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Navigating the Landscape of Healthcare Data Sharing: Insights from CRA-I Roundtable


By Helen V. Wright, Manager, CRA-I In a recent virtual roundtable discussion hosted by the Computing Research Association – Industry (CRA-I), industry experts and professionals convened to delve into the complexities and opportunities surrounding the sharing of healthcare data. The event, moderated by Divesh Srivastava from AT&T, featured insightful contributions from Margarita Gonzalez (Georgia Tech […]

CCC and CRA-I Respond to NIH RFI on Developing Consent Language for Research Using Digital Health Technologies


By Haley Griffin, Program Associate, CCC In December, the CCC, in collaboration with CRA-Industry (CRA-I), responded to a Request for Information released by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Developing Consent Language for Research Using Digital Health Technologies. The following CCC Council Members and CCC staff authored the response: David Danks (University of California, […]

Establishing Partnerships with Industry at CRA-WP’s Career Mentoring Workshop 2023


By Helen V. Wright, Manager, CRA-I  In November, CRA-Industry (CRA-I) had the honor of delivering a plenary talk at CRA-WP’s 2023 Early & Mid Career Mentoring Workshop in Chicago, IL. The speakers, CRA-I’s Co-Chair Vivek Sarkar (Georgia Tech) and Cynthia Bennett (Google), presented on “Establishing Partnerships with Industry at CRA-WP’s Career Mentoring” and sparked vibrant […]

Upcoming CRA-Industry Sharing Healthcare Data Roundtable


By Helen Wright, Manager, CRA-I CRA-Industry will host a virtual roundtable on December 6th, from 3-4:30PM ET, centered around the critical theme of “Healthcare Data Sharing.”  The event will be moderated by Tammy Toscos from Parkview Health and Divesh Srivastava from AT&T. Confirmed speakers include Margarita Gonzales (Digital Transformation Leader, Georgia Tech Research), Belinda Seto […]

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By Helen V. Wright, Manager, CRA-Industry   Computing Research Association-Industry (CRA-I), whose mission is to convene industry partners on computing research topics of mutual interest, has an active Steering Committee (SC) that uses the following workflow to impact the computing research industry community.     The SC has had over 30 conversations with those in […]

CRA Committees Respond to NSF Request for Information on New Technology, Innovations, and Partnerships Directorate: Seek Additional Community Input


By Catherine Gill, Program Associate, CCC In April 2023, the National Science Foundation (NSF) published a Request for Information (RFI) to inform the development of a roadmap for the recently established Technology, Innovations, and Partnerships (TIP) Directorate. This roadmap will help guide TIP’s investments in translational use-inspired research to maintain US competitiveness in scientific research. […]

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Building a More Inclusive Future: Highlights from the CRA Accessible Technology for All Report


By Helen Wright, Manager, CRA-Industry In a rapidly digitizing world, ensuring accessibility for all individuals is crucial. In February 2023, the Computing Research Association (CRA) held a workshop on Accessible Technology for All. The workshop was co-hosted by CRA-Industry (CRA-I), Computing Community Consortium (CCC), and CRA-Widening Participation (CRA-WP) and led by a team of organizers from the various CRA committees including Jeanine Cooke (Sandia National Labs […]

Assessing the Community’s Interest on Privacy-Enhancing Technologies


As our world becomes increasingly connected and digital, concerns about data privacy and security are growing. Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PET) are tools and methods designed to protect personal information and enhance user privacy online. Most companies end up using a combination of different PET to ensure that their data remains private and secure.

The Computing Research Association-Industry (CRA-I) committee is interested in hearing from YOU on this topic. Please fill out this survey here and let us know if you would be interested in a roundtable discussion on this topic.

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CRA Accessible Technology for All Workshop Summary


On February 22-23, 2023 in Washington, DC, the Computing Research Association (CRA) held the Accessible Technology for All Workshop. 

The workshop was attended by over 40 participants from academia, industry, and government and 20 remote participants. The purpose of this workshop was to frame the state of the art of accessible technology, identify forces shaping the evolution of accessible technology, and develop an understanding of implications for the next wave of computer science research in accessibility. By the end of the workshop, important areas of future research were identified and the need for tech-informed policy were highlighted by the participants. A workshop report will be forthcoming. 

CRA-Industry Announces New Blog


Computing Research Association-Industry (CRA-I) is pleased to announce the new CRA-I Blog!

As the committee grows, we would like to share interesting articles, updates, and industry related events in the community. If you have any articles that you would like us to share on the blog, please let Helen Wright (hwright@cra.org) know.

Please make sure to check the website regularly and subscribe to our CRA-I blog email here.

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Lisa Amini (IBM) Joins CRA-Industry Steering Committee


CRA-Industry (CRA-I) is delighted to announce that Lisa Amini (IBM Research) has joined the CRA-I Steering Committee. Amini was a panelist in the CRA-I roundtable on Computing Research in Industry on November 9th, 2022. You can view the recording from the event here. If you have any comments or questions about the roundtable, please let us know here.