The Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI) 2016 offers something for everyone! It is a three-day conference focusing on the research and career interests of women in computing and technology. GHCI 2016 includes presentations, panel discussions, leadership speaker sessions, professional development workshops, Student Career Fair, a Hands on Lab, networking opportuniteis and much more. Find out what each day has to offer.

GHCI 2016 Schedule 

Wednesday, December 7, 2019: 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Venue: White Orchid Convention Centre, Bangalore

  • Event Registrations
  • Lunch and Networking
  • Welcome and Presentation
  • Keynote by Vanitha Narayanan, Managing Director, IBM India Private Limited
  • CXO Panel: Leading in Times of Unprecedented Change
    • Panelists: Cynthia Stoddard, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Adobe; Ganesh Balasubramanian, Global Head Design and ADM, HSBC; Mohit Saxena, Co-Founder and CTO – InMobi; Prameela Kalive, Executive Vice President , Zensar Technologies. Moderator: Nora Denzel (Independent Director)
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  • Entertainment and Hi-Tea

Thursday, December 8, 2016: 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Vivanta by Taj – Yeshwantpur, Bangalore

  • Technical Tracks: GHCI Tracks include sessions on the latest technology in Data Science and Machine Learning, Emerging Technologies, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Open Source, Systems Engineering and Tech Products A to Z
  • iConnect Sessions: learn from senior leaders in technology, who are shaping innovations in our world
  • Poster Session: the presenters will do an informal discussion on their research or technology exploration
  • Student Career Fair: a great opportunity to explore jobs and internship opportunities with leading technology organizations
  • Hands on Lab: first-hand experience of the latest technology with live demos and one-on-one interactions with tech experts
  • Meet the GHCI Volunteering Community: learn more about how you can be a volunteer with India and work on planning and  implementation of the conference

Friday, December 9, 2016: 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Vivanta by Taj – Yeshwantpur, Bangalore

  • Management Excellence Track: career development sessions and workshops to guide and inspire women technologists on skills and strategies that define top-quality managers
  • Campus to Corporate Track: sessions to prepare students for the corporate world
  • Entrepreneurship Track: for business owners, employees and others considering to start their own venture
  • Back to Work Program: for women who have taken a break from their corporate career and want to make a come back to the workforce
  • Career Mastery for Success Track: focusing on varied aspects of one’s career, beyond the core technical skills that enable success
  • Organizational Transformation Track: sessions on the critical challenge of how to keep pace with the ever changing customer needs and dynamic business landscape in today’s corporate world
  • Speed Mentoring: get candid guidance on how to grow your career in technology from experienced professionals
  • Women Entrepreneur Quest (WEQ) 2016: keynote, panel discussion (fireside chat) and award presentation of the popular business contest WEQ 2016 for women-led startups in technology from across India
  • Student Career Fair
  • Hands on Lab