Call for nominations - SIGCOMM Education Director

SIGCOMM is ACM's professional forum for discussing communications and 
computer networks. The SIG sponsors a range of conferences and awards 
travel grants to attend them, oversees the publication of its 
newsletter, CCR, and organizes various events for its members, including 
summer schools and students workshops. In particular, the SIG has a 
strong tradition of activities aimed at encouraging the participation of 
students and junior researchers.
The SIGCOMM Education Director is responsible for coordinating 
activities aimed at creating educational material and opportunities on 
various networking topics for students and our members, as well as for 
soliciting and initiating new activities in those areas. Examples of 
past such activities include contributions to ACM/IEEE CS Curriculum, 
organizing shadow TPCs, supporting summer schools, organizing education 
workshops, initiating the CoNEXT student workshop, editing the SIGCOMM 
ebook on recent advances in networking, etc.
The new SIGCOMM Education Director is expected to not only continue 
coordinating existing educational activities, but also contribute to 
encouraging and creating new proposals that address the expectations of 
today's students and teachers. Possible ideas include exploring MOOCs, 
webinars, improving the quality of wikipedia networking pages, 
organizing hackathons or education workshops on emerging topics.  The 
SIG is committed to helping support greater educational initiatives and 
resources will be made available to help the new Education Director 
realize them.
Interested candidates should submit by email to the SIG Chair 
( a short (one or two pages) statement describing their 
vision and objectives for this position, a link to a recent CV, and a 
list of three names that the SIGCOMM EC could contact for references.