Alice Symposium
Duke University in Durham, NC
June 17, 2009

The Symposium is for Alice teachers at all levels: Middle school, High school and college/university.

Call for Papers: Deadline Extended to March 31, 2009

See new submit info below!

You are invited to submit a paper or to prepare an abstract. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. We have requested "in-cooperation" status with SIGCSE.

NOTE: SIGCSE "in-cooperation" status was granted and all full length papers were published in the ACM Digital Library.


There are two types of submissions: Abstracts and Papers.


If you wish to give a presentation, but do not wish to submit a full paper, you may instead submit a 250 word abstract describing what you wish to present. Presenters will have approximately 20 minutes for their presentations, including questions and answers. (Please note that abstracts, while available in the conference proceedings, will not be made availabe to the ACM Digital Library.)


For K-12 Teachers Submit a Microsoft Word document that is no more than 9 pages in any format to

For College and others: Papers will undergo a blind reviewing process. Papers must not exceed five pages. Submit two versions, one anonymous and one not. Authors will have approximately 25 minutes for their presentations, including questions and answers. Papers submitted should follow the ACM SIG Proceedings format similar to SIGCSE conferences. Click here for format Submit to

Keynote Speaker: Rachel Brady, Research Scientist, Duke University

Please join us in making this a great symposium.

Steve Cooper, Wanda Dann, and Susan Rodger
2009 Alice Symposium Co-Chairs

The Alice Symposium will be held at Duke University in the Levine Science Research Center and the Fitzpatrick Center.

Levine Science Research Center (LSRC) Fitzpatrick Center

Note: There will be a two day Alice 3 workshop (focusing on Alice use in CS1) in parallel with an Alice 2.2 workshop (focusing on Alice use in pre-CS1/non-major courses) on June 15-16 and a two-day Media Computation workshop on June 18-19.

Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, GRANT NSF ESI-0624642, and IBM Faculty Awards.