Diversity and Inclusion

This year, CCGRID is placing an emphasis on diversity and inclusion in systems research. We are inaugurating a D&I track at CCGRID 2023 which will feature eminent keynote speakers and panel discussions by researchers and practitioners in cluster, cloud and Internet computing from diverse backgrounds. Further, we will be hosting focused mentorship round-tables and networking sessions for students, faculty members and researchers from traditionally under-represented groups to provide them an opportunity to interact with leading experts from academia and industry.

We will be soliciting applications to participate in the D&I track and offer limited travel grants based on need and availability.

Watch this space for more updates!

  • Beth Plale, Indiana University, USA (plale@indiana.edu)
  • Preeti Malakar, IIT Kanpur, India (pmalakar@cse.iitk.ac.in)

Platinum Sponsor (D&I)


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We, as the CCGrid community, are committed, both individually and collectively, to nurturing diversity and inclusion, sustaining a climate of mutual respect, and fostering a collaborative and supportive environment wherein everyone is empowered to succeed.

Authors and participants are encouraged to read the ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and the ACM Policy Against Harassment, and IEEE Computer Society's expectation of professional behavior found in the IEEE Computer Society Open Conference Statement, the IEEE Event Conduct and Safety Statement, and the IEEE Code of Ethics.