GHCI 18 Poster Session

The goal of the poster session is to provide an opportunity for an informal discussion of one’s research with conference attendees. Furthermore, it is an excellent way to convey ideas and results not yet developed into a full paper. You can also submit work that has already been accepted at other conferences.

Topics allowed: Poster topics can be any technical ideas/concepts from computing field.

Who can submit?

Submissions are encouraged from female students doing their Bachelors or Masters in Science/ Computer Science/Engineering. Industry professionals, researchers and faculty members (women) are also welcome to submit a poster submission.

How should the poster proposal be formatted?

  • Submissions should be in the form of a proposal (an abstract of up to two pages).

The proposal for a poster should contain the elements listed below. Your file upload must be in one of the following formats: pdf or doc.

  • Author (s): Your proposal should include as much of the following information as possible: name, address, phone numbers, email address (expect most correspondence by email), WWW address (if applicable), etc.
  • Statement of topic: A short title.
  • Summary: Include a separate paragraph (maximum of 100 words) that serves as a succinct description of the project.
  • Significance and relevance of the topic: Please submit an extended abstract of up to 800 words that explains why the topic is significant. This should include:
    • Problem and motivation: Problem being addressed and explain the reasons for seeking a solution to this problem.
    • Background and related work: Specialized and relevant background necessary to appreciate the work. Include references to the literature where appropriate, and briefly explain where your work differs from that done by others. Reference lists do not count towards the limit on the length of the abstract.
    • Approach and uniqueness: Your approach in attacking the problem and how your approach is novel.
    • Results and contributions: How the results of your work contribute to technology and should explain the significance of those results. Please feel free to include figures.
  • Selection: Posters will be selected based on originality and contributions.

Who can present at GHCI?
Only one author (women) of each accepted proposal is eligible to present their idea at GHCI 18. The presentation format during the actual session will be in the form of a poster display that conveys the idea in their initial proposal. Multiple individuals cannot present the same poster. The author presenting at GHCI will be given a complimentary conference pass to present their work at the Poster Session. Special grants (includes travel and accommodation) will be available to selected students as a part of the Student Scholarships offered. Those who would like to avail the special grant will have to apply for the Student Scholarships, the applications for which will open shortly.

 

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