The inaugural edition of OurCS Qatar will be held at the Carnegie Mellon Qatar campus on April 7th, 2012. OurCS is a research focused conference that provides opportunities for high school girls and undergraduate women from Qatar to work on exploratory problems in teams led by researchers. No prior experience in the field is necessary to participate in this conference — just a curiosity and interest in learning more about what research in computing and related fields can do.
Participants will be able to:
Conference participants will have a chance to learn about research as undergraduates and the value of research beyond university. For questions about the workshop, send email to Prof. Yonina Cooper.
Applications are now open until the 19th of March, 2012: http://qatar.cmu.edu/ourcs_applications