The 21st Annual Conference on IT Education will be hosted in Omaha from October 7th through 9th, 2020. Sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group for IT Education (SIGITE), the conference will be hosted on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These are exciting times in Omaha. We have a booming information technology (IT) sector, growing corporate investment, outstanding industry and education partnerships, not to mention the highest number of public golf courses of any city in the country. For us, Omaha is truly a city that provides the best of what big and small cities have to offer. We hope you join us in October 2020, and bring your family!
The conference runs from October 7 – 9, 2020 and will take place at the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha at the Scott Conference Center. Detailed layout of the conference space for SIGITE2020 is on the conference website.
The theme of the SIGITE conference this year is “Technology on a Human Scale”. IT Is a combination of Programming, Human Computer Interaction, Networking, Databases, and Web Technologies with an overarching security component. This unique blend of subjects is constantly changing, which makes for a unique challenge for IT educators to produce graduates ready for today’s workforce.
SIGITE is the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Information Technology Education. Our members include information technology faculty (teachers and researchers), students, and industry professionals.
With over 400 members worldwide, SIGITE drives the creation and dissemination of the computing discipline of information technology. The organization has created a model undergraduate curriculum and helped create accreditation guidelines for IT programs, and is now defining and promoting IT research.