ACM WomENcourage 2019 - Call for participation

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ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage 2019 brings together people in the computing profession to exchange knowledge and experience and provide special support for women who are pursuing their academic degrees and starting their careers in computing.

ACMWomEncourage 2007 - Call for Posters

The 6 th ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage 2019 will be held in the beautiful city of Rome, Italy on 16 th -18 th of September, 2019.The three-day event includes a Hackathon, Workshops, Posters, Technical Talks, Career Fair, Panel Discussions and two Interdisciplinary Research Tracks on fascinating topics such as Conscious Cities and Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. 

Attendees will be able to meet with their peers in order to build on their networks of expertise, be inspired by many scientifically renowned invited speakers, and consider new opportunities during the career fair.

Theme: “Diversity Drives Societal Change”


Posters provide womENcourage participants with an opportunity to present their work, receive feedback, exchange knowledge and establish collaborations with others who share the same interests. We welcome poster submissions that present original ideas and research in any of the conference themes outlined above. Authors may submit ongoing, new work or versions of their previously published work. 


One-page extended-abstract of the poster should be prepared using the SIGCONF template and must be submitted as a PDF file through EasyChair 

Submissions should emphasize the importance of the research and the author’s contributions. 

Poster submissions can have multiple authors (of any gender). At least one author of each accepted poster is expected to attend the event and present the poster. Authors of accepted posters can apply for womENcourage scholarship. 

More detailed guidelines can be found at:

Important dates

  • Poster abstracts due: 15 th of April, 2019 7th of May, 2019
  • Notification of accepted posters: 20 th of May, 2019 3rd of June, 2019
  • Final poster abstracts due: 17 th of June, 2019
  • Poster PDF due: 15 th of July, 2019