Organization Events

The ACM SIGGRAPH organization presents events of interest to SIGGRAPH 2020 attendees.

SIGGRAPH sign in the convention center hall.


Since its beginning in 1974 as a small group of specialists in the fledgling discipline of computer graphics, the ACM SIGGRAPH organization has evolved to become an international community of researchers, artists, practitioners, and business professionals who share an interest in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

ACM SIGGRAPH’s mission is to nurture, champion, and connect researchers and practitioners of Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.

The ACM SIGGRAPH organization presents a diverse offering of programs and services for its members and the computer graphics community at the annual conferences and year round.



ACM SIGGRAPH presents awards to recognize exceptional achievements in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters Party


Worldwide ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters bring you a special Virtual ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters Party during week two of SIGGRAPH 2020. A variety of rooms will be available with a ton of activities, from life drawing and dancing to escape rooms and networking. Also included are events and parties from other ACM SIGGRAPH committees.

ACM SIGGRAPH Diversity & Inclusion Summit


ACM SIGGRAPH showcases how inclusion, diversity, equity, and access encourage leadership to make us a vibrant, innovative, collaborative, and strong organization.

ACM SIGGRAPH Frontiers Talks


ACM SIGGRAPH Frontiers Talks features content that highlights problems where ACM SIGGRAPH’s expertise in graphics, robotics, visualization, interaction, and simulation is uniquely suited to help create solutions.

ACM SIGGRAPH Pioneers Webinar


Douglas Trumbull shared a video retrospective of his Academy Award-winning career, created exclusively for the SIGGRAPH Pioneers. His video is posted on the ACM SIGGRAPH YouTube channel.

ACM SIGGRAPH Student Research Competition


The ACM SIGGRAPH Student Research Competition (SRC) offers a unique forum for undergraduate and graduate students to present their original research before a panel of judges and attendees.

ACM SIGGRAPH Theater Events


ACM SIGGRAPH presents additional events of interest to SIGGRAPH 2020 attendees.

ACM SIGGRAPH Thesis Fast Forward


Up to 12 candidates share three-minute oral presentations of innovative ideas live at a special session at SIGGRAPH 2020.