SIGCOMM - Data Communication

SIGCOMM Award for Lifetime Achievement

Awarded annually since 1989 to an individual for lifetime achievement in and contributions to the field of data communications, and includes a prize of $2,000.

SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Computer Networking and Data Communication

This award recognizes excellent thesis research by doctoral candidates in the field of computer networking and data communication. The winner and up to two runners-up will be recognized at the ACM SIGCOMM conference. The winner receives a plaque, a $1,500 honorarium and a complimentary registration to the following year’s ACM SIGCOMM Conference. The runners-up each receive a plaque.

SIGCOMM Rising Star Award

This annual award recognizes a young researcher who has made outstanding research contributions to the field of communications networks. Presented at the CoNEXT conference, the award includes a plaque and travel honorarium.

SIGCOMM Test of Time Paper Award

This award recognizes a paper published 10 to 12 years in the past in Computer Communication Review or any SIGCOMM sponsored or co-sponsored conference that is deemed to be an outstanding paper whose contents are still a vibrant and useful contribution today.

SIGCOMM Networking Systems Award 

Awarded to an institution or individual(s) to recognize the development of a networking system that has had a significant impact on the world of computer networking. The award includes a prize of $2,500 (to be shared among the recipients) and plaque(s) for the recipient(s).



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SIGIR 2017, August 7 to 11, Tokyo, Japan

The 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval will feature keynotes by Yahoo VP of Research and ACM Fellow Yoelle Maarek, and Professor Emeritus at City University of London and ACM Fellow Stephen Robertson. The conference will explore aspects of IR including Evaluation, Retrieval Models and Ranking, Document Representation and Content Analysis, Search Interaction, Filtering and Recommending, and more.