ACM's FY 2015 Annual Report

The past year saw many "firsts" for ACM, including a new CEO, a $1 million Turing Award, and a new conference devoted to practitioners. Read the annual report, with an introduction by ACM President Alexander L. Wolf, to learn about more "firsts," initiatives and services, as well as issues driving future programs.

Find Out What's Trending in Computing and Society

The Huffington Post invited ACM to contribute a monthly blog on current issues in technology and society. ACM members will offer readers both clarity and insight on topics ranging from credit card hacks and driverless cars to questions about the future of artificial intelligence and the internet.

Public Policy Issues

Daily headlines about cybersecurity, encryption, artificial intelligence, drones, and a host of other issues, underscore the growing and complicated relationship between computing and public policy. In the US and Europe, ACM educates policymakers, the computing community and the public with the goal of fostering enlightened policies.

Download Logo & Identity Standards Guide

Comprehensive guidelines for the ACM logo and its associated branding elements and marketing communications. The branding elements include details on color palette, typography, photography and graphic motif.

Ask an Expert

Are you a member of the media looking to speak with a computing expert on a specific topic? Whether you need to know about trends in cloud computing, software engineering or cybersecurity, ACM's media team can put you in touch with one of our expert members. To see if we can help contact media-center@acm.org.

ACM at a Glance

Nearly 100,000 Members from 190 Countries
170+ Technical Conferences, Workshops and Symposia
37 Special Interest Groups
883 Professional and Student Chapters
43 Computing Journals
8 Magazines

News Resources for Members

ACM Bulletins - ACM member news
People of ACM Bulletins - highlighting outstanding ACM members
MemberNet - monthly newsletter of ACM people and activities
ACM-W Connections Newsletter - from ACM Women's Council

Computing News Resources

TechNews - digest for busy IT professionals
CareerNews - digest of career-related topics of interest
USACM's Washington Update Newsletter - public policy news and information
ACM Queue - latest computing trends for busy IT professionals
Ubiquity - IT opinion magazine and forum
RISKS Forum - moderated dialogue on computer-related risks
eLearn - magazine of online education and training

ACM in the News

Read stories about ACM and ACM members highlighted in the media.

Media Contact

Jim Ormond
PR & Media Relations Specialist
Office of Marketing & Membership
+1-212-626-0505
ormond@hq.acm.org

ACM: Formed at the Dawn of Computing

ACM was established in 1947 soon after the creation of ENIAC, the first stored-program digital computer, to “advance the science, development, construction, and application of the new machinery for computing, reasoning, and other handling of information.”