Conference theme: Diversity Drives Societal Change

Computer science is an ideal career choice for women who want to have a big impact on their future world.  Through the technical revolution, women can influence the major developments that are changing virtually all aspects of our everyday lives.   ACM womENcourage 2019 will focus on ideas and research that deal with applications of Computer Science which impact the grand challenges in society and the environment.   Participants will be encouraged to participate through posters, workshops, panel discussions as well as inspiring keynote talks.   A call for participation will include computing designs, algorithms, techniques, systems, tools, evaluations and methodologies on the following non-exclusive list of topics and applications:

  • Education and life-long learning,
  • e-Health and wellbeing,
  • Inclusive societies (equality, diversity and inclusion),
  • Civic engagement and participation,
  • Energy saving and climate change,
  • Sustainability and humanitarian actions,
  • Ethical markets,
  • Security and safety,
  • Transport systems optimization,
  • Urban environment and smart cities.

 

Posters

Posters provide womENcourage participants with an opportunity to present their work, receive feedback, exchange knowledge and establish collaborations with others who share the same interests.

We welcome poster submissions that present original ideas and research in any of the conference themes outlined above.   Authors may submit ongoing, new work or versions of their previously published work.

Submission guidelines:

Poster submissions can have multiple authors (of any gender). At least one author of each accepted poster is expected to attend the event and present the poster. Authors of accepted posters can apply for womENcourage scholarship

For more information please contact  acm_w_europe_posters@acm.org.

Poster abstracts due April 15th, 2019
Notification of accepted posters May 20th
Final poster abstracts due June 17th
Poster PDF due July 15th

 

Workshops

We welcome proposals for participatory workshops on topics related to any of the Conference Themes.

Proposals should provide details about the workshop title, objectives, format, schedule and presenters, including the contact details, expertise and a track record of the workshop organizers.

 

Proposals due May 15th, 2019
Notification of accepted proposals  June 7th
Final details due
June 30th

 

Proposals must use the template: Workshop Proposal Template. Submission should be done by email at: acmwe_workshops@acm.org.

 

Tutorials

We welcome proposals for participatory tutorials on topics related to  any of the Conference Themes.

Proposals should provide details about the tutorial title, objectives, format, schedule and presenters, including the contact details, expertise and a track record of the workshop organizers.

 

Proposals due May 15th, 2019
Notification of accepted proposals June 7th
Final details due July 30th

 

Proposals must use the template: Tutorial Proposal Template. Submission should be done by email at: acmwe_tutorials@acm.org.