37th SIGCSE TS 2006

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Proceedings SIGCSE '06: Proceedings of the 37th SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education
DatesMarch 1-5, 2006 
LocationHouston, TX, USA
VenueHilton Americas
History BlogBlog entry


2006 ACM SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education

Richard Pattis

More than two decades of innovation and influence in providing thoughtful, profound, and concrete examples of teaching and thinking about algorithmic problem solving and programming.

2006 ACM SIGCSE Award for Lifetime Service to the Computer Science Education Community

Joyce Currie Little

In honor of her service on the SIGCSE Board, the ACM Education Board, numerous conference committees; and for her contributions to computing in two year colleges, to certification and to professionalism in the discipline.


Publication Acceptance Rates

  accepted submitted acceptance rate
papers 104 294 35%
panels 15 26 58%
special sessions 10 28 36%
workshops 37 50 74%

Key Notes

Symposium Committee

Symposium Chairs

  • Douglas Baldwin - SUNY at Geneseo
  • Paul Tymann - Rochester Institute of Technology

Program Chairs

  • Ingrid Russell - University of Hartford
  • Susan Haller - SUNY Potsdam

Panels and Special Sessions

  • John Dougherty - Haverford College


  • Nancy Kinnersley - University of Kansas

Publications Chair

  • Michael Schneider - Macalester College


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

Faculty Posters

  • Dick Brown - St. Olaf College

Birds Of A Feather

  • Deb Burhans - Canisius College

Student Volunteers

  • Lisa Kaczmarczyk - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Pam Lawhead - University of Mississippi
  • Steve Wolfman - University of British Columbia


  • Rodney Tosten - Gettysburg College

Database Administrators

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


  • Laurie King - Holy Cross

K-12 Liaison

  • Rick Kick - Hinsdale Central High, Illinois

International Liaison

  • Guido Rößling - Darmstadt Univ of Technology
  • Alison Young - Unitec New Zealand

Local Arrangements

  • Dung "Zung" Nguyen - Rice University
  • Stephen Wong - Rice University

Doctoral Consortium

  • Mark Guzdial - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Orit Hazzan - Israel Institute of Technology

ACM International Student Research Contest

  • Ann Sobel - Miami University of Ohio