Global Technology Policy Newsletter – March 2017

ACM PUBLIC POLICY HIGHLIGHTS ACM provides independent, nonpartisan, and technology-neutral research and resources to policy leaders, stakeholders, and the public about public policy issues, as drawn from the deep technical expertise of the computing community. Apply for the new ACM Future of Computing Academy – Early career computing professionals are invited to apply for the […]

ACM Joint Task Force on Cybersecurity Education Grabs Spotlight at U.S. Congressional Hearing

The ACM Joint Task Force on Cybersecurity Education seized the spotlight during a congressional hearing on “Strengthening U.S. Cybersecurity Capabilities” on Capitol Hill on February 14, 2017. The hearing before the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology aimed to review and discuss cybersecurity policy recommendations provided by recent reports. Among the […]

Global Technology Policy Newsletter – February 2017

ACM PUBLIC POLICY HIGHLIGHTS ACM seeks to educate policymakers, the computing community, and the public about policies that will that foster and accelerate innovations in computing, computing education, and related disciplines in ways that benefit society. ACM Statement on U.S. Executive Order – ACM released a statement expressing concern about the new U.S. Executive Order […]

U.S. Department of Commerce Cites ACM U.S. Public Policy Council

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s new Green Paper: Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things references and cites input provided by the ACM U.S. Public Policy Council, particularly as related to IoT privacy and security and the possible roles the U.S. government should play in the evolution of IoT. The Department invites additional input […]

ACM Sponsors Data Sciences Education Roundtable at the U.S. National Academies of Sciences

ACM is sponsoring a new 3-year initiative by the National Academy of Sciences on data science postsecondary education. A series of roundtable discussions will bring together representatives from academia, industry, funding agencies, and professional societies to explore the transformative impacts of data, the needs of the diverse data science communities, the implications for employers, and […]

Global Technology Policy Newsletter – January 2017

ACM PUBLIC POLICY HIGHLIGHTS Through policy statements, issue briefs, white papers, and reports, ACM delivers knowledge-based analysis and educational materials to advance policy leaders’ understanding. ACM’s policy members apply their expertise and experience to bring relevant scientific research, best practices, and foresight of technology advances to public policy issues. Free Webinar on Artificial Intelligence and […]