SIGCSE 2008


Location: Portland, OR, USA
Theme: Diversity through Accessibility
Dates: March 12-15, 2008
Venue: Oregon Convention Center
Attendance: 1,229

Publication Acceptance Rates
  accepted submitted acceptance rate
papers 100 324 31%
panels/special sessions 24 51 47%
workshop 38 75 51%
posters 56 75 75%
birds of a feather 36 43 84%

Full Proceedings in the ACM Digital Library.

Award Winners

  • Outstanding Contribution Award: Randy Pausch
  • Lifetime Service: Dennis J. Frailey

Key Notes

Symposium Committee

  • Symposium Chairs
    • Susan Rodger - Duke University
    • John Dougherty - Haverford College

  • Program Chairs
    • Mark Guzdial - Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Sue Fitzgerald - Metropolitan State University

  • Panels and Special Sessions
    • Lisa Meeden - Swarthmore College

  • Workshops
    • Steven Wolfman - University of British Columbia

  • Publications Editor
    • Ellen Walker - Hiram College

  • Registration
    • Cary Laxer, Larry Merkle and Lynn Degler - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

  • Posters
    • Lisa Kaczmarczyk - University of California

  • Birds Of A Feather
    • Tom Cortina - Carnegie Mellon University

  • Student Volunteers and Student Activities
    • Dan Garcia - University of California at Berkeley
    • Jeff Forbes - Duke University

  • Treasurer
    • Scott Grissom - Grand Valley State University

  • Database Administrators
    • Henry Walker - Grinnell College
    • John Dooley - Knox College

  • Evaluations
    • Carl Alphonce - University of Buffalo, SUNY

  • Childcare/Camp Arrangements
    • Pam Cutter - Kalamazoo College

  • K-12 Liaison
    • Don Kirkwood - North Salem High School

  • International Liaison
    • Tony Clear - Auckland University of Technology

  • Local Arrangements
    • Tammy VanDeGrift - University of Portland

  • Doctoral Consortium
    • Josh Tenenberg - University of Washington, Tacoma
    • Donald Joyce - Unitec, New Zealand

  • Roundtable for Department Chairs
    • Frank Young - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

  • Student Research Competition
    • Ann Sobel - Miami University