Policies & Additional Information
Conference Photographers and Videographers
SIGGRAPH 2020 employs professional photographers and videographers and reserves the right to use all images and videos that these content creators document during the conference for publication and promotion of ACM SIGGRAPH events.
Some SIGGRAPH 2020 sessions may be video-recorded, and video recordings may be made in general sessions and common areas, as well. By registering to attend SIGGRAPH 2020, you are granting SIGGRAPH 2020 permission to record your image, comments, and questions during sessions.
Americans With Disabilities Act
SIGGRAPH 2020 complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is committed to providing a positive conference experience for all our attendees. If you have special requirements due to disability, you may indicate your needs during the registration process. Please let us know what accommodations you need before 5 June, and SIGGRAPH 2020 will make every effort to fulfill your request. After the deadline of 5 June every effort will be made to accommodate late requests, however, requests received after the deadline will be fulfilled based on availability.
Membership Fee Discounts
To take advantage of discounted registration rates, you must be a member of ACM or ACM SIGGRAPH (Become a member). You must provide a valid 2020 membership ID number at the time you register. Credit will NOT be given if you become a member after registering for SIGGRAPH 2020.
To take advantage of student member registration rates, you must be a current, full-time student and a member of ACM or ACM SIGGRAPH (Become a member). You must present identification showing you are a student in 2020 in the form of a school ID or other official documentation from your educational institution. Credit will NOT be given if you become a member after registering for SIGGRAPH 2020.
Substitutions can be made by presenting a letter signed by the original registrant, on company letterhead, authorizing the change. The substitution letter should include the original registrant’s confirmation ID number.
If you need information about a visa, see How to Apply for a Visa. If your visa application requires a letter of invitation from SIGGRAPH 2020, you can request one during the online registration process. When you register for the conference from outside the United States, and your country DOES NOT participate in the Visa Waiver Program, SIGGRAPH 2020 will send you a letter of invitation with your registration materials.
Carbon Offset Donations
ACM SIGGRAPH makes it easy for attendees to offset their carbon footprint to SIGGRAPH 2020 conference through the registration process. Donations will be passed directly to Cool Effect, an organization that helps individuals and businesses develop practical and cost-effective solutions to slow, stop and reduce the climate crisis. During the registration process, you will see a check box option that will allow you to make a donation to offset your emissions from SIGGRAPH 2020 conference. This contribution is optional and distinct from the registration fee and will appear as such on your registration receipt. Please consult your organization in advance to determine if the expense is reimbursable. ACM will forward the names of the individuals that contribute along with the amount of their contribution to Cool Effect who will acknowledge the contribution to the individual donor for tax purposes.
Conference attendees may make a suggested donation (amount determined by the conference organizers) on the registration form.
Student Registration Sponsorship
Your donations to the Student Registration Sponsorship Program enabled scores of students to participate in previous SIGGRAPH Conferences.
All SIGGRAPH 2020 technical materials and merchandise must be picked up at the conference at Merchandise Pickup. No refunds will be given for items that are not claimed at the conference, nor will unclaimed items be shipped after the conference.