SIGCSE 2009


Location: Chattanooga, TN, USA
Theme: Engaging Computer Science Education
Dates: March 4-7, 2009
Venue: The Chattanooga Convention Center
Attendance: 1,176

Publication Acceptance Rates
  accepted submitted acceptance rate
papers 100 302 33%
panels/special sessions 24 45 53%
workshops 36 74 49%
posters 47 79 59%
birds of a feather 36 56 64%
videos 19 40 48%

Full Proceedings in the ACM Digital Library.

Award Winners

  • Outstanding Contribution Award: Elliot Koffman
  • Lifetime Service: Michael Clancy

Key Notes

Symposium Committee

  • Symposium Chairs
    • Sue Fitzgerald - Metropolitan State University
    • Mark Guzidal - Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Program Chairs
    • Gary Lewandowski - Xavier University
    • Steven Wolfman - University of British Columbia

  • Panels and Special Sessions
    • Andrea Danyluk - Williams College
    • Jeffrey Forbes - Duke University

  • Workshops
    • Laurie Smith King - College of the Holy Cross
    • Ellen Walker - Hiram College

  • Publications Editor
    • Tom Cortina - Carnegie Mellon University

  • Registration
    • Cary Laxer and Lynn Degler - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    • Larry Merkle - Wright State University

  • Posters
    • Kurt Eiselt - University of British Columbia
    • Cheryl Seals - Auburn University

  • Birds Of A Feather
    • Suzanne Bucele - Southwestern University
    • Lisa Meeden - Swarthmore College

  • Videos Coordinator
    • Dennis Bouvier - Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

  • Student Volunteers and Student Activities
    • RoxAnn Stalvey - College of Charleston
    • Dave Musicant - Carleton College

  • Treasurer
    • Scott Grissom - Grand Valley State University

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

  • Webmaster
    • Lester McCann - The University of Arizona

  • Evaluations
    • Dave Berque - DePauw University

  • Kids' Camp
    • Pam Cutter - Kalamazoo College
    • Kristine Nagel - Georgia Gwinnett College

  • Support/Exhibitor Liaison
    • Susan Rodger - Duke University
  • K-12 Liaison
    • Leigh Ann Sudol - Carnegie Mellon University
    • Joe Kmoch - Milwaukee Public Schools

  • International Liaison
    • John Hamer - University of Auckland
    • Jan Erik Moströ - Umeå University

  • Local Arrangements
    • Jack Thompson - University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

  • Press Liaison
    • Jim Aman - Saint Xavier University

  • Student Research Competition
    • Ann Sobel - Miami University (Ohio)