SIGMM - Multimedia

SIGMM Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions

Presented annually to a researcher who has made significant and lasting contributions to multimedia computing, communication and applications. The award includes a $2000 honorarium, and the recipient is invited to present a keynote talk at the ACM International Conference on Multimedia.

SIGMM Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications

Presented annually to a researcher whose PhD thesis has made contributions and has the potential of very high impact in multimedia computing, communication and applications. The award includes a $500 honorarium and a certificate of recognition.

SIGMM Rising Star Award

Given annually, this award recognizes a young researcher who has made outstanding research contributions to the field of multimedia computing, communication and applications.  The award includes a $1000 honorarium.

ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award

Recognizes the most significant work appearing in ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM) in a given calendar year. The award includes a plaque and $1000 towards travel to the ACM Multimedia Conference.

SIGMM Test of Time Paper Award

Given annually, this award recognizes the authors of a paper published either 10, 11 or 12 years previously at an SIGMM sponsored or co-sponsored conference which has had the most impact and influence on the field of Multimedia in terms of research, development, product or ideas. The award includes an honorarium of $1,000 and a certificate.

 

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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.