Please fill out the following application form to be eligible for an SV spot.
APPLICATIONS DUE: October 30, 2017NOTIFICATION OF SV SELECTION: By November 14, 2017
CONFERENCE INFORMATIONJanuary 07-10, 2018Sanibel Island, Florida USAConference website = http://group.acm.org/conferences/group18/
WHY BECOME A STUDENT VOLUNTEER (SV)?Being an SV is an excellent way to become familiar with the Group conference, create new friendships with other students, network with conference attendees, hear some interesting research talks, and provide academic service (a great addition to your CV!)
SV BENEFITSAs a student volunteer, you will be provided with:• A waived registration fee, which means free access to Group 2018’s program including all talks and receptions• An appreciation lunch/dinner for the SVs• An option to room with another SV throughout the conference to save money on hotel costs – The SV Co-Chairs will help assist with roommate arrangements
RESPONSIBILITIES• Assist conference guests with registration and check-in• Provide A/V setup and general technology and room support• Help setup posters and provide assistance to attendees during the poster session• Direct the conference guests to events, such as the conference reception• Work approximately 20 hours over the 4 days of the conference
We are also looking for a few SVs who:• Are skilled in event photography and are able to take high-quality, candid photos during the conference
QUALIFICATIONS• Must be a graduate student during the fall 2017 semester• Must be a friendly, hardworking, and reliable person• Must be able to travel to Sanibel Island, Florida USA and attend the conference from January 07-10, 2018
You do not need to have any previous SV experience, and we encourage students from all disciplines and backgrounds to apply.
SELECTION PROCESSThe selection of SVs will be based on:• The date and time each application is submitted - We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible• Your response to the application questions, including why you want to be a Group SV• Other attributes to ensure a diverse group of SVs (e.g., university, research interests, academic status, etc.)
QUESTIONS?Contact the SV Co-Chairs at firstname.lastname@example.orgMarina Kogan, University of Colorado BoulderKonstantin Aal, University of Siegen