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Catcs report focs 2012 business meeting

CATCS ReportFOCS 2012 Business Meeting

Salil Vadhan


What is catcs

What is CATCS?

“Committee for the Advancement

of Theoretical Computer Science”

Mission:to interface between the TCS community and funding agencies, the public, and other research communities --- promoting TCS and fostering communication.


Current members

Current Members

Boaz Barak

Paul Beame

Avrim Blum

Moses Charikar

PetrosDrineas

Cynthia Dwork

Lance Fortnow

Piotr Indyk

David Johnson

David Shmoys

Diane Souvaine

Luca Trevisan

Salil Vadhan (chair)


Our blog http www theorymatters org

Our Blog: http://www.theorymatters.org/


A few upcoming deadlines

A Few Upcoming Deadlines

  • 10/31: ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award Nominations

  • 11/1: Simons Math+X Faculty Funding Letters of Intent

  • 11/13: NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

  • 11/15: Simons Symposia

  • 11/30: NSF CCF Core Programs (incl. Algorithmic Foundations) Large

  • 11/30: NSF Secure & Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Medium

  • 11/30: Many ACM Award Nominations

  • 12/4: CISE-MPS Interdisciplinary Faculty Program in Quantum Information.

  • 12/14: NSF Secure & Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Small

  • 12/10: NSF Expeditions in Computing

  • 12/15: Simons Institute Call for Program Proposals

  • 12/17: NSF CCF Core Programs (incl. Algorithmic Foundations) Small

    SEND MORE ALGORITHMIC FOUNDATIONS PROPOSALS!


Current upcoming efforts i

Current & upcoming efforts I

  • Recruiting people to serve at NSF

    • come talk to one of us if you are potentially interested!

  • Grant-writing resources & panel at STOC 2013

    • (plug: Call for STOC 2013 Workshops closes 11/17)

  • Starting to engage more with Simons Foundation and DARPA


Current upcoming efforts ii

Current & upcoming efforts II

  • Assistance with award nominations

    • Ask us if you need advice or help preparing a nomination package

  • Collecting data on funding trends & growth of TCS community

  • We welcome your suggestions!


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