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Florida A&M University and the City of Orlando are hosting the 2017 Energy Water Food Nexus International Summit  
on September 20-22, 2017 at the Orlando Hilton.

Four Thematic Areas:

  • New Science Enterprise
  • Accelerated Innovation
  • Science Based Policy and Decision Making
  • Global Access to Safe Water

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  • Sponsor: ACM and Google
  • Award: Up to $25,000 plus travel expenses to ACM conference
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017

Note: "This award celebrates women researchers who have made fundamental contributions to Computer Science."
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November 2-4, 2017, Doubletree by Hilton Washington – Crystal City

  • 300 Army Navy Drive Crystal City, Virginia
  • Theme: Creating Deep and Lasting Learning

Extended Deadline for Submitting Proposals: September 8, 2017

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  • Sponsor: NCWIT with support from Microsoft Research
  • Award: Up to $10,000 per project funded plus travel expenses to annual summit
  • Number of Awards: TBD
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 30, 2017

Note: Applicant's institution must be an NCWIT member. (Membership is free.) The award focus is on programs "to develop and implement initiatives for recruiting or retaining women in computing and IT."
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March 25-27, 2018, Westin Galleria Hotel, Houston, TX

The John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education invites  proposals from higher education faculty, professionals, students and educators on a topic addressing:
  • Promising practices, methods for analysis and ways to overcome obstacles related to efforts to continuously improve teaching, learning, and success in gateway courses
  • New methods and/or fresh ideas about using technology, course design, engaging pedagogies, academic supports, analytics or other methods to improve teaching and learning

Proposal Due Date is December 1, 2017

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