46th SIGCSE TS 2015

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Proceedings SIGCSE '15: Proceedings of the 46th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
ThemeKeep Connected, Keep Committed, Keep Computing
DatesMarch 4-7, 2015
VenueKC Convention Center/Marriott Downtown
LocationKansas City, MO, USA
Attendance1318
Acceptance36%
Websitehttp://sigcse2015.sigcse.org/
History BlogBlog entry

2015 SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education
Mark Allen Weiss - For authoring textbooks that have had a profound impact on generations of students and for invaluable service to the computer science education community.

2015 SIGCSE Award for Lifetime Service to the Computer Science Education Community
Frank Young - For over 40 years of service to the computing education community that exemplifies the term “lifetime service” and for serving as a role model and mentor to generations of students and faculty.

Publication Acceptance Rates

accepted submitted acceptance rate
papers 105 289 36%
panels 10 18 56%
special sessions 13 25 52%
workshops 30 71 42%
posters 51 117 44%
birds of a feather 38 55 69%
demos 10 32 31%
lightning talks 11 26 42%

Key Notes

Best Paper

Symposium Committee

Symposium Chairs

  • Adrienne Decker - Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Kurt Eiselt - University of British Columbia

Program Chairs

  • Jodi Tim - Baldwin Wallace University
  • Carl Alphonce - University at Buffalo

Panels and Special Sessions

  • Peter DePasquale - The College of New Jersey

Workshops

  • Paul Carter - University of British Columbia
  • Alvaro Monge - California State University, Long Beach

Registration

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

Posters

  • Michelle Craig - University of Toronto

Birds of a Feather

  • Ria Galanos - Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Student Volunteers and Student Activities

  • Pam Cutter - Kalamazoo College
  • Sarah Heckman - North Carolina State University
  • Sara Melnick - Bronx Academy for Software Engineering

Lightning Talks and Demos

  • Mike Helmick - Google Inc.

Publications

Treasurer

  • Paul Tymann - Rochester Institute of Technology

Database Administrators

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

Webmaster

  • Matt Jadud - Berea College

Evaluations

  • Steve Cooper - Stanford University

Kids' Camp

  • Cheryl Seals - Auburn University
  • Valerie Henderson Summet - Emory University

Publicity/Social Media

  • Briana Morrison - Southern Polytechnic State University

Support/Exhibitor Liaison

  • Tom Cortina - Carnegie Mellon

David Musicant - Carleton College

K-12 Liaisons

  • RJ Drake - kansas State Department of Education

International Liaison

  • Paul Denny - University of Auckland

Pre-Conference Event Liaison

  • Brian Dorn - University of Nebraska Omaha

Local Arrangements

  • Brian Hare - University of Missouri Kansas City

Student Research Competition

  • Ann Sobel - Miami University (Ohio)