About the Chapter
ACM Chapters Connect Computing Professionals Worldwide
ACM fosters growth in the computing community through its more than 180 professional and more than 680 student chapters worldwide. Chapters establish a local presence for ACM in international cities from New York to Beijing, as well as in more remote locations such as Cyprus, Kenya, and Sri Lanka. Regardless of size or location, every ACM chapter offers members a wealth of benefits, including access to critical research and the opportunity to establish a personal networking system in the region.
ACM has established more than 680 student chapters throughout the world that give students opportunities to play active roles in the association and its activities. By organizing technical talks, workshops, field trips and programming contests, ACM Student Chapters facilitate communication and collaboration within a university’s computer science community and with the computing community at large. Through its sponsorship of student chapters, ACM also enhances learning via the exchange of ideas among students, and between students and established professionals.
ACM's Special Intrest Group in Artificial Intelligence(SIGAI)
ACM’s local Special Interest Group in Artificial Intelligence(SIGAI) chapters around the world host lectures by internationally known computer professionals. They also sponsor state‐of‐the‐art seminars on the most pressing issues in information technology, conduct volunteer training workshops, and publish their own newsletters.
ACM Women's Committee (ACM‐W)
The ACM Women's Committee (ACM‐W) sponsors more than 90 professional chapters, which work to increase recruitment and retention of women in computing at the university level. ACM‐W chapters offer professionals activities and projects that aim to improve the working and learning environments for women in computing.
Benefits of ACM Student Chapter
- ACM is the world's largest computing society, offering benefits that can advance your career and enrich your knowledge with life-long learning resources.
- The ACM Academic Department Membership allows universities and colleges to provide ACM Professional Membership to their faculty at a greatly reduced collective cost.
- This offer benefits the computing community as a whole by allowing more faculty to participate in their professional communities and to receive ACM member benefits.
- ACM provides the tools and resources to help get you there by advancing your career and enriching your knowledge with life-long learning resources.
- Enhance your professional career or academic life with ACM member benefits that include a free subscription to ACM’s flagship publication Communications of the ACM; online books, courses, videos, and webinars through the ACM Learning Center; opportunities to participate in Local Chapters, Special Interest Groups, and conferences all over the world; optional discounted subscription to the ACM Digital Library; savings on peer-driven specialty magazines and research journals, plus other exclusive member discounts.