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Associate Professor, EIT
Alison Clear is an Associate Professor at the Auckland campus of the Eastern Institute of Technology. She has an extensive academic and professional career that has involved academic leadership in research, scholarship, teaching and curriculum development nationally and internationally and an extensive publication record in national and international conferences and journals in computing and information technology. Her research interests include Women and Computing, ICT in developing countries, elearning implementation and the development of computing education. Alison is an invited international keynote speaker, has been a member of the international ACM Educational Council, member and vice chair of the ACM Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education and Fellow of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals (IITP) and Fellow of the Computing and Information Technology Research and Education in New Zealand (CITRENZ). In 2020 she received the ACM SIGCSE award for Lifetime Service to Computer Science education. She recently lead an international research project CC2020 of 50 people from 22 countries to redefine the computing curricula for 2020 forward.
Associate Professor, AUT
Tony Clear is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences and Co-Director of the Software Engineering Research Lab at Auckland University of Technology. He is an Associate Editor for ACM Transactions on Computing Education, for Computer Science Education, and ACM Inroads for which he is also a regular columnist and Editorial Board member. He is active in research and teaching within the computer science education and software engineering communities. Building on the work foreshadowed in the Computing Curricula 2020 report, and working with Alison Clear and and Abjihat Vichare, Tony has co-led an ACM ITiCSE 2020 working group report, titled: Designing Computer Science Competency Statements: A Process and Curriculum Model for the 21st Century. Both these initiatives inform the workshops at this year’s CITRENZ 2021 and ITX 2021 conferences.