AM
Brandy Foster: I'm Still Black and You're Still Racist (aka Why your pro-diversity culture is hiding toxic racist parasites) Charles Hall: Accountability for Accessibility (a12y 4 a11y) Jocelyn Harper: Open Source: Diversifying the Initiative
11 - 11:45 AM
Coraline Ada Ehmke: Programming Empathy: Emotions as State Machines Andrew Burke: Punk Rock Software: Fast Websites and Cheeseburgers Jennifer Tu: You Can’t Bubblebath The Burnout Away
12 - 1:00 PM

Lunch!
Radiatori Pasta Salad with Artichoke Hearts, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Baby Spinach, and Feta dressing
Quinoa Tabbouleh
Fattoush
Freshly Baked Rolls and Creamy Butter
Steamed Vegetables
Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
Tamarind Israeli Couscous
Chicken Piccata
Yankee Pot Roast
Honey-Orange Glazed Salmon
Miniature pastries

1 - 1:45 PM
Julien Fitzpatrick: Trans Eye for the Cis Ally: Ensuring an Inclusive Community Tori Brenneison: Teaching Skills for Technical Experts Veronica Hanus: "Git hook[ed]” on images & up your documentation game
2 - 2:45 PM
Cecy Correa: {Vulnerability: True} Surviving Code Reviews and Brutal Interviews Ben Lippi: Math For Fun and Profit – From Someone Who Hated Math Class Denise Yu: Why are distributed systems so hard?
2:45 - 3:00 PM

Snack!
Salted Popcorn and Caramel Corn
Warm Soft Pretzel Nuggets with Cheese Sauce and Assorted Gourmet Mustards
Nacho Cheese Sauce with Tortilla Chips
Sliced Jalapenos
Germack In-Shell Peanuts
Klondike Bars
Cracker Jacks

3 - 3:45 PM
Grishma Jena: Deciphering Data Science Mike Schutte: Dealing with /Regexion/ Arthur Doler: How to Work with People: A Guide to Playing Nicely with Others
4 - 4:45 PM
Jana Beck: Developers, go the f*ck to sleep Sara Cashman: The Web and the World: The Next Billion Users and the Digital Gender Divide Fabricio Nogueira Buzeto: The Error Of Our Ways - Continuous change by accepting failure
5 - 5:30 PM

Conference closing and a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!!

Friday, Jun 07

    8:50 - 9:00 AM
  • Opening Remarks

    12 - 1:00 PM
  • Lunch!
    Tossed Green Salad with Garden Greens, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Red Onions, Chick Peas and Croutons on the Side, Served with Ranch & Balsamic Dressings
    Fresh Baked Rolls and Creamy Butter
    BBQ Chicken
    All-American Hamburgers, Impossible Burgers, Assorted Cheese Slices, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Sweet Onions, Pickle Spears, Relish, Mayo, Ketchup and Mustard
    Sliced Melon Assortment
    Fresh Berries
    Grapes and Bananas
    Corn Bread
    Corn on the Cob
    Baked Potatoes, Cheese, Sour Cream, Butter and Chives
    Buttery Pound Cake with Whipped Cream and Strawberries

    2:45 - 3:00 PM
  • Snack!
    Mini Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
    Celery
    Carrots
    Ranch Dip
    Apples
    Oranges
    Grapes
    Bananas
    String cheese
    Animal Crackers
    Juice Boxes

    7 - 11:00 PM
  • Attendee Party! Board games, lightning talks, KARAOKE!

Saturday, Jun 08

    8:50 - 9:00 AM
  • Opening Remarks

    12 - 1:00 PM
  • Lunch!
    Radiatori Pasta Salad with Artichoke Hearts, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Baby Spinach, and Feta dressing
    Quinoa Tabbouleh
    Fattoush
    Freshly Baked Rolls and Creamy Butter
    Steamed Vegetables
    Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
    Tamarind Israeli Couscous
    Chicken Piccata
    Yankee Pot Roast
    Honey-Orange Glazed Salmon
    Miniature pastries

    2:45 - 3:00 PM
  • Snack!
    Salted Popcorn and Caramel Corn
    Warm Soft Pretzel Nuggets with Cheese Sauce and Assorted Gourmet Mustards
    Nacho Cheese Sauce with Tortilla Chips
    Sliced Jalapenos
    Germack In-Shell Peanuts
    Klondike Bars
    Cracker Jacks

    5 - 5:30 PM
  • Conference closing and a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!!