Need Ideas For a Topic?
MICIWC encourages participants to submit papers, posters, lightning talks, and Birds of a Feather ideas on any topic of interest to conference attendees. Some suggestions include (but are not limited to):
- Original research result — motivation for the research and the key ideas explored
- Historical overview of some field of computing research or technology
- Impact on society of some field of computing research or technology
- Ethical issues relating to some field of computing research or technology
- How to survive a computing major
- Programming tips
- Research, internship, or co-op experiences
- How to get involved in research
- Choosing a research advisor
- Choosing a good research topic
- How to create a successful Women In Computing group
- An activity that your Women in CS organization conducted that was really successful. Or an activity or two that you wish your organization would conduct.
- Tips for a new teaching assistant
- Career networking tips
- A tribute to a role model: What a specific woman did to help you; why her efforts "worked".
- An open letter from a student to her instructors: What works and what doesn't - from the student perspective.
- Tips for mentoring. What works and what doesn't ? from the student perspective
- What you've learned that you'd like to tell a first-year student in order to help her
- How to encourage young women to develop their interest in computing
- MIDWIC 2006 — Check out BoF, Lightning Talks, and papers presented at our sister conference
- Lightning talks: Philosophy, mechanics and ideas as documented for YAPC 2003
- So You Wanna Deliver an Effective Speech as distributed by SYW, inc
- How to Give a Talk: Changing the Culture of Academic Public Speaking by Paul N. Edwards
- ACM Crossroads Advice on Creating a Poster
- How To Write a Research Poster