18 Facts About ACM conference


The ACM conference is a non-profit professional membership group, claiming nearly 110,000 student and professional members as of 2022.

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ACM conference is an umbrella organization for academic and scholarly interests in computer science.

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ACM conference was founded in 1947 under the name Eastern Association for Computing Machinery, which was changed the following year to the Association for Computing Machinery.

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ACM conference is organized into over 246 local professional chapters and 38 Special Interest Groups, through which it conducts most of its activities.

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ACM conference has made almost all of its publications available to paid subscribers online at its Digital Library and has a Guide to Computing Literature.

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ACM conference offers insurance, online courses, and other services to its members.

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ACM conference adopted a hybrid Open Access publishing model in 2013.

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Authors who do not choose to pay the OA fee must grant ACM conference publishing rights by either a copyright transfer agreement or a publishing license agreement.

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ACM conference was a "green" publisher before the term was invented.

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ACM conference has made its publications from 1951 to 2000 open access through its digital library on 7 April 2022 as part of its 75th anniversary of the organisation.

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In 2006, ACM conference began recognizing two additional membership grades, one which was called Distinguished Members.

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The ACM conference website describes these people as 'Renowned International Thought Leaders'.

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ACM conference has three kinds of chapters: Special Interest Groups, Professional Chapters, and Student Chapters.

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ACM conference has five "Boards" that make up various committees and subgroups, to help Headquarters staff maintain quality services and products.

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ACM conference-W gives an annual Athena Lecturer Award to honor outstanding women researchers who have made fundamental contributions to computer science.

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ACM conference has jointly sponsored on events with other professional organizations like the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

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In December 2019, the ACM conference signed a letter to President Trump opposing open access.

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SoCG conference, while originally an ACM conference, parted ways with ACM in 2014 because of problems when organizing conferences abroad.

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