International Symposium on Memory Management
Steering Committee Rules
The ISMM steering committee, working in partnership with the SIGPLAN Executive Committee, is responsible for the overall organization and finances of each occurrence of ISMM, and to provide continuity from one occurrence to the next.
The main tasks of the steering committee are:
The steering committee operates under the following set of rules, as established by the initial steering committee and approved by SIGPLAN:
ISMM CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION
ISMM is run in accordance with the ACM guidelines. The steering committee consults with the SIGPLAN chair and vice-chair on matters of policy and planning. For more information see: http://www.acm.org/sig_volunteer_info/conference_manual.
The general chair of ISMM has full responsibility for running the conference in consultation with the SIGPLAN chair and vice-chair. The general chair appoints the program chair, subject to approval by the steering committee, in consultation with the SIGPLAN chair and vice-chair.
The outgoing general chair and program chair shall be invited to join the steering committee. The outgoing steering committee shall appoint sufficient new members and members of the old SC to meet the requirements of rule 1 above. The responsibilities of the general chair and steering committee chair, which for ISMM coincide, are detailed in:
The program chair appoints the program committee. Its membership must be approved by the general chair and the SIGPLAN chair and vice-chair. The steering committee must be given an opportunity to offer suggestions, and comments on a proposed program committee, but the decision is taken by the general chair and program chair, not the steering committee. For more information see: http://www.acm.org/sig_volunteer_info/conference_manual/6-1-1PC.HTM