ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee June 2003 Conference Call

June 4, 2003

Judy Brown
Alain Chesnais
Gudrun Enger
Thierry Frey
Masa Inakage
Jacki Morie
Scott Owen
Garry Paxinos
Dino Schweitzer

Werner Hansmann
Barb Helfer
Erica Johnson
Stephen Spencer

Meeting Minutes

Motion (Brown Morie) To approve the May Executive Committee minutes.

Approved (6,0,0)

Note: Thierry Frey was not yet on the call when this vote was taken.

New Logo

There was a discussion on the color choices for the new ACM SIGGRAPH logo that was approved at the May Executive Committee meeting. The selected logo will have both red and blue, to mirror the colors in the current logo. The logo design selected has red at the top and blue at the bottom. There is a version that is shaded and appears to be three-dimensional, a flat-shaded two-dimensional version, and gray-scale and black versions for print where color is not available. The text, ACM SIGGRAPH, in two fonts and colors is part of the logo and should always appear with it.

We encourage ACM SIGGRAPH committees and chapters to use an adaptation of the new logo, and a task force (Judy Brown, Stephen Spencer, and Thierry Frey) will update the policy on logo use.

Research Workshop

There was a proposal that we allow the seed money allocated for a formal National Research Council (NRC) Panel on Computer Graphics to be used for a workshop to be held this fall. The details of this proposal are in the minutes from the May 2003 Executive Committee minutes.

Motion (Brown, Morie) To approve the research workshop.

Approved (7,0,0)

SIGGRAPH 2003 Update

Scott Owen reported that exhibit sales for SIGGRAPH 2003 are down about $80,000, but that the committee has saved $160,000 from multiple places throughout the committee budget lines. Registration numbers will not be known until four weeks prior to the conference.