Society and the Computing Profession
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Brian A. Barsky – Berkeley, CA, United States
Boeing 737 MAX: Money, Machines, and Morals in Conflict
The Boeing 737 MAX aircraft has been grounded worldwide after two fatal crashes with similar characteristics within five months of each other. Lion Air JT610 Crashed 13 minutes after...
Michel Beaudouin-Lafon – Orsay Cedex, France
Research metrics: the good, the bad and the ugly of bibliometrics and University rankings
Over the past decade, research metrics have become an important part of the discourse on research, from hiring committees to government policy. Researchers display their h-index on their web...
Athman Bouguettaya – Sydney, NSW, Australia
Workshop on Writing for (top) Computer Science Journals
This workshop aims to train early career researchers and PhD students to write for top CS journals and convert conference papers into successful quality journal articles. Writing for journals...
Geraldine Fitzpatrick – Vienna, Austria
Changing Academic Life: sharing experiences and strategies
It doesn’t matter with whom you talk or what country or institution they come from, almost every academic will say that the nature of academic work is changing significantly and that the...
Dan Garcia – Millbrae, CA, United States
Achieving CSforALL through the Beauty and Joy of Computing (BJC)
At a time when computing is so much a part of all of our lives, has incredible job opportunities, and is so empowering, most students graduate high school without having had any introduction to...
Beauty and Joy of Computing 1-week Professional Development
The Beauty and Joy of Computing (BJC) is a CS Principles (CSP) course developed at UC Berkeley, intended for high school juniors through university non-majors. It was twice chosen as...
- Effective Teaching, Mentoring and Curriculum Development(This talk is aimed at early-stage faculty, especially those from under-served groups)There are many hats young faculty are asked to wear, yet most "how to be a...
- Why Latino Students Need Computer Science NowWe all know that technology is profoundly changing the way we work, learn, communicate, and play. More significant is what this means for your students' futures and their ability to compete in...
Ganesh Lalitha Gopalakrishnan – Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Automata and Computability using Jupyter and Formal Methods
Automata and computability form central theoretical pillars of computer science, and as such are included in almost all undergraduate curricula. In the study of these topics, it is...
Donald Gotterbarn – Johnson City, TN, United States
Being a Computer Professional: Technology in context
Understanding computing professionalism helps us manage the ethical and social outcomes of our technical decisions. This talk focus on recognizing and avoiding some of the traps of...
- Unmanaged Risk: Why Systems Don't WorkSerious software failures plague our profession. Software testing and risk analysis can only impact certain factors to reduce software failures. Proactive methodologies and strategies that...
- What to do about Ethics: Using the ACM Code of Ethics in Decision Making for the Computing Professional (non-philosopher)Decisions made by a computing professionals impact others. A goal of computing professionals is to minimize the negative impact of their decisions on all stakeholders. The ACM Code of Ethics helps...
Laura M Haas – San Jose, CA, United States
Impact! Great Research, Great Scientists, Great Careers
I have worked with researchers in both industry and academia over the course of my career, and helped many to grow their influence and stature. This talk is a compilation of the best...
Letizia Jaccheri – Trondheim, Norway
From Software through Art to Social Entrepreneurship
The main goal of my research through 30 years is to understand software by empirical studies. While researchers traditionally use students as subjects to pilot studies before they are...
- Gender Issues in Computer Science Research, Education, and SocietyThis lecture addresses gender issues in CS from Research, Education, Society perspectives.I start from UN Goal 5, Achieve gender equality and empower all women and...
Sheldon H Jacobson – Urbana, IL, United States
Communicating Your Research to the Public: Things They Never Taught you School
Communicating scientific research to a broad audience has become aprerequisite for success in today’s academic environment. This presentation discusses numerous facets of academic...
Is Computational Redistricting and Algorithms the Solution to Gerrymandering?
Every 10 Years, the outcome of the United States Census leads to a reallocation of congressional seats, typically requiring state legislatures to redesign their congressional districts. This...
Min-Yen Kan – Singapore, Singapore
Technology vs Learner Engagement: Always a Trade Off?
Does have more learners necessarily mean less engagement? Hear the perspectives of experts from research and practice on what technologies can be used to up your engagement with learners and...
David J Kasik – Sammamish, WA, United States
Lessons Learned: Technology Transition
New research occurs internationally and at a breathtaking rate. Publications and presentations routinely feature novel concepts that could be highly beneficial. Even so, putting the...
Living in an Automated City: Promises and Perils
What if (almost) every aspect of a city is automated, from transportation, waste management, maintenance, policing to urban gardening? Developments in AI and the Internet of Things technologies...
Varun G Menon – Kochi, Kerala, India
Essential Researcher Identifiers and Benefits of Reviewing Manuscripts for Quality Journals
This lecture introduces some key identifiers-ORCID ID, Researcher ID, Scopus ID, Publons profile and Google Scholar, which are essential in distinguishing a researcher and getting credit...
- Securing Your Research Paper from Getting HijackedA hijacked journal is a legitimate academic journal for which a fake website has been created by a malicious third party for the purpose of fraudulently offering academicians the...
Kayal Padmanandam – Hyderabad, India
AbstractIt is a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth that eventually disrupts an existing market....
- Ethical Research using Reference Management SystemResearch ethics talks about the guidelines for the responsible conduct of research. Reference management System is one of the modules of Research Ethics where researchers can organize the...
Junaid Qadir – Lahore, Pakistan
Engineering and Computing Education for the 21st Century
We live arguably in the most exciting period in human history for engineering in which advances in knowledge and abilities to process, communicate, and analyze large amounts of data has resulted...
How to Write A Paper That Readers Will Thank You For?Tips on Bringing Clarity to Writing
The ability to write clear prose to communicate ideas is an essential 21st century skill. Washington accord, the international accreditation agreement for undergraduate professional engineering...
Learning 101: What All Computing and Engineering Should Know About Learning
As we move into the third decade of the 21st century, the 2020s, the unprecedented rate of technological disruption and the short-lived nature of the specifics of engineering...
- The Ethics of Artificial IntelligenceAI technology has revolutionized numerous disciplines but it also has significant use of abuse (e.g., deep fakes, social bots, profiling people, social discrimination). We have realized that...
Shrisha Rao – Bangalore, India
Safety Issues in Cyber-Physical Systems
Computers and software components are now integral to large complex systems in almost all sectors of modern society. The safety of such systems is therefore dependent upon many...
Peter Robinson – Cambridge, United Kingdom
Of machines and men
Continuing improvements in computer technology are allowing machines to perform in ways that model human activity, to the extent that many people now treat machines as if they were...
Andrzej Rucinski – Strafford, NH, United States
OPPORTUNITY OF INTERNET OF THINGS SEMINAR
Internet of Things (IoT) is an expanding space for researchers, students, and professionals. Development of IoT applications is hindered by the lack of available design tools,...
Jibonananda Sanyal – Oak Ridge, TN, United States
Location driven computing for real-time situational awareness and humanitarian response
The world of location enabled big-data has heralded a fundamental shift in how we interact with our surroundings. A large number of our day-to-day activities are being driven by knowledge...
Developing Employability Skills using ICT Tools
Employability skill has become buzzword all across the world. The set of skills that empower...
- ICT Enabled Agriculture for Sustainable Rural EconomyDevelopment of nation depends on agriculture in many countries of the world and the economy or GDP of the country therefore depends on agriculture productivity. Sustainable development of a...
- Mapping Learning Outcomes with Learning Objectives to Achieve Real Impact of Outcome based Education (OBE)In present scenario, in all educational institutes especially higher education organizations and universities, OBE (outcome based education) is much talked about. Student learning outcomes...
Sundar Vedantham – Allentown, PA, United States
Ethics and Emerging Technology
Technology has always been looked at as a panacea for a lot of problems in the world. There is no doubt that it has improved human lives over the centuries. While luddites averse to any type of...
- ICT Enabled Agriculture for Sustainable Rural Economy
- Developing Employability Skills using ICT Tools
- Location driven computing for real-time situational awareness and humanitarian response
- OPPORTUNITY OF INTERNET OF THINGS SEMINAR
- Of machines and men
- The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
- Ethical Research using Reference Management System
- Securing Your Research Paper from Getting Hijacked
- Gender Issues in Computer Science Research, Education, and Society
- Unmanaged Risk: Why Systems Don't Work
- Being a Computer Professional: Technology in context
- Effective Teaching, Mentoring and Curriculum Development
- Research metrics: the good, the bad and the ugly of bibliometrics and University rankings