ACM SIGGRAPH Conference Advisory Group  

Duties of the CAG

  • Financial Areas
    • Conference fee structures
    • detailed review of conference budget
    • oversee all contract RFPs, review all contract bids, and review negotiations for contracts
    • review proposals for funding from the conference reserve
       
  • Conference Personnel
    • select CAG chair for confirmation by EC
    • advise ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee on EC representatives to CAG
    • recruit conference chair candidates, review applications, and propose chair to EC
    • review conference program chair nominations and recommend technical program chairs to EC
       
  • Conference Programs
    • review all conference programs periodically for effectiveness and value
    • evaluate cost and impact of proposed new conference programs
       
  • Assessment
    • cultivate volunteers and provide assessment for potential conference volunteers
    • assess contract performance as input to conference chair evaluation
    • perform peer assessments to help CAG and conference volunteers function as effectively as possible
    • assist conference chair with self-assessment to help in evaluating communication with the contractors and volunteers
    • assess performance and effectiveness of CAG tasks as appropriate to the task
       
  • Handling Various Issues
    • manage strategic planning and organizational planning for the conference and contribute to organizational planning
    • analyze and implement or recommend actions on multi-year operational issues
    • manage conference special projects
    • manage and follow through with tasks as needed for any of the responsibilities above.