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Subject: Call for Proposals: IEEE Science and Engineering Graduate Research Expo 2009
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IEEE Science & Engineering Graduate Research Expo 2009

*When: *Friday, 25 September 2009
*Where:* Gryphon Gallery, Graduate Center, University of Melbourne
*Who can Attend:* Graduate students and attendees from industry and
academia throughout Victoria, Australia
*How Much:* FREE Registration (Mandatory for catering purposes)
Keynote Speaker:
*IEEE Fellow *Prof. Rod Tucker

Special Attractions:*
* Attractive prizes for winners of Top Three (3) Demonstrations and
Raffle Draw
* Certificate for participating the event
* Knowledge Transfer Kit - Full of freebies (With generous support from
Sun Microsystems, University of Melbourne, NICTA, IEEE and GRIDS Laboratory)

*IEEE Science and Engineering Graduate Research Expo* is dedicated to
capturing the imaginations of graduate students of universities and
broader communities; from the industry and academia throughout Victoria,
Australia. This event has multi- and inter-disciplinary focus and it is
hosted by *Melbourne School of Graduate Research (MSGR)*. This free of
charge event is organized by graduate students of the University of
Melbourne. This event has received technical support and
title-sponsorship from *IEEE Melbourne University Student Branch* and it
is generously sponsored by /Melbourne School of Graduate Research
(MSGR)/, /NICTA/, and /Department of Electrical and Electronic
Engineering/. Other contributors/supporters include /Sun Microsystems/,
/Grid Computing and Distributed Systems (GRIDS) Laboratory/, and
/Peer-to-Peer Networks and Applications Research Group/. It is expected
that this event will attract 150-200 attendees (both IEEE members and

*Call for Proposals:*
Science and Engineering graduate research students of the universities
across Victoria, Australia are invited to submit a *two (2) pages*
proposal within *31 August 2009* detailing their research projects. The
proposal should clearly outline:

    * The specific problem and application scenario including the 
project requirements
    * The overall solution architecture highlighting underlying concepts 
and technologies
    * The expected outcome and impact of the project as well as specific 
    * A screen-shot of demonstration (software/hardware prototype, Web 
portal, conceptual diagram or the like)

The main criteria for selecting a proposal are: novelty, innovation,
research scope, wide applicability, and demonstrability. Up to ten (10)
project proposals will be selected for demonstration during the expo. If
space permits, additional 5-10 projects will be presented in the form of
posters. Top three (3) demonstrations in the event will be awarded with
attractive prizes. Proposals should be submitted via email:

For more information, please check the expo website often for updates, or direct your
inquiries at: research.expo2009@???

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