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Call for ACM SIGGRAPH Committee Chair Nominations

"The Inner Cloister" by Justin Kern, licensed under CC BY 2.0
30 Apr 2014

ACM SIGGRAPH is now accepting nominations by email for the following committee chair positions: Small Conferences Chair and Student Services Chair. Committee Chair terms are three years, beginning on September 1.

If you would like to volunteer for one of these positions, please contact the Nominations Committee as soon as possible. The deadline for nominations is traditionally May 1, but has been extended to May 9.

The nominations committee will review applicants, consult with the existing committee and make a recommendation to the Executive Committee. Committee Chairs must be members of ACM SIGGRAPH.

Position descriptions and responsibilities are as follows:

Small Conferences Chair

The ACM SIGGRAPH Small Conferences Committee helps organize and sponsor focused conferences, workshops, and other symposia around the world on topics related to computer graphics and interactive techniques. These gatherings enable groups with specific interests to get together and exchange information. The ACM SIGGRAPH Small Conferences Committee Chair leads the committee.

Responsibilities include:

  • Approving and monitoring small conferences
  • Identification and implementation of event awareness and outputs from events to the broader community
  • Collaboration with the main conferences, chapters, and professional development activities

Student Services Chair

The ACM SIGGRAPH Student Services Committee provides continuity and institutional memory for the student volunteer and intern programs at SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia. The committee demonstrates the value of SIGGRAPH membership to student members and coordinates and collaborates with other SIGGRAPH entities (conferences, committees, etc.) on issues that affect student members.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, developing, and facilitating activities that integrate students into the ACM SIGGRAPH community
  • Providing demonstrable value to student members throughout the year

ACM SIGGRAPH is a volunteer-run organization; capable, enthusiastic, and committed people are always welcome! If you are interested in joining one of ACM SIGGRAPH's committees as a committee member, please review the committee charge and description, and fill out the organization volunteer form.