The ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee

The ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee is responsible for the oversight of the program, including reviewing its scope, procedures, policies and effectiveness. The Committee also reviews all nominations and decides which nominees to accept to the program.

Andrew Conklin (Committee Chair)
Faez Ahmed
Jess Bell
Todd Chapin
Gavin Doherty
Upsana Madhok
Srinivas Padmanabhuni
Alexandre Renteria
Valerie Woolard

ACM headquarters liaison to the committee: Cynthia Ryan


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Meet Featured ACM Distinguished Speaker Georgia Koutrika

Georgia Koutrika is a Research Director at the ATHENA Research Center in Greece. An ACM member and IEEE senior member, she is an ACM SIGMOD Associate Information Director, and has served in various roles in conferences, including Associate Editor for VLDB 2019, Demo PC Co-Chair for ACM SIGMOD 2018, and General Co-Chair for ACM SIGMOD 2016. She organizes several workshops on databases, personalization and data exploration.

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