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The ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee promotes dialogue and the exchange of ideas on technology and computing policy issues with the European Commission, governmental bodies in Europe, and the informatics and computing communities. Chaired by Oliver Grau of Intel, the Committee engages in policy issues related to the importance of technology in boosting jobs, economic growth, competition, investment, research and development, education, inclusive social development, and innovation.

The Committee promotes sound public policy and public understanding of a broad range of issues at the intersection of technology and policy. Its policy statements reflect the expertise of ACM Europe Council professional members from the public and private sectors experienced in informatics, computer science, and other computing-related subjects.

As the Internet is global, the Committee works with other ACM entities on publications, projects, and policies related to emergent cross-border issues, such as e-privacy, cybersecurity, cloud computing, big data, the Internet of Things, and Internet governance.

EUACM Committee:

Chair: Oliver Grau

Members:

  • Gabriele Anderst-Kotsis
  • Michel Beaudouin-Lafon
  • Hervé Bourlard
  • Michel Yves Cosnard
  • Panagiota Fatourou
  • Judith Gal-Ezer
  • Amalia Hafner
  • Wendy Hall
  • Chris Hankin
  • Lynda Hardman
  • Paola Inverardi
  • Joaquim Jorge
  • Andrew McGettrick
  • Gerhard Schimpf
  • Paul Spirakis
  • Pat Ryan (ACM COO)

Past Chair: Fabrizio Gagliardi