Upcoming events for students 2015 - 2016!
ACM/CSTA Cutler-bell prize in high school computing
August 1, 2015-January 1, 2016
The ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize in High School Computing recognizes talented high school students in computer science. The challenge for this $10,000 award is to create an artifact that engages modern computing technology and computer science. Judges will be looking for submissions that demonstrate ingenuity, complexity, relevancy, originality, and a desire to further computer science as a discipline.
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NCWIT Award for aspirations in computing
September 1, 2015-October 2, 2015
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. The Award offers both national and local "affiliate" competitions to generate support and visibility for women's participation in communities nationwide.
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Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek)
December 7-13, 2015
Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is the annual awareness program for computer science education. It is organized each year by the Computing in the Core coalition and Code.org. It is a call to action to raise awareness (particularly in the K-12 environment) about the importance of computer science education and its connection to careers in computing and other fields. CSEdWeek is held in recognition of the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906).
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2016 Richard Tapia Conference
September14-17, 2016 Austin, TX
The goal of the Tapia Conference is to bring together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities to: Celebrate, Connect, Obtain and Be inspired.
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