31July, 2018

ACM President Cherri Pancake Highlights Importance of Diversity in ICT

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Newly-elected ACM President, Cherri Pancake, has called for greater diversity of thinking across the ICT sector.

In a recent interview with UK news magazine, The Verdict, Pancake said diversity is more than race or gender. “My biggest inroads in research, my biggest accomplishments, have all been because I was able to bring approaches and methods from […]

31July, 2018

ACM Updates Code of Ethics

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ACM has updated its Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. The revised Code of Ethics addresses the significant advances in computing technology since the 1992 version, as well as the growing pervasiveness of computing in all aspects of society.

ACM’s Code of Ethics is considered the standard for the computing profession, and has been adopted by computing […]

29June, 2018

ACM Presents Special Awards to Finalists of 2018 ISEF

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ACM presented Special Awards to finalists in the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the world’s largest high school science research competition, held May 17-18 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Nearly 1,800 high school students from more than 75 countries, regions, and territories competed to reach the finals. All ACM ISEF Special Award winners receive complimentary ACM […]

29June, 2018

ACM Announces Student Research Competition Winners

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The ACM Student Research Competition (SRC), sponsored by Microsoft, has announced its Grand Finals winners for 2017-2018.

Two rounds of competition at each conference hosting an SRC (undergraduate and graduate) culminate in a Grand Finals competition. All student winners from the Student Research Competitions held during the year advance to the SRC Grand Finals, where they are […]

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 […]