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Sensys 2010 DC

In a previous post we referred to the ACM SenSys 2010 Doctoral Colloquium (DC), whose deadline for submission is on August 30, 2010. The DC will be held on November 2, 2010 at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

NEWS: Details on registration fees

Accepted participants of the doctoral colloquium must register for Sensys (if applicable at the student rate), no additional fee will be charged for the participation in the doctoral colloquium. Participants can also apply for Sensys travel grants.

Accepted participants of the doctoral colloquium in difficult financial situations who would otherwise not be able to attend, have the option of registering only for the doctoral colloquium at a rate of 120 USD. This does not cover participation in the main conference. We require a letter from the advisor of the student explaining the difficult financial situation.

IMPORTANT DATES

Submission deadline: August 30, 2010
Notification:        September 20, 2010
Camera-ready copy:   October 18, 2010
Colloquium:          November 2, 2010

ORGANIZERS

Chair:
Kay Roemer, University of Luebeck and ETH Zurich

Panel:
Tarek Abdelzaher, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Pedro Marron, University of Duisburg-Essen
Gian Pietro Picco, University of Trento
Cormac Sreenan, University College Cork
Andreas Terzis, Johns Hopkins University
Eduardo Tovar, Polytechnic Institute of Porto
Thiemo Voigt, Swedish Institute of Computer Science

ACM Sensys 2010 Doctoral Colloquium

The ACM Sensys 2010 Doctoral Colloquium will be held on November 2, 2010, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

The purpose of the doctoral colloquium (DC) is to provide a friendly, supportive, and constructive atmosphere where PhD students can present their research-in-progress for an open discussion, guided by a panel of experienced researchers and practitioners. Applicants should be far enough into their PhD to have a concrete proposal, and have initially outlined the salient issues and proposed research methodology. Applicants should not be planning to submit their PhD thesis or dissertation for at least six months after the DC, so that any advice or input may still be incorporated into the doctoral work.

The DC will be a one-day, seminar-style event, consisting of short presentations followed by roundtable discussion. Time will be allotted to each student not only for the presentation, but also for careful, in-depth consideration and discussion amongst the panelists and DC participants. In order to provide such individual attention, the number of accepted DC participants will be limited to twelve.
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