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ACM FAT* 2020, January 27-30, Barcelona, Spain

The ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability and Transparency brings together researchers and practitioners interested in fairness, accountability, ethics, and transparency in socio-technical systems. Scheduled keynote speakers are Ayanna Howard (Georgia Institute of Technology), Yochai Benkler (Harvard University) and Nani Jansen Reventlow (Digital Freedom Fund, Columbia Law School).

WSDM 2020, February 3 to 7, Houston, Texas

The 13th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining is one of the premier conferences on web-inspired research involving search and data mining. The program includes tutorials, an industry day, and healthcare day along with workshops, a doctoral consortium and WSDM Cup. Keynote speakers are Bin Yu (University of California, Berkeley), Kristen Grauman (University of Texas at Austin and Facebook AI Research), Ed H. Chi (Google) and Zhi-Hua Zhou (Nanking University).

AIES 2020, February 7 to 8, New York, New York

The AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society features a multidisciplinary approach to ethical concerns and challenges in AI regarding issues such as privacy, safety and security, surveillance, inequality, data handling and bias, personal agency, power relations, regulation, workforce displacement, and more. Peter Dabrock (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and German Ethics Council), Anita Gurumurthy (IT for Change), Charlton McIlwain (New York University), Gina Neff (University of Oxford) and Frank Pasquale (University of Maryland) will deliver invited talks.

DATE 2020, March 9 to 13, Grenoble, France

This year's Design, Automation and Test in Europe conference will address memories for emerging applications, architectures for emerging technologies, hardware security, and more. Scheduled keynote speakers are Philippe Magarshack (ST Microelectronics), Luca Benini (ETH Zurich and University of Bologna), Catherine Schuman (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Jim Tung (MathWorks) and Joachim Schultze (German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases).

SIGCSE 2020, March 11 to 14, Portland, Oregon

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. Keynote speakers are ACM Fellow Juan E. Gilbert (University of Florida), Alison Clear (Eastern Institute of Technology), Lauri Malmi (Aalto University/Helsinki University of Technology), and ACM Fellow Valerie E. Taylor (Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT).

CIRM Interface Programme Fall 2019 Sessions

INTERFACE is an original programme of acquisition and discussion of tools and concepts in mathematical, computer and digital sciences, that are pertinent to potential users in industry: modelling, simulation, and optimization. Sessions will cover blockchain, stochastic optimization and machine learning and last two to four days, in full on-site immersion at the Centre International de Recontres Mathématiques (CIRM-Luminy) in Marseille, France.

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TEI 2020, February 9 to 13, Sydney, Australia

The Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interactions addresses issues of human-computer interaction, novel tools and technologies, interactive art, and user experience. This year's conference will focus on "Future Bodies, Future Technologies," or how technologies could interact and interweave with our future bodies. ACM Distinguished Speaker and Distinguished Scientist Kristina Höök (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden) and Angie Abdilla (CEO of Old Ways, New) will deliver keynotes.

Young Researchers: Apply for HLF 2020 by February 14

Researchers and practitioners at all phases of their careers (undergrad, PhD or postdoc) are encouraged to apply for the next Heidelberg Laureate Forum for a chance to personally interact with laureates of the most prestigious prizes in mathematics and computer science, including the ACM A.M. Turing Award and the ACM Prize in Computing. You can also nominate a candidate (on the registration form, click on the "Register as a Nominator" button at the top; you will need to enter ACM’s organization code; please email to request this number).

CHIIR 2020, March 14 to 18, Vancouver, Canada

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. Workshops will cover personalization, human-centered metrics and more. Christine Borgman (UCLA) and Meredith Ringel Morris (Microsoft Research and University of Washington) will keynote.

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.

ABR streaming of VBR-encoded videos: characterization, challenges, and solutions
By Yanyuan Qin, Shuai Hao, K. R. Pattipati, Feng Qian, Subhabrata Sen, Bing Wang, Chaoqun Yue
CoNEXT 2018

Deformation simulation of non-orthotropic materials
By Wei Cao, Xiaohua Ren, Luan Lyu, Enhua Wu

Flipper 2.0: A Pragmatic Dialogue Engine for Embodied Conversational Agents
By Jelte van Waterschoot, Merijn Bruijnes, Jan Flokstra, Dennis Reidsma, Daniel Davison, Mariët Theune, Dirk Heylen

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