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 […]

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 Update – December 2016

ACM PUBLIC POLICY HIGHLIGHTS Cybersecurity Education and Research in Europe – The ACM Europe Policy Committee released a policy white paper “Advancing Cybersecurity Education and Research in Europe.” Committee Chair Fabrizio Gagliardi recently presented the findings to the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism, a high-level advisory group to help inform the EU policymaking process. Data […]

Global Technology Policy Update – October 2016

ACM PUBLIC POLICY HIGHLIGHTS Computer Science Education and Research in Europe – ACM Europe Policy Committee members will be attending the European Computer Science Summit in Budapest, Hungary on October 24-26, which features programs on the challenges and opportunities in computer science education and research. Computing Research – ACM Europe Policy Committee members and staff […]