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Submit Requests for Supplemental Funding to the NSF CISE BPC Program
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Submit Requests for Supplemental Funding to the NSF CISE BPC Program

This message was brought to you by the National Science Foundation Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering. The Broadening Participation...

CCC Releases Additional Quadrennial Papers on Smart Technologies for Older Adults and the Integration of Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing with AI and IoT
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CCC Releases Additional Quadrennial Papers on Smart Technologies for Older Adults and the Integration of Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing with AI and IoT

In October 2020, the Computing Research Association (CRA) and the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) released more than a dozen white papers exploring areas and...

New NSF Convergence Accelerator Themes
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New NSF Convergence Accelerator Themes

The NSF Convergence Accelerator issued a new funding opportunity (NSF-21-572) focused on two research track topics; the Networked Blue Economy and Trust & Authenticity...

Pandemic Informatics: Vaccine Distribution, Logistics, and Prioritization
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Pandemic Informatics: Vaccine Distribution, Logistics, and Prioritization

Contributions to this post were provided by Elizabeth Bradley (University of Colorado Boulder), Madhav Marathe (University of Virginia), Melanie Moses (The University...

Stefanie Tompkins Appointed 23rd DARPA Director
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Stefanie Tompkins Appointed 23rd DARPA Director

The Biden administration today appointed Stefanie Tompkins to run the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as its 23rd Director. DARPA is a $3.5 billion...

Announcing New ICMI 2021 Blue Sky Papers Track
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Announcing New ICMI 2021 Blue Sky Papers Track

The 23rd ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2021) will be held in Montreal, Canada October 18-22, 2021. ICMI is the premier international...

Artificial Intelligence is Critical to National Security, Defense, U.S. Economy, and Worthy of Significant New Investment, Congressionally-chartered Commission Argues in Final Report
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Artificial Intelligence is Critical to National Security, Defense, U.S. Economy, and Worthy of Significant New Investment, Congressionally-chartered Commission Argues in Final Report

The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, a congressionally-chartered committee charged with reviewing AI and related technologies and making...

Free Virtual Workshop on Assessing and Improving AI Trustworthiness: Current Contexts, Potential Paths
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Free Virtual Workshop on Assessing and Improving AI Trustworthiness: Current Contexts, Potential Paths

On March 3-4 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM ET, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) will convene “Assessing and Improving AI Trustworthiness...

CCC Exec Council Member Nadya Bliss on Applying AI in the Fight Against Modern Slavery
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CCC Exec Council Member Nadya Bliss on Applying AI in the Fight Against Modern Slavery

Contributions to this post were provided by CCC Vice Chair Daniel Lopresti.  AI for Good Global Summit hosted a webinar on AI to Prevent Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking...

Cloud Access for NSF CISE Research
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Cloud Access for NSF CISE Research

An increasing number of National Science Foundation (NSF) Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) solicitations, including the CISE Core Programs...

“Valuing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Our Computing Community” Panel on March 3rd
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“Valuing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Our Computing Community” Panel on March 3rd

Computing Research Association (CRA) Board Member Timothy M. Pinkston will be moderating a panel on “Valuing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Our Computing Community...

Upcoming AI for Good Global Summit: AI to Prevent Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Forced and Child Labour
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Upcoming AI for Good Global Summit: AI to Prevent Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Forced and Child Labour

AI for Good Global Summit is hosting a webinar on AI to Prevent Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Forced and Child Labour on Wednesday, February 24th from 10AMb...

AAAS 2021- Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and Societal Impacts: An Inflection Point
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AAAS 2021- Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and Societal Impacts: An Inflection Point

Significant contributions were provided by CCC Senior Program Associate, Khari Douglas.  The virtual AAAS 2021 meeting took place February 8th – 11th, 2021 and...

National Academy of Engineering Announces Newly Elected Members
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National Academy of Engineering Announces Newly Elected Members

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 106 new members and 23 foreign members. Several computing researchers are among those elected this year. They...

Former CCC Council Member Kevin Fu Appointed as FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health Acting Director of Medical Device Cybersecurity
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Former CCC Council Member Kevin Fu Appointed as FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health Acting Director of Medical Device Cybersecurity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) has appointed Former Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council member...

NSF CISE to Hold Workshop on CAREER Proposal Writing on April 5
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NSF CISE to Hold Workshop on CAREER Proposal Writing on April 5

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) will host a one-day workshop on CAREER Proposal Writing...

Call for Applicants- Networking Tour in Artificial Intelligence
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Call for Applicants- Networking Tour in Artificial Intelligence

Are you a Ph.D. candidate or postdoctoral researcher in the field of artificial intelligence looking for a new opportunity? Do you want to connect with leading...

National Robotics Initiative 3.0
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National Robotics Initiative 3.0

Contributions to this post were provided by CCC Council member Holly Yanco (University of Massachusetts, Lowell).  In 2009, the CCC published a report, A Roadmap...

Accepting Proposals – 2021 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant
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Accepting Proposals – 2021 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant

The following is an announcement from Microsoft Research. We are currently accepting proposals for the 2021 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant through March...

NSF Distinguished Lecture: How to Represent Part-Whole Hierarchies in a Neural Net
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NSF Distinguished Lecture: How to Represent Part-Whole Hierarchies in a Neural Net

Geoffrey Hinton, University of Toronto, will present “How to Represent Part-Whole Hierarchies in a Neural Net,” part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Computer...
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