Women in computer science

2011 Google EMEA Travel and Conference Grants for female computer scientists

As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to offer Google EMEA Travel and Conference Grants to encourage more female computer scientists to attend and participate in research conferences.

Award winners will be chosen from the applicant pool to receive:
•Free registration for the conference
•500 Euros for travel costs

To be eligible for a conference grant candidates must:
•Be working in or studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or technical field related to the conference subject
•Have a strong academic background with demonstrated leadership ability
•Attend the core day(s) of the main conference

How To Apply

To apply, by the indicated deadline send an e-mail to europe-events@google.com containing:
•subject heading “2011 Google EMEA Travel and Conference grant” plus the name of the conference you wish to attend
•your full name and e-mail address
•current address, contact phone number and copy of photo ID
•your CV
•1-page statement (no more than 600 words) about why you wish to attend the conference and why attending it is important to your research, work, and/or future career

Eligible Conferences 2011

(ongoing, please check back for new ones)

•ACSEAC – 6/30/2011

Winners and claim process

The winner will be notified by e-mail approximate 2 weeks prior to the event. If you are selected, you will receive additional information how to register to conference and how to receive your 500 Euros for travel costs.

About hbouzas

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Studied Physics at the University of Buenos Aires. Joined Schlumberger in February 1985 in Houston, Texas, and worked in several technical and managerial positions until 2000. From 2000 until 2008 held several management positions in Abingdon, UK; Calgary, Alberta and London, UK. Worked in the areas of Geophysical Exploration, Geological Modeling, Structural Modeling, Reservoir Modeling and Petroleum Economics and holds several patents. He is currently the Norway Technology Center Manager for Schlumberger Information Solutions and is based in Oslo and Stavanger. Main interest are software, technology, innovation, 3D visualization, design, human computer interaction, energy, environment.
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