CRA, CDC to Hold Programming Workshop
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 3 March, 2007 -- The Computing Research Association's Committee on the Status of Women (CRA-W) and the Coalition to Diversify Computing (CDC) are organizing a summer school workshop in Programming Languages at the University of Texas at Austin on 9-11 May, 2007.
The workshop is targeted at women and under-represented minority graduate students and early-career faculty with research interests in programming languages.
Through technical panel sessions with academic and industry leaders, as well as other informal activities, the summer school will provide mentoring for these students and faculty as they get started with their careers. A webpage with basic information and the application form is now available.
The effort was inspired and modeled on last year's well-received Computer Architecture Summer School held at Princeton University, also sponsored by CRA-W and CDC. CRA-W and CDC plan additional area specific workshops with a technical focus.
The summer school is free, and funding from the National Science Foundation's Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) program will provide reimbursement for student travel. Email questions to the workshop organizers, Kathryn McKinley and Daniel A. Jimenez.
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