What is ACM?
ACM hosts the computing industry's leading , and serves its global members and the computing profession with journals and magazines, conferences, workshops, electronic forums, and .
Facts about ACM and Its MembershipACM Fact Sheet
AwardsThe , presented yearly by ACM, is regarded as the "Nobel Prize of computing." View the list of Turing and and .
Policies and ProceduresRead ACM's Code of Ethics, Constitution and Bylaws, and other policy documents for the computing profession. ACM also has a Public Policy Office in Washington dealing with US governmental and legislative issues.
Elections for ACM OfficersNominating Policies and Procedures (.doc)
SIGsACM's Special Interest Groups are technical communities representing virtually every major area of computing.
ChaptersHundreds of ACM Professional and Student Chapters provide opportunities for networking on a local level.
Joint Society Member DiscountsOther societies with whom ACM has reciprocal membership agreements.
Affiliated OrganizationsOther with which ACM cooperates to advance the computing field.
ACM and IEEE-CS Cooperative Activities
HistoryACM was established in 1947 with the creation of the first stored-program digital computer. More ACM history and background... Visit the pages for more information.
ACM Computing Classification SystemACM's own taxonomy of the computing field.
Annual ReportsAnnual Reports of ACM and its Boards, Committees, and Organizations.
ContactHeadquarters' Location and General Contact Information
Why I Belong to ACM
Hear from Bryan Cantrill, vice president of engineering at Joyent, Ben Fried chief information officer at Google, and Theo Schlossnagle, OmniTI founder on why they are members of ACM.
ACM is a volunteer-led and member-driven organization. Everything ACM accomplishes is through the efforts of people like you. A wide range of activities keep ACM moving, including organizing conferences, editing journals, reviewing papers and participating on boards and committees, to name just a few. Find out all the ways that you can volunteer with ACM.
ACM offers lifelong learning resources including online books from Safari, online courses from Skillsoft, webinars on the hottest topics in computing and IT, and more.