Call for Proposals

save the date for Cewit Summit 2019: March 1 & 2, 2019

Submit a proposal by completing THIS FORM.

CEWiT invites IU students, faculty, staff, alumnae, employers, and community members to submit session proposals (workshops, presentations/talks, or panels) that provide an opportunity for women in the IU community to learn about and engage with the use of technology across a broad spectrum of majors and academic fields.

For examples of sessions from prior years' Summits, see:


  1. Faculty and Staff sessions will be scheduled on Friday, March 1, 2019
  2. Students sessions will be scheduled on Saturday, March 2, 2019

Preferred session length is 50 minutes, but we will consider requests for shorter or longer times

  • Interactive Workshops
    • Workshops are intended to emphasize hands-on technology or skills related to career success. For faculty, suggested topics include technology used in the course of research, teaching, or scholarly writing.
    • Workshops directly related to gender are also welcome. Possible topics include: salary negotiation, combating unconscious bias, claiming authority in the classroom or other work environments, and how to advocate for gender equity.
    • Please specify if the session requires participants to bring laptops or other technology needs.
  • Panel Presentations
    • A panel of 3-4 persons who present their work and expertise on a common theme, issue, or question, and then discuss them with the audience.
  • Presentations
    • Presenters will showcase/demonstrate/discuss technology as used within their field of study or career


Submission deadline is 12:59pm, January 22, 2019. To submit a proposal, please provide the following information:

  1. Contact information and brief (1-2 sentence) bios of all presenters.
  2. The title of your workshop, presentation, or panel.
  3. An abstract of your session to be printed in the conference program and on the conference website. The abstract should clearly define how the session relates to women and technology.
  4. Specify audience: Staff, faculty, or students.
  5. Specify recommended audience level: Beginner, intermediate, and/or advanced.
  6. A list of your A/V needs, if they differ from standard classroom technology.

Multiple proposal submissions are welcome; please submit each one separately. All presenters are invited to attend the Keynote talk and dinner Friday night. Lunch is provided to those who present to students on Saturday.

Submit a proposal by completing THIS FORM.