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 computingโ€™s role in society.

What We Do

FCA's Global Impact


See what ACMโ€™s leaders are saying about the FCA memberโ€™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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4 weeks ago
In global AI race, Europe pins hopes on ethics https://t.co/POSey74RCU
4 weeks ago
How We Lost the Women in Computing https://t.co/3jpgi941e4
4 weeks ago
Our blog post on ๐Œ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐๐ž๐ ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐ˆ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  was discussed in the SIG on new methods in #hci this morning at #chi2018 @chi2018! Have a read a let us know what you think! https://t.co/pIeT77JZil #discussion
1 month ago
Please join us on April 25th from 9:00-10:30AM at #CHI2018 for our "un-panel" on "Intersectionality as a Lens to Promote Equity and Inclusivity within SIGCHI!" #SIGCHI4ALL https://t.co/p9qCSXZ9EK
1 month 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 month ago
Mark Zuckerberg to U.S. Congress: "We didnโ€™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