Computing Showcase (C-Day)

Spring 2024 Draft Program

The College of Computing and Software Engineering (CCSE) Computing Showcase (C-Day) is a biannual event that takes place at the end of fall and spring semesters where participating students showcase some of the richest activity at CCSE. As students prepare for graduation they present posters and games highlighting their experiences within internships, team projects, and capstone and thesis work. Follow us on LinkedIn.

Student Information

Getting started, registration information, project templates, poster templates and more.

STEP 1

Submission Instructions:

  1. Create a free Conference Management Toolkit (CMT) account at cmt3.research.microsoft.com  To be included in the program and be eligible for a monetary award, all authors must be registered on the CMT site and have been added as co-authors of the submission. 
  2. Registration link for Spring 2024 coming soon. The detailed instructions are available at cmt3.research.microsoft.com
  3. Project Information submitted must include the title, abstract, author(s) information, and subject area (Graduate/Undergraduate Capstone/Research).

The deadline to register your poster/game/project is April 1 at 5:00 p.m. All submissions will be publicly available on the CCSE website. No late submissions will be accepted.

All project completed by the CCSE students enrolled in any KSU courses in the current semester or any KSU student taking CGDD, CS, CSE, DATA, DS, IT, STAT, and SWE courses during the current semester are eligible to participate.

Exploratory projects, project completed by teams of six or more students, and projects that were not supervised or co-supervised by CCSE Instructors will not be judged. Those projects will be featured in the program in a separate category. 

Submissions must include:

  • Project Title
  • Project Description
  • Introduction/Abstract/Scope
  • Analysis of the process, methods used, data collection method(s), etc.
  • Results/Findings/Interpretation:
          - Preliminary for the Application submission; and
          - Final for the Final Project submission.
  • Conclusion (Preliminary conclusion for application; final conclusion for final submission)

Highly Recommended Project Website

Information about team members (roles in the project, pictures, projected graduation date, a desire to intern, a dream job, other projects you worked on and a way to be contacted, LinkedIn link).
Your site will be linked to the program on the CCSE website. You can change information on your site any time. This will help you with the job/internship search.
The project website information can be added later when your project is selected. The website will not be used in the selection process.
Examples: lighthousepublic.github.io and chordscore.wixsite.com

STEP 2


The departments review all C-Day submissions

STEP 3

Students will receive Notification of Acceptance.

Students and their advisors will be notified in mid-April/November if their project/game/poster was selected for C-Day. Only students with accepted projects should proceed to Step 4.

STEP 4

Final Submissions of accepted projects due within one week of notification of being accepted.

Students must submit their prerecorded presentation (up to 3 minutes), a poster on one of the provided templates (see below), and slide for Flash Session (max of 30 seconds, optional).  Instructions for poster, slide, and presentation submission

STEP 5

At least one person completes this Microsoft Form(link coming soon) with attendance info & day-of display requirements within three days of being accepted. 

Poster Resources

Poster Templates

Template 1
c-day poster template example one, three basic columns on white background
Template 2
c-day template 2, three column layout with four pannels on the rioght ,one large middle pannel, ands four pannels on the right.

Template 3

c day template example three, four pannels on the left, one large middle panel, ad four pannels on the right,on gray background

 

Template 4

c day template 4

Interested in sponsoring C-Day? Learn about promotional options and contact information to get started.

    • Branding on website and displays
    • Promotional table (if the event is held on campus)
    • Plaque representing support and winners of named award(s)
    • Photo opportunity with student prize winners (if the event held on campus)
    • Two company-titled special awards ($1000 each)
    • In coordination with the CCSE Dean’s office, opportunity to meet/greet with the winning teams
    • Option to give a keynote address
    • Branding on website and any promotional materials
    • Promotional table (if event is held on campus)
    • One Company titled special award ($600)
    • Plaque representing support and winners of named award(s)
    • Photo opportunity with award winners (if event held on campus)
    • In coordination with the CCSE Dean’s office, opportunity to meet/greet with the winning teams
    • Branding on website and any promotional materials
    • Prom
    • Branding on website and displays
    • Promotional table (if event is held on campus)
    • Plaque representing support and winners of named award(s)
    • Photo opportunity with student prize winners (if event held on campus)
    • One company-titled special award ($1000)
    • In coordination with the CCSE Dean’s office, opportunity to meet/greet with the winning teams
    • Option to give keynote address
    • Branding on website and any promotional materials
    • Promotional table (if event held on campus)
    • Photo opportunity with award winners (if event held on campus)
    • In coordination with the CCSE Dean’s office, opportunity to meet/greet with the winning teams
    • Recognition in C-Day Program