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ICFP 2018, September 23 to 29, St. Louis, Missouri

The ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming provides a forum for researchers and developers to learn about the latest work on the design, implementations, principles, and uses of functional programming. Keynote talks will be delivered by Ronald Garcia of the University of British Columbia ("Gradual Typing"); Pat Hanrahan of Stanford University ("The Role of Functional Programming and DSLs in Hardware"); and Eugenia Cheng, Scientist-in-Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago ("Conveying the Power of Abstraction").

GHC 2018, September 26 to 28, Houston, Texas

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the world's largest gathering of women technologists. Scheduled keynote speakers are Justine Cassell, Associate Dean of Technology Strategy and Impact, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University; Jessica O. Matthews, Founder and CEO, Uncharted Power; and Padmasree Warrior, CEO and Chief Development Officer, NIO US.

RecSys 2018, October 2 to 7, Vancouver, Canada

RecSys 2018 will explore the intriguing world of recommender systems. Presented by ACM SIGCHI, the conference will bring together the main international research groups working in the field, along with many of the world’s leading e-commerce companies. Delivering keynote addresses are Elizabeth F. Churchill, Director of User Experience at Google and ACM's Vice President; Lise Getoor of University of Califorinia, Santa Cruz; and Christopher Berry of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. News release

womENcourage 2018, October 3 to 5, Belgrade, Serbia

Registration is now open for the 5th ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage 2018. The three-day event includes a hackathon, workshops, posters, technical talks, and panel discussions. Keynote speaker Kathleen Richardson, Professor of Ethics and Culture of Robots and AI at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK will open the Celebration. Google's Radha Narayan will deliver the closing keynote.

Ubicomp 2018, October 8 to 12, Singapore

The 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing will feature workshops on mobile human interactivity and more. The keynote talk will be delivered by Kentaro Toyama, W. K. Kellogg Professor of Community Information at the University of Michigan School of Information and a fellow of the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT

UIST 2018, October 14 to 17, Berlin, Germany

The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology is the premier forum for innovations in human-computer interfaces. Scheduled keynote speakers are Jaime Teevan, Technical Advisor to Microsoft's CEO, and Selma Šabanović, an Associate Professor of Informatics and Cognitive Science at Indiana University, Bloomington.

ASSETS 2018, October 22 to 24, Galway, Ireland

The 20th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility will explore the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults. The scheduled keynote speaker is Judy Brewer, the Director of the Web Accessibility Initiative at the World Wide Web Consortium.

CIKM 2018, October 22 to 26, Turin, Italy

The ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management covers information retrieval, data management, and knowledge management. This year CIKM's theme is “From Big Data and Big Information to Big Knowledge”. Keynote speakers are Amazon Research Scientist and ACM Fellow Yoelle Maarek; DeepMind Research Scientist Edward Grefenstette; and University of Amsterdam professor Maarten de Rijke.

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IUI 2019, March 17 - 20, Los Angeles, California (CFP)

The 24th annual meeting of the intelligent interfaces community is where the Human-Computer Interaction community meets the Artificial Intelligence community, with contributions from related fields such as psychology, behavioral science, cognitive science, computer graphics, design, the arts, and more. Please see the Call for Papers page for submission deadlines; abstracts are due October 1.

Tapia 2018, September 19 to 22, Orlando, Florida

The ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing is a premier venue to acknowledge, promote and celebrate diversity. Keynote speakers include Shiri Azenkot, Director of the Enhancing Ability Lab at Cornell; Shirley Malcom head of Education and Human Resources Programs at AAAS; Ron Perez, Intel Fellow and technical lead for security architecture pathfinding in the Data Center Group (DCG) at Intel Corp.; and Moshe Y. Vardi, the George Distinguished Service Professor in Computational Engineering and Director of the Ken Kennedy Institute at Rice University.

MobiCom 2018, October 29 to November 2, New Delhi, India

The International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking is dedicated to addressing challenges in mobile computing and wireless and mobile networking. Keynotes will include Mukesh Ambani (Reliance Industries Ltd.), Monica Lam (Stanford University), Kathleen M. Carley (Carnegie Mellon University), and Peter T. Kirstein (University College London). 2018-2019 ACM Athena Lecturer Andrea Goldsmith will deliver the Athena Lecture.

PACT 2018, November 1 to 4, Limassol, Cyprus

The Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques brings together researchers from architecture, compilers, applications and languages to present and discuss innovative research of common interest. Recently, PACT widened its scope to include insights useful for the design of machines and compilers from applications such as, but not limited to, machine learning, data analytics and computational biology.

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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