SIGACCESS - Accessible Computing
SIGACCESS ASSETS Paper Impact Award
Presented in odd-numbered years to the authors of an ASSETS conference paper presented 10 or more years prior to the award year which has had a significant impact on computing and information technology that addresses the needs of persons with disabilities. The award includes a $500 prize and a plaque.
SIGACCESS Best Paper Award
Presented to the individual(s) judged by an awards committee to have written the best paper appearing in the ASSETS conference proceedings.
SIGACCESS Best Student Paper Award
Presented to the individual(s) judged by an awards committee to have written the best paper appearing in the ASSETS conference proceedings. To be considered for the Best Student Paper Award, the student must be the first author.
SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility
The award recognizes individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to the development of computing technologies which improve the accessibility of media and services to people with disabilities.The award includes a $1000 honorarium, an award certificate of recognition, and an invitation for the recipient to present a keynote talk at the ASSETS Conference. The award is presented every other year.
The ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval provides a forum for the dissemination and discussion of research on the user-centered aspects of information interaction and information retrieval, focusing on elements such as human involvement in search activities, and information-seeking and use in context. Keynote speakers are Microsoft Research Lab's Susan Dumais (an ACM Athena Lecturer) and University of Tampere's Pertti Vakkari.