Call for Papers
Discussion GroupsYour choice, your discussion.
In NZCSRSC '09 we'll be introducing a number of discussion groups as part of an effort to strengthen ties in the postgrad computer science community in New Zealand. You, the participants of NZCSRSC '09, will decide which topics are fit for discussion and a short gathering will be arranged where you will be able to discuss those topics with like-minded conference participants.
From hot research topics to ethical dilemmas, the choice is entirely up to you. The discussions will each last for approximately 15 minutes and, where possible, an arbitrator will be arranged to start the discussion and to create a small summary of the interesting ideas covered in each group. As part of our effort to strengthen your ties, all willing participants will be emailed a summary of the results of all discussion groups where one was available.
Example discussion topics:
If you like to suggest further topics after you have registered, you will be able to do this using a separate form (watch this space for updates).
ArbitratorAny conference participant can be an arbitrator - you can inform us in the registration page if you wish to be one.
As an arbitrator you will have the opportunity to guide and manage one of the many interesting discussion groups we are going to have. You do not necessarily need to be an expert in that specific topic, however, you should be comfortable taking care of the following tasks: