Workshop (whole day)
Students present research to a mentor panel and receive feedback about results,
methodology, future direction, and presentation style. An excellent opportunity
network with industry and academic members of the community. Submit 4-page
paper describing your current research.
6th Annual Undergraduate Student
Workshop (half day)
Students hone their research presentation skills with two presentations:
at the workshop to other students and mentors, and the Poster Session to active
researchers. Submit a 4-page paper describing your senior research, summer, or
exceptional course project.
For participants looking for positions in academia
or industry, and for employers looking to hire.
in Practice: Job Prep
How to prepare for GEC jobs in industry.
Student Travel Grants
Student Travel Grants for reimbursable expenses
will be awarded.
All full-time students are welcome to apply.
First priority will be
given to students with accepted full reviewed
papers and accepted papers
in the Undergraduate and Graduate Student Workshops
to be held on 12
July. These workshops are designed to allow students
to discuss their
research in a stimulating environment and to
get useful feedback on
are now closed. Decisions will be sent
on April 16.
|Wednesday, March 12, 2008
|Monday, April 7, 2008
Applicants notified of decisions:
|Wednesday, April 16, 2008
How to Apply
To apply for a student travel award:
an application by the deadline: Monday 7 April
Input a budget of estimated expenses in your
application (travel, lodging,
Submit proof of full-time student status (a
clear, readable photocopy of valid student ID)
Your application is NOT complete until you submit
your proof of student status. Proof of full time
student status can be a scan of your student
ID, or a letter or other document from your professor
or university that states you are a full time
student. A copy of your class schedule is not
a valid form of proof.
Submit your proof of student status by email,
fax, or mail to:
Email (preferred method):
GECCO-2007 Student Travel Awards
11410 NE 124th ST
Kirkland, WA 98034-4399
Acceptable reimbursable expenses are the expenses
of traveling, which include:
• Transportation: air travel, other
transportation to and/or from the conference,
such as taxi, train, bus, car rental
• Lodging: hotel or student dorm
Conference expenses which are NOT reimbursed
by student travel awards include
• Conference registration fee
Claiming an Award
As a condition of acceptance, travel
award recipients are required to submit an expense
report, with original receipts, by Friday August
22, 2008 to:
ACM / GECCO Student Travel Grants
Attention: Stephanie Smith
2 Penn Plaza, Suite 701
New York, New York 10121
Please note it can take 3-6 weeks
for you to receive your check from ACM headquarters.
More About Original Receipts
AIR TRAVEL RECEIPTS: The easiest
way to supply original receipts is to provide
the receipt for your airline travel.
If you purchased your airline
ticket over the Internet, you must submit the
PRINTOUT of YOUR EMAIL RECEIPT AND your ORIGINAL
BOARDING PASS from the city where your travel
TYPES of RECEIPTS: acceptable receipts,
other than for airline travel, include food,
lodging, and other transportation (taxi, bus).
NO copies are accepted.
DATES on RECEIPTS: Receipts other
than for your airline tickets must have a date
that coincides with traveling to or from the
conference, or on conference days. For example,
since GECCO 2008 will be held from July 12 through
July 16, 2008, receipts other than for airline
travel must be dated between July 11, 2007 and
July 17, 2008.
INVALID RECEIPTS: Your conference
registration fee is NOT reimbursable.
Please take the time to understand
The ACM will NOT, under ANY circumstances,
release a check without the proper original receipts.
There are absolutely NO EXCEPTIONS to this ACM
A block of 2-person dorm rooms at Georgia Tech has been made available for
GECCO 2008 attendees. Only individuals registered for the GECCO-2008 conference
are eligible to reserve these rooms.
Georgia Institute of Technology
871 McMillan St NW
Building 106, campus map
Breakfast is served in Woodruff Dining Hall
Located in Woodruff Residence Hall
890 Currant Street NW
Building 116; campus map
Fulmer Dorm offers the following:
- Traditional two-person rooms furnished with a bed (with extra-long mattress),
desk, desk chair, lockable footlocker, wardrobe and dresser per resident.
- Towels, linens and pillows provided
- Optional Breakfast in Woodruff Dining Hall
- Public areas: Kitchen, Lounge, Study Area, Laundry
Rates and Reservations
The rate is $41 per night per person includes tax and dorm administration
fee. Optional breakfast is $7 per day. Breakfast is served in Woodruff
sorry, but the dorm space at Georgia Tech is now full. We are unable to take
any new bookings. There is no wait list.
Earliest reserved date is July 11, 2008
Last reserved date: July 15, 2008 (checkout on July 16)
Reservations must be made on or before Wednesday, June 11,
Participants may NOT check-in/out between 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.
Payment must be made in full at the time the reservation is made, by Visa or
NO refunds or cancellations.
Directions and Campus Maps
MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority): Trains take you from
the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport baggage claim to the North
Avenue station. It is a 20-minute ride. Walk three blocks west on North Avenue
to campus main entrance or transfer to a bus on route #13 to Tech. Fare is $1.75
one way, and exact change is required (change machines are available at MARTA
If you do not specify a roommate, we will assign one to you. No single rooms
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