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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.

Meet Fabrizio Sebastiani

A scientist at research institutes in Qatar and Italy, Fabrizio Sebastiani is active in the ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval , and is serving as General Co-Chair of the 2016 ACM SIGIR Conference. “SIGIR is still the conference where you want to be in order to obtain a comprehensive view of the recent developments in IR.”

SIGGRAPH 2016, July 24 to 28, Anaheim, California

The world’s largest, most influential annual event on computer graphics and interactive techniques will engage attendees with cutting-edge research, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity featuring the community’s latest technical achievements. Three days of commercial exhibits will showcase the industry's current hardware, software, and services.

EC 2016, July 24 to 28, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Sponsored by ACM SIGecom, the Conference on Economics and Computation is the leading scientific conference on advances in theory, systems, and applications at the interface of economics and computation, including applications to electronic commerce. EC'16 will be co-located with the 5th World Congress of the Game Theory Society (GAMES 2016).

KDD 2016, August 13 to 17, San Francisco, California

The SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining brings together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data. The event also includes keynotes by leaders from Microsoft, Oxford University, NEA, and University of California, Berkeley, as well as invited talks by Applied Data Science experts.

SIGCOMM 2016, August 22 to 26, Florianópolis, Brazil

Covering the applications, technologies, architectures, and protocols for computer communication, SIGCOMM will feature workshops on global access to the Internet, QoE-based analysis, fostering Latin American research, and more. "Mentoring Moments" will give graduate students a chance to talk about their research with outstanding researchers.

UbiComp 2016, September 12 to 16, Heidelberg, Germany

The 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing will cover many aspects of this field, including mobile, Internet of Things, wearable technologies, multisensory interfaces, cognition augmentation, and even physical and mental health applications. Rosalind W. Picard, who directs several initiatives at the MIT Media Lab, is a scheduled keynote speaker.

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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Gödel Prize Presented at ICALP 2016

The 43rd International Colloquium on Automata, Langauges and Programming (ICALP 2016) will take place from July 12-15 in Rome, Italy. A highlight of the conference will be the presentation of the 2016 Gödel Prize to Stephen Brookes and Peter W. O'Hearn for their invention of Concurrent Separation Logic.

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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:

SentiCart: Cartography and Geo-contextualization for Multilingual Visual Sentiment
By Brendan Jou, Margaret Yuying Qian, Shih-Fu Chang    
The 2016 ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval

Bags of Local Convolutional Features for Scalable Instance Search
By Eva Mohedano, Kevin McGuinness, Noel E. O'Connor, Amaia Salvador, Ferran Marques, Xavier Giro-i-Nieto
The 2016 ACM on International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval

Multilingual Visual Sentiment Concept Matching
By Nikolaos Pappas, Miriam Redi, Mercan Topkara, Brendan Jou, Hongyi Liu, Tao Chen, Shih-Fu Chang    
The 2016 ACM on International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval

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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.