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.

 

Meet Featured ACM Distinguished Speaker Laura Haas

Laura Haas is Dean of the College of Information and Computer Sciences at University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is best known for her work on the Starburst query processor, from which DB2 LUW was developed; on Garlic, a system that allowed integration of heterogeneous data sources; and on Clio, the first semi-automatic tool for heterogeneous schema mapping. Among other awards, Haas received the ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovation Award. She is an ACM Fellow, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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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.

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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.

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