womENcourage 2018 – “Creating the Future Together”

ACM Celebration of Women in Computing
Belgrade, Serbia, October 3-5, 2018

WomENcourage brings together women in the computing profession and related technical fields to exchange knowledge and experience and provide special support for women who are pursuing their academic degrees and starting their careers in computing.

Through a programme packed with insightful topics and engaging educational and networking activities, womENcourage provides a unique experience of the collective energy, drive, and excellence that professional women share to support each other.

Join us for the 5th ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage 2018 in the beautiful city of Belgrade, Serbia on October 3-5 2018. The three day event includes a Hackathon, Workshops, Posters, Technical Talks, and Panel Discussions and is sure to have something for everyone.

Come for to meet like-minded colleagues and enjoy sightseeing of the historic Belgrade.


Keep checking this website for news about the next womENcourage, which will take place in Rome, Italy, 2019!

Details about the Career Fair can be found here.

Details about the Tech Talks can be found here.

Details about the Panels can be found here.

Details about the Keynote Speakers can be found here.

Details about Workshops and Tutorials can be found here.

Click here for the program at a glance.

Forum and Cost Sharing Group now available here.


Important Dates


    Posters Poster abstract due May 1, 2018
Notification of accepted posters June 8, 2018
Final poster abstract due June 30, 2018
Poster PDF due Sept 1, 2018
Scholarships Scholarship application due June 15, 2018
Notification of accepted scholarships July 15, 2018
Workshops and Tutorials Proposals due June 15, 2018
Notification of accepted proposals July 10, 2018
Final details due July 20, 2018
Hackathon Project proposals due August 10, 2018
Registration Registration open July 25, 2018
Last day for early registration Aug 30, 2018
Last day for online registration Oct 02, 2018
On-site registration Oct 03, 2018

Community Spotlights

We are thankful to our generous supporters


Diamond: Google, Facebook, SIGOPS, SIGCHI
Platinum: Oracle Academy
Gold: IBM, Microsoft
Silver: Bloomberg
Bronze: Informatics Europe


For more information please check the dedicated page on this website. For sponsorship inquiries please contact: acmwe_supporters@acm.org.

Participation in womENcourage 2018 is subject to the conference’s  Code of Conduct.