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Welcome to the 5th Oxbridge Women in Computer Science Conference!

We are delighted to announce the fifth Oxbridge Women in Computer Science Conference, to be held on 15th March 2018, in Cambridge, UK. The Oxbridge Women in Computer Science Conference is an annual conference that aims to bring together junior and senior female computer scientists at Cambridge and Oxford, with the aim to encourage collaboration through formal and informal discussion.

The conference will include talks by key speakers from academia and industry who will share their experiences with the participants. This year's conference has been made possible through the generous sponsorship of Google.

Everyone is welcome to attend the conference. There is no registration fee for the conference; and snacks, lunch and a conference dinner will be provided free of charge. The deadline for registration is 16th February 2018. Coach transportation will be provided free of charge for all participants travelling from Oxford. 

Current undergraduate, MPhil/MSc and PhD/DPhil female students are encouraged to submit short abstracts (up to 1 page) for presentations or posters on their topic of research or to give a lightning talk on their topic of research.  Presentations will be 10 minutes long, followed by questions lasting up to 3 minutes, while posters can be up to size A1. The deadline for submission is 26th January 2018. For more details see the Call for Papers, Posters and Lightning Talks page.

The Selection Committee will review all abstracts for presentations, whereas all poster abstracts will be accepted. Notifications of acceptance for presentations will be sent by 9th February 2018. (All rejected presentations will be offered a poster slot.)

To register attendance, please see the registration page. To submit an abstract, please contact us at


This conference is aimed to give a perfect opportunity to present your research and get a valuable feedback in a very open, friendly and informal environment. We hope that you will join us for this wonderful conference, which will help create connections between female computer scientists in Cambridge and Oxford!


Important dates

 Abstract submission deadline 26 January 2018   5 February 2018
Notification of acceptance deadline 9 February 2018
Registration deadline 16 February 2018
Conference day 15 March 2018



women@CL                                                                         OxWoCS

Raluca Diaconu                                                            Alina Petrova

Olesya Razuvayevskaya                                                Fatimah Ahmadi

Diana A. Vasile     Poonam Yadav


Eva Agapaki
Theodora Zamfirache



To see the conference programme, please click here.