Accenture is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the Grace Hopper Celebration, a three-day conference in Houston, Texas that celebrates women in computing. Technologists from around the globe will come together to discuss research, industry insights and careers. We’ll be there, too, speaking at forums and meeting with smart, creative attendees who are ready to join us and make waves. Visit us in Hall D, Booth 1130. You’ll also have the opportunity to take a virtual-reality tour of Accenture Labs, check out a demo of HoloLens applications, and speak virtually to some of our women technologists about their careers at Accenture.
And be sure to listen to our speakers, covering topics ranging from the gender gap in technology to the Internet of things and AI:
Thursday, Oct. 20
Our Chief Executive Officer – North America, Julie Sweet, is participating in a keynote panel– “Leap Forward: What Radical New Research Tells Us About the Gender Gap in Tech”– alongside Rebecca Minkoff, global lifestyle brand founder; Reshma Sujani, CEO of Girls Who Code; and Candice Morgan, Chief Diversity Officer of Pinterest. The presentation takes place in GRB General Assembly Bat 4 p.m.
Sunny Webb, Senior Principal, Accenture Labs will discuss “The Digital Future: Defusing the Hype of IoT and Wearables” at 10:30 a.m. in GRB 370A.
Sonali Parthasarathy, Principal, Accenture Labs will present ”Using Apache Myriad in the Accenture Technology Labs: Marriage of Docker and Hadoop” at 2:30 p.m. in GRB 320 A.
On Fri., Oct 21, Chau Dang, Associate Principal, Accenture Labs, will talk about “New Horizons for Artificial Intelligence” at 12:00 pm in GRB D-F.