Call for Presentation Abstracts

ACM Mid-Southeast Conference

November 12 13, 2015

Glenstone Lodge

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Call for Presentation Abstracts

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. Faculty and students are invited to contribute an abstract of no more than 300 words to be considered to make either a 20 minute paper presentation or poster presentation addressing a relevant topic.

Student Papers:

Abstracts by students are welcomed. Papers in this category must be authored and presented solely by currently enrolled students. Monetary awards and individual plaques will be presented in the following categories: PHD, Masters, Undergraduate 4yr Institutions, and Undergraduate 2yr Institutions. If there are not a minimum of three papers in a category, then that category may be combined with another for award consideration. All presenters and authors must register for the conference in advance.

Poster Presentations:

Last year was the introduction of poster presentations. Submit an abstract of your poster and please indicate that this is a poster presentation.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to:
(Abstracts can be submitted starting 9/10/15. All Abstracts are due by 11:59pm (EST) October 6, 2015.

Artificial Intelligence
Computer Architecture
Computer Science Education
Internet, Intranet
Operating Systems
Cloud Computing
Client/Server Computing
Data Base Topics
Neural Networks
Processing Software Engineering
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time...
Distance Learning
IoT – Internet of Things
Object Oriented
Scientific Visualization
Security Issues
Hot Topics in CS
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Abstracts can be submitted by following the links from the chapter website: (When registering if you are a professor and presenting, you should register your abstract as a professional. The designation of 4 year, 2 year, etc. is to categorize the student papers. )

About the Conference:

The conference will begin Thursday, November 12, with registration from 4 to 6 p.m. in the hotel lobby. A Hospitality Suite will be provided on Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. and will adjourn at 7:30 p.m. for dinner (cost separate from conference). Registration will continue on Friday morning at 7:00 a.m. in the hotel lobby. The keynote address will begin at 8:15 followed by paper presentations. Presentations will continue after lunch. At the conclusion of the paper presentations, there will be a brief ACM Mid-Southeast Chapter business meeting. The conference will conclude Friday evening with a social hour in the Hospitality Suite at 5 p.m. and then the conference banquet which will include the presentation of awards for student papers.

Hotel Accommodations:

Attendees should 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 16, 2015. Any reservations after that date will be provided on a space available basis and the rates are subject to change. Conference dates are November 1213, 2015; presentations are on the 13th.

Session Chairs & Judges:
If you would be willing to serve as either a session chair or student presenter judge please contact Greg Kawell ( as soon as possible. This is a very important part of the conference and we need many helping hands. 

Bob Bradley,
Aug 19, 2016, 6:02 AM