SICSA Conference 2020 Logo Competition

SICSA is a collaboration of 14 Scottish Universities, promoting international excellence in University-led research, education, and knowledge exchange for Scottish Informatics and Computer Science.

This year, SICSA will hold its flagship conference on the theme of Future Sustainable Societies, with contributions from within SICSA and the wider research pooling community.  To showcase the strength of research in Scotland, talks will be given by both established and future research leaders about their cutting-edge research, education and impact work.

The conference will be held in partnership with ScotlandIS alongside their flagship ScotSoft event on the 1st October 2020, creating multiple opportunities for cross-over and networking. The programme of the conference will consist of keynotes, workshops, PhD Lightning talks, networking with academics and industry, and will involve participants from across Scotland’s Computing Science and wider research community.

SICSA Conference Logo

In order to highlight this event, the SICSA Conference Organising Committee have decided to provide an opportunity for a new logo to be designed to represent the SICSA Conference 2020. This should, at a minimum, incorporate the existing SICSA logo (versions can be accessed at: incorporating a key visual representing Scotland’s computing work, community and interdisciplinary.

If you would like your logo to be considered, please submit a vector file to by the 30th June 2020. The logos will be evaluated by members of the conference committee, and the winner will be announced on Friday 3rd July.

The winner’s logo will be used on the conference website and throughout the conference proceedings. The winner will be named “logo designer” on the conference website and associated materials and will receive £200 (in vouchers) as prize money.

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