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ACM India Annual Event 2018, February 15 - 17, Nagpur

The ACM India Annual Event is a flagship event whose aim is to discuss trends in science and technology, and to celebrate ACM's spirit and India's accomplishments in computing. The event is attended by ACM Turing Award winners, ACM Office Bearers, and researchers and IT professionals. Moshe Vardi and Martin E. Hellman will keynote. The CS Pathsala Workshop, iSIGCSE Workshop and IRISS are co-located ACM events. 

SIGCSE 2018, February 21-24, Baltimore, Maryland

The SIGCSE Technical Symposium is the largest computing education conference worldwide organized by ACM SIGCSE, attracting researchers, educators, and others interested in improving computing education in K-12 and higher education. Anita Borg President and CEO Brenda Wilkerson will deliver the opening keynote, and Ruthe Farmer, Chief Evangelist, CSforAll Consortium will deliver the closing keynote.

IUI 2018, March 7 - 11, Tokyo, Japan

The 23rd annual meeting of the intelligent interfaces community is a premier international forum for reporting outstanding research and development on intelligent user interfaces and bringing together the HCI and AI communities. Keynote speakers are James A. Landay (Stanford University), Masataka Goto (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan), and Jennifer Golbeck (University of Maryland).

CHIIR 2018, March 11 to 15, New Brunswick, New Jersey

The ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval provides a forum for the dissemination and discussion of research on the user-centered aspects of information interaction and information retrieval, focusing on elements such as human involvement in search activities, and information-seeking and use in context. Keynote speakers are Microsoft Research Lab's Susan Dumais (an ACM Athena Lecturer) and University of Tampere's Pertti Vakkari.

DATE 2018, March 19-23, Dresden, Germany

The Design, Automation and Test in Europe conference is an international venue for system-level hardware and software implementation down to integrated circuit design. Topics covered will include Emerging Technologies for Computing, Industrial IoT, Computer Vision for Automated Driving in MATLAB, and much more. Scheduled keynote speakers are Amnon Shashua, CEO/CTO of Mobileye; and Christopher Voigt, Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT.

CHI 2018, April 21-16, Montreal, Canada

Highlights of this year's ACM CHI Conference on Human-Computer Interaction will include a celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Mother of all Demos; GameJam, engaging with games by designing and implementing them; and ScienceJam, engaging with science by designing and running an experiment. Keynoting will be OKCupid founder Christian Rudder, and Sue Gardner, who advises organizations on public policy issues.

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L@S 2018, June 26-28, London, UK: Call for Papers

The ACM Conference on Learning at Scale promotes scientific exchange of interdisciplinary research at the intersection of the learning sciences and computer science. L@S accepts four kinds of papers reporting on rigorous research of methodologies, studies, analyses, tools, or technologies: full research papers and full synthesis papers (deadline passed); work-in-progress posters and demonstrations (due March 21).

DocEng 2018, August 28 to 31, 2018, Halifax, Canada: Call for Papers

The 18th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering seeks original research papers that focus on the design, implementation, development, management, use and evaluation of advanced systems where document and document collections play a key role. In particular, DocEng 2018 seeks works involving large-scale document engineering applications of industrial relevance. Submission deadline for short papers is March 22.

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 (Available with an ACM Digital Library Subscription)

Using EEG to Understand why Behavior to Auditory In-vehicle Notifications Differs Across Test Environments
By By Lewis L. Chuang, Christiane Glatz, Stas Krupenia
International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AutomotiveUI '17)

HinDroid: An Intelligent Android Malware Detection System Based on Structured Heterogeneous Information Network
By By Shifu Hou, Yanfang Ye, Yangqiu Song, Melih Abdulhayoglu
ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD '17)

Accelerating Innovation Through Analogy Mining
By By Tom Hope, Joel Chan, Aniket Kittur, Dafna Shahaf
ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD '17)

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