SIGBED - Embedded Systems
SIGBED Paul Caspi Memorial Dissertation Award
Recognizes outstanding doctoral dissertations that significantly advance the state of the art in the science of embedded systems. The award includes an award certificate and an honorarium of $2000.
SIGBED/SIGSOFT Frank Anger Award
The award provides stipends for two students, one named by each SIG, to attend the flagship conference of the other SIG. The award is meant to improve the mutual awareness of the two research communities to the opportunities and challenges emerging in complimentary research areas.
SIGBED-EMSOFT Best Paper Award
Presented to the individual(s) judged by the award committee to have written the best paper appearing in the EMSOFT conference proceedings.
SIGBED Early Career Researcher Award
To recognize outstanding contributions by early career investigators in the area of embedded, real-time, and cyber-physical systems. The award includes a plaque, an honorarium of $1000, and travel support up to $2000 to CPS Week or ES Week.
ACM SIGKDD announced seven recipients for its inaugural KDD Impact Program, which aims to fund projects that have the potential for maximum impact on society. The proposals covered training data scientists; a hackathon; use of algorithms by government; women data science leaders; a summer school for high school students; data science for social good; and promoting community understanding of Big Data.
The 20th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility will explore the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults. The scheduled keynote speaker is Judy Brewer, the Director of the Web Accessibility Initiative at the World Wide Web Consortium.