SIGSPATIAL - Special Interest Group on Spatial Information

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The ACM Special Interest Group on Spatial Information provides a forum for researchers, engineers, and practitioners in all applications that involve spatial information. SIGSPATIAL will encourage fundamental research in handling spatial information, participation in standardization activities including terminology, evaluation, and methodology, interdisciplinary education among spatial information researchers, students, and practitioners.

SIGSPATIAL benefits for FY 2018:

Member Benefits provided to SIGSPATIAL Members:

  • Access to the content of the SIGSPATIAL Conference as well as associated workshops in the ACM Digital Library
  • Subscription to the SIGSPATIAL Newsletter in electronic format issued twice a year
  • Reduced registration at conferences sponsored by SIGSPATIAL
  • Reduced registration at conferences held "in cooperation" with SIGSPATIAL
  • Access to the content of any other conference/workshop sponsored by SIGSPATIAL or held in cooperation with SIGSPATIAL Conference in the ACM Digital Library

Community Benefits provided by SIGSPATIAL:

  • Sponsoring the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Best Paper Award at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Best Demo Award at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Best Poster Paper presentation Award at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Best Fast Forward Poster Paper presentation Award at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Participating in graduate and undergraduate Student Research Competition (SRC), help with the SIGSPATIAL conference
  • Programming contest at the SIGSPATIAL Conference with awards to the contest winners
  • Reduced student registration at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Maintenance of the SIGSPATIAL.org web site
  • Facilitating travel awards to female and male students to attend the SIGSPATIAL Conference (e.g., through NSF and Google sponsorships)