On Friday, March 12, 2021, the UC Santa Barbara Computer Science Department is hosting a virtual summit.cs—bringing together undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, alumni, and industry partners in a day-long program of sharing ideas and making connections.

Join our main events via ZOOM, and our social & networking events via Gather.Town.

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  • 9:00am – 9:15am: Opening Remarks
  • 9:15am – 11:45am: Undergraduate Capstone Presentations  
  • 11:45am – 12:30pm: Poster Sessions (via Gather.Town pw: “summit2021”)
  • 12:30pm – 1:15pm: Lunch Break
  • 1:15pm – 1:30pm: Capstone Awards
  • 1:30pm – 2:30 pm: Distinguished Lecture – Dr. Valerie Taylor (hosted by Prof. Linda Petzold)
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm: Fireside Chat with Dr. Valerie Taylor (hosted by Prof. Chandra Krintz)
  • 3:00pm – 4:30 pm: Reception (via Gather.Town)

Sharing Ideas and Making Connections

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Undergrad Capstone

Teaming up with industry leaders, students worked on projects addressing a wide range of topics.  View a list of all the Capstone projects

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Poster Session

This is a chance to interact with the people behind the work.  Each of the undergraduate capstone teams, along with a collection of undergraduate researchers, will be available to explain their ongoing work (with the help of a poster), and in some cases even provide demonstrations of their creations.

Distinguished Lecture

Valery Taylor

Dr. Valerie Taylor

Division Director/ Argonne Distinguished Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory

Increasing Diversity in Computing: Lesson Learned

In this talk, Dr. Taylor will discuss lessons learned from CMD-IT programs.

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