ACM is an educational and scientific society uniting the world’s computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field’s challenges. ACM strengthens the profession’s collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional networking. ACM strives to raise awareness of the innovations achieved by computing professionals that enrich our lives and advance our society. ACM provides opportunities to challenge established assumptions, present new concepts, defend complex ideas, and debate competing theories. ACM works to communicate the fundamental role that computing plays in shaping all scientific pursuits, as well as our future. Amrita School of Engineering/Bangalore ACM Student Chapter was officially chartered by ACM's Chief Operating Officer on March 21, 2013.