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CRA Career Mentoring Workshop

February 24-25, 2014 | Westin Georgetown, 2350 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037

The biennial Career Mentoring Workshop will be offered by the Computing Research Association February 24 and 25, 2014 at the Westin Georgetown Hotel in Washington, DC. This workshop provides career advice and mentoring activities for post docs, assistant professors, and individuals just starting as industrial researchers in computer science. The workshop, consisting of a series of panels, is interspersed with opportunities to network with senior researchers and representatives from government agencies.

The panels being offered at this workshop cover a wide range of topics. This year will feature a new session held at NSF. After the first day, participants will use their new knowledge to refine one-pagers on their research. On the second day, participants will have the opportunity to visit NSF and discuss their one-pagers with NSF CISE Program Directors.

Other sessions include: Planning Your Research Career; Career Networking; Teaching, Mentoring and Managing Students; Preparing a Tenure Package; Time Management and Family Life; Advice from Early Career Faculty; and Writing Grant Proposals. A list of knowledgeable, seasoned, and insightful (and hopefully entertaining, as well) speakers has already been confirmed (see the agenda).


CRA Member Departments: $350
Non-CRA Member Departments* (on a space available basis): $450

Registration and payment deadline is January 10, 2014.

Participants are responsible for their own travel costs. Registration covers Monday breakfast, lunch, breaks and reception; Tuesday breakfast. The room block rate at the Westin Georgetown is $225 (plus taxes) per night, you will be given instructions on how to make a reservation once you have paid the registration fee.

Cancellations - Registration fee is only refundable if your slot is filled by someone else.

*If your organization is not a member of CRA, registration is based on availability. CRA members have registration priority. If the workshop fills to capacity by CRA members, we may have to cancel your registration and will refund your registration fees.

Apply now to ensure a spot in this space-limited workshop

If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail Kenneth Hines
khines [at]

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