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Tuesday, September 20 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
C++ in Colleges Panel

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Join a panel of college professors, recent and current undergraduates, and professionals with teaching and outreach experience as we discuss how to engage students in C++. Why is it important to teach C++ early, and is it an appropriate choice for a first programming language? Are colleges teaching C++ less than they used to? Are colleges teaching C++ well? How can the C++ community better engage students in open source and in industry?

Speakers
avatar for Michał Dominiak

Michał Dominiak

Software Engineer, Nokia Networks
Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, studied at Faculty of Electronics at Wrocław University of Technology. Loves metaprogramming and doing as much as possible during compile time, instead of wasting precious cycles at runtime.
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Joel Falcou

CTO, NUMSCALE
Joel Falcou is NumScale CTO. NumScale mission is to assist businesses in the exploration and subsequently the mastery of high-performance computing systems. | | He is also an assistant professor at the University Paris-Sud and researcher at the Laboratoire de Recherche d’Informatique in Orsay, France.
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Hartmut Kaiser

Hartmut is a member of the faculty at the CS department at Louisiana State University (LSU) and a senior research scientist at LSU's Center for Computation and Technology (CCT). He received his doctorate from the Technical University of Chemnitz (Germany) in 1988. He is probably best known through his involvement in open source software projects, mainly as the author of several C++ libraries he has contributed to Boost, which are in use by... Read More →
avatar for Jackie Kay

Jackie Kay

Software Engineer, Marble Robotics
I write FOSS tools for the robotics community.
avatar for Bryce Adelstein Lelbach

Bryce Adelstein Lelbach

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Bryce Adelstein Lelbach is a researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), a US Department of Energy research facility. Working alongside a team of hardware engineers and scientists, he develops and analyzes new parallel programming models for exascale and post-Moore architectures. Bryce is one of the developers of the HPX C++ runtime system. He spent five years working on HPX while he was at Louisiana State University's Center... Read More →
avatar for Patrick Niedzielski

Patrick Niedzielski

Patrick is a Senior at Cornell University, pursuing a BA in Linguistics and Computer Science. In particular, he is interested in compiler technologies and building high-level, easy-to-use abstractions that maintain well-defined performance characteristics. With over ten years experience in C++ through open source, academic, and industry work, Patrick is enthusiastic about pushing the our understanding of C++ forward. To that end, Patrick teaches... Read More →
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Vittorio Romeo

Software Engineer, Bloomberg LP
Vittorio Romeo is an Italian 21 year old Computer Science student at "Università degli Studi di Messina". He began programming at a very young age and is now a C++ enthusiast. While following the evolution of the C++ standard and embracing the newest features, he worked on several open-source projects, including modern general-purpose libraries and free cross-platform indie games. Vittorio is an active member of the C++ community: he... Read More →
avatar for Patrice Roy

Patrice Roy

Professor, Université de Sherbrooke
Patrice Roy has been playing with C++, either professionally, for pleasure or (most of the time) both for over 20 years. After a few years doing R&D and working on military flight simulators, he moved on to academics and has been teaching computer science since 1998. Since 2005, he’s been involved more specifically in helping graduate students and professionals from the fields of real-time systems and game programming develop the skills they... Read More →
avatar for Brett Searles

Brett Searles

Principal Architect, Attobotics
Work in hardware, embedded, graphics and web-based software space. Currently working on a Holographic Surgical Center to allow surgeons to perform simulated surgeries on real patient data. Also working with a major electronics distributor on a SAAS tool for their customers to easily interchange embedded environments.


Tuesday September 20, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Prince Theater (2nd Floor) Meydenbauer Center

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