Empowering the Next Generation of Computing Leaders

The ACM Future of Computing Academy (ACM-FCA) is a new initiative created by ACM to support and foster the next generation of computing professionals.

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Who We Are

The Academy is a platform that enables the next generation of researchers, practitioners, educators and entrepreneurs to develop a coherent and influential voice that addresses challenging issues facing the field and society in general.


Computing

Computing Community

Computing's Role in Society

What We Aim For

Our Mission


Engage in novel activities that non-trivially improve computing, the computing community, and computing’s role in society.

What We Do

FCA's Global Impact


See what ACM’s leaders are saying about the FCA member’s contributions to research, education, technology, and health industries. Members contribute to the growth of industries.

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The Future of Computing Academy will afford members an invaluable opportunity to expand their professional networks to include outstanding individuals with demonstrated excellence from across a breadth of computing disciplines.

Academy members will have the privilege and responsibility of being the voice of the next generation of computing professionals and ensuring that ACM continues to contribute to their success long into the future.

acm fca quote

The Future of Computing Academy will give some of the most talented, creative, and passionate young computing professionals a collective voice that will help shape the future of our industry and its influence on our social and economic ecosystem.

Aaron Quigley

Chair of Human
Computer Interaction,
University of St. Andrews

Vicki Hanson

ACM CEO,
Former ACM President

Vint Cerf

Google Chief
Internet Evangelist,
Former ACM President

The Future of Computing Academy will afford members an invaluable opportunity to expand their professional networks to include outstanding individuals with demonstrated excellence from across a breadth of computing disciplines.

Aaron Quigley

Chair of Human
Computer Interaction,
University of St. Andrews

Academy members will have the privilege and responsibility of being the voice of the next generation of computing professionals and ensuring that ACM continues to contribute to their success long into the future.

Vicki Hanson

ACM CEO,
Former ACM President

The Future of Computing Academy will give some of the most talented, creative, and passionate young computing professionals a collective voice that will help shape the future of our industry and its influence on our social and economic ecosystem.

Vint Cerf

Google Chief
Internet Evangelist,
Former ACM President

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3 days ago
Do we computer scientists have a responsibility to address the negative impacts of our innovations? A recent ACM FCA proposal is continuing to catalyze a conversation around this critical question: https://t.co/Cuxiug6hdt
2 weeks ago
Our proposal about mitigating the negative impacts of computer science was the impetus for a wonderful (and in depth!) discussion on HackerNews: https://t.co/aS1wxaOsa3.
3 weeks ago
Nature covers FCA proposal on strategies to reduce negative impacts of computer science: https://t.co/UgTYz7GnQR
3 weeks ago
. @DrBushraAnjum interviews Chris Dorland, a New York based artist, and explores his fascinating #interdisciplinary creative process; a combination of art, digital technology, computer equipment, and ‘chance glitches’.
https://t.co/r6SCS3EXhP
1 month ago
First the "Futurist Manifesto" by the Italian Futurists in 1909, then the "Slow Food Manifesto" by Gambero Rosso in 1987, now the "Future of Computing & Food Manifesto" in 2018 by our #Co-Creation group! @obristmarianna @najaholten @luigidr @compscidr https://t.co/giEZjp8s4b
3 months ago
Chef Jozef Youssef @KitchenTheory talking about the relationship between Computing & Food organised by our #CoCreation Working Group @AVIConference #aviconf18 @obristmarianna @najaholten https://t.co/WT8fymlz2V ACM_FCA photo

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Future of Computing & Food Manifesto

Future of Computing & Food Manifesto

The importance of food and technology in modern society is undeniable. While the basic need to eat to survive is defining us as a species, the last century had also made it very clear that we have…