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 ACM Multimedia Systems Conference provides a forum for researchers to present and share their latest research findings in multimedia systems, including networking, operating systems, real-time systems, databases, mobile computing, distributed systems, and middleware domains. Keynotes will be delivered by Jordi Cenzano, Director of Engineering for Advanced Technologies at Brightcove; Weidong Mao Senior Fellow at Comcast Cable; and Nimesha Ranasinghe, Assistant Professor and Director of the Multisensory Interactive Media Lab at University of Maine.