NWOACM is the local professional chapter of the ACM for northwest Ohio. The Chapter is organized and operated exclusively for educational and scientific purposes to promote the following:
- An increased knowledge of the science, design, development, construction, languages, management and applications of modern computing.
- Greater interest in computing and its applications.
- A means of communication between persons having an interest in computing.
The Chapter serves computing professionals and other interested persons in the area bounded by the Michigan/Ohio state line to the north, the Indiana/Ohio state line to the west, Allen County Ohio to the south and Erie County Ohio to the east.
Computing professionals from nearby areas who are ACM members are also welcome to participate in NWOACM activities.
Student membership in NWOACM is open to all full-time students at educational institutions located in the area served by the Chapter and who are student members of ACM.
What is ACM?
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology. With a world-wide membership ACM is a leading resource for computing professionals and students working in the various fields of Information Technology, and for interpreting the impact of information technology on society.
ACM is the world’s oldest and largest educational and scientific computing society. Since 1947 ACM has provided a vital forum for the exchange of information, ideas, and discoveries. Today, ACM serves a membership of computing professionals and students in more than 100 countries in all areas of industry, academia, and government.
For additional information visit the ACM web site.