The IT Industry is very broad and covers many professions. As with many industries, there are associations that IT Professionals can become members with, whether you are an IT Consultant or IT Contractor, Software Developer or other IT Professional.
Each association offers something slightly different with varying levels of membership. In this article we outline some of the benefits and membership details of Association for Computing Machinery.
The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) is one of the professional associations for Australia’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector.
ACM hosts a huge digital library and serves its international members as well as the computing profession with journals and magazines, conferences and workshops, electronic forums and a learning centre to assist with professional development.
ACM has three membership types:
More information on each can be found by clicking the separate links and should you wish to join, click here.
Other useful information can be found on ACM’s website. To access this, click here.
Other IT Industry Associations:
- Australian Computer Society
- Australian Information Industry Association
- Information Technology Contract & Recruitment Association Ltd (ITCRA)
- Comptia The IT Industry Association
- Australian Web Industry Association
- IEEE Computer Society
- International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology
- Women in Technology
- Communications Alliance
- Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology
- International Webmasters Association
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