2024 OMSCS Conference Program

* Indicates events available to virtual attendees

Monday, April 29

6:00-9:00 pm: OMSCS 10th Anniversary Celebration and Welcome Reception (at the Biltmore Hotel)

Tuesday, April 30

8:00 am: Check-In Opens

8:00-9:30 am: Breakfast

Main Auditorium (Room 236) Rooms 323-324
9:30-9:50 am Welcome Address*
Alex Duncan & Hannah Moon
9:55-10:05 am GT Services: College of Computing Office of Development*
Lana Gilyalova
10:05-10:25 am BREAK
10:25-10:45 am Machine Learning Potentials for Large-Scale Simulations* 10:25-11:25 am: Managing Your Cloud Infrastructure with Code
Geonu Kim Chinmay Anaokar
Traditional Talk Workshop (registration required)
10:50-11:10 am Applying Learning from OMSCS to Build My First AI Product*
Li Liu
Traditional Talk
11:15-11:35 am MuseChat: A Conversational Music Recommendation System for Videos*
Zhikang Dong
Traditional Talk

11:40 am-12:45 pm: Lunch

Main Auditorium (Room 236) Rooms 323-324
12:45-12:55 pm GT Services: Alumni Association*
Emily Palubeski
1:00-2:00 pm OMSCS Through The Years* 1:00-2:00 pm Hypermedia-Driven Applications with Flask and HTMX
Moderator: Nikita Burks-Hale Shuwen Qian
Panel Discussion Workshop (registration required)
2:00-2:20 pm BREAK
2:20-2:30 pm Pathways to PhD*
Nick Lytle
2:35-2:55 pm AI-Powered Foreign Language Conversation Practice with LLMs* 2:35-3:35 pm: Introduction to Quantum Computing with Qiskit
Owen Sizemore Lakshmi Yendapalli
Traditional Talk Workshop (registration required)
3:00-3:20 pm A Founder's Guide to Building a Software Startup*
Will Gleason
Traditional Talk
3:25-3:45 pm How to Win a Hackathon: The Importance of Storytelling in Tech*
Maritza Mills
Traditional Talk
3:45-4:05 pm BREAK
4:05-4:25 pm Igniting Innovation: Navigating the Startup Journey with ATDC*
Robert "RED" Daniel
4:25-4:35 pm Day 1 Closing Remarks*
Alex Duncan
4:35 pm Group Picture

5:00-7:00 pm: ATDC Cocktail Reception (at ATDC: 75 5th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30332)

Wednesday, May 1

7:30 am: Check-In Opens

7:30-9:00 am: Breakfast

Rooms 156-158 Rooms 323-324
8:30 am-11:30 am Career & Resource Fair
  9:30-11:00 am Demo Session

12:00-1:05 pm: Lunch (if you're not participating in the workshop at 1:05, sessions will resume at 1:30)

Main Auditorium (Room 236) Rooms 323-324
1:05-1:30 pm BREAK 1:05-2:05 pm: An Introduction to ROS: The Industry-Standard Robot Operating System
  Ibrahim Abdulhafiz
  Workshop (registration required)
1:30-1:50 pm Data to Insights: A Deep Dive into Django's Fusion with D3.js and Bokeh*
Drishti Jain
Traditional Talk
1:55-2:15 pm DS@GT PlantCLEF 2024: Plant Biodiversity Identification Using Deep Learning*
Murilo Gustineli
Traditional Talk
2:20-3:20 pm AI in Education: Friend and Foe?*
Moderator: Chris Poch
Panel Discussion
3:20-3:35 pm BREAK
3:35-4:45 pm Closing Keynote*
David Joyner & Zvi Galil
4:45-5:00 pm Conference Closing Remarks*
Alex Duncan

5:15-7:00 pm: Campus Tour (led by David Joyner)