Date : 16th August, 2017
Author : Vamshikiran Morlawar
ACM-Advancing Computing as a Science & Profession
ACM is the organization which brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals all over the world to enhance career development, share resources, and face challenges in the field of computing machinery. As the world's largest computing society, ACM strengthens the profession's collective voice through strong leadership and recognition of technical excellence. ACM provides opportunities for life?long learning, career development, and professional networking.
Why to get involved with ACM ?
Joining ACM means you dare to be the best computing professional you can be. It means you believe in advancing the computing profession as a force for good. And it means joining us in your commitment to solving tomorrow's challenges.
ACM membership offers resources to help you shape the future - with lifelong learning programs, publications providing original research and practical content, special interest groups and local chapters to meet peers, get deeper into technical areas, and leadership opportunities on stimulating projects.
The world's leading computing professionals choose the world's leading computing society because it helps them be their most creative, keep up to date of emerging trends and technologies, stay connected to us and make a positive impact on the profession and the world at large.
No one has more exclusive content. No one offers more events. Or more prestigious awards. Or such a comprehensive learning center. And only ACM brings you the power of the ACM Digital Library, simply the world's largest, most respected online resource for computing professionals.
So get involved and we promise you will stay involved.
There are many reasons to join ACM. When you become a member, you become a part of the dynamic changes that are transforming our world, by helping to shape the future of computing. ACM provides the tools and resources to help get you there, by advancing your career and enriching your knowledge with life-long learning resources.
ACM encourages its members to take a direct hand in shaping the future of the association. It is a volunteer-led and member-driven organization. The engine that drives this mission comprises people like you who operate it to volunteer in various ACM-sponsored activities. Whether these activities pertain to our journals, conferences, advocacy efforts, educational initiatives, or policy formulation, we owe nearly everything we accomplish to the hard work and dedication of our volunteers.
ACM Professional and Student members enjoy these benefits:
1) A vast network of nearly 100,000 highly dedicated student and professionals.
2) ACM's Career & Job Center, where you will find targeted job opportunities and more.
3) The opportunity to join one or more of ACM's Special Interest Groups in 37 specialty areas of IT.
4) Become a member of computing community through one of hundreds of Professional and Student Chapters worldwide.
5) Unique volunteering opportunities to gain hands-on experience and knowledge of the marketplace.