Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education

SIGSCE 2008
March 12-15, 2008 • Portland, Oregon, USA
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Attendees

Symposium Program

Program at a Glance
Papers are now in the ACM Digital Library.

Tailored Program

Suggestions for K-12 Teachers [.doc | .pdf]

Extra: Activities beyond the Program

  • Wed 7-10 pm Workshops 1 - 12
  • Thu 6 pm BoFs; 7:45 Reception at Hilton [map]
  • Fri 7-10 pm Workshops 13 - 26
  • Sat 4-7 pm Workshops 27 - 38

  • Program sessions at the Oregon Convention Center, except the Thursday BoFs and the Thursday Reception


    Keynote Speakers & Award Winners

    Thursday Morning, March 13

    award winner unknownRandy Pausch
    Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
    Recipient of the 2008 SIGCSE Award
    Bulletin:
    Click here for an update on Randy's Keynote

    Friday Morning, March 14

    Marissa Mayer PhotoMarissa Mayer
    Vice President
    Search Products and User Experience
    Google

    Saturday Luncheon, March 15

    Ed Lazowska photoEd Lazowska
    Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering
    University of Washington

    2008 Award for Lifetime Service

    Dennis Frailey photoDennis J. Frailey
    Principal Fellow
    Raytheon Company


    Questions about the Program?
    Contact Sue Fitzgerald or Mark Guzdial.

    Registration

    Online Registration
    Now Closed
    Attendees can still register on-site at the Pre-Function A Area of the Oregon Convention Center during the hours listed here.

    On-Site Registration Hours
    Wed, Mar 12 3 pm - 9:30 pm
    Thu, Mar 13 7:30 am - 4 pm
    Fri, Mar 14 7:30 am - 5 pm
    Sat, Mar 15 8 am - 3:30 pm

    Registration and Other Rates

    same rates as in 2007! by Feb 12 by Mar 1 on-site
    SIGCSE member $190 $220 $250
    non-SIGCSE $250 $280 $310
    workshop $60 $75 $90
    K-12 teacher (FRI only) $60 $90 $90
    Department Chairs Roundtable $95 $95 $95
    SIGCSE student member $30 $30 $30
    non-SIGCSE student member $40 $40 $40
    exhibits only $40 $40 $40
    extra reception ticket $35 $35 $35
    extra luncheon ticket $35 $35 $35
    New for 2008: Proceedings on CD
    Paper and extra CDs available for purchase
    paper proceedings $35 $35 $35
    extra CD proceedings $10 $10 $10


    Questions about Registration?
    Contact the registration team at sigcse2008@cs.rose-hulman.edu.

    Trivia Question
    Of the 319 papers submitted to SIGCSE 2007, how many were submitted on the last day?
    click for answer

    Local Arrangements

    Conference Hotels / Lodgings

    Roommate Database

    Information & Registration for CS Kids 4 Fun onsite kids camp for SIGCSE 2008
    Conference Venue

    OCC photo
    Oregon Convention Center

    Accessibility and Accomodations

    Hotel, Shopping and Restaurant Map
    ... Map of MAX to Hilton walk, as well as Hilton floorplans (thanks Tom Cortina!)
    ... Thoughts on Safety in Portland

    Restaurant and Dining Guide

    Transportation
    Airport Transportation

    Events in Portland

    TravelPortland: Portland Visitors Association

    POVA logo

    Extra: Activities beyond the Program


    Questions about Local Arrangements?
    Contact Tammy VanDeGrift.