SIGGRAPH - Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics
The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics (SIGGRAPH) promotes the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. Everyone is welcome to apply for membership, but most members are researchers, developers, or users from the technical, academic, business, and artistic communities. Membership in ACM SIGGRAPH includes a monthly ACM SIGGRAPH email newsletter, a siggraph.org email address, discounts on conference registrations, and free access to ACM SIGGRAPH publications in the ACM Digital Library.
SIGGRAPH benefits for FY 2019:
Member Benefits provided to ACM SIGGRAPH Pioneers and Members:
- Voting rights in ACM SIGGRAPH Elections
- Registration Discounts for all conferences/workshops/symposia that are in-cooperation, co-sponsored, or sponsored by ACM SIGGRAPH
- Access to all ACM SIGGRAPH content in the ACM Digital Library. This includes SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, and SIGGRAPH sponsored and co-sponsored events (about ten specialized conferences).
- Access to the captured content of SIGGRAPH Conferences in the ACM Digital Library
- Monthly e-newsletter: Interactions
- Reception at SIGGRAPH conference for Pioneer members
- Eurographics membership discount through reciprocal agreement
- SIGGRAPH.org email alias
- Creative Heads job lists and services
- Discounts on industry products from SIGGRAPH exhibitors during and after each SIGGRAPH conference
- Student travel awards for sponsored conferences
- Improved access to educational materials (CGEMS)
- Special funding opportunities, for example for supporting a special workshops or professional activity.
- Discounted membership rates for retired members who have been members for the last 10 years and are at least 60 years old
Community Benefits provided by ACM SIGGRAPH:
- Sponsorship or in-cooperation support of the leading conferences in the field
- Promotional support of in-cooperation, sponsored and co-sponsored conferences via social media and the SIGGRAPH.org news section
- Support for students through Student Volunteer program, Student Chapters and Student Services program
- Professional and Student Chapters in 58 cities and 22 countries, promoting Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques
- Resource-rich website for Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques community
- Social networking and resource-sharing website for Digital Arts community
- Online digital art exhibitions curated by the ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Committee
- Computer Graphics education website for CG educators (to be improved in 2018).
- ACM SIGGRAPH Education Index, a comprehensive online interactive database of academic programs that offer computer graphics, digital arts, interactive media and games curricula.
- Awards program that includes Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement in Digital Art, Steven Anson Coons Award, Computer Graphics Achievement Award, Significant New Researcher Award, Outstanding Service Award, Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award
- Social networking community through LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Vimeo, Flickr, Reddit and YouTube
- Calendar of International Computer Graphics events
- Graphics-worldwide email list for announcements of positions, conferences, special events, and other events
- CG Roundup: Links to useful content related to Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques
- CGEMS, an online refereed repository for instructional materials related to Computer Graphics, Digital Arts and Media
- Access to industry news coverage on the SIGGRAPH.org website
- Support for ACM-W scholarship recipients attending SIGGRAPH conference, including mentorship and complimentary registration
- Electronic versions of past Interactions newsletters