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DHS Invites Nominations for Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

DHS Invites Nominations for Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is accepting nominations for the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. Appointees will serve a three-year...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of December 7
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of December 7

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 House Floor: H.R. 3578, DHS Science and Technology Reform and Improvement Act of 2015 The bill would strengthen the role of the Directorate...

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13

Join ACM in celebrating Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) during December 7-13. ACM, as a partner of Code.org, invites you to host an Hour of Code in your...

Nominate a  White House Computer Science Education Champion of Change
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Nominate a White House Computer Science Education Champion of Change

The White House is accepting nominations of teachers, students, parents, and business leaders for recognition as White House Champions of Change in Computer Science...

USACM Submits Comments to White House on Revised Policy for Managing Federal IT
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Submits Comments to White House on Revised Policy for Managing Federal IT

The ACM U.S. Public Policy Council submitted comments to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on proposed changes to the policy document for the...

NTIA to Host Next Cybersecurity Multistakeholder Forum on Vulnerability Research Disclosure on December 2
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

NTIA to Host Next Cybersecurity Multistakeholder Forum on Vulnerability Research Disclosure on December 2

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will hold the next meeting of the cybersecurity multistakeholder process on vulnerability...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of December 1
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of December 1

Monday, November 30, 2015 House Floor: H.R. 3490 – Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act U.S. House of Representatives The bill would authorize...

White House Seeks Public Comments on Revised Policy for Managing Federal IT
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

White House Seeks Public Comments on Revised Policy for Managing Federal IT

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is accepting public comments on proposed changes to the policy document for the planning and management of...

Jeffrey Forbes Named Chair of ACM Education Policy Committee
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Jeffrey Forbes Named Chair of ACM Education Policy Committee

ACM, the world’s leading society of computing professionals, has named Jeffrey R.N. Forbes, an Associate Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at Duke University...

NYSE Publishes Cybersecurity Guidance for Companies
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

NYSE Publishes Cybersecurity Guidance for Companies

The New York Stock Exchange and Palo Alto Networks released a free book, Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers...

U.S. Web Design Standards Released
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

U.S. Web Design Standards Released

The U.S. Digital Service and GSA 18F released new U.S. Web Design Standards to create harmonized user experiences across federal government websites. The effort...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of November 2
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of November 2

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 Hearing: TSA Security Gaps House Oversight and Government Reform Committee 10 am | 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Hearing: Examining...

White House Holds National Strategic Computing Initiative Workshop
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

White House Holds National Strategic Computing Initiative Workshop

The White House held a two-day National Strategic Computing Initiative Workshop to bring together stakeholders from industry, academia, and federal agencies, laboratories...

STEM Education Act Becomes Law
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

STEM Education Act Becomes Law

Computer science education got a boost when President Obama signed the STEM Education Act into law. It includes computer science in the definition of STEM, strengthens...

Congressional Innovation Fellowship Applications Due November 1
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Congressional Innovation Fellowship Applications Due November 1

TechCongress, in partnership with the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation, is accepting applications for its inaugural class of Congressional...

Congressional Briefing on the STEM Education Pipeline
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Congressional Briefing on the STEM Education Pipeline

The Council of Undergraduate Research, ACM, CRA, ASME, and ACS are sponsoring a Congressional briefing entitled, “Building a STEM Education Pipeline Aligned with...

Call for Nominations for ACM Policy Award
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Call for Nominations for ACM Policy Award

ACM is accepting nominations for the inaugural ACM Policy Award to honor the contributions of an individual, or a small group, who has had a significant impact...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of October 5
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of October 5

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 House Floor: H.R. 3510 – Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Strategy Act of 2015, as amended U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday...

Call for Nominations to Serve on National Science Board
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Call for Nominations to Serve on National Science Board

The National Science Board seeks nominations of candidates to serve 2016-2022. The National Science Board is a policy advisory body for the National Science Foundation...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 28
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 28

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Hearing: Cybersecurity Policy and Threats Senate Armed Services Committee 9:30 am | G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building Hearing: Outside...
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