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The ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data is concerned with the principles, techniques and applications of database management systems and data management technology. Our members include software developers, academic and industrial researchers, practitioners, users, and students. SIGMOD sponsors the annual SIGMOD/PODS conference, one of the most important and selective in the field.


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SIGMOD Officers


SIGMOD Executive Committee

Donald Kossmann (Chair), Anastasia Ailamaki (Vice-chair), Magdalena Balazinska (Treasurer), K. Selçuk Candan, Yanlei Diao, Christian S. Jensen, Tova Milo, Yannis Ioannidis, Curtis Dyreson

SIGMOD Record Editor

Yanlei Diao

Information Director

Curtis Dyreson

Associate Information Directors

Mirella Moro - SIGMOD Record
Manfred Jeusfeld - Free database software
Georgia Koutrika - Blogging
Wim Martens - PODS

Advisory Board

Yannis Ioannidis (Chair), Phil Bernstein, Surajit Chaudhuri, Rakesh Agrawal, Joe Hellerstein, Mike Franklin, Laura Haas, Renee Miller, John Wilkes, Chris Olsten, AnHai Doan, Tamer Özsu, Gerhard Weikum, Stefano Ceri,  Beng Chin Ooi, Timos Sellis, Sunita Sarawagi, Stratos Idreos, Tim Kraska

Conference Coordinator

K. Selçuk Candan

PODS Executive

Tova Milo (Chair), Diego Calvanse, Wenfei Fan, Martin Grohe, Rick Hull, Maurizio Lenzerini

Liaison to Sister Societies

SIGMOD Awards Committee

Elisa Bertino (Chair), Surajit Chadhuri, Maurizio Lenzerini, Martin Kersten, Umesh Dayal 

Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award Committee

Tova Milo (co-Chair), Juliana Freire (co-Chair), Kian-Lee Tan, Andy Pavlo, Aditya Parameswaran, Ashraf Aboulnaga, Minos Garofalikis, Chris Jermaine, Renée Miller

SIGMOD Systems Award Committee

David DeWitt (Chair), Make Cafarella, Mike Carey, Yanlei Diao, Mike Stonebraker

SIGMOD Award Recipients (listed from least to most recent)

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