RMCWiC 2012 Conference

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Afternoon Location 
1:00pmHotel Check-in 
1:00 PMConference Registration OpensRotunda
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Field Trip and Tour of  NWSC (NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing Center)
This is an optional field trip to Cheyenne Wyoming. Buses will be provided.  

One bus will leave at 2pm and the other at 3pm.

Evening Location
6:00 PM - 6:15 PMOpening RemarksSalon E-H
6:15 PM - 8:00 PMBanquet Dinner
Keynote Speaker:  Mariana Vertenstein, Better Climate Science Through Better Software   (7:00 PM Start)
Salon E-H
8:00 PM -9:00 PM

Birds of a Feather (Three Parallel Sessions)

Impostor Syndrome by Carol Rudisill (Anita Borg Institute)
What kind of Jobs are Out There for Me?: Personal Stories and Recruiter Perspectives by Mary Gessner (Return Path)
The Challenges of Completing an Advanced Degree along a Non-Traditional Time-Line by Sherri Harms and Cate Anderson (U. Nebraska at Kearney)


Windsor I

Salon A-D

Windsor II

9:00 PM -11:00 PMSocial Gathering: enjoy some large group games, munchies, board games, games like rock-band, DDR, and Wii, and prizes!Salon D

Friday, November 2

Morning Location
7:15 AM – 8:15 AMBreakfastSalon F-H
8:15 AM – 9:15 AMKeynote Speaker: Adele Howe "Aritificial Intelligence: Fact vs. Fiction"Salon A-D
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

2 Panel Sessions in Parallel

So I'm Graduating Soon ... Now What?  Moderator: Tracy Camp (Colorado School of Mines), Panelists: Gail Alverson (Cray), Liz Jessup (University of Colorado, Boulder), Marla Meehl (NCAR), Tami Stangl (Northrop Grumman Information Systems)

Engaging Teens in Computing Through Current Passions.  Moderator: Amy Banic (University of Wyoming), Panelists: Debra S. Goldberg (University of Colorado, Boulder), Suzanne Gallagher (University of Colorado, Boulder), and Ruben Gamboa (University of Wyoming)



Salon A-D

Windsor I&II

10:15AM – 10:30AMBreak 
10:30AM – 12:00AM

Paper Presentations (Two Parallel Sessions, 20 minute talks)

Session 1a (Session chair: Jaime Ruiz from Colorado State University)

A Semi-Automated Labeling Approach for a Hierarchy of Image Clusters by Maggie Wigness and Bruce Draper (Colorado State University)

A Smartphone-Based System to Manage Snacking in the Lower Socio-Economic Population by Monica Mishra (Peak to Peak Charter School) and Christopher L. Schaefbauer and Katie A. Siek (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Storage and Development of Digital Image Negatives in a Distributed File System by Matthew Malensek (Colorado State University)


Session 1b  (Session chair: Christina Boucher from Colorado State University)

Structuring a Vulnerability Description for Comprehensive Single System Security Analysis by Malgorzata Urbanska, Indrajit Ray, Adele Howe, and Mark Roberts  (Colorado State University)

E pluribus, plurima: Interdisciplinary class groups yield exceptional results by Debra S. Goldberg and Elizabeth K. White (University of Colorado, Boulder)

BGPmon v7: A Scalable Real-time BGP Monitor by Catherine Olschanowsky and Dan Massey (Colorado State University)

Clustering Coefficients in Protein Interaction Hypernetworks by Suzanne Renick Gallagher and Debra S. Goldberg (University of Colorado, Boulder)



Salon A-D









Windsor I&II

Lunch Location
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMBuffet LunchSalon E-H
12:30 PM - 1:15 PMPoster SessionSalon E-H
1:15   PM - 2:30 PMCareer FairFoyer
Afternoon Location

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM


Salon E-H

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Birds of a Feather (Three Parallel Sessions)

Are We the Next Generation of Supercomputers? by Tiphani Lynn (Montana State University, Montana NSF EPSCoR, Montana STEM Girls Collaborative Project)

Women in Computing: Break Stereotypes and Be the Woman You Are by Darlene Banta (Senior Software Engineer at Telvent) and Devadatta Sadhu (Software Engineer at Telvent)

Earn $100,000+ to fund your Computer Science/Engineering Education by Alice Pang (Microsoft)


Windsor I


Windsor II

Salon A-D

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Award Session

Best Paper Presentation

Best Poster Presentation

Best Attendance Raffle

Salon A-D
4:00 PM


 Posters in Friday 12:30-1:15pm Session 
  Collision Detection using two bounding boxes by Min Qi (University of Denver), Mario Lopez (University of Denver), Chris GauthierDickey (University of Denver), and Inmaculada Ventura (Universidad de Huelva)

GLIMMPSE Lite: Power and Sample Size Calculations Using Mobile Devices by Uttara Sakhadeo (University of Colorado Denver), Aarti Munjal (University of Colorado Denver), Sarah Kreidler (University of Colorado Denver), Vijay Akula (University of Colorado Denver), Deborah Glueck (University of Colorado Denver), and Keith Muller (University of Florida)

Visualization and Analysis Tool for Water Quality Monitoring in the Chesapeake Bay by Rosemary K. Lee (Brown University), Christopher V. Rackauckas (Oberlin College), Annie S. Ross (Colorado State University), and Nehemias Ulloa (California State University, Bakersfield)

A Space-Time Domain Decomposition Method for Stochastic Parabolic Problems by Xiao-Chuan Cai (CU Boulder) and Cui Cong (CU Boulder)

No Place Like Home: Pet-to-Family Reunification After Disaster by Mario Barrenechea (University of Colorado Boulder), Joshua Barron (University of Colorado Boulder), and Joanne White (University of Colorado Boulder)

Merging Short Read Alignments in Ancient Data by Kiley Graim (University of California, Santa Cruz) and Ed Green (advisor) (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Lighthouse Taxonomy: Delivering Linear Algebra Solutions by Paul Givens (Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder), David Johnson (Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder), Javed Hossain (Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder), Sa-Lin Cheng Bernstein (Computation Institute, University of Chicago), Elizabeth Jessup (Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder), and Boyana Norris (Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory)

Finding transcription factor binding sites in the twilight zone by Colin Diesh (University of Colorado), Shweta Bhandare (University of Colorado), and Debra Goldberg (University of Colorado)

Interact with Your Ears: Exploration of Audio and Visual Associative Cues for Brain Computer Interface Classification by Ashish Dhital (University of Wyoming) and Amy Ulinski Banic (University of Wyoming)

Hybrid 6DOF Mobile Interaction for Volume Manipulation in Stereoscopic Display Environments by Neera Pradhan (University of Wyoming) and Amy Ulinski Banic (University of Wyoming)

Evaluation of Mobile Touch-Based Collaboration Styles that Facilitate Task-Focused Talk to Enhance Spatial Ability Learning by Yousef Asiri (University of Wyoming) and Amy Ulinski Banic (University of Wyoming)

Intelligent Tutoring Systems for Early Childhood Education – Why? by Melissa Wiederrecht (University of Wyoming) and Amy Ulinski Banic (University of Wyoming)

Immersive Visualization in a CAVE? There’s an app for that: Mobile Devices as a Universal Medium for Interaction by Zhibo Sun (University of Wyoming), Eric Richardson (University of Wyoming), and Amy Ulinski Banic (University of Wyoming)

Evaluation of Color and SSVEP-Based BCI Classification by Nattaya Areejitkasem (University of Wyoming) and Amy Ulinski Banic (University of Wyoming)