SIGIR - Information Retrieval

SIGWEB/SIGIR Vannevar Bush Award

The Digital Library conference series offers an annual award for best paper at the DL conference called the ACM Vannevar Bush Award.

SIGIR Gerard Salton Award

Presented every three years to honor significant, sustained and continuing contributions to research in information retrieval.

SIGIR Best Paper Award

Presented to the individual(s) judged by an awards committee to have written the best paper appearing in the annual SIGIR conference proceedings. The award includes a prize of $1,000.

SIGIR Best Student Paper Award

Presented to the author of the best paper written solely or primarily by a student appearing in the annual SIGIR conference proceedings. The award includes a prize of $1,000.

SIGIR Test of Time Paper Award 

This award recognizes the impact of a paper published 10 to 12 years in the past at a SIGIR-sponsored conference. The award includes a $1000 honorarium and a plaque.

 

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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.