Member Benefits

Join ACM SIGHPC (membership in ACM is not required)

What Membership Does for You

For just $25 per year, you can become part of the SIGHPC community. Prospective members may join at the annual SC conference, or online anytime.

What do you get for your membership? Over time, SIGHPC.org will serve as a home base for a number of activities that currently do not exist or are run on an ad-hoc basis. Currently, the following member benefits apply:

  • Special member rates at SIGHPC sponsored conferences and workshops, including the prestigious SC Conference Series and PASC
  • SIGHPC electronic newsletter, published three times per year
  • Access to online SIGHPC clearinghouse of information about conferences, meetings, proposals, and events
  • Complimentary access to all HPC research reports, theses, and proceedings that SIGHPC adds to the ACM Digital Library
  • Online interaction with the HPC community, through SIGHPC's social media venues (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube)

Join us today by using ACM's membership website. Membership in ACM is not required.

Benefits provided to SIGHPC Members:

  • SIGHPC electronic newsletter, published three times per year
  • Access to online SIGHPC clearinghouse of information about conferences, meetings, proposals, and events
  • Complimentary access to all HPC research reports, theses, and proceedings that SIGHPC adds to the ACM Digital Library (includes proceedings of all past SC conferences)
  • Eligibility for SIGHPC travel awards to HPC conferences (restrictions apply)
  • Voting rights in SIGHPC elections
  • Online interaction with the HPC community, through SIGHPC's social media venues (blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

Community benefits provided by SIGHPC:

  • Creates a virtual community joining individuals who study, develop, teach, or support high-performance systems with those who are engaged in applying HPC across a broad spectrum of domains
  • Co-sponsorship of the leading conference in the field (with IEEE-CS)
  • Collaborative arrangements with other major HPC-related conferences and workshops
  • Confers Best Paper, Best Student Paper, Best Research Poster, and Test of Time Awards at annual SC conference
  • Co-sponsorship of the George Michaels HPC Fellowships (with IEEE-CS and SIGARCH)
  • Promotes the inclusion of students, early career professionals, and underrepresented groups at HPC conferences
  • Support for ACM-W scholarship recipients attending SC conference
  • Supports and promotes opportunities for HPC-related interactions at local, regional, and community-wide levels
  • Gathers research and educational resources from the broader HPC community and makes them available through the ACM Digital Library
  • Publicizes HPC award winners – and where appropriate, provides links to the corresponding research papers – on the SIGHPC website

Additional benefits if you choose to join ACM as well:

As a member of ACM, you receive: Communications of the ACM; conference, journal, SIG, and book discounts; an e-mail forwarding address as a free service to members - and more. See the following for details: