Buffalo I/O Conference: careers in computer science, May 3

Students  interested in learning more about careers in computer science, web design and software development can hear from professionals working in these fields at the Buffalo I/O Conference from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, at 101 Davis Hall on the University at Buffalo’s North Campus.

The conference will feature 10- to 15-minute lectures from industry leaders, informal networking opportunities and free refreshments.  The following topics will be discussed:

  • Style Sheets With Sass (and Compass)
  • Why Study Computer Science or IT
  • Adding Location to Applications
  • Buffalo Lab & Local Resources
  • Cloud Computing
  • OldVersion.com: “How I paid through college with a web site”
  • The company is dead. Long live the company.
  • Working For A Small Web Shop/Firm
  • The 15 Laws of Programming
  • Mobile App Development with Titanium
  • Game Industry
  • Technology in Law Enforcement
  • Know what you don’t know

The event is free and open to the public and is geared toward high school and college students.

Students who graduate with a degree in computer science can expect to earn salaries anywhere from $46,000 to more than $100,000, according to 2010 statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor.

To learn more, visit http://www.buffaloio.com.