ACM Membership

Be Creative. Stay Connected. Keep Inventing.

ACM offers the resources, access and tools to invent the future. No one has a larger global network of professional peers. No one has more exclusive content. No one presents more forward-looking events. Or confers more prestigious awards. Or provides a more comprehensive learning center. 

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Meet ACM Distinguished Speaker Masaaki Kurosu

Masaaki Kurosu is a professor at the Open University of Japan. He is also President of HCD-Net (Human Centered Design Network) in Japan. During his career as a usability and UX professional in industry and academia, he has proposed concepts of user engineering, artifact development analysis, and experience engineering. Kurosu has been involved in the SIGCHI conferences since 1989.

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ACM Student Research Competition

The ACM Student Research Competition, sponsored by Microsoft Research, is an internationally recognized venue enabling undergraduate and graduate students to experience the research world, share research results and exchange ideas, rub shoulders with academic and industry luminaries, understand the practical applications of their research and gain recognition.

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Meet Robin Murphy

Robin Murphy is Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow for Innovation in High-Impact Learning Experiences at Texas A&M University. She received the 2014 ACM Eugene L. Lawler Award, which recognizes humanitarian contributions within computer science and informatics."It was all about the information that robots could provide.... AI is critical in triaging and prioritizing the data."

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Meet Computing Professionals Near You

ACM has launched a local events initiative in several major US cities to help computer professionals like you build personal networks of smart technical people nearby. You can share work experiences and insight, discuss new research ideas and provide guidance in finding a job or launching a new venture.

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Why I Belong to ACM

Hear from Brian 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.

Become an Ambassador for ACM

Encourage your colleagues to join ACM, share the benefits of ACM and receive free gifts for participating. Your support of ACM is critical to our continuing efforts to advance computing as a science and a profession. 

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Membership Options and Rates

Membership options and rates for professionals, students, those residing in developing countries, and members of other computing societies.

Request ACM Membership Information

Encourage your peers, colleagues and students to join ACM—request membership applications, brochures and posters to  promote ACM membership at your institution.

Become an ACM Preferred Employer

Empower your staff, gain recruiting advantages and enjoy financial benefits. Become an ACM Preferred Employer, and your technical staff will enjoy all the benefits of ACM Professional Membership and access to the ACM Digital Library at a preferred rate.

Lifelong Learning

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.

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Order Complimentary Materials for Your Students!

ACM offers complimentary materials for students and professionals interested in the computing field. These materials are available to educators and students for educational use.

ACM Distinguished Speakers Program

The Distinguished Speakers Program (DSP) is one of ACM's most valued outreach programs, providing universities, corporations, event and conference planners, and local ACM chapters with direct access to top technology leaders and innovators from nearly every sector of the computing industry.

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Customer Service FAQ

Do you have questions about your member benefits, how to update your contact information, how to renew your membership, or claim missing issues? If so, visit ACM’s Customer Service FAQ for answers to these questions and more.

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