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 (latest revision approved by SIGPLAN in April 2011):
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:
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 programme chair, subject to approval by the steering committee, in consultation with the SIGPLAN chair and vice-chair.
The responsibilities of the general chair and steering committee chair are detailed in:
The programme chair appoints the programme 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 programme committee, but the decision is taken by the general chair and programme chair, not the steering committee. For more information see:
Revision: April 2011