• ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee

    Chair
      Chris Hankin  
    Vice Chair
      Paola Inverardi  
    Immediate Past Chair
      Oliver Grau
    Former Chair
      Fabrizio Gagliardi  
    Executive Committee
      Fabrizio Gagliardi  
      Oliver  Grau
      Chris  Hankin  
      Manuel  Hermenegildo
      Paola  Inverardi  
    Autonomous Systems Working Group Chair
      Gerhard Schimpf  
    Differential AI Working Group Chair
      Alejandro Saucedo
    Smart Cities Working Group Chair
      Chris Hankin  
    Sustainability Working Group Chair
      Bran Knowles
    Members-at-Large
      Tom Crick  
      Wendy  Hall
      Andrew  McGettrick  
      Enrico  Nardelli  
      Julie  Williamson  
    ACM Europe Council Chair, ex officio
      Panagiota Fatourou  
    ACM Technology Policy Council Chair, ex officio
      Lorraine Kisselburgh  
    ACM Technology Policy Council Vice Chair, ex officio
      Michel Beaudouin-Lafon
    ACM US Technology Policy Committee Chair, ex officio
      James Hendler  
    ACM Chief Executive Officer, ex officio
      Vicki Hanson
    ACM Chief Operating Officer, ex officio
      Patricia Ryan
    ACM Director of Global Policy, ex officio
      Adam Eisgrau

Europe TPC, IE Recommendations on Automated Decision Making

The white paper "When Computers Decide: European Recommendations on Machine-Learned Automated Decision Making" presents the views of the ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee 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.

ACM Europe and IE Release Informatics Education Strategy

The ACM Europe Council 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 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. The strategy is also summarized in a one-page document.

What Should Europe’s Cybersecurity Policy Focus On?

A new report on cybersecurity policy published by the European Commission’s top scientific advisers cites the ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee’s White Paper on “Advancing Cybersecurity Research and Education in Europe” and the ACM US Technology Policy Committee’s Principles on Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability. Among the report’s recommendations, the scientific advisers call for global cybersecurity cooperation.

ACM US and Europe Tech Policy Committees Issue Statement on IoT Privacy and Security

The ACM US Technology Policy Committee and the ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee have released a Statement on Internet of Things Privacy and Security addressing existing and expected privacy and security concerns in the IoT ecosystem. The principles in the statement propose policy and technical approaches to tackle privacy and security challenges while ensuring that the technology continues to move forward.

ACM US and European Policy Committees List Seven Principles to Address Algorithmic Bias

Recognizing the ubiquity of algorithms in our daily lives, as well as their far-reaching impact, the ACM US Technology Policy Committee and the ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee have issued a statement and a list of seven principles designed to address potential harmful bias. The US ACM committee approved the principles earlier this year, and the European ACM committee approved them on May 25.