SIGGRAPH Conference Mission
SIGGRAPH Conferences - Long-Range Mission
The annual SIGGRAPH conference and its year-round initiatives provide unique crossroads for a diverse community of researchers, developers, creators, educators, and practitioners.
Our continuing mission is to be the premier annual conference on leading-edge theory and practice of computer graphics and interactive techniques, inspiring progress through education, excellence, and interaction.
SIGGRAPH Conferences - Fundamental Goals
SIGGRAPH Conferences - Objectives
The following objectives should guide conference actions to achieve the fundamental goals and fulfill the mission:
At every level and focus, community contributors and supporters willingly give their energy and resources for the essential value of a fulfilling conference experience. To preserve this natural resource and remain viable, conferences must recognize, encourage, and reasonably support the effective participation of their constituents.
Conferences promote excellence by attracting and delivering high-quality results in a variety of disciplines. High standards for integrity, content, presentation, and experience support the attainment of conference goals. Quality should outweigh quantity in all decisions.
Boundaries between disciplines are barriers to mutual enrichment, appreciation, and growth of the SIGGRAPH community. Whenever practical, conferences will encourage the bridging of disciplines to expand their contribution to the leading-edge of theory and practice.
Conferences must continuously strive to improve processes and results that support community satisfaction. Wherever possible, past experience and feedback should frame opportunities for structured risk taking when it furthers conference goals.
Size does not necessarily facilitate quality. Conferences must responsibly manage the growth and evolution of their programs and products to:
- realistically deliver ideas with available resources
- meet community expectations of quality
- sustain competitiveness and viability
- balance innovation with core essentials