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SAICSIT 2010 Call for Papers - Postgraduate Student Symposium

SAICSIT 2010 POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM

11 October 2010 at Forever Resort Warmbaths, Bela-Bela

SAICSIT 2010 offers a unique opportunity for postgraduate students at masters and doctoral levels to actively engage with knowledgeable and experienced researchers on the first day of the conference (11 October 2010). Successful students will be required to present their research during the dedicated sessions, and will also be required to display their work by means of a poster for the duration of the conference.

 

Participation is free and open to all CS, IS and IT postgraduate research students at any stage of their research. The Postgraduate Symposium provides an excellent opportunity to:

  • practise giving conference papers and poster presentations in a friendly environment;
  • present your research to peers and experienced supervisors;
  • meet other postgraduate researchers working on similar areas of research but based in different Research Centres and universities;
  • receive feedback on your research.

 

Call for Participation

 

The organizing committee now invites candidate participants to apply for participation in the symposium. The symposium consists of 15 minute presentations, poster sessions and interactions with guest lecturers recognized as experts in their fields. There will be three streams for presentations.  These are:

 

Computer Science research-in-progress

Information Systems/Information Technology research-in-progress

 International ICT postgraduate research-in-progress

 

Participation procedure

 

  1. Candidate participants should submit a poster abstract (500 words) before 1 August 2010 via the conference submission page. For details on how to use the system, please see the SAICSIT 2010 Submission Page.

  2. The abstract formatting guidelines are similar to the prescribed format for a full research paper.
  3. The number of participants will be limited to 20 per stream and a confirmation of acceptance will be given by 15 Augsut 2010.
  4. Each participant needs to bring to the Symposium a poster that summarizes his research work. Poster dimensions should be maximally 70 x 110 cm.

 

 

Financial support

There is no registration fee for the postgraduate symposium for students who present at the symposium. If they attend the main conference, a registration fee will be charged for the main conference. The postgraduate symposium is open to postgraduate students and invited moderators only.

 

 

 

Questions?

For more information or questions, contact:

 

Prof Darelle van Greunen

School of ICT

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Port Elizabeth

Email:  Darelle.vanGreunen@nmmu.ac.za

 

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