Dear Mr. Bachmayer,
Apologies for such delay in our response. We have had quite an intensive but very productive summer. 31st International Olympiad of Informatics that we hosted was a huge success and great pride for ADA and the country in general! Apart from that, we have been getting ready for the new academic year with all the orientation programs. Our admission this year has also been quite a success. The enrollment plan is fully met and average admission scores have gone up, in Technology and Engineering programs specifically.
We are very pleased to know that our proposal to host the ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage 2020 at the ADA University in Baku Azerbaijan has been ranked as the first choice by the womENcourage Steering Committee. Although we missed the Skype call, Dean Yusubov gets ready for his participation at the ACM womENcourage conference in Rome, Italy soon. I would very much want to participate myself as well, but, unfortunately, the dates coincide with the dates of my other trip planned in advance.
If there is anything else on our side, please let know.
Dr. Vafa Kazdal
Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs
Ahmadbey Aghaoghlu str. 11 Baku, Azerbaijan, AZ1008
Tel (+994 12) 437 3235 ext. 131
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Just following up on the planning for the 2020 ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage 2020.
We would like to have a skype call in the next few weeks, therefore I would like to target next week. I have set up a doodle which includes all afternoons of next week, since we are working over about 4-5 time zones, I think afternoons will best.
Please fill out your availability here. https://doodle.com/poll/5ripw9wgbzgfqdx9
If next week is not good for you because you are away on holiday, please send me an email and we will shift by one or two weeks.
I am not sure who will need to attend this meeting from the organizing team side, I trust that Araz can inform us who must be at the meeting.
The agenda is
- confirm details of the event
- finalize dates of the event
- agree on the theme of the event
- to discuss the required ACM policies and procedure
Looking forward to speaking with everyone in the next few weeks.
Chair womENcourage Steering Committee
Dear Bev Bachmayer,
Thanks for excellent news. I would like to thank the ACM womENcourage Steering Committee for kind consideration.
This is a quick response to acknowledge the receipt and add my ADA University and colleagues to the correspondence.
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Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 10:01 AM
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Subject: womENcourage 2020: Notification
July 23, 2019
Dear Dr. Yusubov,
It is our pleasure to inform that your proposal to host the ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage 2020 at the ADA University in Baku Azerbaijan has been ranked as the first choice by the womENcourage Steering Committee.
We are impressed with the quality of your proposal and wish to thank you for the care and the effort you put in preparing the proposal. We were particularly pleased that you have secured the support of the Azerbaijan Board of Tourism who will be able to assist with contacting supporters and raising funds for the Celebration.
We would be pleased to proceed with finalizing the ACM agreement for hosting womENcourage 2020 at the ADA University. The Steering Committee would like to meet on Skype with the Organizing Committee to confirm details of the event, specifically to finalize dates of the event and to discuss the required ACM policies and procedures listed in the attached document.
We would like to announce womENcourage 2020 at the womENcourage 2019 Celebration in Rome on September 18, 2019. It is expected for at least one representative from the Organizing Committee to attend the last day of the womENcourage 2019 Celebration and give a 5-10 min presentation on the upcoming womENcourage 2020 Celebration, inviting the community to attend.
Congratulations again on your successful proposal. We look forward to working with you to make womECourage 2020 a great success.
Chair, womENcourage Steering Committee