All submissions to Emerging Technologies will be reviewed by a jury of industry, research, and
academic professionals in the fields of display systems, computing, entertainment, design, systems
engineering, interface devices, art, and related fields. In addition, Emerging Technologies reserves
the right to curate selected work.
Proposals will be reviewed based upon the following criteria:
After the jury makes its acceptance decisions, every effort will be made to notify submitters by April.
If your submission is accepted by SIGGRAPH 2005, an Acceptance Agreement
will be produced from the Permissions section of your online submission form.
You must print that agreement, sign it, and fax it or send it via postal or courier
service before SIGGRAPH 2005. If we do not receive your completed, signed Acceptance
Agreement, your work cannot be presented at SIGGRAPH 2005.
The acceptance agreement is a legal document. It explains the uses SIGGRAPH makes of presented material
and requires you to acknowledge that you have permission to use this material. This may involve seeking
clearance from your employer or from others who have loaned you material, such as videotapes and slides.
The agreement helps prevent situations whereby SIGGRAPH 2005 presentations include material without permission
that might lead to complaints or even legal action. In addition, this agreement asks if ACM SIGGRAPH may use your
materials for conference and organization promotional material in exchange for full author/artist credit
information (which you may decline).
In addition, Emerging Technologies organizers must obtain signed SIGGRAPH 2005 Acceptance
Agreements from ALL presenters (signature of parent or legal guardian is also required if
contributor is under age 18). Presenters who have not submitted signed forms will not be allowed
All presenters whose projects are accepted for Emerging Technologies must also agree to:
- Pay for shipping their work to and from SIGGRAPH 2005.
- Submit an abstract in a PDF file properly formatted for publication in the SIGGRAPH 2005 Conference Select
CD-ROM and Full Conference DVD. For complete details on font, layout, and image requirements, and instructions
for creating your PDF file, please see the publication guidelines
for excellent examples.
- Give a formal presentation at SIGGRAPH 2005 detailing their installations.
- Submit all required forms for registration, shipping, insurance, etc. by the due dates.
- Coordinate shipment of all necessary equipment and supporting materials to the conference.
SIGGRAPH 2005 will not provide special assistance for transportation and assumes no responsibility
for damaged or lost equipment while in transit. Presenters are responsible for insurance and shipping to and from
the Los Angeles Convention Center.
- Have all projects fully operational and installed by close of business 30 July 2005.
- Provide adequate operational and technical support personnel to maintain full operation of
their projects for the five full days of the conference: July 31 - August 4, 2005.
- Accept responsibility for travel and lodging of all persons participating in their projects.
- Dismantle and remove equipment on 4 August 2005 between 5 pm and midnight.