SIGMOD - Management of Data

SIGMOD Contribution Award

Given to recognize a significant contribution to the field of database systems through research funding, education, professional services, etc. The award includes a prize of $1,000.

SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award

Given to honor a significant contribution to the field of database systems through research during the past ten years that has been reduced to practice and is in wide use. The award includes a prize of $10,000.

SIGMOD Test of Time Award

Recognizes the best paper from the SIGMOD proceedings 10 years earlier, based on the criterion of identifying the paper that has had the most impact (research, products, etc.) over the intervening decade.The award includes a prize of $1,000.

SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award

Given to recognize excellent research by doctoral candidates in the database field.  The award includes a plaque and the opportunity to present the work at the SIGMOD conference. The award includes a prize of $1,000.

PODS Alberto O. Mendelzon Test-of-Time Award

Awarded every year to a paper or a small number of papers published in the PODS proceedings ten years prior that had the most impact in terms of research, methodology, or transfer to practice over the intervening decade.  The award includes a plaque and $1,000.

SIGMOD Systems Award

Awarded to an institution or a set of individuals to recognize the development of a software or hardware system that has had significant impact on the theory and practice of large-scale data management systems. The award includes a plaque and a prize of $10,000.


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SIGKDD Impact Program Awards

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.

Apply for SIGHPC/Intel Computational & Data Science Fellowships

ACM SIGHPC and Intel are encouraging graduate students in data science and computational science to apply for an international program of graduate fellowships that aims to increase diversity in these fields. To qualify, you must be pursuing a graduate degree in computational or data science, be less than halfway through your planned program of study, and be woman and/or a member of a racial/ethnic group that is currently underrepresented in the computing field in the country where you will earn the degree. The deadline for applications is April 30.