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Potomac ACM Policy Challenge

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Academic Level:
High School Students
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

The Potomac ACM Policy Challenge encourages talented students who value a peaceful future, collaboration, and intellectual experience to conduct research on technology policy outside of the classroom. We believe that young students can influence their community by increasing engagement, knowledge, and awareness about technology policy and forming a public consensus on it. Public awareness, comprehension, and participation can help shape tomorrow's technology policy.

The Challenge, organized by the Potomac Association for Computing Machinery Chapter, is a forum for students free to apply, showcase their research, exchange ideas, and improve their communication skills while competing for awards. Our candidates will use knowledge and skills to advance the profession and make a positive impact.

The Challenge is open to students from any country. Candidates must be twenty-two years old or younger on the submission deadline date.

Suggested Research Topics:

-Endless Frontier Act

-Net Neutrality



-Online Harassment&Bullying

-Human Enhancement

-AI Ethics

-Digital Space and Democracy.
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 9/7/2022
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Participating Institution(s):
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Potomac Association for Computing Machinery Chapter (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Artificial Intelligence
Environmental Sciences
Medical Sciences
STEM Fields

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data Science
Medical Laboratory Research
Quality of Life Technology
Social Policy
Wildlife Management

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