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CIKM 2016, October 24 to 28, Indianapolis, Indiana

The ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management covers information retrieval, knowledge management and databases. Keynoters include 2014-2015 Athena Lecturer Susan Dumais (Microsoft Research Lab), Rakesh Agrawal (Data Insights Laboratories), and Andrei Broder (Google). Workshops will address cybersafety, big network analytics, data and text mining in biomedical informatics, and more.

CCS 2016, October 24 to 28, Vienna, Austria

The ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security brings together information security researchers, practitioners, developers, and users from all over the world to explore cutting-edge ideas and results. Keynotes and industry talks will cover cybersecurity, distributed payment systems, embedded systems security, smart grids, and other topics.

SPLASH 2016, October 30 to November 4, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The ACM SIGPLAN conference on Systems, Programming, Languages and Applications: Software for Humanity covers technologies at the intersection of programming, languages, and software engineering. Scheduled keynote speakers will address programming languages, deep specification, and Redex (lightweight semantics engineering).

FSE 2016, November 13 to 18, Seattle, Washington

The ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering will include sessions on Specification, Debugging, Security and Privacy, Verification, Requirements and Models, Static Analysis and much more. A featured keynote speaker is ACM Distinguished Scientist and CHI Academy member Margaret Burnett, on "'Womenomics' and Gender-Inclusive Software: What Software Engineers Need to Know."

SC16, November 13 to 18, Salt Lake City, Utah

The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis will gather the HPC community with a program of invited talks, panels, research papers, tutorials, workshops, posters, and birds-of-a-feather sessions, as well as student programs to engage and foster the next generation of HPC professionals. Katharine Frase of IBM’s Watson Education unit will deliver a keynote on Cognitive Computing.

Humans, Machines, and the Future of Work, December 5 to 6, 2016, Houston, Texas

The Humans, Machines, and the Future of Work conference will focus on issues created by the impact of information technology on labor markets over the next 25 years. The event features renowned speakers from academia, industry and leading think tanks with expertise in technology, economics, social sciences and the humanities.

SIGGRAPH Asia 2016, December 5 to 8, Macao

The ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques is the premier platform for the advancement of graphics, animation, art, and technology in Asia. The conference features research papers, demonstrations, and screenings featuring the community's latest technical achievements, and exhibits displaying the industry's current hardware, software, and services.

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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:

Multi-modal Multi-view Topic-opinion Mining for Social Event Analysis
By Shengsheng Qian, Tianzhu Zhang, Changsheng Xu    
Best Paper from the 2016 ACM on Multimedia Conference (MM '16)

Deep-based Ingredient Recognition for Cooking Recipe Retrieval
By Jingjing Chen, Chong-wah Ngo    
Best Student Paper from the 2016 ACM on Multimedia Conference (MM '16)

A Breathtaking Journey.: On the Design of an Empathy-Arousing Mixed-Reality Game
By Martijn J.L. Kors, Gabriele Ferri, Erik D. van der Spek, Cas Ketel, Ben A.M. Schouten    
Honorable Mention from the 2016 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI Play '16)

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