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Applicative 2016, June 1 - 2, New York City

Applicative brings together practitioners and researchers to share the latest emerging technologies and trends in software development. Two tracks: Application Development featuring speakers from leading companies on how they apply new technologies to the products they deliver, and Systems Software exploring topics that enable systems-level practitioners to build better software.

DAC 2016, June 5 to 9, Austin, Texas

The Design Automation Conference offers workshops on many aspects of design, including cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, and image recognition. Keynotes will be delivered by Lars Reger of NXP Semiconductors; Sameer Halepete of NVIDIA; Mark Papermaster of Advanced Micro Devices; and Peter Stone of the University of Texas at Austin.

SIGMOD/PODS 2016, June 26 to July 1, San Francisco, California

This leading international forum unites database researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences. Keynotes will be delivered by Moshe Vardi of Rice University, Editor-in-Chief of the Communications of the ACM; Sara Cohen of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; and Frank Neven of Hasselt University.

SIGIR 2016, July 17 to 21, Pisa, Italy

The major international forum for the presentation of new research results and the demonstration of new systems and techniques in the field of information retrieval, SIGIR will feature keynotes by Christopher Manning, a professor of computer science and linguistics at Stanford University, and Vipin Kumar, a Regents Professor at the University of Minnesota.

womENcourage 2016, Sep. 12-13, Linz, Austria

Registration is now open for the third ACM-W Europe womENcourage 2016 Celebration of Women in Computing. The program includes technical presentations and also discussions related to career issues in academic and industrial research. Join this dynamic community of technical women in Europe for keynotes, posters, industry talks, a career fair, and more.

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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:

The Computational Sprinting Game
By Songchun Fan, Seyed Majid Zahedi, Benjamin C. Lee
The Twenty-First International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems

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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.