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Registration Categories and Fees

The final pre-registration deadline for SIGGRAPH 98 was Tuesday 30 June.

During SIGGRAPH 98, registration is available in all categories. The registration area in Hall B 1 of the Orange County Convention Center is open:

Registration Hours
If you registered by Friday 30 June, please go to Advance Registration, Hall B1, OCCC. Otherwise proceed to Onsite Registration, also in Hall B1.


Saturday 18 July
Sunday 19 July
Monday - Wednesday 20 - 22 July
Thursday 23 July
Friday 24 July

6 - 8 pm
noon - 7 pm
8 am - 6 pm
8 am - 5 pm
8 am - 1 pm

Forms received in our office after 30 June cannot be processed in time for the conference. If your form is received after this deadline, it is possible you will be asked to repay your registration fee at the conference and apply for a refund of the original payment.

Registration Acknowledgement
You will receive written acknowledgement of your registration from the conference management office if your registration form and payment were received by Tuesday 30 June. Allow two weeks for processing. International registrations may take longer to process.

Refund deadline
The deadline for cancellation requests for refunds was Tuesday 30 June. No refunds will be issued after this date.

In order to request a substitution at SIGGRAPH 98, you must present the request in writing on company letterhead at the Special Assistance Desk.

Member Rate
If you are currently an ACM or SIGGRAPH member, you are eligible for member discounts. You must provide your current membership number in order to receive the discount, otherwise you will be charged the non-member rate. Local or regional SIGGRAPH memberships are not eligible for registration discounts.

Student Rate
You must be a full-time student in order to qualify. You must attach copies of the following to your registration form to qualify for student rates:

  • Your 1998 ACM student membership card OR your valid 1998 student identification card, AND
  • A letter on school letterhead verifying you are a full-time student. The letter must include your registrar's name, address, and phone number so we can verify your student status.
If you do not attach both of the above items to your registration form, you will not receive the student discount and will be charged the non-member rate. In addition, you must present your ID card (not a copy) in order to pick up your credentials.

Special Policies

Conference registration in any category is limited to ages 13 and older. Children under 16 are not permitted in the Exhibition. No cameras or recording devices are permitted at SIGGRAPH 98. SIGGRAPH 98 may record all, or portions of, conference programs and events.

For more information, contact:

SIGGRAPH 98 Conference Management
401 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611 USA
+1.312.321.6876 fax

For SIGGRAPH membership information, contact:

+1.212.944.1318 fax

Media Registration

Media representatives must register in the Media Headquarters Office, Room 208. You must submit full and proper media credentials for a media pass. No exceptions will be made.

For further info, contact:

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