ACM India Annual Event

13th February 2021
PSG College of Technology

ACM India Annual Event

ACM India announces its annual event for the year 2021, hosted virtually by the PSG College of Technology Coimbatore, on the 13th of February 2021.

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery is the world's largest educational and scientific society, uniting computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field's challenges. ACM recognizes excellence in computer science and information technology through a host of prestigious awards, including the Turing Award (aka Nobel Prize in Computing).

ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional networking. ACM India was launched in 2010 to increase ACM's presence in the country, and has been recording a healthy growth in India over the last decade.

ARCS 2021 and the ACM-W Workshop on Women in Computer Science and Research are co-located with ACM India annual event.

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Who can attend?

ACM India has been organizing annual flagship events to discuss trends in science and technology, and to celebrate ACM's spirit and India's accomplishments in computing. This event is attended by ACM Turing Award winners, ACM Office Bearers, students, researchers, and professionals in computer science and allied areas. Registration is free but required.

Event Schedule

Annual Event on 13th Feb 2021
Event Speaker Time
Opening Remarks - ACM India Annual Event 2021 [ Recorded Video ] 8:20-8:30
Keynote - 1
Interview with Turing award winner Ed Catmull
[ Recorded Video ]
Ed Catmull

Ed Catmull (Pre-Recorded)

A Fireside Chat with Ed Catmull [ Recorded Video ] Ed Catmull

Ed Catmull

Keynote - 2
Interdisciplinarity and Engineering: The Road Ahead
[ Recorded Video ]
Milind Sohoni

Milind Sohoni

Lunch + Break 11:00–16:00
Keynote - 3
Almost Envy-Free Division of Indivisible Goods
[ Recorded Video ]
Kurt Mehlorn

Kurt Mehlhorn

Break 17:00–17:30
Keynote - 4
The role of massively parallel computing in personalized blood flow modeling
[ Recorded Video ]
Amanda Randles

Amanda Randles

Break 18:30-19:00
Presentation of annual reports by ACM President and ACM-India President [ Recorded Video ] 19:00–20:00
Awards ceremony [ Recorded Video ] 20:00–20:30

This will be a virtual event


Do I have to pay to attend the ACM India Annual Event? No. Registration is mandatory and free. Please register using the links on this page.
I only want to attend the ACM India Annual Event and the ACM-W workshop. Do I need to register for ARCS? No. Please register for both events using their respective registration forms if you only plan to attend these two events (and not ARCS).
I have already registered for ARCS. Should I register again for the annual event? No, as long as you indicated that you would be attending the annual event in the ARCS registration form. If you neglected to do this then please feel free register separately for the annual event.