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Conference Policies

As we approach SIGGRAPH 2022, taking place in person in Vancouver, British Columbia, and online, check back here for on-site and virtual platform information, including attendee participation, recording and photography policies, accessibility, Wi-Fi, parking, and more.

For the latest SIGGRAPH 2022 updates, please visit About the Conference.

General Information


Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

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First Aid

Location: Outside West Ballroom A

Paramedic/first-aid staff will be available at all times while SIGGRAPH is taking place in the convention center.

Information/Restaurant/Lost and Found Desk

Location: West Building Lobby (under the globe)

Sunday, 7 August, 8:30 am–6 pm
Monday, 8 August, 8:30 am–7 pm
Tuesday, 9 August, 8:30 am–7 pm
Wednesday, 10 August, 8:30 am–7 pm
Thursday, 11 August, 8:30 am–6 pm


Location: West Building (Outside ticket office 1064)

Monday, 8 August, 8:30 am–6 pm
Tuesday, 9 August, 8:30 am–6 pm
Wednesday, 10 August, 8:30 am–6 pm
Thursday, 11 August, 8:30 am–6 pm

Luggage/Coat Check

Location: Outside West Exhibit Hall A

Monday, 8 August, 8:30 am–9 pm
Tuesday, 9 August, 8:30 am–9 pm
Wednesday, 10 August, 8:30 am–7:15 pm
Thursday, 11 August, 8:15 am–6 pm

Geek Bar

Location: West Building (outside Ballroom A)

Monday, 8 August, 8 am–5:30 pm
Tuesday, 9 August, 8 am–5:30 pm
Wednesday, 10 August, 8 am–3:45 pm
Thursday, 11 August, 8 am–5:30 pm

Click here to view and download the full Geek Bar schedule.

Pathfinders Hours

Location: West Building (outside Ballroom A)

Sunday, 7 August, 5–7 pm
Monday, 8 August, 8:30 am–2 pm
Tuesday, 9 August, 8:30 am–2 pm
Wednesday, 10 August, 8:30 am–12 pm

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Virtual Platform and Mobile Platform Access

 The SIGGRAPH 2022 virtual conference platform is now live. Access the virtual platform now if you have Full Conference, Virtual Conference, or Experience Plus registrations.

Looking for the mobile experience?  For easy access, you can add a shortcut to the SIGGRAPH 2022 virtual conference platform on your mobile device’s homepage. Access the platform on your phone’s web browser app. Once logged in, make sure you are in the Schedule Builder portal, and you’ll be prompted on how to save a shortcut to your home screen.

Questions? Check out our virtual platform FAQ.

Please note: In order to view the SIGGRAPH 2022 threads in Discord, you must have a Discord account. Download our SIGGRAPH 2022 Discord Guide for more detailed instructions.

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Early Bird Discount

If your work has been conditionally accepted to be presented during SIGGRAPH 2022 either virtually or in person and you want to take advantage of the early bird pricing discounts, please note that contributors who will receive a contributor code will be able to use that code at any time online in the registration portal or onsite in Vancouver to register for the conference at the early bird rate.

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Health and Safety

Your health and safety is a priority for SIGGRAPH 2022. SIGGRAPH 2022 is following provincial COVID-19 guidelines related to vaccination, masking, and testing. Please visit the Health & Safety page for additional information.

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ACM COVID-19 Disclosure and Liability Waiver

The following ACM COVID-19 Disclosure and Liability Waiver was included in the registration process for SIGGRAPH 2022:

I acknowledge that I derive personal satisfaction and a benefit by virtue of my participation and/or attendance at this Event and I willingly engage in this Event.

In connection with the exposure, infection, and/or spread of COVID-19 at the Event, I hereby forever release, waive and discharge any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature against ACM and its affiliated partners and sponsors, including in each case, without limitation, its and their directors, officers, employees, volunteers and agents (the “Released Parties”), either in law or in equity, to the fullest extent permissible by law. This waiver includes damages or losses caused by the negligence, fault or conduct of any kind on the part of the Released Parties. This waiver includes, but is not limited to, death, bodily injury, illness, economic loss or out of pocket expenses, or loss or damage to property, which I, my heirs, assignees, next of kin and/or legally appointed representatives may hereinafter accrue on my behalf, which arise or may hereafter arise from my participation in the Event.

Participants and volunteers at the Event agree to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and, contact ACM at  if you are diagnosed with COVID-19 within 10 days after participating or volunteering at the Event.

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Travel and the ArriveCAN App

To enter Vancouver, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and note your status in the ArriveCAN app 72 hours before arriving in Canada.

You must also note your reason for travel in the ArriveCAN app. It is recommended that you select “discretionary/optional” travel for attending a convention, meeting, or tradeshow.

Learn more about the ArriveCAN app on the Health & Safety page.

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Parking at the Vancouver Convention Centre

There are two independently operated parking facilities located within the Vancouver Convention Centre. These lots operate 24 hours per day, seven days a week on a first come, first served basis. For any parking inquiries, please contact the appropriate provider.

East Building (999 Canada Place)

The East building has 750 stalls and is operated by WestPark (WestPark Lot #034 — Canada Place). WestPark can be reached at 604 699 7275 or View rates at

West Building (1055 Canada Place)

The West building has 440 stalls and is operated by Impark (Impark Lot #1940). Impark can be reached at 604 331 7288. View rates at

On-site parking in any area outside of the designated parking facilities, including Vancouver Convention Centre’s Loading Facilities, is prohibited.

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Child Care

Parents should contact local Vancouver child care agencies, and hotels should be able to provide recommendations. If your future computer graphics whiz is tagging along to SIGGRAPH with you, please be aware of the following requirements:

Registration Requirements

All children must register for the conference, regardless of age. Each paid adult may register up to three children, age 12 and under, at no charge. To register your children at no charge, please go to the Registration area and locate the Registration Customer Service counter. Staff will assist you in getting your children registered. Children 13 and over will be required to purchase their registration.

Attendance Restrictions

There are no age-based restrictions to attend the conference. However, children 17 and under must be accompanied by a registered adult at all times.

Lost Children

Unattended and lost children are to be taken to the conference management office until parents/guardians can be located. Conference management staff will notify SIGGRAPH 2022 security and instruct them to advise their staff with respect to the discovered child, as parents will probably approach security personnel with inquiries.


Please be aware that parts of the conference may contain adult content, graphic images, or violence.

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SIGGRAPH 2022 offers complimentary Wi-Fi for conference attendees. More information will be shared as we approach the conference.

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All SIGGRAPH 2022 merchandise must be picked up at Merchandise Pickup in Vancouver. No refunds will be given for items that are not claimed at the conference, nor will unclaimed items be shipped after the conference.

For those attending virtually, a selection of merchandise will be available for purchase via Zazzle only. Check back soon for more information.

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Food Services

The Vancouver Convention Centre has a variety of concessions and cafes. There also are several food outlets across the street from the Vancouver Convention Centre East and West buildings at the Waterfront Food Court (below the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel).

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Accessibility of the Vancouver Convention Centre and Virtual Platform

The Vancouver Convention Centre is accessible. If you have special needs or requirements, please call Conference Management at 778.331.7610. Please visit the Vancouver Convention Centre website for additional accessibility detail.

If you have special requirements due to disability, you may indicate your needs during the registration process. Pre-recorded videos will include closed captions.

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Accessible Canada Act

SIGGRAPH 2022 complies with the Accessible Canada Act and is committed to providing a positive conference experience for all our attendees. If you have special requirements due to disability, you may indicate your needs during the registration process. Pre-recorded videos will include closed captions.

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ACM Anti-Harassment Policy

ACM SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH 2022 abide by ACM’s Policy Against Harassment at ACM Activities.

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Attendee Participation/Recording Policy

SIGGRAPH 2022 employs professional photographers and videographers and reserves the right to use all images and videos that these content creators document during the conference for publication and promotion of ACM SIGGRAPH events. Additionally, this event’s virtual sessions, chats, questions, and answers will be captured and made available for later viewing. By registering to attend SIGGRAPH 2022, you are granting permission to be recorded during sessions.

Additionally, it is important to recognize that many of the words, images, sounds, objects, and technologies presented at SIGGRAPH are protected by copyrights or patents. They are owned by the people who created them. Please respect their intellectual property rights by refraining from making recordings from your device or taking screenshots. If you are interested in the content, feel free to reach out to the contributor or visit the ACM Digital Library after the event, where content will be made available.

Finally, SIGGRAPH is an open and accepting environment, whether in-person or online, and we ask that participants operate with dignity and respect for all who have come to learn, grow, and connect.

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Please be aware that parts of the conference may contain adult content, graphic images, or violence.

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Registration substitutions can be made by sending an email from the registered email address to with the original confirmation and the contact information of the new attendee. Once the name change is made, the new attendee will receive an email asking them to go into the system to agree to the SIGGRAPH 2022 recording and anti-harassment policies in order to finalize the substitution.

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Refund and Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests for refunds must be made in writing and received on or before 8 July 2022. No refunds will be issued after this date. There is a refund processing fee of $75 USD. Any purchases at or below this amount will not be refunded. Email refund requests to

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Conference Donations

If you are able to contribute any amount to help support students and those who are currently unemployed in our industry so they may attend SIGGRAPH 2022 at a reduced rate, we would appreciate it. ACM SIGGRAPH is a not for profit 501c3, volunteer-led organization, and it relies on the commitment of our community to continue to be able to offer opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional networking. Donate now.

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Lost Badges

What happens if you lose your conference badge? We suggest you first check with lost and found, as that is where all lost items, including badges, are kept. If, however, your badge has not been turned in, the ACM SIGGRAPH policy is that no badges are reprinted for the conference. Therefore, if you lose your badge and it is not turned in to lost and found, you must register again for the conference.

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