SIGEVO - Genetic and Evolutionary Computation

SIGEVO GECCO Impact Paper Award

Presented annually to the author(s) of 1 to 3 papers presented at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) held 10 years prior to the award year.

SIGEVO Best Dissertation Award

Recognizes excellent thesis research by doctoral candidates in the field of evolutionary computing. Given annually to a maximum of 1 winner and a maximum of 2 honorable mentions  at the GECCO awards ceremony. Includes a $1,000 honorarium and a plaque for the award winner.

SIGEVO Outstanding Contribution Award

Recognizes truly distinctive contributions to the field of Evolutionary Computation (EC) when evaluated over an extended period of at least 15 years.  Given annually to a maximum of 2 individuals at the GECCO awards ceremony. Each award will carry a monetary value of $1,000 and a plaque.

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SIGKDD Impact Program Awards

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.

SIGCOMM 2019, August 19 to 24, Beijing, China

The flagship annual conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication focuses on the applications, technologies, architectures, and protocols in the computer communication field. Workshops will cover various aspects of networking, including emerging applications and technologies, programming languages, and AI and machine learning as well as optical systems design and mobile air-ground edge computing. SIGCOMM Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Mark Handley wiill deliver the keynote.