Computer Science Discipline Council
Fall Meeting, November 4, 2016, 9:00am -12:45pm
CUNY Graduate Center, Science Center, room 4102

9:00 - 9:15 am Sign in and Coffee

9:15 - 9:30 am Announcements from the Chair

9:30 - 9:50 am Updates on WiNY (Women in Tech) and on Revature boot camp, a CUNY initiative, Ann Kirschner, Special Advisor to the Chancellor, Strategic Partnerships

9:50 - 10:10 am The Combine accelerator program ( for emerging media technology startups from NYC universities, Justin Hendrix, Executive Director at NYC Media Lab

10:10 - 10:30 am Verizon Connected Futures II (, a grant funding program for prototyping and talent development, geared towards graduate students, Amy Chen, Manager of Partnerships at NYC Media Lab

10:30 - 10:50 am CUNY collaborative Grants and support for NSF and NIH Center grants, Avrom Caplan, Associate University Dean for Research

10:50 - 11:20 am Salary survey, the CUNY Tech Consortium, the CUNY Tech meetup, CUNYCodes, and internship recruitment, Nikki Evans, Director of the Office of Workforce Partnerships

11:20 - 11:45 am Updates for the Tech Talent Pipeline, Lauren Andersen, Executive Director NYC Tech Talent Pipeline and Jessica Hills, Implementation Manager NYC Tech Talent Pipeline

11:45 - 11:55 am Olga Bartnicki Executive Director @ CUNY Startup Accelerator

11:55 - 12:15 pm Working with DOE on their High School curriculum, Cass C. Conrad, Executive Director, School Support & Development CUNY

12:15 - 12:45 pm Mixing