40th SIGCSE TS 2009

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Proceedings SIGCSE '09: Proceedings of the 40th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education
ThemeEngaging Computer Science Education
DatesMarch 4-7, 2009
VenueThe Chattanooga Convention Center
LocationChattanooga, TN, USA
Attendance1176
Acceptance33%
History BlogBlog entry

2009 SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education
Elliot Koffman - For an extraordinary record of teaching, curriculum development, publishing papers as well as numerous textbooks, and for helping to shape Computer Science education.

2009 SIGCSE Award for Lifetime Service to the Computer Science Education Community
Michael Clancy - For thirty years of outstanding, lasting contributions and research in computer science education: “Oh Pascal!”, case studies, AP leadership, lab-based instruction, self-paced innovation, and mentoring.

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%

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)