Women in Technology

ITNAC 2020 will host a women in technology workshop on Wednesday 25 November 2020.

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a workshop on the struggles, the journey, what worked and what did not, inclusion and positive reinforcement. The workshop aims to include a keynote on "Challenges and opportunities for female professionals in technology careers" and a panel discussion including Q+A on "Empowering female professionals for successful technology related roles".


Dr Jahan Hassan, Central Queensland University

Keynote and Panel

Keynote Prof. Arcot Sowmya, UNSW Sydney (bio)
Panel Dr Sara Khalifa, CSIRO Australia (bio) Dr Azade Fotouhi, Altran Technologies, Paris, France (bio)
Dr Linda McIver, Australian Data Science Education Institute ( (bio) Dr Lincy Jim, Melbourne (bio)

Panel Organisation and Marketing

Dr Nahina Islam, Central Queensland University

How to Volunteer

If you wish to volunteer to help with the women in technology workshop contact Dr Hassan, Dr Islam or the ITNAC 2020 committee.

Cloud: Juniper Contrail / Linux Foundation Tungsten

ITNAC 2020 will host a cloud workshop on Thursday 26 November 2020. The workshop is free.

The workshop will discuss using Juniper Contrail in a university teaching environment, and what was learnt in the process of setting up the testbed. Examples with the actual system will be provided.