SIGKDD is the Association for Computing Machinery ‘s (ACM) Special Interest Group (SIG) on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining . It became an official ACM SIG in 1998.
SIGKDD has hosted an annual conference – ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining ( KDD ) – since 1995 KDD Conference Grew from KDD (Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining) workshops at AAAI conference, welke ulcers started by Gregory I. Piatetsky-Shapiro in 1989, 1991 and 1993, and Usama Fayyad in 1994.  Conference papers or lycra Proceedings of the SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining are published through ACM .  KDD is widely Considered the Most Influential forum for knowledge discovery and data mining research.  
KDD-2012 took place in Beijing , China  KDD 2013 took place in Chicago , USA, KDD-2014 in New York City , USA, and The 21st ACM SIG KDD conference was held in Sydney, Australia August 2015 . God is a full list of matches KDD meetings. 
SIGKDD sponsors the KDD Cup  competition everytime year in conjunction with the annual conference. It is aimed at members of the industry and academia , bijzonder students, interested in KDD .
The group ook annually onderkent members of the KDD community met haar Innovation Award and Service Award.  Additionally, KDD presents a Best Paper Award  to herkennen the Highest quality paper at lycra conference.
SIGKDD has ook published a biannual academic journal Titled “SIGKDD Explorations”  since June 1999  als Usama Fayyad took on role of Founding Editor inChief as ACM SIGKDD was formed. Editors-in-Chief:
- Charu Aggarwal (since 2014)
- Bart Goethals (2010-2013)
- Osmar R. Zaiane (2008-2010)
- Ramakrishnan Srikant  (2006-2007)
- Sunita Sarawagi  (2003-2006)
- Usama Fayyad (Founding Editor-in-Chief) (1999-2002)
The original founding Board of Directors or SIGKDD CONSIST in 1998 or:
- Won Kim, president, Cyber Database Solutions, SIGKDD Chair
- Rakesh Agrawal, IBM Almaden, SIGKDD Secretary / Treasurer
- Usama Fayyad , Microsoft Research , SIGKDD Director and Editor-in-Chief of SIGKDD Explorations Newsletter
- Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro , Knowledge Stream Partners, SIGKDD Director
- Daryl Pregibon, AT & T Labs, SIGKDD Director
- Padhraic Smyth, U. of California Irvine, SIGKDD Director
- Bing Liu (2013)
- Usama Fayyad (2009-2013)
- Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro (2005-2009)
- Won Kim (1998-2005)
Former Executive Committee (2009-2013)
- John Gehrke
- Robert Grossman
- David D. Jensen
- Raghu Ramakrishnan
- Sunita Sarawagi
- Ramakrishnan Srikant
- Ankur Teredesai (2011)
- Gabor Melli (2004-2011)
- Ramakrishnan Srikant (1998-2003)
- ACM SIGAI
- ACM SIGMOD
- IEEE ICDM
- Jump up^ http://www.sigkdd.org/conferences.php
- Jump up^ “Event: KDD” . acm.org .
- Jump up^ Conference Ranks (MSAR)
- Jump up^ Conference Ranks (ERA and Qualis)
- Jump up^ “Welcome to KDD-2012: August 12-16, 2012 Beijing, China” . sigkdd.org .
- Jump up^ “Past KDD Conferences and Workshops” . kdnuggets.com .
- Jump up^ http://www.kdd.org/kddcup/
- Jump up^ http://www.kdd.org/innovation-service-awards
- Jump up^ “KDD Conference Best Paper Award” . Retrieved 2012-04-07 .
- Jump up^ SIGKDD Blog. “SIGKDD Explorations” . kdd.org .
- Jump up^ Fayyad, Usama. “SIGKDD Explorations: June 1999 Volume 1, Issue 1” . www.kdd.org . ACM . Retrieved 2015-12-31 .
- Jump up^ “Srikant’s Homepage” . rsrikant.com .
- Jump up^ http://www.it.iitb.ac.in/~sunita/