Register for ACM’s 75th Anniversary Celebration, June 10

March 8, 2022

This year marks ACM’s 75th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, ACM has organized a special one-day conference this June. ACM’s 75th Anniversary Celebration will truly be a memorable day of panels featuring world-leading scholars on topics central to the future of computing. Panelists will imagine what might be next for technology and society in the years to come.

Balancing Trust and Risk – As computing becomes increasingly integral to society — for public services platforms, financial systems and decisions, resource allocations policy decisions and more — how do we foster trust and manage risk?

Moderator: Stefan Savage
Panelists: Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, danah boyd, Bryan Ford, Butler Lampson, and James Mickens

Human-Centered AI – How are we building AI so that it is human-centered?

Moderator: Jitendra Malik
Panelists: Rodney Brooks, Fei-Fei Li, Daphne Koller, and Raquel Urtasun

Incentives and Markets – We consider the intentional and unintentional incentives implicit in computing platforms and AI. What can we as computer scientists do to address these technically, and what must be addressed normatively or with regulation?

Moderator: Kevin Leyton-Brown
Panelists: Susan Athey, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Hal Varian

Connecting Everyone Everywhere All the Time: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? – What are the computational and societal opportunities and challenges posed by tera-scale networks of people, services, devices, and data as the world’s population and infrastructure become more fully connected?

Moderator: Charles Isbell
Panelists: Luis von Ahn, Anind Dey, Jure Leskovec, and Yoelle Maarek

Global Impact – How are computer scientists addressing some of the world’s most urgent challenges, from medicine and life sciences to climate change and human trafficking?

Moderator: Deborah Estrin
Panelists: Jeff Dean, Priya Donti, José Miguel Hernández-Lobato, Dina Katabi, and Anjana Rajan

ACM’s 75th Anniversary Celebration will take place at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on June 10, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM PDT. There will be a reception following the panels.

The conference will be free and open to members, but registration is required. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today. Visit the event webpage at, where you will find registration information.