Presentation on theme: "SIGCOMM Program Review Tilman Wolf Secretary/Treasurer, SIGCOMM."— Presentation transcript:
SIGCOMM Program Review Tilman Wolf Secretary/Treasurer, SIGCOMM
SIGCOMM Special Interest Group on Data Communications Officers Jennifer Rexford, Chair Vern Paxson, Vice-Chair Tilman Wolf, Secretary/Treasurer Membership 1802 in 2006 (down 18% from 2455 in 2002) 80-85% 2-year retention 69-78% total retention Member benefits Newsletter Conference discounts
Activities Publications Quarterly Newsletter and SIGCOMM conference proceesings (Computer Communications Review) Conferences Sponsored: SIGCOMM Conference, IMC, HotNets, SIGCOMM Asia Workshop Co-Sponsored: ANCS, SenSys In-cooperation: NSDI, LANC, VoIP Security, NOSSDAV, NetDB, and CoNext Awards Lifetime Achievement Award (since 1989) SIGCOMM Student Paper Award (since 1986) Test of Time Paper Award (since 2006)
Finances Fund balance $591,880 in 2006 (up 116% from $273,954 in 2002) More than recovered from 2002 woes Conferences Surplus generated in 20 out of 24 conferences sponsored or co-sponsored 2002–2006 Surplus used for innovative outreach International workshops GeoDiversity grants
Outlook Maintaining our strength High-impact events (SIGCOMM conference #4 on citeseer) Vibrant community with high membership retention Excellent finances Dealing with success (too many conference submissions) Larger programs Two-tiered PCs Co-located workshops Livening the SIG Events on emerging topics: HotNets, workshops with SIGCOMM CCR online and editorial zone Co-sponsoring of related interdisciplinary conferences (ANCS, SenSys) Public reviews Broadening the SIG Workshops to integrate Latin America and Asia Sponsorship of major European conference (CoNext) in 2007 GeoDiversity travel grants
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