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30July, 2020

Barbara Simons Receives 2019 ACM Policy Award (+ other ACM News for July 2020)

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Barbara Simons Receives 2019 ACM Policy Award

 

Barbara Simons was named the recipient of the 2019 ACM Policy Award for long-standing, high-impact leadership as ACM President and founding Chair of ACM’s US Public Policy Committee (USACM, now USTPC), while making influential contributions to improve the reliability of and public confidence in election technology. Over several decades, Simons has advanced […]

29June, 2020

ACM Gordon Bell Special Prize for HPC-Based COVID-19 Research: Call for Nominations

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ACM has established a special category of the ACM Gordon Bell Prize to recognise 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 […]

29June, 2020

Luiz André Barroso Receives ACM – IEEE CS Eckert-Mauchly Award

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ACM and the IEEE Computer Society have named Luiz André Barroso the recipient of the 2020 ACM-IEEE CS Eckert-Mauchly Award. Barroso, Vice President of Engineering at Google, was recognised for pioneering the design of warehouse-scale computing and driving it from concept to industry.

Barroso is widely recognised as the foremost architect of the design of these new […]

29June, 2020

ACM Update (June 2020)

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ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee Submits Recommendations on Green Deal

ACM’s Europe Technology Policy Committee submitted comments to the Directorate General for Climate Action of the European Commission in support of the comprehensive and ambitious sweep of the Commission’s Green Deal. Europe TPC strongly concurred with the Commission’s premise that realizing true energy efficiencies in the information and communication technology […]

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

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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

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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 […]