ACM History Committee

October 1 — breakout session plan

  • 10 min: Overview by moderator
  • 15-20 min: Exemplar presentation
  • 20-25 min: Tasks for breakout rooms
  • 10 min: Report back in full group

Focus during session 1: Oral histories
Focus during session 2: Connected interdisciplinary collections

Tasks during breakout time

Part 1 (8-10 minutes) — individual focus

  • What is your group (SIG, Committee, Region, Council, other)
  • What is the current status of data in your group?
    • Session 1: Do you already have any oral histories?
    • Session 2: How has your group started to reveal hidden history?
  • What do you need to figure out before you can set a plan?
  • What is the plan right now, given what you have learned?
  • What do you still need to know that you don’t know now?
  • How can you get your group involved and excited?

Part 2 (10-12 minutes) — combine ideas

  • Share thoughts and priorities
  • Plan what to report back