How to Use the Speakers Program

Invite an ACM Speaker to Your Next Event

ACM provides direct access to top technology leaders and innovators from nearly every sector of the computing industry for speaking engagements at colleges and universities, corporations, conferences, and ACM local Chapter events. Book an ACM Distinguished Speaker for your next event and deliver compelling and insightful content to your audience.

Getting Started

To get started browse ACM Speakers by name, by topic or by country, select a specific lecture, click the link to request the speaker, and complete the online form. It's that easy!

ACM will even cover the cost of transportation for the speaker to travel to your event! Review our policies on reimbursed travel.

Interested in Becoming an ACM Distinguished Speaker?

We're always looking for new speakers. If you know someone who would like to participate, or you yourself would like to participate, please see our online nomination form.

Why I Belong to ACM

Hear from Bryan Cantrill, vice president of engineering at Joyent, Ben Fried chief information officer at Google, and Theo Schlossnagle, OmniTI founder on why they are members of ACM.

ACM Case Studies

Written by leading domain experts for software engineers, ACM Case Studies provide an in-depth look at how software teams overcome specific challenges by implementing new technologies, adopting new practices, or a combination of both. Often through first-hand accounts, these pieces explore what the challenges were, the tools and techniques that were used to combat them, and the solution that was achieved.

The DevOps Phenomenon

ACM Queue’s “Research for Practice” consistently serves up expert-curated guides to the best of computing research, and relates these breakthroughs to the challenges that software engineers face every day. This installment of RfP is by Anna Wiedemann, Nicole Forsgren, Manuel Wiesche, Heiko Gewald, and Helmut Krcmar. Titled “The DevOps Phenomenon,” this RfP gives an overview of stories from across the industry about software organizations overcoming the early hurdles of adopting DevOps practices, and coming out on the other side with tighter integration between their software and operations teams, faster delivery times for new software features, and achieving a higher level of stability.