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ACM INDIA ANNUAL EVENT 2015 -- 5th, 6th, 7th February 2015, at BITS Pilani Goa Campus, Goa

Annual event of ACM India ( is going to be hosted this year at BITS Goa campus from 5th -7th Feb 2015. The event is being jointly organized by Goa University and BITS Goa. Three day event shall host 9th Inter-Research-Institute Student Seminar in Computer Science (IRISS) for the benefit of budding researchers and PhD scholars in Computer Science on 5th Feb 2015. This will be followed by main event on 6th Feb 2015. This year, ACM India is launching Special Interest Group for Computer Science Education SIGCSE and on 7th Feb there shall be a special session organized for Computer Science Educators.

For your information, earlier IRISS conferences were held at (2002: IISc; 2003: IIT Delhi; 2004: IIT Bombay; 2005: IIT Kanpur; 2006: IIT Madras; 2007: IIIT Hyderabad and 2009: IIT Guwahati). IRISS primarily provides a platform for research scholars to showcase their research to not only to the research fraternity in the country but also to potential employers. The event is attended by ACM Turing Award winners, ACM Office Bearers, faculty from premier institutes in the country and researchers and IT professionals from the industry. The main event of ACM India is scheduled on 6th Feb 2015 and will consist of talks by Turing Awardees and well known invited speakers. The past events have witnessed keynote speeches by Tony Hoare (Turing Award 1980), Raj Reddy (Turing Award 1994), Barbara Lisskov (Turing Award 2008), Charles Thacker (Turing Award 2009), Eric Brewer (Infosys ACM Award 2009), Franz Kaashoek (Infosys ACM Award 2010) Ravi Kannan (Knuth Prize 2011), Vinton G Cerf (Turing Award 2004), Joseph Sifakis (Turing Award 2007) and Shafi Goldwasser (Turing Award 2012).

Since this is the first time the event is being held in Goa, we would like M.E/M.Tech, PhD students from Goa to take maximum benefit of the event. Hence as a special case, a free registration has been provided to these student for IRISS event on 5th Feb 2015. Also the main event scheduled on 6th Feb has been kept free to all B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc(IT)/MCA students from Goa. However it may be noted that participation to all these events is strictly by prior registration. The last date for registration is 28th January 2015.


Separate registration links have been provided for the students and faculty. Kindly register online using the links provided below.
Registration for students - 6th Feb 2015 /forms/7Km74p0gpb
Registration for faculty


Poster giving details about the event is enclosed. Kindly give wide publicity to the event and encourage your students and faculty to register for the event.

Looking forward to see you at annual ACM India 2015 event.


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Date: 5th February 2015 (Thu), 6th February 2015 (Fri), 7th February 2015 (Sat),