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.
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.