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The open exchange of ideas and the freedom of thought and expression are central to the aims and goals of ACM and its conferences.  These aims and goals require an environment that recognizes the inherent worth of every person and group, that fosters dignity, understanding, and mutual respect, and that embraces diversity.
 
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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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ACM SIGs organize and sponsor more than 170 conferences, workshops and symposia worldwide. Find a gathering of like-minded computing professionals.

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SEC 2017, October 12 to 14, San Jose, California

The ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing covers a new paradigm in which the resources of a small data center are placed at the edge of the internet, near mobile devices, sensors, end users, and the emerging Internet of Things. Keynote speakers are Carnegie Mellon's Mahadev Satyanarayanan (ACM Fellow and 2016 ACM Software System Award co-recipient) and Pablo Rodriguez, CEO of Telefonica Alpha.

ASSETS 2017, October 30 to November 1, Baltimore, Maryland

The ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility explores the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults. Karen Peltz Strauss of the Federal Communications Commission is the keynote speaker.

SPLASH 2017, October 22 to 27, Vancouver, Canada

The ACM SIGPLAN conference on Systems, Programming, Languages and Applications: Software for Humanity embraces all aspects of software construction and delivery to make it the premier conference at the intersection of programming, languages, and software engineering. University of California, Irvine's Crista Lopes; Kodowa co-founder and CEO Chris Granger; and UCSD's Lera Boroditsky are scheduled keynote speakers.

UIST 2017, October 22 to 25, Quebec City, Canada

The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology is the premier forum for innovations in human-computer interfaces. Scheduled keynote speakers are Gabriella Coleman, Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University; and Niki Kittur, Associate Professor and Cooper-Siegel Chair in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

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. Philip Diamond, Director General of the international Square Kilometer Array (SKA) project, will be the keynote speaker.

SIGGRAPH Asia 2017, December 5 to 8, Macao

The 10th edition of SIGGRAPH Asia will showcase some of the world’s top professionals, academics and creative minds who are at the forefront of digital imaging, research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education and emerging technologies. Keynote speakers are Albert Yu-Min Lin, an award-winning National Geographic Explorer, and Michael Cohen, Director of Facebook's Computational Photography Group.

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MobiCom 2017, October 16 to 20, Snowbird, Utah

The International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking is dedicated to addressing the challenges in mobile computing and wireless and mobile networking, including networks, systems, algorithms, and applications that support mobile computers and wireless networks. Workshops, posters, demos and exhibits, an app contest, a student career event, and more will engage attendees.

WUWNET 2017, November 6 to 8, Halifax, Canada

The ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems covers research directions in underwater networks and network-related signal processing, communications, systems, and applications. Four speakers will give talks: Lee Freitag (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution), Daniel Rouseff (Ocean Acoustics Department, University of Washington's Applied Physics Lab), Mae Seto (Dalhousie Univeristy) and Milica Stojanovic (Northeastern University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering).

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

Nonlinear Feature Normalization in Steganalysis
By Mehdi Boroumand, Jessica Fridrich    
Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Information Hiding and Multimedia Security (IH&MMSec '17)

The Square Root Law of Steganography: Bringing Theory Closer to Practice
By Andrew D. Ker
Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Information Hiding and Multimedia Security (IH&MMSec '17)

A Datalog Framework for Modeling Relationship-based Access Control Policies
By Edelmira Pasarella, Jorge Lobo
Proceedings of the 22nd ACM on Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT '17)

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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. 

Humans, Machines, and the Future of Work

This conference focused on issues created by the impact of information technology on labor markets over the next 25 years. The event, held at Rice University in Houston, Texas December 5 to 6, 2016, featured renowned speakers from academia, industry and leading think tanks. Watch videos of some of the presentations.