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Tag Archive: Richard Tapia Conference

Attend the Upcoming BPC Plan Panel at Tapia Conference

Are you attending the CMD-IT/ACM Richard Tapia Conference? If so, please consider attending “The NSF’s BPC Initiative: Resources and Opportunities to Contribute” on Wednesday, September 15 from 1:30 – 2:15 CDT!

Dr. Burçin Tamer, Director of CERP, will be moderating a panel of BPC experts and NSF representative to discuss the National Science Foundation’s BPC Plan requirements. Below you can find the detailed description with a link to the Tapia session.

Broadening participation in computing (BPC) requires our individual and collective effort. The National Science Foundation is leading an effort to encourage NSF PIs and all computing departments to create BPC plans. Panelists will share resources and advice for how attendees can get involved. Students, staff, and faculty can all play an important role in broadening participation in computing. Since the NSF initiative and supporting resources on BPCnet.org are relatively new, attendees can help by sharing information within their institution and broader network. 

More details about the panel can be found here.


Deadline Extended: Tapia Scholarship Applications & Call for Participation

The 2021 Virtual Tapia Conference is extending the deadline for scholarship applications and program submissions to April 14th, 2021

The Tapia scholarship application is intended for students and postdocs at colleges and universities in the United States and its territories. Tapia Scholarships are funded by Tapia Conference sponsors and a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). 

The 2021 Virtual Tapia Conference is additionally soliciting program submissions for workshops, panels, and birds of a feather (BOF) sessions in the following tracks: 

  • Technical
  • Professional Development for Academia
  • Professional Development for Industry/Government Agencies
  • Broadening Participation

Students are encouraged to submit for the Tapia Poster Competition and ACM Student Research Competition. PhD students are particularly encouraged to submit to the Doctoral Consortium.

For more information, please follow the link provided below.

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The 2021 Academic Careers Workshop: Applications Now Open

The 2021 Academic Careers Workshop will be held virtually from June 13-19, 2021 and will consist of 2-3 hour sessions each day. The workshop will include panel sessions from faculty discussing the following topics:

  • Tenure and promotion process
  • Launching a research program
  • Effective teaching strategies
  • Promotion to full professor
  • Effective strategies for proposal writing
  • Affinity Research Group Model for effect research teams

Additionally, the workshop will feature a panel of representatives from various funding agencies and mock proposal review sessions, offering insight into real-world proposal writing and review.

Those interested in attending the workshop should submit an application by March 31, 2021.

For additional information, please visit the CMD-iT website by clicking here.