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The ACM Europe Council was created by ACM to recognize and support European ACM members and activities.

The ACM Europe Nominating Committee hereby submits the following slate of candidates for the May 2015 ACM Europe Council election.

The names of the nominees are presented below in random order.

  • Panagiota Fatourou, University of Crete
  • Ngoc Thanh Nguyen, Wroclaw University of Technology
  • Andrew McGettrick, University of Strathclyde
  • Oliver Grau, Intel
  • Harold Störrle, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
  • Natasa Milic-Frayling, Microsoft Research, Cambridge
  • Joaquim Jorge, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa
  • Judith Gal-Ezer, Open University of Israel
  • Chris Hankin, Imperial College London
  • Hervé Bourlard, Idiap Research Institute & EPFL, Switzerland
  • Mateo Valero, Barcelona SuperComputing Center
  • Enrico Nardelli, University of Roma
  • Ron Perrott, Oxford e-Research Centre
  • Michel Cosnard, INRIA

Candidates may also be nominated by petition of 1% of the Professional Members of ACM residing in Europe. Such petitions must be accompanied by a written declaration that the nominee is willing to stand for election. The number of Member signatures required to place a candidate on the ballot is 123.

Anyone interested in petitioning must inform Gabriele Anderst-Kotsis, ACM Europe Secretary ( and Pat Ryan, ACM Chief Operating Officer ( of their intent to petition by 6 April 2015. Petitions are to be submitted to Pat Ryan ( for verification by 23 April 2015.
All candidates must be Professional Members of ACM residing in Europe.

ACM Europe Nominating Committee
   Fabrizio Gagliardi, Chair
   Gabriele Anderst-Kotsis
   Wendy Hall
   Mashhuda Glencross

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 chapters, to encouraging greater participation of Europeans in all dimensions of ACM.

  • Join with other computing and scientific organizations in Europe to offer new programs and activities
  • Encourage nominations of ACM European members for the advanced member grades of Senior Member, Distinguished Member, and Fellow
  • Work with ACM SIGs to increase the number of ACM conferences in Europe
  • Increase the number of ACM chapters and level of chapter activity in Europe

Chair: Fabrizio Gagliardi | Author profile

Vice Chair: Wendy Hall, University of Southampton, UK (former ACM President) | Author profile

Secretary: Gabriele Kotsis, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria | Author profile

Treasurer: Mashhuda Glencross, Loughborough University, UK | Author profile



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