29March, 2018

CPS Week 2018, April 10-13 in Portugal

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Cyber-Physical Systems Week brings together four top conferences: Hybrid Systems, Cyber-Physical Systems (with IEEE), Information Processing in Sensor Networks, and Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications (with IEEE).

In addition, there will be 12 workshops covering cyber-physical systems research and competitions and forums from both industry and academia.

Taking place in Porto, Portugal from 10-13 April 2018, […]

29March, 2018

Meet Bran Knowles and ACM President Vicki L. Hanson

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ACM President, Vicki L. Hanson and her daughter, Data Science lecturer, Bran Knowles, have recently co-authored a research article: The Wisdom of Older Technology (Non)Users, which was published in Communications of the ACM.

Bran Knowles is a Lecturer in Data Science at Lancaster University in Lancaster, UK. Her research interests include human-computer interaction, design interaction, and […]

29March, 2018

EUACM and IE Issue Recommendations on Automated Decision Making

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The white paper When Computers Decide: European Recommendations on Machine-Learned Automated Decision Making presents the views of the ACM Europe Policy Committee (EUACM) and Informatics Europe (IE) on the challenges posed by the increasing presence of Machine Learning and Automated Decision Making (ADM) systems in almost every aspect of modern human life.

The white paper makes […]

28February, 2018

Watch Videos of Sessions from ACM India Annual Event 2018

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ACM India’s annual flagship event was held in Nagpur 15-17 February 2018. Leading computer science experts met to discuss trends in science and technology, and to celebrate ACM’s spirit and India’s accomplishments in computing.

Among the keynote presenters were 2015 ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Martin Hellman and 1986 ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Robert […]

28February, 2018

ACM and IEEE-CS Release First-Ever Global Cybersecurity Curricula Recommendations

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After an extensive two-year process, a joint task force led by ACM and the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) has released a first-ever set of global curricular recommendations in cybersecurity education. This new set of guidelines, Cybersecurity Education Curriculum (CSEC2017), is designed to be the leading resource for comprehensive cybersecurity curricular content at the post-secondary level.

More […]

28February, 2018

ACM Europe and Informatics Europe Release Education Strategy

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ACM Europe and Informatics Europe have collaborated on a report that builds on an earlier document, Informatics Education in Europe: Are We All in the Same Boat?. The new report, Informatics for All: The Strategy, aims to establish Informatics as an essential discipline for all, a subject available at all levels throughout the educational system. […]

28February, 2018

AI for Good Global Summit 2018, May 15 – 17, Geneva

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The AI for Good Global Summit will identify practical applications of AI and supporting strategies to improve the quality and sustainability of life on our planet. The summit, which is the leading United Nations platform for dialogue on AI, will continue to formulate strategies to ensure trusted, safe and inclusive development of AI technologies and […]

31January, 2018

IFIP Stalwart to Keynote at United Nations ITU Event

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Vice Chair of IFIP IP3 and Founding Chair of the professional body’s Global Industry Council, Stephen Ibaraki, will present a keynote address at next month’s United Nations ITU-D Financing Information and Communications Technology Projects event in Geneva.

Mr Ibaraki, who also chairs ITU’s Outreach Committee as well as co-chairing the ACM Practitioner Board, is a highly […]

31October, 2017

ACM India Celebration Explores Future of Women in Computing Research

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The ACM India Celebration of Women in Computing (AICWiC) held September 11-13 was hosted by the ACM-W Chennai Chapter and the School of Computing at SRM University. The Lady Ada Final Programming competition supported by ReliScore had more than 1,000 female participants across India. The winners were congratulated by Mukund Madhavan, President, ACM India […]

31October, 2017

Highlights of ACM Europe Conference in Barcelona

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Highlights of the ACM Europe Conference held in September are now available on video. Watch sessions from the High Performance Computing and Cybersecurity tracks, including panel discussions, a Turing Lecture by Silvio Micali and an HPC keynote talk by ACM Athena Lecturer Katherine Yelick. An album of photos from the event is also available.

On 7 September, a panel on […]