The USC Computing Forum is a professional research membership association for technology and other business leaders, including the startup community of LA’s thriving Silicon Beach. Based at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Information Sciences Institute in Marina del Rey,  California, the forum provides an unparalleled opportunity for researchers in industry and their academic counterparts to interact and drive the exchange of advanced ideas and innovations in technology.

Multiple annual events will be designed to promote rich interactions between leading companies and USC faculty, researchers and students, uniting people from across the world to share their research and insights and promote cross-collaboration.

Participants include:
  • Corporate and government leaders
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Researchers 
  • Academics
  • Scientists 
  • Technology leaders
Technology tracks include:
  • Artificial intelligence 
  • Data science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Computer graphics
  • Quantum computing 

Better Together

Industry and university partnerships can produce ground-breaking research and innovation that solves real-world problems, spurs economic growth and creates a pipeline for students after graduation. That’s why collaboration with industry is an integral part of our culture at USC, and the USC Computing Forum is no exception.

Through regularly scheduled events, the forum brings together representatives from leading companies and USC faculty members, researchers and students to share ideas and promote cross-collaboration.

Benefits for companies include:
  • Access to a network of faculty, key opinion leaders and a rich talent pool of graduate students
  • Early insight to innovative new technologies and a large and growing research agenda
  • Support for commercialization and technology transfer

Why join?

    Receive invitations to the USC Computing Forum's many events and activities exploring emerging trends in technology 
    Meet your next business partners, research collaborator or colleague and interact with the Silicon Beach startup community

    Gain access to the expertise of world-class faculty and researchers and some of the country's best and brightest students

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