About ACM and Mid-Southeast

About ACM

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology. ACM functions as a locus for computing professionals and students working in the various fields of information technology.

ACM is the world's oldest and largest educational and scientific computing society. Since 1947 ACM has provided a vital forum for the exchange of information, ideas, and discoveries. Today, ACM serves a membership of more than 80,000 computing professionals in more than 100 countries in all areas of industry, academia, and government; and has over 400 student chapters.

About MidSoutheast ACM...

The MidSoutheast Chapter of ACM was formed in 1959 and is one of the older Chapters of the ACM. The chapter has a membership of approximately 100 members through out the mid southeast region though over 500 computing professionals are on the mailing list of the chapter. The organization adheres to the goals and objectives of ACM and to further those goals and objectives, the chapter offers a yearly conference in Gatlinburg, TN. Over the years, the chapter has offered tutorials on various topics in computing, as well as hosting the annual Student Paper Contest. This contest provides a forum for undergraduate and graduate students to present their work and to view the work of other computing professionals.
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