SIGCSE - Computer Science Education
SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computer Science Education
Awarded to honor a significant contribution to computer science education that has had a long lasting impact and made a significant difference in computing education, and includes a plaque and a prize of $2,500.
SIGCSE Award for Lifetime Service
Awarded to honor a lifetime of volunteer service to computer science education, and includes a plaque and a prize of $2,500.
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.