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SIG Conference Planning Guide

Volunteer commitment and coordination is the foundation that makes an ACM conference successful. ACM provides a comprehensive planning guide with instructions and best practices to help create the best possible event.

WSDM 2022, February 21 - 25

The ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining is one of the premier conferences on web-inspired research involving search and data mining. The program this year will be virtual and includes workshops on Federated Learning for Private Web Search and Data Mining, Decision Making for Modern Information Retrieval System, and more. Keynote speakers are Yejin Choi of the University of Washington, George Karypis of Amazon, and ACM Fellow Ricardo Baeza-Yates of Northeastern University.

FPGA 2022, February 27 - March 1

The ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays is a premier conference for presentation of advances in FPGA technology. Technical topics of this year's conference, which will be held virtually, are Architecture and CAD, High-Level Tools and Abstractions, Machine Learning, Applications. Keynote speakers are Zsolt Tőkei of imec and Satnam Singh of Groq.

ASPLOS 2022, February 28 - March 4

ASPLOS is the premier forum for interdisciplinary systems research, intersecting computer architecture, hardware and emerging technologies, programming languages and compilers, operating systems, and networking. The 27th edition of the ASPLOS conference will be in Lausanne, Switzerland. Keynote speakers are ACM Breakthrough in Computing Award recipient Michael Franz, Tim Harris of Microsoft, and Phillip Stanley-Marbell of the University of Cambridge.

SIGCSE 2022, March 2 - 5

The SIGCSE Technical Symposium provides a forum for educators to discuss issues related to the development, implementation, and/or evaluation of computing programs, curricula, and courses, as well as syllabi, laboratories, and other elements of teaching and pedagogy. SIGCSE TS 2022 plans to meet in person in Providence, Rhode Island, with remote participation for those who may be unable to travel to Providence.

HRI 2022, March 7 - 10

The ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction attracts researchers from around the world to present and exchange ideas about the latest theories, technology, data, and videos furthering the state of the art in human-robot interaction. This year's conference will be a fully online event. The theme of HRI 2022 is “Breaking Boundaries.”

HotMobile 2022, March 9 - 10

The Twenty-third International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications will take place in Tempe, Arizona and continues the series of highly selective, interactive workshops focused on mobile applications, systems, and environments, as well as their underlying state-of-the-art technologies. HotMobile's small workshop format makes it ideal for presenting and discussing new directions or controversial approaches.

MobiCom 2021: Rescheduled for March 28 to April 1, New Orleans

Postponed from October 2021, the International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking will be held in person in New Orleans, with a hybrid option. Keynotes will be delivered by Edward Knightly (Rice University), Mary Baker (Additive, HP), Ness Shroff (The Ohio State University) and 2021 SIGMOBILE Rockstar Award recipient Aruna Balasubramanian (Stony Brook University). MobiCom 2022 is being planned for its normal time in Fall 2022.

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Virtual Conferences Forum

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SIGWEB to Sponsor The Web Conference

ACM’s Special Interest Group on Hypertext, Hypermedia and the Web (SIGWEB) has taken over sponsorship of The Web Conference, starting with the 2022 edition in Lyon, France, from the International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2). The annual international academic conference (formerly known as International World Wide Web Conference) addresses the future direction of the World Wide Web. Read the ACM news release.

Virtual Conferences: A Guide to Best Practices

In March 2020 ACM formed a Presidential Task Force (PTF) 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.

The report, available here, includes pointers to a live document with additional resources. We welcome comments, suggestions and experience reports from the community.

AI for Good Global Summit 2021 (online), continuous digital event

The 2021 edition of the AI for Good Global Summit is a continuous digital event, featuring weekly programming across multiple formats, platforms and time zones, including keynotes, expert webinars, project pitches, Q&As, performances, demos, interviews, networking and more. Upcoming highlights include presentations on AI and climate science, health, and data, and a keynote on "The EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act: How will it impact your life and business?"

Conferences Best Paper Awards

Best Paper Awards are presented at many ACM conferences to authors whose work represents groundbreaking research in their respective areas. By recognizing these select papers for their ingenuity and importance, ACM highlights some of the theoretical and practical innovations that are likely to shape the future of computing.

Deployment and scalability of an inter-domain multi-path routing infrastructure
By Cyrill Krähenbühl, Seyedali Tabaeiaghdaei, Christelle Gloor, Jonghoon Kwon, Adrian Perrig, David Hausheer, Dominik Roos
Best paper award at CoNEXT '21: The 17th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies

TCPLS: modern transport services with TCP and TLS
By Florentin Rochet, Emery Assogba, Maxime Piraux, Korian Edeline, Benoit Donnet, Olivier Bonaventure
Best community award at CoNEXT '21: The 17th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies

VPN: Video Provenance Network for Robust Content Attribution
By Alexander Black, Tu Bui, Simon Jenni, Viswanathan (Vishy) Swaminathan, John Collomosse
Best Paper Award at CVMP '21: European Conference on Visual Media Production

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