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Panel: Who Says You Have to Be a Guy to Be a Geek?



Susan Potter and JP Chance address the issue of being few women in software development teams, explaining why it matters, and what can be done to improve the situation.


Susan Potter has been designing, building and supporting large, enterprise scale distributed software services, primarily in the financial markets industry, for over 12 years. JP Chance is a co-owner and developer at BuzzApp Software. Recent projects include iCreditCard, a mobile application for processing secure credit card transactions on an iPhone.

About the conference

Code PaLOUsa is a conference designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of technology stack. It has sessions revolving around Microsoft, Java, and other development platforms; along with session on higher levels that are platform agnostic. The conference schedule will feature presentations from well-known professionals in the software development community.

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Jul 14, 2011