SIGCHI - Computer-Human Interaction
The CHI Academy is an honorary group of individuals who have made substantial contributions to the field of human-computer interaction. Selected annually, these are the principal leaders of the field, whose efforts have shaped the disciplines and led the research in human-computer interaction.
SIGCHI Lifetime Practice Award
Presented annually at the SIGCHI conference to individuals for outstanding contributions to the practice and understanding of human-computer interaction. The award includes a plaque and a $5,000 US honorarium.
SIGCHI Lifetime Research Award
This award is presented to individuals for outstanding contributions to the study of human-computer interaction. This award recognizes the very best, most fundamental and influential research contributions. It is awarded for a lifetime of innovation and leadership and carries an honorarium of $5000.
SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award
This award goes to individuals who have contributed to the growth of SIGCHI in a variety of capacities. This award is for extended services to the community at large over a number of years.
SIGCHI Social Impact Award
This award is given to individuals who promote the application of human-computer interaction research to pressing social needs.
SIGCHI Outstanding Dissertation Award
Given annually with up to 3 winners to recognize excellent thesis research by recent Ph.D. recipients in Human-Computer Interaction. The award includes a $1,000 honorarium; each recipient will receive this monetary award along with a plaque.
In March 2020 ACM formed a Presidential Task Force to help conference organizers transition their events to online. The PTF is working on a guide to offer practical advice and shed light on the largely unfamiliar territory of online conferencing.
A draft of the report is available here. This preliminary version, not yet officially released, is open for comments and suggestions from the community.