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Register Now for KDD 2015

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Registration is now open for KDD 2015, the premier conference bringing together researchers and practitioners from data mining, knowledge discovery, data analytics, and big data. Sponsored by ACM SIGKDD, KDD 2015 takes place August 10-13 at the Hilton Sydney in Australia. Register online here.

ACM Europe Elects Councilors

The 2015 ACM Europe Council election concluded on 18 June 2015. See the list of newly elected Councilors here.

ACM Information for Authors

      

New Options for ACM Authors to Manage Rights and Permissions

Changes expand access to Special Interest Group conference proceedings
ACM's expanded Authors' Rights policy offers flexible options that fit computing researchers' individual needs. Authors who publish with ACM can manage their scholarly work through open access pathways to reach the widest possible audience via the ACM Digital Library. Find out how to choose the options that help you take advantage of ACM's reputation as the preferred publisher in the global computing community.... [more]
Learn more by visiting the Information for Authors webpage and watching the short video.
Advancing Computing as a Science and a Profession
Register to Watch July 30 Webcast with George Neville-Neil: "What Time Is It? A Guide to Time for Software Developers"

Virtual events feature talks by ACM Queue's "Kode Vicious" columnist on the role of timekeeping in keeping deployed systems running smoothly.


Why I Belong to ACM

Hear from Bryan Cantrill, Vice President of Engineering at Joyent, Ben Fried, Chief Information Officer at Google, and Theo Schlossnagle, Chief Executive Officer at OmniTI, on why they are members of ACM.  Join ACM now.

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Explore the world's most comprehensive database of computing literature.

ACM Author-Izer

ACM Author-Izer is a unique service that enables ACM authors to generate and post links on either their home page or institutional repository for visitors to download the definitive version of their articles from the ACM Digital Library at no charge.

ACM Tech Packs Compiled by Experts

Tech Packs are Annotated Bibliographies from trusted experts who select the most relevant materials in each subject; resources from the ACM DL; and content from the Learning Center.

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ACM-W Scholarships
ACM-W awards scholarships to women students for attendance at research conferences. Currently, 20 scholarships are awarded in 6 funding cycles per year. The scholarships are open to women internationally at all levels of study.

ACM Issues Fair Use Guidelines for Authors
New ACM guidelines on fair use of previously published material can now be found here.

Please Give Your Input on ACM's New Website

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ACM is developing a new website to better serve members and the broader computing community.

Please take a few minutes to preview the new website at preview.acm.org. Email us at web-team@acm.org to give us feedback.

ACM Appoints New CEO

ACM has named Bobby Schnabel executive director and CEO effective November 1, 2015. Schnabel joins ACM after eight years as professor and dean of the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University. As CEO, he will work with ACM's volunteer community to provide strategic vision and to develop sustainable business models to ensure ACM's continued worldwide membership, publications and revenue growth. schnabel_sm.jpg

"I am extremely excited to have Bobby take up the CEO role at ACM," said ACM President Alexander L. Wolf. "Bobby has a special passion and bright new ideas that will help continue the great tradition of leadership, innovation, openness and growth that has marked the history of ACM."

Schnabel has a long history of service to the computing community, and has served in several capacities, including chair, of ACM SIGNUM. When Schnabel assumes his role as CEO, he will step down as founding chair of the ACM Education Policy Committee.

Dedicated to improving diversity in computing, Schnabel is a co-founder and executive team member of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). He also serves as chair of the Computing Alliance for Hispanic-Serving Institutions Advisory Board.

Schnabel succeeds John R. White, ACM's first executive director to be named CEO, who retired after nearly 17 years on July 31. ACM COO Patricia Ryan is serving as acting executive director until Schnabel assumes his new role in November.

Read the ACM news release.

ACM, CSTA Announce New Award to Recognize US High School Students in Computing

ACM and CSTA, the Computer Science Teachers Association, have announced a new award, the ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize in High School Computing, to recognize talented high school students in computer science. The program seeks to promote and encourage the field of computer science, as well as to empower young and aspiring learners to pursue computing challenges outside of the traditional classroom environment.csta-logo.jpg

Four winners will be selected annually and each will be awarded a $10,000 prize and cost of travel to the annual ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize in High School Computing Reception where students will demonstrate their programs and discuss their work. The prizes will be funded by a $1 million endowment established by David Cutler and Gordon Bell. The application period for the inaugural award is scheduled to open in early August and close January 1, 2016. The inaugural awards will be announced in February 2016.

Read the ACM news release.

Announcements (cont.)

ACM Inroads Welcomes New Co-EICs
ACM Inroads welcomes Lisa C. Kaczmarczyk and Mark W. Bailey as its new Co-Editors-in-Chief, effective August 1, 2015. Kaczmarczyk and Bailey assume the position from John Impagliazzo, who has served as Inroads' EIC since the magazine's debut in 2010. Kaczmarczyk, a frequent Inroads contributor and columnist, is a program evaluation and assessment consultant based in San Diego, California. Bailey, a professor of Computer Science at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, is a former editor of SIGPLAN Notices.

ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems Accepting Submissions
The new ACM journal, ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCPS), is now accepting submissions. Visit the submissions site for more information.

ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems Accepting Submissions
The new ACM journal, ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (TOMPECS), is now accepting submissions. Visit the submissions site for more information.

Information Systems Category Editor Needed for Computing Reviews
Computing Reviews, the post-publication review and comment journal of ACM, is seeking a volunteer interested in serving as a category editor for a segment of the information systems area. Please see the Information Systems Category Editor search page for more information.


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