Abstract Due Date
Abstracts submitted after Saturday, September 17, 2011 will only be accepted as space permits.
What Is A Lightning Talk?
Lightning Talks are five minute mini presentations that can range from a class project, research, inside information on how to survive a computing major, programming tips, ideas on how to create a successful women in computing group, etc. The following two links provide helpful tips for giving lighting talks or public speaking in general: Advice on How to Give a Good Lightning Talk by Mark Fowler and How to Conquer Public Speaking Fear by Morton C. Orman, M.D.
What Is A Poster?
Posters provide an opportunity for an informal presentation featuring "give and take" with conference attendees. Presenting a poster is also a good way in which to discuss and receive feedback on a work in progress that has not been fully developed into a paper. You may consult the following link from the ACM for advice on how to create posters: ACM Crossroad Advice on Creating Posters (search for poster 101). You do not have to have conducted research to present a poster. Ethical issues, social issues and curricular issues of computing are sources of natural topics. Note: Two prizes will be awared for the top undergraduate and top graduate poster. The awards will be a fully-funded trip to the 2012 Grace Hopper conference. Judges will award these prizes.
What Is A Graduate/Undergraduate Paper?
Graduate/undergraduate papers may include experience reports, research studies, or tool reports.
What Is An Abstract?
An abstract is a short description of your lightning talk, poster or graduate/undergraduate paper and is required. Please limit your abstract to no more than 300 words.