Statement of Activities: Year ended June 30, 2009 (in Thousands)
Conferences and other meetings
interests and dividends
Net (depreciation) of investments
Contributions and grants
Net assets released from restrictions
3, 120 $874
attendees with many useful abilities,
including managing conference schedules, commenting on papers, and
conversing with fellow attendees.
Membership processing and services
Conferences and other meetings
Program support and other
SIGMOD, SIGKDD, SIGIR, and SIGWeb
co-sponsored the first ACM International Conference on Web Search and
Data Mining (WSDM)—a hugely successful event that spotlighted the interdisciplinary nature of Web search and
SIGGRAPH 2008 attracted almost
28,500 artists, researchers, gaming
experts, filmmakers, and developers
representing 87 countries to its annual conference. The Los Angeles-based meeting also drew 230 international companies to its exhibition
hall, an increase over the previous year.
Both Supercomputing (SC08) and
Multimedia 2008 conferences posted a record number of attendees.
The Vancouver-based Multimedia
meeting drew sponsors from a variety of companies and organizations,
including Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft, FXPal, RICOH, Telefonica, and
Nokia. And SC08, marking its 20th
anniversary, set an all-time exhibitors record with 337 companies and
organizations filling out every exhibit
hall in Austin Convention Center.
increase (decrease) in net assets
Net assets at the beginning of the year
net assets at the end of the year
includes siG Fund balance of $28,867K
sible by both the general public and
The Association joined the social
media movement with the creation
of an ACM page on Facebook (http://
7376).“Fans” are able to keep up with
the latest ACM developments with Facebook’s popular sections: Wall; Info;
Events; Photos; Boxes; Discussions.
Two sites on ACM’s Web site were
created expressly for new Professional and Student members. Both
sites are divided into four sections
and each section describes in detail all the information needed to get
started as a new member of ACM. The
site will continue to evolve as more
benefits or newsworthy items arise.
SIGGRAPH’s social networking
site—Digital Arts Community (arts.
siggraph.org)—now features the work
of over 800 artists. The site passed
the 300-member mark in June and
has proven a vital site for artists to
converse with fellow artist members.
SIGSIM created a Modeling and
Simulation Knowledge Repository to
provide valuable content to its members, including hyperlinks to 17 different areas of modeling and simulation.
KDD-09 featured a novel conference social networking and scheduling platform that provided conference
The ACM Fellows Program, established
in 1993 to honor outstanding ACM
members for their achievements in
computer science and IT, inducted 44
new fellows in FY09, bringing the total
count to 675.
ACM also named 37 Distinguished
Members in recognition of their individual contributions to both the practical
and theoretical aspects of computing
and informationtechnology. In addition,
605 Senior Members were recognized
for their demonstrated performance
that sets them apart from their peers.
The ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy
Award, established in FY09 to recognize contributions to programmabil-ity and productivity in computing as
well as community service or mentoring contributions., honors the late
Ken Kennedy, the founder of Rice
University’s CS program and one of
the foremost experts on high-performance computing.