Get Involved with ACM Chapters
ACM Chapters serve as ACM's local neighborhoods, and offer a range of resources and benefits for computing professionals and students to help them shape the future of computing. ACM’s Professional and Student chapters worldwide serve as hubs of activity for ACM members and the computing community at large. They provide seminars, lectures, learning forums and networking opportunities with peers and experts across the computing spectrum.
If you are interested in getting invloved with an ACM chapter near you, or starting a new chapter, please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
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- A short bio statement (100-200 words)
- Your CV
- A short statement about your technical interests
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