News and Announcements

  • (03.24.2017) Congratulations to this year's best demo winners:

    • Shnagfu Peng and Hanan Samet - University of Maryland - CDO: Extremely High-Throughput Road Distance Computations on City Road Networks.
    • Romulo Gonclaves (NLeSC), Tom van Tilburg (Geodan), Kostis Kyzirakos and Foteini Alvanaki (CWI), Panagiotis Koutsourakis (MonetDB Solutions), Ben van Werkhoven and Willem van Hage (CWI) - A spatial column-store to triangulate The Netherlands on the fly.
  • (03.24.2017) Congratulations to this year's best poster winners:

    • Yanhui Liang, Hoang Vo (Stony Brook University), Ablimit Aji (Hewlett Packard Labs), Jun Kong (Emory University) and Fusheng Wang (Stony Brook University) - Scalable 3D Spatial Queries for Analytical Pathology Imaging with MapReduce.
    • Anthony Quattrone, Lars Kulik and Egemen Tanin - University of Melbourne - Mining City-Wide Encounters in Real-Time.
  • (03.24.2017) Congratulations to the winners of this year's best presentation in the Fast Forward Preview Session:

    • Padraig Corcoran and Christopher B. Jones - Cardiff University, Wales, UK - Spatio-Temporal Modeling of the Topology of Swarm Behavior with Persistence Landscapes.
    • Yi Zhu and Shawn Newsam - University of California at Merced - Spatio-Temporal Sentiment Hotspot Detection Using Geotagged Photos.
  • (03.20.2017) Congratulations to this year's SRC winners:

    • Graduate Category
      • First place: Ashwin Shashidharan - North Carolina State University.
      • Second place: Chenggang Lai - University of Arkansas.
      • Third place: Wenlu Wang - Auburn University.
    • Undergraduate Category
      • First place: Aaron San Jose, and Eduardo Hernandez - University of California, Merced.
  • (10.16.2016) This year's keynote speakers are:

    • Balaji Prabhakar - Stanford University and Chief Scientist at Urban Engines - Talk title forthcoming.
    • Yin Wang - Tech Lead of Maps at Facebook - Scaling Maps at Facebook.
  • (10.14.2016) Register now for ACM SIGSPATIAL 2016. Early registration is extended again until Oct. 13 Oct. 20.

  • (10.11.2016) The conference hotel reservation cutoff is Oct. 14. Please make your hotels reservations as soon as possible.

  • (10.04.2016) The conference hotel reservation cutoff is Oct. 9. Please make your hotels reservations as soon as possible.

  • (10.03.2016) The conference program and schedule have been posted.

  • (09.22.2016) Register now for ACM SIGSPATIAL 2016. Early registration is extended until Sept. 30 Oct. 13.

  • (09.08.2016) NSF travel grants for US-based students are available (deadline Sept. 23).

  • (09.08.2016) SIGSPATIAL travel grants for international students are available (deadline Sept. 23).

  • (09.06.2016) Camera-ready versions of accepted papers are due by Sept. 23. Please check the camera-ready instructions for more information.

  • (09.06.2016) The list of accepted papers has been posted.

  • (09.02.2016) Student Research Competition (SRC) deadline has been extended.

  • (08.30.2016) The notification of acceptance date has been extended.

  • (08.24.2016) Information is available for participants requiring a visa.

  • (08.19.2016) Conference Registration. Visit the conference registration site to register for ACM SIGSPATIAL 2016.

  • (07.18.2016) The notification of acceptance date has been extended.

  • (07.11.2016) The ACM SIGSPATIAL 2016 Workshops have been announced.

  • (06.13.2016) The abstract and paper submission dates have been extended.

  • (05.25.2016) The list of Program Committee Members has been posted.

  • (05.23.2016) The conference is being held at the [San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront][hotel]. Please check the venue and accommodations page for booking information.

  • (04.12.2016) The Call for First ACM SIGSPATIAL Student Research Competition has been posted.

  • (03.10.2016) The Call for Workshop Proposals has been posted.

  • (03.10.2016) Conference dates updated.

  • (03.10.2016) The list of Program Committee Members has been posted.

  • (01.31.2016) Announcing the 2016 SIGSPATIAL Cup. This year's competition focuses on applying spatial statistics to spatio-temporal big data in order to identify statistically significant hot spots using a distributed computing framework and functional programming languages.

  • (12.24.2015) The Call for Papers has been posted.