SIGARCH - Computer Architecture


SIGARCH serves a unique community of computer professionals working at the forefront of computer design in both industry and academia. It is ACM's primary forum for interchange of ideas about tomorrow's hardware and its interactions with compilers and operating systems.


SIGARCH benefits for FY 2021:

Member benefits provided to SIGARCH members:

  • Student travel awards for SIGARCH conferences
  • Travel grants for special-needs companion assistance and child care support for SIGARCH conferences
  • Reduced registration rates to conferences sponsored, co-sponsored, or in cooperation with SIGARCH
  • Mentoring opportunities for students; e.g., informal lightning mentoring sessions at a conference
  • Access to all SIGARCH material in the ACM Digital Library
  • Option to upgrade to various discounted member-plus packages to receive print copies of additional SIGARCH-sponsored conference proceedings (when available)

Community benefits provided to SIGARCH members:

  • Sponsorship of ICS and co-sponsorship of ISCA, ASPLOS, SPAA, PACT, HPDC, ANCS, SenSys, NOCS, CCGRID, UCC (some of these will be reassessed through the year for continued relevance and viability)
  • In cooperation with SC, TCE, HotPar, HIPEAC, IPDPS, Hot Chips, CoolChips, Europar, HiPC, HPCS, CAC, ICAC (some of these will be reassessed through the year for continued relevance and viability)
  • Sponsorship of Visioning Workshops in Computer Architecture
  • Co-sponsorship (with IEEE TCCA) of the Eckert-Mauchly award
  • Sponsorship of the Maurice Wilkes award
  • Co-sponsorship (with IEEE TCCA) of the Outstanding Dissertation award
  • Co-sponsorship (with IEEE TCCA) of the ISCA Influential Paper award
  • Co-sponsorship (with SIGPLAN and SIGOPS) of the ASPLOS Influential Paper award
  • Sponsorship of the Alan D. Berenbaum Distinguished Service Award
  • Co-sponsorship (with SIGPLAN and IEEE) of the Ken Kennedy award
  • Nominations for CACM research highlights
  • The Computer Architecture Today blog; twitter channel; YouTube channel; brief announcements via the web site and monthly electronic digest emailed to members
  • Various efforts to increase diversity, centralized throught the sub-committee for Women in Computer Architecture (WICArch); e.g., online mentoring program, online directory for women in architecture, highlighting recent achievements and upcoming graduates, social media and mailing list, and co-sponsorship of the CRA-W Grad Cohort Program (reassessed each year).