Attendee Services

ACM SIGGRAPH Membership
ACM SIGGRAPH is the world's premier association for generation and distribution of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. Membership in this professional organization offers a networking bonanza and boundless opportunities for learning about and contributing to the business, technology, and future of the industry. Become a member of ACM SIGGRAPH and share in the excellence, passion, integrity, volunteerism, and cross-disciplinary interaction that we proudly represent.
More details on membership and how to join online

Airport Shuttle Transportation
The following companies offer shuttle-bus service from Logan International Airport to downtown Boston hotels. Please contact each company directly for pricing and pickup/drop off information, and to make advance reservations.
JC Transportation/Ace American
+1.781.598.3433
800.517.2281

City Transportation
+1.617.561.9000

Star Shuttle, Inc.
+1.617.230.6005
Bookstore
BreakPoint Books offers the latest and greatest books, CDs, and DVDs on computer animation, graphic design, gaming, 3D graphics, modeling, and digital artistry. The bookstore features recent books by SIGGRAPH 2006 speakers and award winners. To suggest books, CDs, or DVDs that should be available in the bookstore, contact:
BreakPoint Books
800.968.9622
+1.440.236.5686 fax
dave (at) breakpointbooks.com
Child Care
Important Notice: Child Care will not be provided at SIGGRAPH 2006. Contact your hotel concierge for suggestions.

Internet Access
Free wireless access will be available for SIGGRAPH 2006 throughout the Boston Conference & Exhibition Center (BCEC). SIGGRAPH 2006 will not be providing public workstations for internet access, but there will be limited internet access in the FedEx Kinkos located in the BCEC.

Job Fair
Tuesday - Thursday, 1 - 3 August
10 am - 4 pm

Interview job seekers and companies looking for talented professionals. The SIGGRAPH Conference Job Fair returns in 2006 with extended hours and expanded offerings. New technology, features, and benefits have been added to help active jobseekers or casual networkers connect with employers before, during, and after SIGGRAPH 2006.

Job Seekers and Networkers Employers If the answer to any of those questions is "yes," participation in the SIGGRAPH 2006 Job Fairis a must!

The Job Fair is produced by CreativeHeads.net, THE Job Board for professionals in the video game, animation, VFX, TV, film, and software tools and technology industries.

For detailed information about the new and improved SIGGRAPH 2006 Job Fair, booth packages, exhibitor recruitment packages, employer pricing, and registration forms contact:

Ray Schnell
+1.310.607.8075 x281
jobfair (at) creativeheads.net

Pathfinders
Special assistance for first-time SIGGRAPH conference attendees. Let us help you navigate your way through SIGGRAPH 2006. Feedback always welcome at: pathfinders (at) siggraph.org

Shipping Desk
The shipping desk, located in the SIGGRAPH 2006 registration area, provides next-day air, second-day air, and regular ground shipping services to destinations throughout the world.

Shuttle Service
SIGGRAPH 2006 provides complimentary shuttle service between most conference hotels and the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

NEW THIS YEAR: Shuttle service is available only to attendees who register at official conference hotels through the SIGGRAPH 2006 hotel reservation system. Those attendees will receive special wristbands that allow them to board the shuttle buses. Attendees who are not registered at official conference hotels will be allowed to purchase wristbands in the SIGGRAPH Store located in the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Attendees without wristbands will not be allowed to use the shuttle service.

Check the shuttle flyer and signs in the hotel lobbies for exact details.

Special Policies Transportation Options

Taxicabs
Taxicabs are available around the clock from Logan Airport. It takes about 20-25 minutes from Logan Airport to the SIGGRAPH 2006 hotels in the Back Bay area. Fares are approximately $18-$25.

Subway Transportation
Free shuttle-bus service runs between airline terminals and the T (subway system). The shuttle operates daily from 5:30 am to 1 am with departures every 8-12 minutes.
More information and a T map

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02210 USA

Accessibility
The convention center is handicap accessible. If you have special needs or requirements, please call Conference Management at: +1.312.644.6610.

Business Center
FedEx Kinkos, in the the main lobby of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, offers the following services: faxing, copying, shipping/receiving, office supplies, internet access, and computer rental.

Food Services
Several restaurants, concessions, and food carts are available throughout the convention center for the convenience of SIGGRAPH 2006 attendees.

Parking
SIGGRAPH 2006 attendees can park at the rear of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center for $10 per day (self parking) in the South Lot. There is also valet parking for $20 per day in front of the convention center. There are no in/out privileges for self or valet parking.