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Resource Manual for SIG Conference Organizers

Volunteer commitment and coordination is the foundation that makes an ACM conference successful. ACM provides a comprehensive resource manual with instructions and best practices to help create the best possible event.

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POPL 2017, January 15–21, Paris, France

The ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages is a forum for the discussion of all aspects of programming languages and programming systems. Invited speakers are Stephanie Weirich, Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania; Patrick Cousot, New York University (interviewed by Roberto Giacobazzi); and Aaron Turon, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems.

CSCW 2017, February 25–March 1, Portland, Oregon

The ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing presents research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks. CSCW explores the technical, social, material, and theoretical challenges of designing technology to support collaborative activities. Workshops cover Citizen Science, Social Theory, Robots, CSCW in China and more.

SIGCSE 2017, March 8–11, Seattle, Washington

The SIGCSE Technical Symposium addresses problems common among educators working to develop, implement and/or evaluate computing programs, curricula, and courses. SIGCSE provides a forum for sharing new ideas for syllabi, laboratories, and other elements of teaching and pedagogy. 2017 SIGCSE award recipients Gail Chapman (University of California, Los Angeles) and Mats Daniels (Uppsala University) are scheduled speakers.

Watch Restored Video from an Historic ACM Conference

With support from ACM, the Computer History Museum has digitally restored video footage from the 1986 ACM Conference on the History of Personal Workstations. Hosted at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, this historic conference assembled some of the most influential figures in computing, including multiple ACM Turing Award recipients and Fellows. 

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Conferences Best Paper Awards

Best Paper Awards are presented at many ACM conferences to authors whose work represents groundbreaking research in their respective areas. By recognizing these select papers for their ingenuity and importance, ACM highlights some of the theoretical and practical innovations that are likely to shape the future of computing.

Recent Best Papers:

Automatic Recognition of Self-reported and Perceived Emotion: Does Joint Modeling Help?
By Biqiao Zhang, Georg Essl, Emily Mower Provost
Honorable Mention from the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI '16)

Visuotactile Integration for Depth Perception in Augmented Reality
By Nina Rosa, Wolfgang Hürst, Peter Werkhoven, Remco Veltkamp    
Honorable Mention from the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI '16)

Adaptive Review for Mobile MOOC Learning via Implicit Physiological Signal Sensing
By Phuong Pham, Jingtao Wang
Student Outstanding Paper from the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI '16)

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