Black Issues in Computing Education Symposium 2024

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

Travel Scholarships Available!

Thanks to a generous gift from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), travel support is being provided for up to 10 women, genderqueer, and nonbinary undergraduate and graduate students with a desire to attend the 2024 Black Issues in Computing Education (BICE) Symposium. Women, genderqueer, and nonbinary K-12 teachers who are currently teaching computing at their schools are also eligible. Applications will be accepted until Friday, December 8th and decisions sent out by December 13th. Only individuals who have a current passport are eligible to apply. 

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 >>

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

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


Morehouse Center for Broadening Participation in Computing


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Michigan State University College of Education

National Center for Women & Information Technology

University of Minnesota Data Science Initiative

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