Renowned International Thought Leaders Speaking on the Most Important Topics in Computing Today
ACM Speakers represent a broad range of companies, colleges and universities, including: IBM, Microsoft, BBN Technologies, Raytheon, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Siemens Information Systems, Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon, University of British Columbia, Georgia Tech, UCLA, McGill University, Tsinghua University and many more.
The ACM Distinguished Speaker Program Is an Excellent Solution
- Corporations – Educate your technical staff, ramp up the knowledge of your team, and give your employees the opportunity to have their questions answered by experts in their field.
- Colleges & Universities – Expand the knowledge base of your students with exciting lectures and the chance to engage with a computing professional in their desired field of expertise.
- Event & Conference Planners – Use the ACM's Distinguished Speakers to help find compelling speakers for your next conference and reduce your costs in the process.
- ACM Local Chapters – Boost attendance at your meetings with live talks by ACM Speakers and keep your chapter members informed of the latest industry findings.
Topics for Every Interest
Over 400 lectures are available from more than 125 speakers with topics covering Software Engineering, High Performance Computing, Human Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence, Gaming, Mobile Computing, and dozens more.
Josiah Dykstra is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Trail of Bits. He solves ambitious problems by blending high-end security research with a real-world attacker mentality to fortify the code powering the world's most critical organizations and devices. Dykstra previously worked for 19 years at the National Security Agency (NSA) where he advised leadership and employees on technical matters for integrated cybersecurity operations and provided technical direction on projects and programs that enabled high impact operational effects. His lectures include “American Self-Defense in Cyberspace," "Getting Started with Cybersecurity Science," and more.
ACM Distinguished Speaker lectures can turn your event into a dynamic and informative experience that your guests are sure to remember and learn from. View photos from talks by the renowned international thought leaders from ACM’s Distinguished Speaker program on the most important topics in computing today at a variety of venues around the world.
The ACM India Eminent Speaker Program (ESP) provides local ACM professional and student chapters in India with direct access to top technology leaders and innovators who will give talks on issues that are important to the computing community.