September 23, 2011 SGB Meeting Agenda

SIG Governing Board

Friday, September 23, 2011

Ballroom V

8:30 am – 4:00 pm

8:30 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:10 am 1.0 Welcome
  1.1 Welcome, Introductions (Hanson, Sears)
  1.2 Welcome, ACM President (Chesnais)
9:10 am - 9:55 am 2.0 Report from the ACM CEO (White)
9:55 am - 10:25 am 3.0 USACM Report (Gene Spafford)
10:25 am - 11:10 am 4.0 Program Reviews
  4.1 SIGEVO (Wolfgang Banzhaf) Slides  Viability Reach Awards
  4.2 SIGMOBILE (Roy Want) Slides Viability Reach Awards
  4.3 SIGBioinformatics (Armin Mikler) Slides Viability Reach
11:10 am - 11:25 am Break
11:25 am - 11:50 am 5.0 Publications Board Report (Joe Konstan) Report
11:50 am - 12:00 pm 6.0 Turing Award Website and Oral Histories (Brent Hailpern) History Committee Update
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm 7.0 SIG Proposals (Dave Pennock)
  7.1 SIGHPC Final Proposal (SIGHPC Rep) 20 minutes 
  7.2 SIGGAME 
  7.3 SIGEnterprise Architecure
  7.4 SIGEnterprise Computing 
  7.5 SIGDEV 
  7.6 SIGBP 
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm 8.0 Social Networking Opportunities (Cliff Lampe)
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm 9.0 Changes to Copyright Policy & Referral Linking (Bernie Rous, Wayne Graves)
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm 10.0 Best Practices Session (All)
  10.1 Are You Talking To Me? Vardi Editorial
  10.2 Contests
  10.2.1 SIGCOMM Contest Example 

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