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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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SIG Conference Planning Guide

Volunteer commitment and coordination is the foundation that makes an ACM conference successful. ACM provides a comprehensive planning guide with instructions and best practices to help create the best possible event.

MobileHCI 2022, Sept. 28 - Oct. 1

The ACM International Conference on Mobile Human-Computer Interaction is the leading academic conference in human–computer interaction and is sponsored by ACM SIGCHI, the Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction. This year's program includes sessions and workshops including Input and Interaction, Understanding People and Robots, Augmenting Your Reality, Monitoring People, and many more. The conference will be held in Vancouver, Canada.

MICRO 2022, Oct 1 - 5

The 55th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture is the premier forum for presenting, discussing, and debating innovative microarchitecture ideas and techniques for advanced computing and communication systems. Lectures, tutorials and workshops will cover subjects such as revisiting residue codes, code compaction, cache cohesion, multi-layer in-memory processing, and many more. Keynotes will be delivered by David Ditzel (Esperanto), Jason Cong (UCLA), and Krysta M. Svore (Microsoft). This conference will be held in-person in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

SIGDOC 2022, October Oct 6 - 8

The conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Design of Communication will be held in-person in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, with the theme of "Return, Reassess, Resolve." This year offers a number of workshops including: "Design Coalitions: Mapping Participatory Design Work in PTC"; "Addressing Equity and Justice in Infrastructural Rhetoric"; "Risk and Crisis Communication"; "Communicating with Digital Interfaces"; "UX Design"; and many more. Keynote speakers are Dr. Miram Williams (Texas State University) and Prajwal Ciryam (University of Maryland).

ESWEEK 2022, October 7 - 14 (hybrid)

Embedded Systems Week (ESWEEK) is the premier event covering all aspects of hardware and software design for intelligent and connected computing systems, bringing together three leading conferences (CASES, CODES+ISSS, EMSOFT), and two symposia (MEMOCODE, NOCS). Subjects covered will include quantum control, confidential computing, embedded machine learning, and more. Keynote speakers are Jie Li (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Peter Stone (The University of Texas at Austin), and 2021 Eckert-Mauchly Award recipient Margaret Martonosi (National Science Foundation). The event will be held in-person in Shanghai, China, and Phoenix, Arizona, USA, with many online-only events available.

ACMMM, October 10 - 14

The ACM Multimedia Conference is the worldwide premier conference and a key world event to display scientific achievements and innovative industrial products in the multimedia field. The conference will offer an extensive program of sessions, presentations, tutorials, panels, exhibits, demonstrations, and workshops including: Multimedia Content Analysis in Sports"; "Human-Centric Multimedia Analysis"; "Interactive eXtended Reality"; and more. Keynote speakers are Yoelle Maarek (Amazon), Nuria Oliver (ELLIS Alicante), and Douwe Kiela (Hugging Face). This event will be held in-person in Lisbon, Portugal.

MobiCom, Oct. 17 - 22

The 28th International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking will be held in person in Sydney, Australia. Sessions will include:"Frontiers in Communication Systems"; "Securing Wireless Communication Via Programmable Metasurface"; "Enabling Contactless Sensing with Mobility"; and many more. Keynote speakers include Victor Bahl (Microsoft Azure), Hari Balakrishnan (MIT), James A. Landay (Stanford University), and Shyam Gollakota (University of Washington).

CIKM 2022, October 17 - 22 (hybrid)

The Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) provides an international forum for presentation and discussion of research on information and knowledge management, as well as recent advances on data and knowledge bases. This hybrid event will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, with workshops and tutorials including "Fairness of Machine Learning in Search Engines," "Federated Learning with Graph Data," and "Privacy Algorithms in Systems" and many more. 

ASSETS 2022, October 23 - 26 (hybrid)

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. ASSETS’22 will be held in Athens, Greece, and will be the first-ever “hybrid” conference in its 24 years. Workshops include: "The Future of Urban Accessibility for People with Disabilities: Data Collection, Analytics, Policy, and Tools"; "Disability Inclusive Remote Co-Design"; "Including Accessibility in Computer Science Education; and more. Keynote speakers will be Haben Girma (human rights lawyer) and Clayton Lewis (University of Colorado Boulder).

MODELS 2022, October 23 - 28

The ACM / IEEE 25th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems is the premier conference series for model-driven software and systems engineering, and is organized with support of ACM SIGSOFT and IEEE TCSE. The conference has the special theme “Modeling for Social Good," and technical papers and events themed around socio-technical systems, tools with social impact, integrating human values, data science, and intelligent systems are encouraged. Keynote speakers include Akshay Rajhans (MathWorks, USA), Danny Tarlow (Google Brain), and Maria Angela Ferrario (Queen’s University Belfast). The event will be held in-person in Montreal, Canada.

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Virtual Conferences: A Guide to Best Practices

In March 2020 ACM formed a Presidential Task Force (PTF) to help conference organizers transition their events to online. The PTF is working on a guide to offer practical advice and shed light on the largely unfamiliar territory of online conferencing.

The report, available here, includes pointers to a live document with additional resources. We welcome comments, suggestions and experience reports from the community.

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HLF 2022, Sept. 18 - 23: Watch the Livestream

The 9th Heidelberg Laureate Forum will offer young researchers and other participants the opportunity to connect with scientific pioneers and learn how the laureates made it to the top of their fields. Some of the brightest minds in mathematics and computer science will come together for unrestrained, interdisciplinary exchange. 22 ACM A.M. Turing Award and ACM Prize in Computing recipients will participate this year. Watch the livestream on the HLF website.

ACM President Vicki L. Hanson and Turing Laureate Leslie Lamport at HLF

ICCAD 2022, October 30 - November 3 (hybrid)

The 41st IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design is the premier forum to explore the new challenges, present leading-edge innovative solutions, and identify emerging technologies in the electronic design automation research areas. This year's workshops include "Open-Source EDA Technology," "Zero Trust Hardware Architectures," "Hardware and Algorithms," "Top Picks in Hardware and Embedded Security," and more. Keynote speakers include Jason Cong (UCLA) and Farinaz Koushanfar (University of California San Diego). This is a hybrid event being held in San Deigo, California, USA.

FCRC 2023, June 16 - 23

The 2023 Federated Computing Research Conference will assemble a spectrum of affiliated research conferences and workshops into a week-long, co-located, meeting in Orlando, Florida, USA. This model retains the advantages of the smaller conferences while facilitating communication among researchers in different fields of computer science and engineering. To the extent facilities allow, attendees are free to attend technical sessions of other affiliated conferences co-located with their "home" conference. For more information as well as a list of participating conferences, visit the website.

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.

Starvation in end-to-end congestion control
By Venkat Arun, Mohammad Alizadeh, Hari Balakrishnan
Best Student Paper Award at SIGCOMM '22: ACM SIGCOMM 2022 Conference

Software-defined network assimilation: bridging the last mile towards centralized network configuration management with NAssim
By Huangxun Chen, Yukai Miao, Li Chen, Haifeng Sun, Hong Xu, Libin Liu, Gong Zhang, Wei Wang
Best Paper Award at SIGCOMM '22: ACM SIGCOMM 2022 Conference

Towards a formally verified hardware root-of-trust for data-oblivious computing
By Lucas Deutschmann, Johannes Müller, Mohammad R. Fadiheh, Dominik Stoffel, Wolfgang Kunz
DAC 2022 Best Paper Award at DAC '22: 59th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC)

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