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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Virtual Conferences: A Guide to Best Practices

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.