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ACM SIGGRAPH Strategic Plan

Version of July 11, 2001

Introduction

This plan provides a framework for the mission, purpose, values, and major directions of the ACM SIGGRAPH organization. It is an evolving guide that responds to the needs of the organization and the fields that ACM SIGGRAPH helps to build, energize, and catalyze.

ACM SIGGRAPH Mission Statement

ACM SIGGRAPH's mission is to promote the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques.

ACM SIGGRAPH Purpose Statement

ACM SIGGRAPH's purpose is to foster a membership community whose core values help them to catalyze the innovation and application of computer graphics and interactive techniques.

ACM SIGGRAPH Values Statement

ACM SIGGRAPH is built on a fundamental set of values and strives to support and follow these values in all its activities. These values are:

Excellence
ACM SIGGRAPH values excellence in the information and experience provided by our products and activities.
Integrity
ACM SIGGRAPH values personal and organizational integrity in the selection of our content and in our interpersonal and organizational relationships.
Volunteerism
ACM SIGGRAPH values volunteers and volunteerism in an environment that actively supports its volunteers.
Passion
ACM SIGGRAPH values the passion our community feels for ACM SIGGRAPH and for the field of computer graphics and interactive techniques.
Cross-Disciplinary
Interaction
ACM SIGGRAPH values the interaction among the many disciplines that make up our community.

ACM SIGGRAPH Strategic Goals

ACM SIGGRAPH's goals define what the organization wants to achieve. Each goal includes key organizational actions.

Goal 1. Be the premier catalyst for the advancement of computer graphics and interactive technologies.

Goal 2. Foster the innovative and creative application of computer graphics and interactive techniques.

Goal 3. Promote computer graphics and interactive techniques through education and professional development.

Goal 4. Develop and maintain an effective organization to accomplish these goals.

Goal 5. Pursue involvement from the entire worldwide community in computer graphics and interactive techniques.