Participate

Conference registration is now open. Please visit the registration page for more information.

If you would like to volunteer to help in any way with the conference, please use the form on the Contact Us page to send us a message.

You will find calls for undergraduate student posters, graduate student talks, faculty/industry lightning talks, birds of a feather sessions, demos, workshops, and panels below. The deadline for all submissions has been extended to October 4, 2018.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL SUBMISSION TYPES

Follow this link to make your submission: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=2018rmcwic

  1. Create an account if you don’t have one and then sign in to EasyChair.
  2. Click “enter as an author.”
  3. Add your submission. Please refer to the submission types below, for information on how you should format the title of your submission and which the keyword you should include. In addition to the required keyword, you will need to add at least two additional keywords that describe the topic of your submission.

If you have any questions, please use the form on the Contact Us page to send us a message.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT POSTERS WITH OPTIONAL DEMOS

If you have been involved in a research project, internship, co-op, service-learning, outreach, course project, or other interesting experience related to computer science or information technology, this is your opportunity to share. If your project is interactive, we encourage you to also bring a demo.

Submissions should include a title, abstract (100-500 words), student name and e-mail address, and faculty name and e-mail address. Poster abstracts should include a problem, approach, results, significance, and evaluation. Please submit the poster as a PDF file. Students should bring their posters printed and sized between 2×3 feet and 3×4 feet. Posters will be lightly reviewed; prizes will be awarded for the best posters.

In the title field of of the submission form, please begin your title with Poster, as in “Poster: Title Here”.
Under Keyword, please enter Poster.

GRADUATE STUDENT TALKS

Whether you are preparing for your first formal research talk or your first faculty job, a graduate student talk is an excellent opportunity to practice presenting for a general technical audience. We encourage talks that cover specific research projects, general research areas, and outreach experiences. Graduate student talks will be 15 minutes in length.

Submissions should include a title, abstract (100-500 words), name and e-mail address. You may optionally provide a longer manuscript of up to 8 pages for critical feedback, by uploading as a PDF.

In the title field of of the submission form, please begin your title with Talk, as in “Talk: Title Here”.
Under Keyword, please enter Grad Student Talk.

FACULTY/INDUSTRY LIGHTNING TALKS

Lightning talks are 5 minutes with 20 slides, with a new slide appearing automatically every 15 seconds. Lightning talks are an ideal way for faculty and/or industry professionals to highlight exciting computing research or efforts to encourage women in computing.

Submissions should include a title, abstract, and contact information. There should only be one author. No PDF upload necessary.

In the title field of of the submission form, please begin your title with LT, as in “LT: Title Here”.
Under Keyword, please enter Lightning Talk.

BIRDS OF A FEATHER (BOFs)

A Bird of a Feather (BOF) is an informal discussion group on a specific topic of interest such as careers, education, outreach, challenges, work-life balance, campus computing groups, imposter syndrome, choosing a research topic, finishing a dissertation, etc.
Submissions should include a title, abstract (100-500 words), contact information for all authors. No PDF upload necessary.

In the title field of of the submission form, please begin your title with BOF, as in “BOF: Title Here”.
Under Keyword, please enter BOF.

DEMOS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

If you have an interactive software tool or experience that would interest high students, please submit a title, a 100-300 word description and a screenshot or link.

In the title field of of the submission form, please begin your title with Demo, as in “Demo: Title Here”.
Under Keyword, please enter Demo.

WORKSHOPS

RMCWIC 2018 welcomes proposals for workshops on both technical and professional topics. The target audiences are high school students, undergraduate and graduate students, and computing professionals. Workshops will be 50 minutes in length.

Please submit a 1-page proposal in PDF format with the following information:

  • Title of the workshop
  • Organizers and their affiliations
  • Target Audience
  • A description of the topics to be covered, the format of the session, and any room configuration and/or technology requirements.

In the title field of of the submission form, please begin your title with Workshop, as in “Workshop: Title Here”.
Under Keyword, please enter Workshop.

PANELS

RMCWIC 2018 welcomes proposals for panels on both technical and professional topics. The target audiences are high school students, undergraduate and graduate students, and computing professionals. Panels will be 50 minutes in length.

Please submit a 1-page proposal with the following information:

  • Title of the panel
  • Organizers and their affiliations
  • Target Audience
  • A brief description of the panel topic to be covered.
  • A preliminary list of prospective panelists, including the panel moderator. This list does not need to be finalized at submission time. The organizers are willing to help find panel participants.

In the title field of of the submission form, please begin your title with Demo, as in “Panel: Title Here”.
Under Keyword, please enter Panel.