The SIGMOD Blog Features a Tribute to José Alfredo Blakeley

A TRIBUTE TO JOSÉ ALFREDO BLAKELEY José Alfredo Blakeley, Partner Architect at Microsoft, passed away on January 7th, 2018. With this “tribute”, we would like to honor his many contributions to data management. José will be sorely missed as a great scientist, mentor, colleague, and friend. José completed his undergraduate studies at Tecnológico de Monterrey, […]

SIGMOD Elections are underway

Elections for new SIGMOD officers have started. If you have received an Email from ACM’s Election Services Corp, please, follow the link in that Email and vote as soon as possible, but no later than June 9. If you have not received an Email, then you are probably not a SIGMOD member. Please, become a […]

SoCC 2017 Call for Papers

ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC) 2017 Dates: September 25-27th, 2017 Location: Santa Clara, California, USA Link: https://acmsocc.github.io/2017 CALL FOR PAPERS: The annual ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC’17) brings together researchers, developers, users, and practitioners interested in cloud computing. ACM SoCC’17 is the 8th edition of the premier conference on cloud computing; it is […]

2017 Program for Research in ACM History

ACM History Committee  2017 Program for Research in ACM History The Association for Computing Machinery, founded in 1947, is the oldest and largest educational and scientific society dedicated to the computing profession, and today has more than 100,000 members around the world.  The ACM History Committee will support research projects related to ACM’s professional and educational activities […]

Announcing the SIGMOD 2017 Student Research Competition

There is a new event for your undergraduate and graduate students at SIGMOD 2017, the ACM student research competition. This is a *totally new event* involving three rounds of competition, and is not a poster or programming competition.  In round one students will be judged on an extended abstract on their work, which will be submitted on CMT by this November, […]

ACM Webinar on Open Data Science

Overview Title: Embracing Open Data Science in Your Organization Date: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Duration: 1 hour Summary (Click here for starting time at your location) Large organizations wanting to leverage the amazing technology being developed in open source for data science in the Python, R and Spark ecosystems struggle […]

Call for Nominations – 2016 SIGMOD Systems Award

The SIGMOD Systems Award is awarded to an individual or set of individuals to recognize the development of a piece of software that made a significant technical contribution to the database management field and which was made available for others to use. The nomination deadline is April 1, 2016. Overview The SIGMOD Systems Award is […]

Call for Nominations – 2016 ACM SIGMOD Innovations and Contributions Awards

The SIGMOD Awards Committee invites nominations for the SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award and the SIGMOD Contributions Award. The nomination deadline for all awards is March 13, 2016. In 1992, ACM SIGMOD started the Annual SIGMOD Innovations Award and SIGMOD Contributions Award as part of its Awards Program. In 2004, SIGMOD, with the unanimous […]