The 40th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
March 4-7, 2009, Chattanooga, TN USA

Press Room and Media Relations

Press Releases

  1. (Mon., January 5th, 2009) SIGCSE 2009 Technical Symposium to be held in Chattanooga (PDF)
  2. (Wed., February 18th, 2009) Microsoft’s Chief Research and Strategy Officer to speak in Chattanooga March 6 (PDF)
  3. (Wed., February 25th, 2009) Computer Science Education Conference Experts Available for Comment (PDF)

Media Credentials

Those requesting media registration must be currently employed by a publication or news organization. Each organization is limited to two media representatives, except college publications, which are limited to one. Account representatives, sales executives, book authors, and engineers do not meet the criteria for media registration.

A press card or letter of assignment will be accepted as valid press credential. Without a press card, you must verify that you have been retained or assigned to cover SIGCSE 2009. You must fall under one of the following categories to receive media registration:

  • Business and Trade Publications / News Wire Services: Reporters and editors from magazines, newspapers, trade publications and wire services.
  • Television and Radio: Broadcast reporters and producers from news organizations.
  • Press or Industry Analyst
  • Freelance Writer
  • Online Publications: We do not consider personal web pages and blogs to be 'online publications' for the purposes of issuing media credentials.
  • University Publications: University publications are limited to one media representative.

Registration Instructions

Indicate intent to participate by February 25, 2009 to:

          Jim Aman
          Saint Xavier University
          3700 West 103rd Street
          Chicago, IL 60655 USA
          Telephone: +1-773-298-3454

Credentials not submitted by February 25, 2009 will be checked when the registration packet is picked up. Media may register on-site during the conference.

There is no charge for for press registration.

Media Badge: What It Entitles You To

Media badge holders are entitled to admission to all activities except the Thursday SIGCSE 2009 Reception. Tickets for the reception are available separately at the conference site.


For further information and assistance with press/media relations, please contact:

Jim Aman
SIGCSE 2009 Media Relations
Saint Xavier University
3700 W. 103rd St.
Chicago, IL 60655 USA
Voice: 773-298-3454 | Fax: 888-221-7579

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