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29May, 2020

ACM Elects Austrian Gabriele Kotsis as President

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ACM has elected Austrian Computer Science Professor Gabriele Kotsis as its new President, the first Continental European to hold this prestigious position. 

A former President of the Austrian Computer Society and an Austrian delegate to UN-CSTD, Gabriele is a Computer Science professor at Johannes Kepler University and an ACM Distinguished Member. She has organized ACM conferences […]

29May, 2020

ACM Seeks Nominations for HPC-Based COVID-19 Research Prize

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ACM has established a special category of the ACM Gordon Bell Prize to recognize outstanding research achievements that use high performance computing (HPC) applications to understand the COVID-19 pandemic, including the understanding of its spread. 

The ACM Gordon Bell Special Prize for High Performance Computing-Based COVID-19 Research will be presented in 2020 and 2021.

Recipients will be […]

29May, 2020

Principles and Practices for Contact Tracing Technologies

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ACM’s Europe Technology Policy Committee has issued detailed principles and practices for the development and deployment of contact tracing technologies intended to track and arrest the spread of COVID-19. Europe TPC’s statement calls on governments that adopt such systems to choose “only those which, by technical and legal design: respect and protect the rights of […]

28May, 2020

ACM Honours Computing Innovators for Advances in Research, Education and Industry

By |May 28th, 2020|ACM|0 Comments

ACM has announced the recipients of three prestigious technical awards for 2019. These leaders were selected by their peers for making contributions that extend the boundaries of research, advance industry, and lay the foundation for technologies that transform society. 

Paul Mockapetris is the recipient of the ACM Software System Award for development of the Domain Name […]

28May, 2020

ACM Recognizes Outstanding Service to the Field of Computing

By |May 28th, 2020|ACM, Events|0 Comments

ACM has recognized three individuals with awards for their exemplary service to the computing field. Working in diverse areas, the 2019 award recipients were selected by their peers for longstanding efforts that have strengthened the community. This year’s ACM award recipients made seminal contributions in areas including textbooks and educational tools, bibliographic resources, and advancing […]

29April, 2020

New ACM Report Offers Comprehensive Resource for Organising and Running Virtual Conferences in Wake of COVID-19

By |April 29th, 2020|ACM, Home Slider|0 Comments

Science and technology conferences are engines of innovation—essential to the incubation of new ideas, the dissemination of research, and the spawning of new technologies. 

However,  this year, with no warning, conferences around the globe are finding themselves in uncharted waters as the global COVID-19 pandemic makes physical meetings impossible. 

To help organisers cope, ACM has issued a […]

29April, 2020

Latest updates from ACM

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Open Access to ACM Digital Library During Coronavirus Pandemic

ACM President Cherri Pancake has announced that the ACM Digital Library will be open to all through to the end of June 2020.  

“We believe that ACM can help support research, discovery and learning during this time of crisis by opening the ACM Digital Library to all,” she […]

27March, 2020

ACM Names 2019 ACM A.M. Turing Award Recipients

By |March 27th, 2020|ACM|0 Comments

ACM has named Patrick M. (Pat) Hanrahan and Edwin E. (Ed) Catmull recipients of the 2019 ACM A.M. Turing Award for fundamental contributions to 3-D computer graphics, and the revolutionary impact of these techniques on computer-generated imagery (CGI) in filmmaking and other applications.

Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan have fundamentally influenced the field of computer graphics […]

27March, 2020

A Message from ACM President Cherri Pancake Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

By |March 27th, 2020|ACM|0 Comments

As you are aware, the World Health Organization has officially declared the novel coronavirus COVID-19 a pandemic. This global health crisis is a unique challenge that has impacted many ACM members and the computing community and world at large. We would like to express our concern and support for all who are affected by this […]

27March, 2020

ACM Economics and Computation Group Invites Proposals on Global Challenges

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The ACM Special Interest Group on Economics and Computation (SIGecom), with financial support from Facebook, is announcing a request for proposals (RFP) called “Global Challenges in Economics and Computation.” The RFP will provide $150K in funding to aspiring researchers from low- and middle-income countries to apply research in economics and computation (EconCS) to help achieve […]