What is ACM?
● Association for Computing Machinery
● Founded on September 15, 1947
● Largest educational and scientiﬁc computing society
● 100,000+ members worldwide
○ Student, Member, Senior Member, Distinguished Member,
● The Association is an international scientiﬁc and educational
organization dedicated to advancing the art, science, engineering,
and application of information technology, serving both
professional and public interests by fostering the open interchange
of information and by promoting the highest professional and
What is ACM India?
● Launched on Jan 21, 2010 in Bangalore
○ Anand Deshpande (PSPL) and P J Narayanan (IIIT-H)
● ~11000 members (7000 professional + 4000 students)