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March 2009 Conference Call

History Committee Conference Call, March 12, 2009, 4:00-4:45 PM Eastern Time

Participants
: Matt Cleveland, Brent Hailpern, Mary Hall, Tom Misa, Len Shustek, and Rick Snodgrass
  1. Travel Fellowship status

  2. The revised draft of the call for proposals was approved for distribution. This will be an experiment to see how it goes. We'll give out zero to two of these fellowships. Brent will include this in his talk to the SGB.

    This call asks for proposals to be sent to the HC webmaster, who will hold the proposals until asked for them.

  3. Preparations and any requests for upcoming SGB meeting

  4. Brent's preliminary slides for the SGB were discussed. He'll make this presentation on March 27 in Chicago.

  5. Update on Turing award website curator in chief and managing curator

  6. We need to prepare a call for nominations for the Curator-in-Chief of the Turing Award site, to be posted on the HC web site when ready.

  7. Interview update

  8. Several interviews are in progress.

  9. Social networking for ACM History

  10. This topic is being held for the next call.