Tech Conferences

Conferences are a great way to meet employers and listen to keynote speakers cover important current topics related to STEM fields.

Below is a short list of a few conferences you should check out:

  1. SWE Conference
  2. Grace Hopper 
  3. Google sponsored conferences: 

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More information regarding the Google sponsored conferences:

Google offers Travel and Conference Grants for selected conferences in Computer Science and related fields. Grants are available in North America for all traditionally underrepresented groups in technology (including, but not limited to, African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, persons with disabilities, women and veterans) and in Europe for women in technology.

To encourage attendance at technical conferences, Google will provide selected recipients:

  • Free conference registration
  • A $500 reimbursement to retroactively be used toward airfare and accommodation costs(will be awarded after the conference)

To be eligible for a grant to attend a conference in North America, applicants must:

  • Be a resident of North America
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Work or study in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a technical field related to the conference subject.
  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Be able to attend the core day(s) of one of the conference

To learn more about Google sponsored conferences visit: https://www.google.com/edu/scholarships/google-travel-and-conference-grants/#!overview


Prepared by Mena Abdel-Maguid