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The District’s Educational and Scientific Computing Society

We are the DC Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery.  Our purpose is to help advance computing as a science and a profession.  We do this offline on a local level through lectures, workshops, discussion panels, and professional development seminars.  We partner with ACM HQ, ACM special interest groups (SIGs), DC area technical user groups, and area university Comp Sci and Info Tech departments.

Join us if you like any of the following categories: http://acm.org/sigs
Suggest a topic or speaker, within or outside of this list: http://dsp.acm.org
Check out our Public Policy issues here: http://usacm.acm.org

Our chapter’s three core areas:

Academic Tech InnovationPro DevelopmentCivic Participation

To foster academic technical innovation within local computer science communities. To provide a hands-on learning environment that enables working professionals to develop technical skills and to further their careers.To contribute to the broader local community through collaboration with other organizations and development of partnerships.

Executive Council

ChairAmar ZumkhawalaVice Chair: Gene Lloyd
TreasurerBob Downs    Secretary: Matt Piekarczyk
Member-At-Large: Varetta Huggins Communications Chair: Lougenia Bailey

ACM’s special interest group computing categories:

Mobility of Systems Users and Data, Hypertext and the Web, Software Engineering, Algorithms and Computational Theory, Computer Architecture, Accessible Computing, Artificial IntelligenceBioinformatics, Health Informatics, Computers and Society, Computer-Human Interaction, Data Communication, CS Education, IT EducationDesign Automation, Design of CommunicationComputer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, Information Retrieval, Knowledge Discovery in DataManagement Information Systems, Multimedia, Management of Data, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Security Audit and Control, Simulation and Modeling, University and College Computing Services, and more

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