The Europe Region Special Section in April's CACM features our very own Panagiota Fatourou (Chair of the Greek Chapter of ACM's Council on Women in Computing)

With its population of over 740 million people and 24 official languages, Europe provides a unique environment for the development of a distinctive computing landscape. Europe has played an important role in the development of the computing discipline, from the pioneering work of Alan Turing and Konrad Zuse through the modern day.

The Europe Region Special Section in the April 2019 issue of Communications of the ACM shows that it continues to be a vibrant, distinctive part of the global computing community. Practitioners and academics from across the Europe region, not only European Union members but also Switzerland and Israel, helped to inform topics for inclusion in this regional spotlight.

The resulting collection of articles offers an excellent view of some of the most exciting activities in the region:

Chris Hankin and Panagiota Fatourou discuss this collection in this video: