Call For Participation and Opportunity for Student Financial Assistantship: WORLDCOMP’11 – The 2011 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing

WORLDCOMP’11 - July 18-21, 2011, Las Vegas, USA

Passing on an invitation to attend WORLDCOMP’11 Congress. WORLDCOMP’11 is composed of 22 main tracks (including 12 tutorials, 167 sessions and workshops, 37 keynotes/invited lectures/panel discussions); all will be held simultaneously, same location and dates. Attendees will have full access to all conferences’ sessions, tracks, and tutorials.

Registration is required to attend. About 2,000 attendees are anticipated (62% from academia; 26% from industry; 9% from government agencies; and 3% unknown. About half of the attendees are from outside the U.S.).

Financial Assistantship for full-Time Students:

The congress has finalized the financial assistantship decisions for students who are affiliated with non-U.S. institutions (decisions were communicated with the awardees in March and May 2011). Unfortunately, 34 of the awardees are not able to secure a USA visa in a timely manner to attend the meeting. The congress is now providing these 34 slots to full-time graduate students who are enrolled in U.S. institutions. This financial assistantship is for attendance only (i.e., excludes speakers and authors of papers). Sponsored students will receive the complete conference package (printed books/proceedings, CD, dinner reception, 4 breakfasts, 12 refreshments, access to all tracks and tutorials, etc.), registration fee waiver, partial help with hotel accommodation, and/or possibly some help with airfare.

In order to apply, send the following information for consideration to as soon as possible (include as attachments in pdf only): a 2-page CV; a letter from your major professor or Department Head/Chair stating that you are a full-time graduate student in good standing; and a break-down of your itemized costs (airfare, hotel, etc.). In the Subject line of your email write “Student Sponsorship”.

Award decisions will be finalized by June 30, 2011.