Membership Information and Benefits


SIGPLAN offers two membership options (electronic and print).

Electronic Option

SIGPLAN members have access to all SIGPLAN publications in ACM’s Digital Library. This includes access to SIGPLAN Notices (published monthly) as well as the proceedings of all SIGPLAN-sponsored conferences. SIGPLAN sponsors four major annual conferences: the OOPSLA Conference on Object-Oriented Technology, the Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI)-the major professional conference in the field, the Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL), and the International Conference on Functional Programming (ICFP). SIGPLAN also sponsors many additional conferences and workshops focused on specific areas of interest.

Members receive a CD annually that contains all SIGPLAN conferences and workshop proceedings and the issues of SIGPLAN Notices.

Other membership benefits include:

  • Substantial discounts on registration for SIGPLAN-sponsored conferences.
  • Networking and leadership opportunities through participation in SIGPLAN-sponsored events.
  • Opportunities for support toward achieving professional goals through the Professional Activities Committee (PAC).

Cost: $25.00 ($15.00 for students). Click here to apply.

Print Option

This option includes all the benefits of the electronic option listed above. Additionally members receive a full-year print subscription to ACM SIGPLAN Notices, the monthly SIGPLAN publication, which includes print versions of the proceedings of the four major conferences SIGPLAN sponsors: the OOPSLA Conference on Object-Oriented Technology, the Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI)-the major professional conference in the field, the Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL), and the International Conference on Functional Programming (ICFP).

Cost: $110.00. Click here to apply.

TOC Service Available

To receive the table of contents for each issue of SIGPLAN Notices as it is posted to the ACM Digital Library, sign up for the TOC Service. To do this, sign in using your ACM Web Log-In at www.acm.org or the ACM Digital Library. This step will automatically authenticate you as a member of SIGPLAN. In the ACM Digital Library, on the right side of the page select Newsletters, and scroll down to SIGPLAN Notices. The link to the TOC Service is under the title in the box on the left. Notice the TOC Service is also available for proceedings from SIGPLAN conferences. Access to SIGPLAN materials in the ACM Digital Library is available as part of both Electronic and Print SIGPLAN memberships.

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