ACM has named Andrew McGettrick, a professor at the University of Strathclyde, UK, the recipient of the 2020 Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award for his scholarship and tireless volunteer work and contributions, which have fundamentally improved rigorous computer science as a field of professional practice and as an academic pursuit. His work in curricula, standards […]
International Task Force Releases IS 2020 Curriculum
A joint task force of ACM and the Association for Information Systems (AIS) recently released the report IS2020: Competency Model for Undergraduate Programs in Information Systems. Traditionally, the study of Information Systems (IS) was related to the use of technology for business. While Information Systems still focuses on the practical […]
ACM Europe TPC Comments on Digital Green Certificates
ACM’s Europe Technology Policy Committee submitted a formal Statement on the Development and Deployment of Digital Green Certificates to the Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) prior to its hearing on the European Commission’s Proposal regarding “Digital Green Certificates.” European authorities are currently and […]
View Screening and Panel Discussion on Coded Bias Film
ACM’s Technology Policy Council and Diversity and Inclusion Council sponsored a free screening and public discussion of the film “Coded Bias” and how those in computer science fields can address issues of algorithmic fairness. The discussion was held on 29 March 2021.
View a recording of the discussion.
Computer History Museum Honors Tech Legend Raj Reddy
ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Raj Reddy of Carnegie Mellon University is one of the Computer History Museum’s 2021 Fellow Award honorees.
Reddy is the Moza Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. The Computer History Museum’s Fellow Awards recognize extraordinary individuals for […]
ACM-CHIL 2021, April 8 to 9
The ACM Conference on Health, Inference, and Learning targets a cross-disciplinary representation of clinicians and researchers in machine learning, health policy, causality, fairness, and other related areas. Keynotes will be delivered by Regina Barzilay (MIT), Narges Razavian (New York University), Mark Sendak (Duke University), Alan Karthikesalingam (Google), Maia Jacobs (Northwestern University) […]
ACM Europe Tech Policy Leaders Lend Expertise to European Policy Panels
Leaders of the ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee were featured presenters at two European policy events organised in February by the Science|Business Network (S|B).
ACM Europe TPC Chair Chris Hankin joined six experts from the European Commission, private sector, and academia for a webinar on AI: […]
ACM has named 95 members ACM Fellows for contributions in areas including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, computer graphics, computational biology, data science, human-computer interaction, software engineering, theoretical computer science, and virtual reality, among others.
The accomplishments of the 2020 ACM Fellows have driven innovations that ushered in significant improvements across many areas of technology, industry, and personal life. […]
First Recipient of CCF/ACM Artificial Intelligence Award Announced
The CCF-ACM Artificial Intelligence Award, established last year by the Chinese Computer Federation and ACM, is awarded to professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the theory, technology, or application of artificial intelligence and worked in China at the time of the award. The inaugural winner for 2020 […]
The China Computer Federation has bestowed honorary membership on ACM’s CEO Vicki Hanson. The CCF Honorary Membership is awarded to people who are not CCF members but made great contributions to CCF, or to collaborations between CCF and other organisations. During the past 10 years of ACM’s collaboration with CCF, Hanson made great efforts to […]