Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2012 - Call for Participation is now OPEN!

6 Feb 2012 - 1:25am
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The 12th Annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women of Computing (GHC) has opened its Call for Participation.  The annual conference, presented by the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, is the world’s largest gathering of women in computing. The Grace Hopper Celebration will take place from October 3 – 6, 2012 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. This year’s theme “Are We There Yet?” recognizes that technology and the culture of technology are continuously evolving but there are also concrete goals we are striving to achieve.

Leading researchers present their current work, while special sessions focus on the role of women in today’s technology fields, including computer science, information technology, research and engineering.  The technical conference features well known keynote speakers and invited technical speakers, panels, workshops, new investigator technical papers, PhD forums, technical posters, birds of a feather sessions, the ACM Student Research Competition and an Awards Celebration.

The attendees who range from students to executives use this global platform to get inspired, stay on top of emerging technical trends, learn and network.

Submissions are being accepted in the following tracks. Click on the track name for full details: 

* Birds of a Feather (BOFs)

* New Investigators Papers

* Panels, Workshops and Presentations

* PhD Forum

* Posters and SRC Posters

* Social Collaboration Track

* Women of Underrepresented Groups Track

The organizing committee will review all abstracts submitted to the conference on the basis of a set of criteria including the quality of the submission and its relevance to this conference, originality and scope of the subject matter.

For more information, please visit our website –

Deadline for submissions is Friday, March 16th 2012

We look forward to receiving your submissions and to your participation in the conference!


23 Feb 2012 - 9:47pm


JOIN US: LIVE GHC 2012 Submissions Coaching!


Are you thinking of submitting into the Grace Hopper conference but do not know where to start? Do you need guidance on what the tracks mean? Do you have questions about the target audience? Are you looking for tips on how to strengthen your submissions? Are you looking for collaborators?


We will be hosting live Q&A sessions on the  Grace Hopper Celebration Facebook page to help guide you with your submissions. Deanna Kosaraju, VP of Strategic Initiatives, and Seema Gururaj, Director of the Grace Hopper Celebration, will be on hand to answer your questions during the following times:


Wednesday, February 29: 

10 am - 12 pm PST (1 pm - 3 pm EST) 

4 pm - 6 pm PST (7 pm - 9 pm EST)


Thursday, March 1:

10 am - 12 pm PST (1 pm - 3 pm EST)

3 pm - 6 pm PST (6 pm - 9 pm EST)


Friday, March 2:

10 am - 12 pm PST (1 pm - 3 pm EST)

3 pm - 6 pm PST (6 pm - 9 pm EST)


Submissions close March 16, so take advantage of this opportunity!


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