ACM China finished its first year
with an increase in the number of
conferences, chapters, and memberships established in the region.
ACM’s commitment to women in
computing was further strengthened
with the relaunch of ACM-W activities
Internationalization continues to
be a major focus of SIGCSE, where
members are working with Informatics
Europe representatives to discuss the
possibility of forming a new SIGCSE-like education conference in Europe.
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A website honoring ACM’s A.M. Turing
Award recipients launched in FY12.
Curated by members of ACM’s History
Committee, the site (http://amturing.
acm.org/) provides a robust collection of Turing laureates, including
citations, bibliographic information,
Turing lectures, résumés, and other
works. The site also spotlights images
and videos from ACM’s recent Turing
Centenary Celebration, a landmark
event recognizing the computer science icon on the 100th anniversary of
Three ACM magazines debuted
new websites this year. ACM Inroads
( http://inroads.acm.org), the quarterly magazine for computing educators, launched its first site last summer. Computers in Entertainment
( http://cie.acm.org) introduced a new
interactive site incorporating video
features and interviews, games, art,
music, movies and research.
interactions, the bimonthly magazine for
professionals in CHI-related disciplines, launched a new site (http://
interactions.acm.org) last spring that
quickly garnered a design award from
By the end of the year,
Communications of the ACM became accessible as
an easy-to-use mobile application for
iPhones, iPads, and Android devices.
These new downloadable apps enable
ACM’s members to access the flagship magazine in a new way.
Many ACM SIGs introduced new and/
or improved websites making significant use of social media outlets to reach
out to members. SIGBED overhauled its
website ( http://sigbed.blogspot.com/),
as did SIGDOC ( http://sigdoc.acm.
org), SIGACCESS ( http://www.sigac-
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cess.org/), and SIGBIOINFORMATICS
SIGMOD established a new blog
site ( http://wp.sigmod.org) to catch
the pulse of its community on exciting
and controversial topics and in its first
seven months of operation, SIGHPC
created a Web presence (http://www.
sighpc.org/) that details the mission
and goals of this new thriving SIG.
FY12 closed with a milestone celebra-
tion of the 100th anniversary of Alan
Turing’s birth as well as of the past
and future of computing. The ACM
A.M. Turing Centenary Celebration
was a two-day event that drew over
1,000 attendees, including 32 of the
39 living ACM A.M. Turing Award lau-
reates—the largest single gathering
of Turing Award recipients in com-
puting history. The landmark event
recognized Turing’s contribution to
computer science as well as presented
an array of panel discussions featur-
ing the laureates and other industry