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AISES Computer Science Research Convening

September 27, 2019 - September 28, 2019

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Join AISES on September 27-28 in Chicago, IL

The Computer Science Research Infrastructure Convening has been rescheduled to Sept 27-28 in Chicago, IL. This convening is funded by the National Science Foundation to support greater involvement in computer science (CS) research among Native-serving Institutions, including tribal and non-tribal colleges and universities. The primary goal of the convening is to understand the needs of Native-serving faculty, staff, and leadership to engage in and support CS research and increase funding received by Native-serving faculty and institutions for CS research.

When: September 27-28, 2019 (full day on the 27th and half day, ending at 1pm on the 28th)

Where: Hyatt Place Chicago/O’Hare in Chicago, IL

Who: AISES encourages the following participants:

  1. Faculty and administrative leadership of the following types of institutions: Tribal Colleges and Universities & American Indian and Alaska Native-Serving Institutions& Native American-serving, Non-tribal Institutions2;
  2. Faculty and leadership currently in Computer Science or a related department/field;
  3. Faculty and leadership who are interested in developing a Computer Science or related department/field, and;
  4. Others advocating for CS and related research at Native-serving institutions.

What: AISES will facilitate listening sessions to understand the needs of Native-serving institutions to develop and/or improve the CS research infrastructure of their institution.

If you are interested in participating in this convening and would like to receive an invitation to attend, please email Dr. Kathy DeerInWater, Director of Programs and Research, .

For those who receive invitations, all travel expenses will be coordinated and covered by AISES including flights/mileage, lodging, and hospitality. For more information, including the full convening description, please email Dr. DeerInWater.

Thank you for your interest in this exciting opportunity to support CS research and Native-serving institutions! Please share this announcement widely with your contacts and networks.

1. https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/edlite-minorityinst-list-pg11-tab.html

2. The term “Native American-serving, nontribal institution” means an institution of higher education, as defined in, that, at the time of application— (A) is an eligible institution undersection 1058(b) of this title; (B) has an enrollment of undergraduate students that is not less than 10 percent Native American students; and (C) is not a Tribal College or University (as defined in section 1059c of this title).