Spotlighting Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

ACM SIGGRAPH Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit

Hosted each year since 2018 by the ACM SIGGRAPH Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit spotlights how DEI makes our communities, industries, and teams stronger and how we can make our world more inclusive and accessible.

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Call For Participation

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The ACM SIGGRAPH Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee promotes DEI and access. Diversity makes us more innovative and creative, and it leads to better decision-making, among all other positive impacts. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming space that celebrates diversity of people and content across all communities.

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit, hosted each year at SIGGRAPH since 2018, aims to turn the spotlight on how diversity, equity, and inclusion makes our communities, our industries, and our teams stronger and how we can make our world more inclusive and accessible.

We invite you to share your content (e.g., talks, panels) related to DEI and access at the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit. We would love to see submissions addressing, but not limited to:

  • DEI Tech (e.g., VR, etc.)
  • Disability, inclusion, and accessibility
  • Employee activism and workers’ rights
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Education (fostering DEI in education)
  • Gaming/interactivity
  • The power of reflecting DEI in animation and/or storytelling
  • Global diversity practices
  • Inclusion of caregivers in the workplace
  • Legal agreements (e.g., arbitration clauses)
  • Mental health in the workplace
  • Mentorship and sponsorship
  • Pay equity and pay equality
  • Recruitment, retention, and advancement
  • Resources and best practices for underrepresented groups
  • Creating long-term and lasting change for more inclusive work environments
  • Retention of employees from underrepresented groups/creating a safer space at each career levels
  • Allyship: How to be an ally and how to make allies

We value a diversity of speakers. We believe that representation matters and that there are significant benefits from hearing about diverse experiences and perspectives. We prioritize submissions with the participation of speakers from underrepresented backgrounds in computer graphics. We also welcome content sharing about intersectionality and or from people with intersectional experiences and identities.