Call for Papers
24th Annual Spring Conference
April 3 - 4, 2009
Rock University in Slippery Rock, PA will host the 24th Annual
Spring conference of the Pennsylvania Computer and Information
Science Educators (PACISE), a professional organization representing
faculty in all areas of computing and computing education in the
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. This year's conference
theme will be "Web Applications." Submissions
for presentations as well as special sessions (panels, "
birds of a feather," tutorials and workshops) on all topics
are welcome. Presentation tracks are generally broad in scope
and will be developed according to demand. Faculty members are
asked to encourage students, who have completed directed research,
to give presentations of their work. The conference will also
feature a student programming contest on Saturday morning.
stated, presentations on all topics are welcome. Those who wish
to have their papers reviewed and published in the proceedings
need to submit a complete draft to the Editorial Board (Dr.
David Mooney) by February 13th (Friday). Notification of acceptance
will be sent out by March 9th (Monday). Final camera-ready manuscripts
are due to the presentations chair by March 17th (Tuesday). All
submissions must be in either MS Word, PDF, or Rich Text Format
and must be no longer than 10 pages. A document template is available to use a guideline for submission.
Please indicate whether you are submitting
in the student-undergraduate, student-graduate or faculty category.
Those opting for a non-peer reviewed submission must still submit
an abstract no later than March 9th (Monday). Only peer-reviewed
accepted papers will be included in the proceedings. All other
submissions will appear in abstract form.
interested in organizing a special session (panel discussion,
birds-of-a-feather, etc.) should submit a proposal to the presentation
chair. The proposal must include a title of the special session,
a single paragraph description of the special session, and a short
biography of the organizer of the special session.
is required for publication in the proceedings.
Registration fee for this conference includes a dinner banquet
on Friday evening, lunch on Saturday, and a copy of Proceedings.
The registration fee is $60 for faculty and $30 for students.
Student Programming Contest:
contest consists of teams of two to three members from each institution.
Alternate team members can be listed in case substitutions are
needed. Team members and alternates must be undergraduate students
enrolled at the University being represented. To be guaranteed
acceptance to the contest, the university must submit an application
by March 2nd (Monday). A University may be represented by more
than one programming team, however, second teams will be considered
only after each applying University's first team has been considered.
Teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis as space
permits. Each team must complete the contest application form
provided on the conference web site and return it no later than
March 2nd (Monday). Applications will be acknowledged via email.
Note: Team applications do not register members for the PACISE
Conference. A separate registration form must be sent.
||April 1st, 2009
Team Application Deadline: