29June, 2018

ACM Names Vicki Hanson First Woman CEO

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ACM has named ACM President Vicki L. Hanson to the position of executive director and CEO for a two-year term effective July 1, 2018.

As ACM’s most senior staff member, Hanson will work with ACM’s volunteer community to provide strategic vision and to develop sustainable business models to ensure ACM’s continued worldwide membership, publications and revenue […]

29June, 2018

IFIP and ACS Attend ACM Turing Awards

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IFIP President Mike Hinchey and ACS President Yohan Ramasundara were in San Francisco last week to see John L. Hennessy, former President of Stanford University, and David A. Patterson, retired Professor of the University of California, Berkeley, receive the prestigious 2017 ACM A.M. Turing Award. 

The pair were honoured at a gala dinner for pioneering a systematic, […]

31May, 2018

Learning @ Scale (L@S), 26 to 28 June, London, UK

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Learning @ Scale: Innovations in Scaling and Enhancing Learning investigates large-scale, technology-mediated learning environments with many learners and few experts to guide them. The conference will be part of a weeklong London Festival of Learning (24 to 26 June) where L@S 2018 will be alongside the International Conference of the Learning Sciences and the Artificial Intelligence in Education Conference.  […]

31May, 2018

MobiSys 2018, 10 to 15 June, Munich, Germany

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The 16th ACM International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services presents innovative and significant research on the design, implementation, usage, and evaluation of mobile computing and wireless systems, applications, and services. Martin Hauschild (BMW) and Tommaso Melodia (Northeastern University) will keynote. A panel will discuss how a systems engineering approach is accelerating wireless research.

An ACM […]

31May, 2018

ACM Award Recipients Reflect International Reach

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ACM Awards recognize technical and professional achievements within the computing and information technology community. These awards span a spectrum of professional and technological accomplishments of individuals from around the world as well as the US. This year’s international award winners include:

Dina Katabi, a native of Damascus, Syria—ACM Prize in Computing for creative contributions to […]

1May, 2018

WebSci’18, May 27 to 30, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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The 10th ACM Conference on Web Science brings together researchers from multiple disciplines to develop our knowledge and understanding of the Web.

2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Sir Tim Berners-Lee will deliver the Turing Lecture, which will be open to the public (registration required). Keynote speakers are José van Dijck, Distinguished Professor of Media Studies, Utrecht […]

1May, 2018

ICSE 2018, May 27 to June 3, Gothenburg, Sweden

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The International Conference on Software Engineering will celebrate its 40th year with many technical tracks, co-located conferences, and keynotes.

Scheduled speakers include ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Frederick P. Brooks, Jr., who is Kenan Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and ACM Fellow and CHI Academy member, Brad A. […]

1May, 2018

ACM FCA Co-Creation Group Workshop on Next Generation of Electronic Health Records

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The Workshop on Next Generation of Electronic Health Records, organized by the ACM Future of Computing Academy Co-creation Group, was held on 21 March in Copenhagen. It sought to address questions raised by the growth of data-driven healthcare. What kinds of electronic health records (EHRs) should we aim for in the future, and what new types of […]

1May, 2018

Moscow State University Team Wins Gold in ACM ICPC Programming Contest

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Three students from Moscow State University earned the title of 2018 World Champions in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Teams from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Peking University and The University of Tokyo placed in second, third and fourth places and were recognized with gold medals in the prestigious competition, held April […]

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, […]