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.
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 International Conference on Management of Data is a leading international forum for database researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences. Keynote speakers are Cynthia Dwork (Harvard University), Lise Getoor (University of California, Santa Cruz), and Chandrasekaran Mohan (IBM).