The 10th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies in Assistive Environments, PETRA 2017, will hold a Doctoral Consortium (DC), in order to provide an opportunity for graduate student authors to present and make their work known.
We invite students to submit a full or a short paper to PETRA 2017, and at the same time submit an application for the NSF Doctoral Consortium (DC) Travel Award. Accepted papers will be published in the ACM Digital Library proceedings, and awardees will receive a financial support of up to $2,191, based on receipts, to partially cover their conference registration and travel expenses. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To be eligible for the award, a student must be attending a US institution and must be author of a submitted paper to PETRA or one of the affiliated Workshops.
The doctoral consortium (DC) offers a supportive learning opportunity for doctoral students in their research. Students will receive feedback and guidance from the PETRA 2017 Doctoral Consortium mentors and have the opportunity to discuss issues related to their dissertation proposal, dissertation execution, job search, and grant seeking.
Students will have an opportunity to:
All topics described in the Call for Papers are eligible for paper submissions.
To be considered for the DC event, students must:
A PDF version of Call for Doctoral Consortium Applications is available here.