ACM SGB Meeting Materials Agenda, March 7, 2011

SIG Governing Board
Monday, March 7, 2011
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Broadway Ballroom, 3rd Floor
 
8:30 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – 9:15 am
1.0 Welcome, Introductions (Matthews)
1.1 Welcome, Introductions (Hanson, Sears)
1.2 Welcome, ACM President (Chesnais)
9:15 am – 10:00 am
2.0 Report from the ACM CEO (White)
10:00 am – 10:45 am
3.0 Viability Reviews
3.1 SIGCHI (Gerrit Van der Veer) Slides Viability Reach Awards
3.2 SIGIR (James Allan) Slides Viability Reach Awards
3.3 SIGMIS (Janice Sipior) Slides Viability Reach Awards
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 11:30 am 4.0 DL Features (Wayne Graves)
11:30 am – 12:15 am 5.0 Publications Board Update (Boisvert, Konstan)
12:15 am – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
6.0 Viability Reviews Continued
6.1 SIGPLAN Slides Viability Reach Awards
6.2 SIGSPATIAL Slides Viability Reach Awards
1:45 pm –   2:15 pm
7.0 SIG Proposal Report
7.1 SIGHPC Proposal - Under Review (Gerrit Van der Veer) Proposal
7.2 Other SIG Proposals (Gerrit Van der Veer)
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
8.0 SGB EC Administrative Report
8.1 Task Force Report on SGB EC Restructure (Alex Wolf) Report
8.2 Task Force Report on Visa Issues (Barbara Boucher Owens) Report
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
9.0 Best Practices Session (All) 

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