Student & Postdoc Advisory Committee (SPAC)

Student & Postdoc Advisory Committee (SPAC)

The CS-Can | Info-Can student and postdoc advisory committee’s (SPAC’s) mission is to foster and represent the community of Canadian Computer Science post-secondary students and postdoctoral fellows. We believe that establishing a strong Canadian community is how we can best contribute to CS-Can’s vision to advance Canadian computing research, education and innovation.

On June 2nd -4th, 2019 we will be introducing new events for students at the CS-Can | Info-Can Annual Meeting as a part of the 1st annual CS-Can Student Symposium. These events will including a poster presentation session, workshops addressing challenges facing the computer science community in Canada, keynote presentations by highly acclaimed 2019 CS-Can award winners (find the 2018 award winners here) and a student social event complete with food. For more information please see our tentative schedule. Additional information and registration will be available soon.

Do you have a great idea for an event that aligns with our mission? Please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you! We plan to start accepting funding proposals for student-run events in the fall of 2019.

We also oversee the annual Canadian Undergraduate Computer Science Conference (CUCSC). The next iteration of this fantastic conference will be held in 2019 on July 25th-27th at the University of Windsor Ontario. The CUCSC is the premier venue for undergraduate computer science and engineering students to present their work to a national community of undergraduates and regularly hosts a great line-up of keynote speakers along with a Women in Computer Science panel.

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