Chapter Events at SIGGRAPH 2021


SIGGRAPH 2021 is right around the corner, we have a lot to cover so sit back, relax and grab a beverage ☕️

Here is this email's TL;DR Summary:

  1. Last call to submit your Chapters Party (before end of Sunday 1st August)
  2. Volunteer Appreciation Event in Gather Town: You're all invited Thursday August 5th 
  3. Chapters Information Session @ SIGGRAPH 2021 Thursday 12th August 10am Pacific
  4. Online Communities Session @ SIGGRAPH 2021 Friday 13th August 10am Pacific
And the long version below!

1. Last call to submit your Chapters Party

The PSCC would like renew the invitation for all Chapters to organize an online event during SIGGRAPH 2021 for the Virtual ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters Party.

Get all the info in the PDF below and make sure to join us on Slack to make this party as awesome as last year!

The final date to confirm the time & date & description of your event so that we can add it on the official SIGGRAPH Conference schedule is Saturday July 31st

The first ten chapters to sign up to host virtual rooms are entitled to one complimentary Enhanced Registration and one complimentary Basic Registration for the virtual conference.

LAST CALL! Submit your Chapters Party event before end of Sunday 1st August.
Let's organize an awesome Chapters Party together on Slack!

2. Volunteer Appreciation Event in Gather Town

Hello volunteers of ACM SIGGRAPH and the SIGGRAPH conferences!The last time many of us were in a room together was the end of 2019.
We have all been missing each other’s company a lot, and looking for ways to connect across the vast distances we cover.

To help us feel closer again, the ACM SIGGRAPH organization would like to invite all of its many volunteers to a virtual volunteer appreciation event in the social event space called! is a web-conference software like Zoom or Teams, but with the added component of a virtual “room” that can contain games and facilitate casual conversations and meetings. 
Feel free to explore the platform here.

This event for all volunteers of the organization, including student volunteers, subcommittee members, chapter leaders, past volunteers, and contractors is being held Thursday, August 5th from 6PM-10PM Eastern Daylight Time (GMT-4).
Please stop by for all or part of the event to spend time with your ACM SIGGRAPH friends and colleagues and share your excitement for the coming live week of the 2021 North American conference!

To ensure that all can attend, please RSVP via this google form. The event link and password will be emailed to anyone who has signed up the day before the event. Please send any questions to .

We look forward to seeing you there!

RSVP For the Gather Town Thursday, August 5th - 6PM-10PM EST
3. Chapters Information Session @ SIGGRAPH 2021 Thursday 12th August 10am Pacific

Chapters: All About Chapters!
Thursday Aug 12 at 10AM pacific (Join via Conference Schedule)

Come to our general info session to learn more about how to join or start an ACM SIGGRAPH professional or student chapter, how to make the most of your chapters experience, and network with current chapters.

4. Online Communities Session @ SIGGRAPH 2021 Friday 13th August 10am Pacific

Chapters: Creating an Online Community for All of ACM SIGGRAPH
Friday Aug 13 at 10AM pacific (Join via Conference Schedule)

The Professional & Student Chapters Committee is taking the lead on a brand new ACM SIGGRAPH initiative: to create an online gathering place for all of the many diverse communities across the organization!
Whether you are a long-time conference attendee, a member of a local chapter, an organizer of a long-running BOF, or a volunteer on a standing committee, we want to hear from you!

Join us at this session to learn how to host your community on this new platform and participate in our plans for rolling it out.
Not on the ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters Slack yet? Sign up here

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