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CATCS REPORT STOC 2019 BUSINESS MEETING Shuchi Chawla
What is CATCS? “Committee for the Advancement of Theoretical Computer Science” Mission: to interface between the TCS community and funding agencies, the public, and other research communities --promoting TCS and fostering communication.
Current Members Boaz Barak Shuchi Chawla (chair) Ken Clarkson Nicole Immorlica Anna Karlin Samir Khuller Ravi Kumar Jelani Nelson Ryan O’Donnell Alexander Russell David Shmoys Jack Snoeyink Chris Umans David Woodruff
Blog: https: //thmatters. wordpress. com/ Also check out… TCS Jobs Site: https: //cstheory-jobs. org/ TCS Events: https: //cstheory-events. org/
Recent & upcoming efforts (1) • Recruiting people to serve at NSF & other funding agencies • AF Program Director rotator position • Come talk to one of us if you are potentially interested! • Serving on panels also very important • Compilation of TCS awards list (David Woodruff)
Recent & upcoming efforts (2) • Wikipedia edit-a-thon • Goal: improve coverage of TCS topics on Wikipedia • Happening later today in West 104 A • All are welcome to join in! Many thanks to Ewin Tang and Moses Charikar for organizational help; and David Eppstein, Yuval Filmus, and Aviad Rubinstein for being our resident experts.
Recent & upcoming efforts (3) • Database of TCS job candidate profiles for 2019 -20 AY (Nicole Immorlica, Jack Snoeyink, and Chris Umans) • Profiles will be collected over the fall • Anyone with a TCS publication is welcome to participate • Info will be disseminated via an online database And in SIGACT News • More info on our website in August
Contact us… • We welcome your suggestions for future projects! • Join our mailing list: https: //groups. google. com/forum/#!forum/catcs-news