SIGMIS - Management Information Systems
SIGMIS Magid Igbaria Outstanding Conference Paper of the Year Award
Awarded to an outstanding paper presented at the Computer Personnel Research conference. The award includes a plaque and $500.
SIGMIS Lifetime Achievement Award
Given in recognition of dedication to promoting excellence in the MIS profession over a substantial period. Includes $1,000, plaque, and one year's membership to SIGMIS.
SIGMIS Early Career Award
Given in recognition of the outstanding achievements of researchers and educators as they commence their journey pursuing excellence in the MIS discipline.
Includes $1,000, plaque, and one year’s membership to SIGMIS.
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.