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About the Program

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world 's largest educational and scientific computing society, now provides colleges and universities, corporations, event and conference planners, and agencies - in addition to ACM local Chapters - with direct access to top technology leaders and innovators from nearly every sector of the computing industry.

Book the speaker for your next event through the ACM Distinguished Speaker Program (DSP) and deliver compelling and insightful content to your audience. Our program features renowned thought leaders in academia, industry and government, speaking about the most important topics in the computing and IT world today.

ACM will cover the cost of transportation for the speaker to travel to your event.

Get Started
To review the program's offerings, including biographies of speakers, lecture abstracts, and topic descriptions, refer to these pull-down menus. On the lecture page of all speakers, there is a section titled Request this Lecture; then proceed to the online form.

Computing Topic
Speaker Name

Contact the DSP
The DSP Committee welcomes questions and feedback. Is there a topic you would like to see added to the program? Would you like to nominate a speaker? Please use our feedback form to send your questions and comments.
Featured Speaker

Keith Cheverst
Lancaster University

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Help improve the DSP by nominating a speaker or providing feedback to ACM.

DSP Procedures, Guidelines & Tips

Learn about the DSP's history and mission, and view a list of current DSP Committee Members. Need a Great Technical Speaker for Your Next Event?
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