Newsletter – June to August 2017

June-August 2017 EUACM News EUACM-IE new White Paper During the month of June, the EUACM Council agreed to start drafting a White Paper in collaboration with Informatics Europe on “Computer based decision systems and their potential impact on society and ethics”. It was decided to create a small editorial board with (from ACM) the same people […]

Newsletter – April and May 2017

April and May 2017 EUACM News UACM-USACM released Policy Statements During the month of May, the ACM Europe Policy Committee addressed feedback and approved the endorsement of two proposed policy Statements issued by the ACM U.S. Public Policy Council. The joint Statement on Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability was released on the 25th of May. It affirms […]

Newsletter – March 2017

March 2017 EUACM News EUACM at the last ACM Europe Council Meeting The last ACM Europe Council meeting took place from 2nd to 3rd of March in Munich. EUACM had a first face to face meeting there with most of the current members present. Among the issues discussed, the need for making the ACM policy activity […]

Newsletter – January 2017

January 2017 The ACM Europe Policy Committee (EUACM) is a standing committee of ACM Europe Council dedicated to engage with the European Commission and member states’ governmental bodies and informatics and computer science communities. The aim is to become a source of expert advice on computer science and informatics matters representing the entire computer science […]

Newsletter – February 2017

February 2017   EUACM NEWS In February, an EUACM delegation (Chris Hankin, Maarja Meitern, Fabrizio Gagliardi) attended the Commission SAM’s Cybersecurity Stakeholders’ Meeting. EUACM has been cooperating with the Scientific Advice Mechanism of the Commission in the field of cybersecurity since early last year. In addition to our recommendations set out in the Cybersecurity White […]

About the ACM Europe Council

The ACM Europe Council aims to increase the level and visibility of ACM activities across Europe. The Council is comprised of European computer scientists committed to fostering the visibility and relevance of ACM in Europe, and is focused on a wide range of European ACM activities, from high-quality ACM conferences in Europe, to expanding ACM […]


The ACM Europe Policy Committee (EUACM) is a standing committee of the ACM Europe Council, which has 23 members from the European Computer Science academic and practitioner community and is currently chaired by Wendy Hall. EUACM is currently chaired by Fabrizio Gagliardi and is composed of a subset of the ACM Europe Council and some […]

About the ACM Organization

ACM brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address the field’s challenges. As the world’s largest computing society, ACM strengthens the profession’s collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for […]

ACM Europe Conference 2017

  The ACM Europe Council will hold an international event from the 7th to the 8th of September 2017 in Barcelona. The event is hosted by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). The ACM Europe Conference will be a truly international event, bringing together computer scientists and practitioners from around the world. Registration is free, but […]

Cybersecurity White Paper

EUACM is pleased to announce that the Cybersecurity White Paper finalized in October 2016 is finally available online; you can download the paper here.