Past Editions of WCI: The first edition, WCI’13 was co-affiliated with the second International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI'13). ICACCI'13 was held in Mysore during August 23-24, 2013. The Second International Symposium on Women in Computing and Informatics (WCI'14) co-affiliated with ICACCI'14 was held in Greater Noida (Delhi) on September 24-27, 2014. The proceedings of ICACCI'13 and ICACCI'14 were published in IEEE Xplore. The third edition of WCI'15 was co-located with the ICACCI'15, August 10-13, 2015, Kochi, India and the proceedings of WCI'15 were published by ACM in ACM Digital Library. WCI'16 (September 21-24, 2016, Jaipur), WCI'17 (September 13-16, 2017, Manipal), and WCI'18 (September 19-22, 2018, Bangalore) were co-affiliated with ICACCI'16, ICACCI'17, and ICACCI'18 respectively. The accepted papers of these editions were included in the proceedings of the respective editions of ICACCI and published in IEEE Xplore. The Seventh International Symposium on Women in Computing and Informatics (WCI'19) was co-affiliated with the third International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (CoCoNet'19), December 18-21, 2019, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. All accepted papers were published by Elsevier as a special issue in the open-access Procedia Computer Science journal .


Panel Discussions

WCI'14 - Current and Future Roles of Women in Computing and Informatics
WCI'15 - On deciding Career Paths for Women: Academics, IT, Research, Entrepreneurship
WCI'16 - Empowering Women in Computing and Informatics
WCI'17 - Empowering women association in Tech Spectrum
WCI'18 - Why women expertise remain unutilized in Tech Spectrum
WCI'19 - Challenges faced by female researchers and how to empower women professionals in Research and Academia?

Past Speakers

Dr. Anindita Banerjee, Quantum security specialist, QuNu Labs Pvt Ltd
Dr. Sriparna Saha, Indian Institute of Technology Patna
Dr. Suparna Bhattacharya, Hewlett-Packard India Software Operations, India
Dr. Sushmita Mitra, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Dr. Veena Mendiratta, Bell Labs at Alcatel-Lucent in Naperville, Illinois, USA
Dr. Joyati Debnath, Winona State University, USA
Dr. Aditi Majumder, University of California, Irvine, USA
Dr. Jharna Majumdar, Centre for Robotics Research, Nitte, Bangalore
Dr. Lillykutty Jacob, National Institute of Technology, Calicut
Dr. Elizabeth Sherly, IIITM-Kerala