Computer Science Discipline Council
Fall Meeting, December 6, 2019, 9:40am -12:00pm
Math & CS Conference Room 6.63.37, New Building

(6th floor, near the Math & CS Dept. Office, thank you Doug Salane)

John Jay College, 524 West 59th Street, New York, NY, 10019 DIRECTION
9:40 - 10:00 am Announcements from the Chair, Ted Brown
10:00 - 10:05 am Updates on CUNY Celebrates Women in Computing, Sandie Han, Chair, Mathematics Department, New York City College of Technology
10:05 - 10:25 am CUNY Central Office Updates, Susan P. Imberman, University Associate Dean for Technology Education
10:25 - 10:45 am Updates on CUNY AR/VR Group and Uses of AR/VR Technologies, Matthew MacVey, the Academic Program Specialist for the Emerging Tech Lab at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY Presentation Slides
10:45 - 11:00 am Funding at NYC Media Lab and R Lab for CUNY Students and Faculty, Justin Hendrix, Executive Director of the NYC Media Lab and R Lab
11:00 - 11:20 am Zachary Feder, runs the NYC Open Data program ( from the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics Presentation Slides
  • What types of data are and are not available on NYC Open Data, and how to make a request for a new dataset
  • Datasets that are appropriate for beginning and advanced data users - including tabular, spatial, and relational data
  • Examples of past open data-powered projects that students or members of the public have created
  • He will also be available to answer questions, and suggest datasets relevant to areas of interest or study
11:20 - 11:30 am Updates on CUNY Funded Programs, Lauren Anderson, Executive Director, NYC Tech Talent Pipeline
11:30 - 12:00 pm Cybersecurity: Technology, Policy, and Law, Steven M. Bellovin, Percy K. and Vidal L. W. Hudson, Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University

Steven will speak about some aspects of the course he is teaching this semester, “Cybersecurity: Technology, Policy, and Law”

He has numerous awards for his work including Usenix Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2007 NIST/NSA National Computer Systems Security Award and has been elected to the Cybersecurity Hall of Fame. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is serving on the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

**There will be a brief CUNY Celebrates Women in Computing organization meeting right after the CS Discipline Council meeting run by Sandie Han for the conference scheduled on May 1, 2020. All are welcome. Please see last year's website.