Presentation on theme: "SIGGRAPH Finances FY 2011--under required fund balance by $1,200,000 Plan in place to rebuild fund balance SIGGRAPH to return to West Coast for foreseeable."— Presentation transcript:
SIGGRAPH Finances FY 2011--under required fund balance by $1,200,000 Plan in place to rebuild fund balance SIGGRAPH to return to West Coast for foreseeable future Reduced SIGGRAPH expenses; reduced ACM SIGGRAPH expenses With SIGGRAPH Asia continuing to run at a deficit ($530K in 2009 and $232K in 2010, negotiated contract with Koelnmesse to mitigate any risks from SIGGRAPH Asia; SIGGRAPH receives flat fee of $50K or 4% of income plus and a percentage of operational profit (based on a sliding scale). No liability for losses. Successful SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver--$801,574 Successful SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 in Hong Kong--$80,000 (estimated) to ACM SIGGRAPH Estimated fund balance 6/30/12 is $ 3,215,868; required fund balance is $ 3,048,110 Goal is to build fund balance to $5M over next 2-3 years
Member benefits ACM Digital Library Reduced registration at a large number of conferences Interactions, monthly electronic newsletter (first issue, October 2011) Streaming Video of SIGGRAPH Conference Presentations Streaming SIGGRAPH Video Review likely to become member benefit in FY13 32 years of archived SVR to be added to Digital Library SIGGRAPH email aliases Awards Awardees give talks at SIGGRAPH which are recorded and posted on YouTube and included in Digital Library
SIGGRAPH Goals Continue providing excellent and exciting content, adding programs that invite broader participation from members. Strong SIGGRAPH Conferences in 2010 in LA and 2011 in Vancouver Strong SIGGRAPH Asia Conferences; first financially successful conference in 2011 in Hong Kong Robust line-up of in-cooperation and sponsored/co-sponsored small conferences Communicate efficiently and effectively to ACM SIGGRAPH members and the broader community. Create an interactive website and content management system that provides access to both our traditional content and new, user-generated content. Continue to increase social media presenceFacebook fans (over 8100 fans), YouTube views (over 726,000), Linked-In(5700 in our professional group), Twitter (over 10,000 followers and 2,000 subscribers)
SIGGRAPH Goals Support the Education Community and provide year-around education to the community: Education Committee: CGEMs, curricular materials (education.siggraph.org) Incorporate professional development into products and services Support the Digital Arts Community Digital Arts Committee (arts.siggraph.org) social networking site600 members First online curated Art Exhibit, July 2011 Over 2500 artistic works uploaded to site Collaboration with Leonardo, the journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology Support Students Reel, Resume, and Portfolio Reviews (84 students, 30 mentors) Webinars
SIGGRAPH Goals Build partnerships with external communities Renewed affiliate agreements with Eurographics, FMX, Digital Content Association of Japan and Laval Virtual Redefine membership to involve more of the community and enhance value to members Awarding one-year free membership to all SIGGRAPH non-member attendees Expand our Chapters Community and better integrate them into SIGGRAPH 47 Chapters in 19 countries; new chapter in Taipei Estimated 2300-2700 professional and student members; attendance at events: 19,000 Provide closer ties to and support for Chapters and help them become the year-round, local presence of the organization.