Call for Presentation Abstracts

ACM Mid-Southeast Conference

November 13 – 14, 2014
Glenstone Lodge
Gatlinburg, Tennessee


As you are getting settled into your fall schedule we want to remind you that this November we will be having the 56th annual ACM Mid-Southeast Conference in beautiful Gatlinburg, TN.  We hope that you and your students will begin to plan and discuss possible presentations that you can make at this year’s conference.   We will be sending out a call for abstracts in early September.  For now just mark the date and begin making your plans to attend a wonderful conference and hear about all the great work people are doing.


We are also looking for anyone who would like to help organize and run this year’s conference. We will need help with program scheduling, session chairs, and judges.  If you can help out in any of these areas please contact the conference chair, Greg Kawell: ( or Kathy Winters( ).


The ACM Mid-Southeast Chapter Fall Conference provides a forum for discussion of current applications and experimental, theoretical and educational developments in all areas of computing. Suggested topics include but are not limited to:


Artificial Intelligence        

Client/Server Computing     


Computer Architecture 

Data Base Topics

Distance Learning

Computer Science Education


Graphics Topics

Internet, Intranet

Neural Networks 

Object Oriented

Operating Systems

Parallel/Distributed Processing

Scientific Visualization


Software Engineering               

Security Issues

Nifty Problems

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time...

 Cloud Computing

Internet of Things

Hot Topics in CS



 Student papers are welcomed.  Student papers must be authored solely by students.  Monetary awards and individual plaques will be presented for the best graduate (masters and doctoral categories), undergraduate, and two-year institution student papers


Poster Presentations:

Last year we decided to do something new and have poster presentations.  We are trying this for the first time and will not be presenting awards for this category.  Space is limited and only 20 poster will be accepted.


Hotel Accommodations

If you know you will be attending this year’s conference you can reserve your room now.  Contact the Glenstone Lodge directly at 865-436-9361 or 1-800-362-9522 to make reservations.  Cost for the rooms is $89.  You should identify yourself as “Association for Computing Machinery”. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Glenstone Lodge with a cutoff date of October 24, 2014.