500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, California


** Note: submission deadlines start March 15 **

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (www.gracehopper.org) October 4-7, 2006, Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, California.
The GHC conference is the sixth in a series of conferences designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront.
Presenters are leaders in their respective fields, representing industrial, academic and government communities. Leading researchers present their current work, while special sessions focus on the role of women in today's technology fields.

Registration for the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing opens April 1, 2006.

Past Grace Hopper Celebrations have resulted in collaborative proposals, networking, mentoring, and increased visibility for the contributions of women in computing. This year's theme is Making Waves.

* Shirley M. Tilghman, Ph.D. - President, Princeton University
* Sally K. Ride, Ph.D. - Former NASA Astronaut and the first American woman in space, President and CEO, Sally Ride Science, and Professor of Physics UC, San Diego
* Helen Greiner - Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, iRobot Corp.

Submissions on both technical and professional topics are welcomed. The Grace Hopper Program Committee encourages technical submissions that cross disciplines and other boundaries. Deadlines vary by type of submission, with the first on March 15, 2006.
* PhD Forum - March 15, 2006 deadline
* Panels, Workshops, and Presentations - March 15, 2006 deadline
* Technical Posters - March 15, 2006 deadline
* ACM Student Research Competition (SRC) - March 15, 2006 deadline
* Birds of a Feather Sessions (BOFs) - May 1, 2006 deadline
* New Investigator Technical Papers - March 15, 2006 deadline

More information, requirements and deadlines for submission can be found at, http://www.gracehopper.org/call_for_participation.html
Cost not yet determined - registration opens April 1, 2006.

Website: http://www.gracehopper.org
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 650-857-8425

About Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology:
In an increasingly competitive global marketplace the Anita Borg Institute provides resources and programs for industry, academia and government to help them recruit, retain and develop women leaders in high tech fields resulting in higher levels of technology innovation. The Institutes programs serve high-tech women creating a community and providing tool to develop their careers.

Added by FullCalendar on March 2, 2006