2018 CAHSI Summit

CAHSI 2018 Summit

http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/conference/conference-home


CAHSI continues its collaboration with Great Minds in STEM by holding the CAHSI annual summit in a joint event with the HENAAC Conference. CAHSI’s collaboration is focused on supporting the recruitment, retention, and advacement of Hispanics in computing by strengthening CAHSI’s student and professional networks through our annual networking lunch, hackathon, data analytics, and technical challenge sessions.

2017 CAHSI Summit Sponsors

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To find CAHSI sponsor opportunities, please refer to HENAAC sale's brochure here.

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CAHSI HACKATHON (BEGINNER AND ADVANCE)
$33,000 (Sold Out)
[4 Co-Sponsor Slots Available at $8,250]

The CAHSI Hackathon is an interactive learning event that distills the essence of many aspects of professional computer security work into a “Capture the Flag” exercise. Students work in teams to solve challenges that test their cybersecurity skills. Three sessions will be held –a mandatory session that teaches offensive and defensive tactics, a beginners competition, and an advanced competition. The event encourages students at all skill levels to participate, promotes teamwork, encourages friendly competition with real-time feedback, and motivates students to learn more on how to protect assets controlled by software.

Sponsorship Opportunity

    • Present the competition awards at the Student Leadership Awards Event
    • Prominent showcasing of logo in the competition
    • Logo visibility and recognition as event sponsor in conference publications
    • Opportunity to provide branding items and materials during the competition
    • Opportunity to collaborate as a coach during the hackathon (advanced or novice)
    • Opportunity to attend the CAHSI luncheon as a networking mentor (2 corporate guests)


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CAHSI CYBERSECURITY WORKSHOP
$15,000
[3 Co-sponsor Slots Available at $5,000]

The CAHSI Cybersecurity Workshop is an interactive session at which students learn about the tools, approaches, and methods that adversaries use to exploit vulnerabilities. Students get hands-on experience to real-life cybersecurity scenarios that include pivoting attacks, cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery, route hijacking, and memory corruption. The sponsor(s) will have an opportunity to collaborate with CAHSI to select a topic, plan the workshop, and coach the students.

Sponsorship Opportunity

    • Prominent showcasing of logo in the event
    • Logo visibility and recognition as event sponsor in conference publications
    • Opportunity to collaborate as a coach during the session
    • Opportunity to attend the CAHSI luncheon as a networking mentor (2 corporate guests)



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CAHSI NETWORKING LUNCHEON
$20,000
[2 Co-Sponsor Slots Available at $10,000]

The CAHSI Networking Luncheon brings together CAHSI faculty and students in one location to interact with sponsors. Representatives from sponsoring organizations are able to promote opportunities within their organization such as internships, job offerings, training programs, and other professional opportunities. After a keynote talk and lunch, sponsors move from table to table in set intervals to share information about their company and learn about students’ interest and capabilities in computing fields.

Sponsorship Opportunity

    • Keynote Speaker Opportunity: Up to 15 minutes of podium time including video
    • Prominent showcasing of logo in the event
    • Logo visibility and recognition as event sponsor in conference publications
    • Opportunity to provide branding items and materials during the luncheon
    • Opportunity for representatives to attend the CAHSI Luncheon as networking mentor



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TECHNICAL CHALLENGE SESSIONS
$15,000
[3 Co-Sponsor Slots Available at $5,000]

The Technical Challenge session focuses on relevant workforce skills. The sponsor(s) will have the opportunity to work closely with CAHSI students on solving a challenge. The sponsor(s) will present a challenge and answer questions posed by students. Student teams will explore possible solutions, and choose and define a computing solution. The teams will present their solutions and receive constructive feedback. Sponsors can provide their own corporate workshops sessions, or they can work in collaboration with CAHSI to identify a challenge and plan the session.

Sponsorship Opportunity

    • Prominent showcasing of logo in the event
    • Logo visibility and recognition as event sponsor in conference publications
    • Opportunity to work closely with CAHSI students
    • Opportunity to attend the CAHSI Luncheon as a networking mentor (2 corporate guests)

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INDUSTRY – FACULTY EXCHANGE SESSION
$15,000
[3 Co-Sponsor Slots Available at $5,000]

The Industry-Faculty Exchange is an interactive session to learn about industry needs and CAHSI institutions’ capabilities. The session will foster discussions among faculty and industry to exchange information about curricular and co-curricular activities at CAHSI institutions and workforce needs at the sponsoring organizations. The exchange will inform CAHSI about attributes of a successful employee that organizations seek. Possible outcomes of the session are opportunities to improve curriculum and ways to bring industry experiences into the classroom.

Sponsorship Opportunity

    • Prominent showcasing of logo in the event
    • Logo visibility and recognition as event sponsor in conference publications
    • Opportunity to work closely with CAHSI faculty
    • Opportunity to attend the CAHSI Luncheon as a networking mentor (2 corporate guests)

2017 CAHSI Summit Student Posters


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Student Posters

CAHSI Abstracts are currently under review.
Once your abstract is approved,you DO NOT need to submit your abstract to HENAAC via email. CAHSI (Claudia Casas) will be submitting all approved abstracts directly to HENAAC.


CAHSI will be reviewing and approving all abstracts eligible for travel funding for the HENAAC 2017 conference. CAHSI Students with an approved abstract will receive a CAHSI registration code that will waive registration and allow final abstract submission through the HENAAC registration system.


Eligibility

  • Graduate and undergraduate students from a CAHSI institution
  • Must be from an underrepresented ethnic/racial group. CAHSI will give priority to Hispanic students
  • Must be registered full-time in a computing related major (Doctoral candidates do not have to be full time)
  • Eligibility and selection is based upon each CAHSI institution’s available budget

Student Submission Instructions

  1. 1. YOU MUST SUBMIT ABSTRACT IN WORD FORMAT FOLLOWING THE FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS IN THIS LINK
  2. 2. YOU MUST SUBMIT A PROFESSIONAL RESUME
  3. 3. YOU MUST SUBMIT THE TECHNICAL POSTER SUBMISSION FORM
  4. 4. YOU MUST SUBMIT (abstract, resume, and technical form) VIA EMAIL WITH COPY TO YOUR MENTOR USING THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS AND SUBJECT:
    • TO: CCASAS@UTEP.EDU
    • CC: YOUR MENTOR EMAIL
    • SUBJECT: CAHSI ABSTRACT REVIEW – HENAAC 2017


If you have additional questions about the CAHSI abstract submission process, please contact Claudia Casas via email at ccasas@utep.edu.

2017 CAHSI Summit Session Proposals

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Building a Diverse and Innovative Workforce

Who We Are

The Computing Alliance for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (CAHSI) is a consortium of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) committed to consolidating the strengths, resources, and efforts of organizations that share the core value of increasing the number of Hispanics who pursue and complete baccalaureate and advanced degrees in computing areas. CAHSI provides a holistic approach that draws strength from HSIs from five states (California, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico and Texas) and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; such a unification of forces has led to CAHSI institutions graduating Hispanic students at 10 times the national rate of Hispanic baccalaureates in computing and has served as a significant pipeline of new recruits into graduate studies and the professorate throughout this nation. CAHSI has provided deep and broad support to students at all educational stages that fosters deep student engagement and development through CAHSI’s proven practices.

Why We Do What We Do

Hispanics are the nation’s largest minority group and among its fastest growing populations. While the college enrollment and graduation rate for Hispanics has increased over the last ten years, Hispanic representation in higher education remains low. In order to thrive and even survive in the globalized marketplace of ideas and innovation, the U.S. must aggressively meet the challenge of increasing the number of students who complete degrees in computing areas. It is critical for our economic and social health that we maintain a globally competitive computing workforce and expand our engagement of Hispanics.

Industry/Government Session Proposals

CAHSI welcomes collaborations and ideas to sponsor student or faculty development workshops that focus on technical or professional skills. We encourage one-to-four-hour workshops that actively engage students, introduce them to the latest technologies, and encourage innovative thinking. Meet some of our best students and get them excited about learning new areas that build their career.


2017 CAHSI Summit Registration

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Registration

CAHSI will be sending a registration code via email. Please expect this information from your CAHSI institution conference contact.

2017 CAHSI Summit Agenda

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Summit Agenda

A preliminary schedule is available at the HENAAC Conference website: http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/conference/conference-schedule2

2017 CAHSI Summit Travel

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Travel

Please contact your CAHSI institution travel coordinator for additional details.