Washington DC ACM SIGGRAPH

Holiday Networking Event and Elections – December 19, 2013

by on Dec.10, 2013, under Events

When: Thursday, December 19 from 7:00 pm to 9:00pm

Where: US Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 – (Knox Building)

Washington DC ACM SIGGRAPH would like to invite you to attend our end of the year event! Join us for holiday treats, a chance to socialize/network and vote for our new chapter leaders! We will also be discussing an new policy change to our chapter in the New Year.

Washington DC ACM SIGGRAPH is currently accepting nominations for the following positions:  Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer.  Please email us if you are interested in volunteering for a position at dc_siggraph@mail.com or robertoortiz1@yahoo.com.  The main requirement is that you have the passion and some time to help create an amazing year for the chapter!  Information about the duties and responsibilities of each member is located here: http://wp.siggraph.org/washington/bylaws/

If you are unable to attend the meeting but would still like to volunteer for a position, please drop us an email and your name will be added to the ballot.

See you there!

POLICY CHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT

DC SIGGRAPH is announcing policy changes to our chapter starting in the New Year.  Starting in January, DC SIGGRAPH will charge an Administrative Fee of $5.00 at Chapter meetings for all non-members.  There is no additional cost to paid members of our local DC SIGGRAPH chapter.

In order to continue to keep the chapter alive we must have paid local members.  Annual dues help offset the cost of refreshments and will help with other chapter administrative expenses, including maintaining the Meetup.com fees.  We realize this is a tough economy, however, annual dues are only $25.00.  If you attend five or more meetings a year, it is more cost effective to join our chapter for the year!

By implementing this new administrative fee, DC SIGGRAPH hopes to grow our chapter, increase our local network,  and offer  you new and exciting chapter meetings and venues!  Additionally, DC SIGGRAPH will be working with ACM to implement the ACM Associate Member program that will give you benefits from ACM when you join our local chapter.  Stay tuned for more information regarding  ACM SIGGRAPH Associate Membership.


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