[Om-announce] [se-seafood] Call For Papers: ECSS 2010

Scott West scott.west at inf.ethz.ch
Sun May 16 19:10:54 CEST 2010

                       CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
             The European Computer Science Summit 2010
                Informatics: The Changing Landscape

We are now soliciting contributions on themes of interest to the ECSS
audience: deans, research laboratory directors, professors and other
opinion leaders in informatics (computer science, IT etc.) throughout

Like its predecessors, ECSS is the meeting place for anyone interested
in issues of research, education and policy in informatics. For the
first time, ECSS moves to the Eastern half of the continent, in
Prague, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, filled with
cultural, artistic and historical references.

Invited speakers include some of the most prestigious names in the
field from Europe, the US and elsewhere. The program will also include
presentations of papers submitted in response to the present Call.

Possible topics for submitted papers include (non-exhaustive list):

-Major trends in informatics research and education.
-Relationship of informatics researchers and educators with
-Research funding: issues, experience reports, policy.
-Image of the discipline, student enrollment.
-Infrastructure to support informatics research and education.
-Issues in research and education policy.
-Experience reports on educational techniques for informatics.
-Research organization for informatics.
-Research careers in informatics, researcher evaluation.
-Country-specific issues.
-In connection with the conference location, papers emphasizing issues
  and solutions of particular relevance to Central and Eastern Europe
  are particularly welcome.

How to submit
Papers can be submitted as either:

-Extended abstracts (up to 3 pages)
-Full papers (up to 12 pages)

Each submission should state to which of these categories it belongs.
It should be single-spaced, one-column, with minimum 11-pt font.
All submissions should be provided in PDF format on the conference
submission site:


Deadline: 15th June 2010, 19:00 CET (firm)
Notification to authors: 2 July 2010

Early submission is encouraged.

All accepted papers will be made available to the conference attendees
and on the Informatics Europe site (http://www.informatics-europe.org).

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