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
- Travel Fellowship status
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.
- Preparations and any requests for upcoming SGB meeting
Brent's preliminary slides for the SGB were discussed. He'll
make this presentation on March 27 in Chicago.
- Update on Turing award website curator in chief and managing curator
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.
- Interview update
Several interviews are in progress.
- Social networking for ACM History
This topic is being held for the next call.