Black Issues in Computing Education Symposium 2024

NOTE: All attendees must complete the entry form before arriving and before departing the Dominican Republic. 

Welcome to BICE 2024!

The Black Issues in Computing Education (BICE) Symposium is the premier venue for research on innovation, challenges, and best practices as it relates to Blacks in postsecondary computing education. The first instance of this symposium will be guided by our theme, “Navigating through a Sea of Change.” The in-person conference will be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, with opportunities for attendees and presenters to participate in sessions, networking, and collaborative discussions. The dates of the symposium are February 1-3, 2024. For more information, please reach out to Dr. Kinnis Gosha at

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Dr. James L. Moore, III

Assistant Director for the Directorate for STEM Education (EDU) at the National Science Foundation | Read More >>

Dr. Erin Lynch

President of Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network | Read More >>

LeAndra Jordan, MBA

Sr. Program Manager | Microsoft Atlanta Garage Founder & Site Lead | Read More >>

Dr. Dorian Arnold

Associate Professor of Computer Science at
Emory University |

Dalain Williams

Data & Analytics Lead, Product Inclusion & Equity
at Google |

Host Venue and Lodging

The meeting venue is the Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino. We have reserved a block of rooms at a room rate of $144.00/night (double rooms are $148/night). Both options include breakfast. Click here to make your reservation. The room block is full at the symposium's special rate. Only regular rate rooms remain. 

Important Dates [UPDATED]

Registration Rates

Organizing Committee

Learn more about the organizing committee for BICE 2024

Call for Papers

Learn more about each submission category and important deadlines 


See potential research and outreach topics for submission to the symposium


National Center for Women & Information Technology


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Michigan State University College of Education

Computing Research Association

University of Minnesota Data Science Initiative

Georgia Tech Electrical and Computer Engineering

Atlanta University Center Data Science Initiative

Morehouse Center for Broadening Participation in Computing

The Black Issues in Computing Education (BICE) Symposium is Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society