ACM Special Interest Groups (SIGS) Volunteer Resources
SIG members are strongly encouraged to volunteer on all levels of SIG activities. Volunteers who wish to serve may contact the Chair of the SIG in which they are interested.
SIG Management Resources
- SIG Reference Sheet
- SIG Officers' Manual
- Conference Handbook
- Conference Handbook - Appendix
- SIG Conference Manual
- SIG Policies and Procedures
- SIG Bylaws
- SIG Information Directors' Guide v SIG Conference Leaders' Resources
- SIG Leaders' "Best Practices" Sessions
- How to Start an ACM SIG
- How to Start a SIG Chapter
- SIG Member Benefits
- Orientation Presentation Slides
- ACM Travel Guidelines
SIG Conference Forms
- ACM In-Cooperation Technical Meeting Request Form (TMRF)
- Preliminary Approval Form
- Sponsored/Co-Sponsored TMRF
SIG Reports and Statistics
- SIG Governing Board and SGB Executive Committee Minutes, Agenda, Actions and Motions
- SIG Governing Board Annual Report FY 2006 (pdf)
- SIGs Annual Reports
- SIG Financial Reports
- SIG Member/Subscriber Statistics
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