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Paper Submission Template

The Department of Computer Science at East Stroudsburg University is proud to host the 28th Annual Spring Conference of the Pennsylvania Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE), a professional organization representing faculty in all areas of computing and computing education.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Cyber Security in the Computer Science Curriculum.” Submissions are not restricted to this topic, however; topics in all areas of computer science and computer education will be considered. Submissions for presentations as well as for special sessions are welcome. Faculty are asked to encourage students who are involved in research and large projects to submit their work.

Only accepted, peer-reviewed papers will be published in the conference proceedings. All other submissions will appear in abstract form.

Paper Submissions

Papers submitted for peer-review are to be no longer than ten pages and must be in MS Word or PDF format.  Further, to facilitate an objective review, papers should not list the authors names or the names of their institutions.  A complete draft should be sent to the chair of the editorial board, Dave Mooney,, with subject “PACISE paper submission,” no later than Friday, February 22, 2013.

The document template that should be used as a guideline for submission can be found in the above box. Please indicate whether you are submitting in the student-undergraduate, student-graduate, or faculty category.

Authors will be notified of acceptance by Monday, March 18, 2013. Final camera-ready manuscripts are due no later than Monday, March 25.

Awards will be presented for best papers in the above-mentioned categories.

Conference registration by at least one author is required for publication in the proceedings.

Non-reviewed Submissions

Those wishing to make a presentation, but without a submission of a paper for peer review, may forward an abstract to the chair of the Editorial Board by Friday, March 1.

Poster Session

The conference will include a poster session open to any submitter. Please forward an abstract to the chair of the Editorial Board no later than Friday, March 1.

Special Sessions

Anyone interested in organizing a special session (panel discussion, birds-of-a-feather, tutorial, workshop, etc.) should submit a proposal to the conference chair. The proposal must include a title of the special session, a single paragraph description of the special session, and a short biography of the organizer of the special session. Please submit proposals no later than Friday, March 1.