Please answer these questions within the context of a professional ORGANIZATION and CONFERENCE that is focused on computer graphics and interactive techniques, not necessarily the current ORGANIZATION of ACM SIGGRAPH or the current annual SIGGRAPH CONFERENCES. We are interested in your ideas and opinions even if you are not a current member of ACM SIGGRAPH or have never attended a SIGGRAPH CONFERENCE. Thank you for your participation.
Completed surveys will be entered in a drawing for a full conference registration or one of three conference select registrations for SIGGRAPH 2017. If you wish to be entered in the drawing please provide your email.

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* 1. On a scale from 1 (not at all important) to 5 (extremely important), please rate how important each potential benefit of ATTENDING A CONFERENCE on computer graphics and interactive techniques is to you.

  1-Not at all important 2 3 4 5-Extremely important Not applicable
Being able to present work in a respected professional environment
Being able to take a live course or workshop to learn a new skill or improve an existing skill
Having a way to watch various sessions and venues remotely (live streaming)
Help with live career services (resume advice, demo reel critique, job search help)
Help with professional development (grow my professional skills, business acumen, etc. as my career advances
Learning about new practical applications and use of new and emerging computer graphics and interactive techniques
Learning or seeing something new in a field that is NOT directly related to my current professional focus
Learning or seeing something new in my field of professional focus
Networking with respected people in my field of professional focus
Seeing and interacting with cutting edge uses of computer graphics and interactive techniques
Seeing cutting edge research

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* 2. On a scale from 1 (not at all important) to 5 (extremely important), please rate how important each potential benefit of BEING A MEMBER OF A PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION focused on computer graphics and interactive techniques is to you.

  1-Not at all important 2 3 4 5-Extremely important Not applicable
Access to a broader network of activities, conferences, and materials from affiliated organizations (i.e. Super Computing, Chi, Artificial Intelligence)
Access to a network of career mentors
Access to best practices (documents, tutorials, etc.)
Access to online career services (resume advice, demo reel critique, job search help)
Access to online community to exchange ideas/solve problems/ask for advice
Discounted prices for services such as health insurance, life insurance, disability, travel, etc.
Having access to materials presented at other organization sponsored conferences and events
Having access to materials presented at the organization's annual conference
Professional development: Access to tools for learning and research (online courses, papers, videos, etc.)
Professional development: Online course work to learn a new skill or to improve an existing skill
Professional development: Opportunity to attend a professional CONFERENCE at a member rate
Professional development: Opportunity to serve in a formal position in the ORGANIZATION
Volunteer opportunities

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* 3. What is your experience level (in terms of years in the industry not counting years in formal education) in computer graphics and interactive techniques?

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* 4. If you attended a SIGGRAPH Conference in the past but no longer go to the conference, please tell us why. Select all that apply.

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* 5. In what industry segment are you currently working? Select all that apply.

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* 6. If you would like to be entered in the drawing for a full conference registration or a conference select registration for SIGGRAPH 2017 please provide your email address.

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* 7. If you are willing to be contacted for further discussion about the future of ACM SIGGRAPH and the annual SIGGRAPH Conference, please provide an email where we can contact you.

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