The ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee
The ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee is responsible for the oversight of the program, including reviewing its scope, procedures, policies and effectiveness. The Committee also reviews all nominations and decides which nominees to accept to the program.
ACM headquarters liaison to the committee: Cynthia Ryan
Steve D. Benford is Professor of Collaborative Computing at the Mixed Reality Laboratory at the University of Nottingham. A member of the CHI Academy, he researches creative and cultural applications of computing, from interactive art to mainstream entertainment, with a particular focus on new interaction techniques.