This article is published in the January 2023 issue.

Upcoming Deadlines and CRA Update: Keeping you in the know

Upcoming Deadlines

January 19 – CRA-E Graduate Fellows Program Nomination Deadline
January 27 – Distinguished Service Award Nomination Deadline
January 27 – A. Nico Habermann Award Nomination Deadline
January 27 – Main CRA Taulbee Survey Section Deadline
January 30 – CRA-WP Early Career Awards Nomination Deadline – Deadline extended to February 6
January 30 – CRA Leadership Academy Application Deadline
February 1 – Scholarships for Women Studying Information Security Applications Due
February 10 – CCC Council Members Nomination Deadline
February 15 – Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates Applications Due

What’s New

Below are more details on the deadlines listed above, as well as a list of upcoming events, from CRA and its programmatic committees. Please share these opportunities widely.

Computing Research Association

  • Inaugural CRA Leadership Academy
    CRA is seeking nominations of mid-career CS faculty who would benefit from attending a leadership academy, with both an in-person component on May 22-23 (in Chicago) and a virtual component.

Eligibility: Approaching promotion to full professor or recently promoted at a North American university which is a member of the CRA. Self-nominations are welcome. The nomination form can be found here. Nominations must be received by January 30.

Committee on Widening Participation in Computing Research (CRA-WP)

Computing Community Consortium (CCC)

  • The CCC is currently seeking nominations for new Council members. Please help the computing community by nominating outstanding colleagues for the CCC Council by February 10.
  • The CCC is sponsoring six sessions at the AAAS 2023 Annual Meeting. Click here for more details on CCC’s sessions. Early registration for the AAAS meeting ends February 7.

Industry Committee (CRA-I)

  • CRA-I recently launched the CRA-I Blog! The CRA-I Blog will share interesting articles, updates, and industry related events in the community. If you have articles to share on the blog, please contact Helen Wright at
  • CRA-I, in collaboration with CCC and CRA-WP, will host a workshop on Accessible Technology for All, February 22-23 in DC. Contact to learn more.

Education Committee (CRA-E)

Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP)

  • CERP will host a Departmental BPC Plan Workshop at SIGCSE 2023, as two 3-hour workshops (on March 17 and 18). Early registration for SIGCSE 2023 ends February 3.
  • The Data Buddies Survey is active and closes on February 27.
  • A new BPC Literature Database is now available on
  • Evaluation reports for CISE REU Site Projects will be available by January 31.

CRA Government Affairs

  • NSF receives historic budget increase.
  • After a pause due to the pandemic, the next Leadership in Science Policy Institute (where computing researchers can get educated on U.S. science policy) will be held November 15-17. More details soon. For now, save the date!
  • CRA will also hold its annual Congressional Visit Day in person this year. The date is not yet determined (typically mid-September). The CRA Government Affairs Office will send a call for participants by July.




Upcoming Deadlines and CRA Update: Keeping you in the know