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.
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.