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STC News October2014

posted Oct 26, 2014, 9:13 PM by Amir Kalbasi
Broadening Participation
Research in Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing, and Technology
Charlotte, NC, August 13-14, 2015
RESPECT 2015 will be the first international meeting sponsored by the IEEE Special Technical Community on Broadening Participation. As worldwide demand for computing professionals increases, it is essential to create a more diverse workforce in order to drive creativity and provide equal opportunity. Research on how to address these factors is necessary in order to create a collective global strategy to improve participation in the computing sciences.
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The LaTiCE 2015 conference in Taipei, Taiwan at the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) is still accepting abstracts for presentations. See for more details.

IEEE Hackathon Chicago. STC eGov in collaboration with IEEE Chicago Section and IEEE CS Chicago Chapter.

Social Networking
We are happy to announce that STCSN's latest E-Letter has been published - you can find it here:
The e-letter presents recent work from the research area of Large-Scale Social Requirements Engineering (LASSRE), which combines participatory design with social networking concepts and technology, mainly addressing communities of practice located in the long tail. Dominik Renzel and Ralf Klamma acted as guest editors.

Systems Engineering
STC-SYSE is working with the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC) to study the behavioral, cognitive, and technical skills that differentiate software engineers from systems engineers.

Sustainable Computing
September newsletter