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.