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Association for Computing Machinery

The ACM is the major professional society for computer scientists. It was established in the 1940s and has over 75,000 members. The department has a student chapter of the ACM known as the BC Computer Science Society which holds regular meetings, hosts a speaker series and sponsors other events. Professor Signorile is the faculty advisor for our student chapter.

The Computing Research Association (CRA)

An association of more than 190 North American academic departments of computer science, computer engineering, and related fields; laboratories and centers in industry, government, and academia engaging in basic computing research; and affiliated professional societies.

The Association for Women in Computing

A nonprofit professional organization for women and men who have an interest in information technology. The Association is dedicated to the advancement of women in the technology fields. Prof. Katherine Lowrie is the faculty advisor of our student chapter of WICS (women in computer science).

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential as a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding.

Doctor Dobb's Journal

Software tools for the professional programmer.

USENIX - Advanced Computing Systems Association

Since 1975 the USENIX Association has brought together the community of engineers, system administrators, scientists, and technicians working on the cutting edge of the computing world.

The League of Professional System Administrators (LOPSA)

LOPSA is a non-profit organization formed to advance the practice of system administration, to support, recognize, educate, and encourage its practitioners, and to serve the public through education and outreach on system administration issues.