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SICSA PhD Conference 2018

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Sir Ian Wood Building

Robert Gordon University

Garthdee Road

Aberdeen

AB10 7AQ

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The 2018 SICSA PhD Conference will be held at Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University on the 28th and 29th of June.

The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) PhD Conference has been an annual event for almost a decade. It marks a time where PhD students attending universities all around Scotland get together for a couple of days. During the event students get to attend interesting workshops, talks and social events. Whilst having a chance to showcase their work through the annual student poster and demo sessions.
The event is open to all PhD students in Computer Science and Informatics in Scotland, not just students funded by SICSA. There are no registration fees and two nights accommodation is provided free as the event is fully funded by SICSA. Due to the popularity of the conference, please register early to avoid disappointment. Please note that some of the workshops have limited places so please register early.
The workshops this year include:
  • Hackathon!
  • Your Career in Academia - Balancing Teaching and Research
  • Your PhD - What's next?
  • Web Accessibility: Learn new techniques to improve assistive technologies design
  • 5 Statistical Mistakes You are Likely to Make
  • Student Wellbeing: Managing your PhD Journey
  • How to do a Systematic Literature Review
  • Demystifying the PhD Thesis
The conference will also feature:
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Poster / Technology Demo' Sessions
  • Night time social activity
The full programme can be accessed at SICSA Conference web-site www.sicsaconf.org
Please note:
Student participants are strongly encouraged to present a poster or show a Technology Demo' of their work at the event. Please enter the title of your poster /demo' during the registration process. This is intended to be an initial indication of the poster’s content; changes to topics after registration are permitted.
Places are limited and registration will be on a first come first served basis. A waiting list will be used in the event that demand for places is higher than the number of places available.
Students who register for the conference (and accommodation if applicable) and fail to attend without giving 10 full working days notice (or suffering exceptional circumstances) will be charged a fee of £100 (no accommodation) or £150 (with accommodation), billed to their school/department. Please note, the conference is a two day event and attendance at both days is mandatory.
If you have any questions relating to the Conference please email us at admin@sicsa.ac.uk

We would like to thank Visit Aberdeenshire for their support.

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