SIGSPATIAL - Special Interest Group on Spatial Information

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The ACM Special Interest Group on Spatial Information provides a forum for researchers, engineers, and practitioners in all applications that involve spatial information. SIGSPATIAL will encourage fundamental research in handling spatial information, participation in standardization activities including terminology, evaluation, and methodology, interdisciplinary education among spatial information researchers, students, and practitioners.

SIGSPATIAL benefits for FY 2021

Member Benefits provided to SIGSPATIAL Members:

  • Access to the content of the SIGSPATIAL Conference as well as associated workshops in the ACM Digital Library
  • Subscription to the SIGSPATIAL Newsletter in electronic format issued twice a year
  • Reduced registration at conferences sponsored by SIGSPATIAL
  • Reduced registration at conferences held "in cooperation" with SIGSPATIAL
  • Access to the content of any other conference/workshop sponsored by SIGSPATIAL or held in cooperation with SIGSPATIAL Conference in the ACM Digital Library
  • Travel support for student members in USA to attend the SIGSPATIAL Conference and co-located workshops (e.g., through NSF and Google sponsorships)
  • Travel support for student members outside USA to attend the SIGSPATIAL Conference and co-located workshops (through SIGSPATIAL sponsorship)

Community Benefits provided by SIGSPATIAL:

  • Sponsoring the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • 10-year Impact Award provided at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Best Paper Award at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Best Demo Award at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Best Poster Paper presentation Award at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Best Fast Forward Poster Paper presentation Award at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Host graduate and undergraduate Student Research Competition (SRC)
  • Programming contest at the SIGSPATIAL Conference with awards to the contest winners
  • Reduced student registration at the SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • SIGSPATIAL.org web site
  • Special issue of Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS) journal with best papers from SIGSPATIAL Conference
  • Job-seekers exposure to sponsor companies recruiting at SIGSPATIAL Conference