2024 OMSCS Conference Call for Proposals

**The call for proposals is now closed.**

We welcome proposals to present at the 2024 OMSCS Conference from all OMSCS students and alumni! Presentations should focus on topics in CS or on the OMSCS program in general. Presenters are required to register for the conference.

Proposals Due: December 3, 2023 at 11:59 pm ET
Presenters Notified: January 12, 2024

Presentation Modalities

There are 4 presentation modalities to which you can submit:

Traditional Talk (20 minutes)

Give a talk related to CS or OMSCS. Example topics include:

  • Present research you’ve conducted or are conducting
  • Discuss a unique experience you’ve had related to OMSCS and its impact on you
  • Share your perspective on an important ethical issue in CS
Demonstration (exhibit style)

Demonstrate a project you’ve worked on (preferably in OMSCS, but personal projects are welcome, too). Example projects include:

  • Apps or games
  • AI agents
  • CS learning interventions
  • CS 8903 or CS 6669 projects
  • OMSCS Project Showcase submissions
Workshop (60 minutes)

Share your expertise with other attendees in an interactive, hands-on format. Example topics include:

  • Tools commonly used in OMSCS
  • VR toolkits
  • Coding libraries
  • Best practices for being a successful self-learner
  • Job search skills (e.g., résumé writing, interview skills)
Panel Discussion (60 minutes) *NEW for 2024!*

Propose a panel discussion you would like to see at the conference (and potentially moderate or participate in!). Example topics include:

  • Tools commonly used in OMSCS
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion in computer science
  • Perspectives on ChatGPT's role in education
  • Pathways from OMSCS to a PhD

The examples given above are suggestions; feel free to propose presentations on different topics! If you would like to submit multiple proposals, please fill out a separate form for each proposal. 

Note that the OMSCS Conference is non-archival, so you are welcome to present work that has already been, or will eventually be, published.


Check out the Program page for the full program!

Questions About the Conference?

Check out our FAQ page for answers and contact information!