SIGMOBILE - Mobility of Systems, Users, Data and Computing
SIGMOBILE Distinguished Service Award
Awarded on the basis of value and level of services to the Mobile Networking and Wireless Communications Community. The award recognizes contributions to ACM SIGMOBILE, its conferences, publications, or its local activities.
SIGMOBILE Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research on Mobility of Systems, Users, Data and Computing
Recognizes an individual who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the research on mobile communications and wireless networking. The contribution can be a single event or a lifetime of achievement. The award is presented at one of ACM SIGMOBILE's conferences during the ensuing year, and includes a plaque and a monetary award of $2500.
SIGMOBILE Doctoral Dissertation Award
Recognizes excellent thesis research by doctoral candidates in the field of mobile computing and wireless networks. The award includes a plaque, a $1,000 honorarium and a complimentary registration to one of the following year’s ACM SIGMOBILE Conferences.
SIGMOBILE RockStar Award
This award recognizes an individual who has made recent outstanding research or product contributions to the field of mobile computing during the early part of his or her career. The award includes a plaque and a monetary award of $2500.
SIGMOBILE Test-of-Time Paper Award
These awards recognize papers that have had a sustained and significant impact in the SIGMOBILE community over at least a decade. The award includes a $500 honorarium for each paper to be split amongst the authors and an award certificate of recognition for each author.
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.