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.

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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 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 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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1 week ago
The NSF and interdisciplinary computing research: An @ACM_FCA interview with NSF program director Fay Cobb Payton on her interdisciplinary journey. https://t.co/XkqsFGFaPP
1 week ago
Mark Zuckerberg to U.S. Congress: "We didn’t do enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm." (via @washingtonpost). Our recent statement argues that we're not doing enough on the *research* side of computer science either: https://t.co/pIeT781AGV
2 weeks ago
Join the SIG “Making Maps Accessible and Putting Accessibility in Maps ” at #chi2018, held on Wed April 25, 2018 at 9 am. @jonfroehlich @JoniGuerreiro @HCIBremen @TouchGraphicsUS @chi2018
2 weeks ago
Interested in inclusivity at computing conferences? Going to @sig_chi this year? Come check out the @ACM_FCA panel on #SIGCHI4ALL: https://t.co/e7GLQF5Zq1
2 weeks ago
FCA member @danmcduff talks about his research in a new episode of the @MSFTResearch Podcast titled
"When Psychology Meets Technology" https://t.co/2Rez07rVp2