Attendee FAQs

General Event Questions

SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 will take place from 12 – 15 December 2023. Here are the opening hours for attendees:

Conference12 – 15 December; 09:00 AM – 06:00 PM daily

13 December; 11:00AM – 5:30PM

14 December; 10:00AM – 5:30PM

15 December; 10:00AM – 4:00PM

All conference programs and the exhibition of SIGGRAPH Asia will be held at ICC Sydney: International Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia. (14 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia).

Photo Credits to ICC Sydney

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About Sydney, Australia

The local time in Sydney is UTC/GMT +11:00. Click here to see the current time in Sydney.

The temperature in Sydney in December is comfortable with a low of 17°C and high of up to 28°C.

You can expect about 3 to 8 days of rain in Sydney during the month of December. It’s a good idea to bring along your umbrella so that you don’t get caught in poor weather.

In Sydney, the electrical socket or plug used is Type I, found mainly in Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, and China:

  • Voltage of 230V
  • Frequency of 50Hz
Click here to be updated on the latest COVID-19 travel information for international arrivals by the New South Wales Government.

Registration and Ticketing

Registration is open now! Click here to explore the different registration categories SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 has to offer and register before 5 November to enjoy early bird rates.

We thank you for your interest in SIGGRAPH Asia 2023! Unfortunately, this year’s event will be held entirely in person, and we will not be having any virtual access/recordings. We’d love to see you in-person too! 😊.

For Full Access pass holders, you will be allowed to access all the programs listed and available at SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 throughout the event period. For Enhanced Access pass holders, you will be allowed to access all the programs listed and available at SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 through the event period except for the following:
  • Business & Innovation Symposium
  • Courses
  • Doctoral Consortium
  • Reception
  • Technical Communications
  • Technical Papers
You may also find the access at a glance for your ticket types here.

Yes, you can buy tickets on arrival at the venue during SIGGRAPH Asia from 12 – 15 December 2023. However, please note that on-site registration rates will apply. Credit cards (AMEX, VISA, MasterCard) will be accepted for on-site payments. Do note that all ticket rates will be charged in United States Dollars (USD) regardless of your country of origin.

Credit card (AMEX/VISA/MasterCard) is the only mode of payment.

Should you only wish to visit the Trade Exhibition, you may purchase the Exhibit & Experience Access priced from USD 20/pass which allows you access for all Trade Exhibition days.

You may purchase the Full Access Pass as an ACM student member to enjoy the discounted student rates.

Full Access Pass (ACM Student Member): You must provide your membership number to receive the discount. This ticket allows access to the in-person sessions at International Convention Centre (ICC), Sydney, Australia. ACM SIGGRAPH member discount does not apply to those who are members of a chapter only.

For ACM / ACM SIGGRAPH membership application or renewal, please click here, ACM, ACM SIGGRAPH. Credits will not be given if you become a member after registering for SIGGRAPH Asia 2023. To become a member, visit here ACM / ACM SIGGRAPH.

Please note that all registrations are strictly non-transferable and non-refundable.

Please note that registration tickets are non-transferable, and email addresses cannot be changed or edited. To change or edit your registration details such as personal information (excluding email address), kindly submit a request to us at

Upon completing your payment, you will receive the confirmation email and official registration receipt. A gentle reminder to all registered attendees to kindly bring along the confirmation email to the onsite venue for your badge printing/collection.

The official receipt will be sent to you together with your confirmation email. If you have not received it, kindly submit a request to us at

The minimum requirement on dress code is casual and covered shoes are required for men. Shorts, singlet, bermudas and slippers are not allowed for entry into the Exhibition Hall and Conference sessions.

No, there are no age-based restrictions to attend the event.

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


All visitors, except New Zealand nationals, require a visa before arriving in Australia. The purpose of your visit and in some cases, your nationality, will determine which visa you require.

Check out the Australian Government Department Of Home Affairs Website before you arrive in Australia to check which visa you require and be aware that some visas can take a while to process.

Click here to explore the Visa suitable for your needs.

Upon successful registration, you may find your visa letter link embedded in your registration confirmation email body. If you have not received it, kindly contact the Registration Team at by providing your Registration ID and email used to register.

Travel & Safety

From 6 July 2022, travellers entering or leaving Australia will no longer need to provide proof as long as they have had two doses of an approved vaccine. All incoming travellers will need to comply with the testing and quarantine requirements of the state or territory of their arrival, and any other state or territory to which they plan to travel. Restrictions can change at any time, click here to stay updated with travel regulations to Australia.

Regulations in New South Wales, Sydney Travellers arriving in NSW are not required to test for COVID-19 before departure or after arrival.

Masks are not mandatory in airports, cruise terminals or on public transport in NSW, however, they may be required for international flights.

There are no restrictions on interstate travel to NSW. Click here to know more about regulations in NSW.

According to the Australian Government, though isolation is no longer a legal requirement upon testing positive for COVID-19, staying at home protects the people in your community.

Upon testing positive, you should not visit high-risk settings like hospitals and aged and disability care settings:

  • For at least 7 days or until symptoms are gone.
  • Unless seeking immediate medical care.

You may call the COVID-19 helpline at 1800 020 080 if you need support or more information. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


From Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport:

The venue – International Convention Centre (ICC), Sydney is located at about 12km away from the airport and can be easily accessed by the public transport or taxis.

By Public Transport
(Sydney Trains)

The AirportLink is the easiest public transportation to reach the city area of Sydney. Catch the T8 Airport & South Line from either the Domestic or International Airport Station to Museum Station. From the Museum Station, take a 1km walk and you’ll arrive at ICC Sydney.

By Public Transport (Buses)

Unfortunately, there are no direct buses to bring you from the airport and you will require to change a bus for your journey to ICC.

By Taxis / Ubers

It will take approximately 25 minutes to reach ICC with an estimated cost of AUD 36.

Some of the drop off/pick-up points when booking an Uber includes the new Iron Wharf Place next to Harbourside Shopping Centre and Zollner Circuit on the Southern end of Aware Super Theatre, both are accessible via Darling Drive.

However, if you are driving to ICC Sydney from your location, click here for the best driving approaches to ICC, whether you are coming from the East/West/North/South. Parking is available, with 2 car park facilities within the Exhibition Centre and Aware Super Theatre and do note ICC Sydney operates as cashless parking only.

Should you require more support on planning your trip in Sydney, find out more here.

Yes, parking is available at International Convention Centre (ICC). There are 2 car park facilities located within the Exhibition Centre (Car Park 1) and Aware Super Theatre (Car Park 2) – comprising a total of 823 car spaces – 12 accessible parking bays, 25 motorcycle parking spaces, 50 bicycle racks and 25 electric car charge spaces. Electric Charging bays: ICC Sydney has 20 electric car charging bays located in Car Park 1. Aware Super Theatre has 5 electric car charging bays located on Level 1 in Car Park 2. Parking Rates:

**Car Park rates reset at 4.00am daily. 

0 – 10 minutes Exit at no charge
10 minutes – 1 hour $20.00
1 – 2 hours $30.00
2 – 3 hours $40.00
3 – 4 hours $45.00
4+ hours (to 4am only) $50.00
Night rate (Entry after 5pm & exit before 4am) $30.00
Click here for a more detailed information about the parking at ICC Sydney.

ATMs are conveniently located at ICC Sydney:

  • Convention Centre – behind the main café on ground level
  • Exhibition Centre – southern end of level 2 concourse
  • Aware Super Theatre – adjacent to Customer Service Desk on level 2

Alternatively, ATMs can also be found at the adjacent Darling Quarter.

Yes, ICC Sydney offers complimentary cloaking to all guests to the Convention Centre, Exhibition Centre, and Aware Super Theatre.

Convention and Exhibition Centre:

Cloaking is available at both Customer Service desks located on ground floor of Convention Centre and Level 2 of Exhibition.

At ICC Sydney, there are cafes and retail food and beverages kiosks inside and they can be found at the following locations:

  • ICC Sydney Convention Centre – Ground Level
  • ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre – With each Exhibition Hall
  • Aware Super Theatre – at Level 2, 3, 4 & 6

Free WiFi is available at ICC Sydney. Simply connect to the “ICC Sydney Wifi” network and select “complimentary Wi-Fi”.

The complimentary Wi-Fi has a speed of up to 2 Mbps.

ICC Sydney is a purpose-built accessible venue; from built-in accessibility features and technologies to inclusionary spaces such prayer rooms, parents and carers facilities, sensory friendly rooms, and gender-neutral options that cater to all guests.

Accessibility Aids & Devices

1. Wheelchairs

A limited number of wheelchairs are available to hire FOC with provision of phot identification. Kindly approach customer service team at any of the following locations:

  • Convention Centre Customer Service (Ground floor lobby)
  • Exhibition Centre Customer Service (Level 2, next to Hall 4)
  • Aware Super Theatre Customer Service (Level 2, about 25 metres south of the lift entrance in the main foyer)

2. Service Animals/Guide Dogs

Accredited service animals are welcome inside the venue. To assist our team, please display their identification badge or medallion.

Click here for more information on the accessibility.

Amenities & First Aids

1. Accessible Toilets

Wheelchair and ambulant accessible toilets are available throughout the venue, including both left- and right-hand railing ambulant toilets.

2. Parenting Rooms

Prams and wheelchair accessible parenting rooms equipped with feeding, change table and food preparation areas are available and can be found in the following locations:

  • Convention Centre Ground Level —corridor next to the cafe directly opposite the first aid room.
  • Convention Centre Level 2 —corridor on the right between Parkside Ballroom and The Gallery, before you reach Pyrmont Theatre
  • Exhibition Centre Level 2 — to the right of Hall 3 entry.
  • Aware Super Theatre Level 2 — to the right of Door 4 entry.

3. Prayer Rooms

Two non-denominational prayer rooms are available for prayer, meditation, and reflection. For those that require, a small number of prayer mats are provided in the rooms. The two prayer rooms can be found on Level 3 of Exhibition Centre, opposite meeting room E3.5.

4. First Aids

First aid rooms are available in the following locations:

  • Convention Centre — ground floor in the corridor next to the cafe
  • Exhibition Centre — Level 2, left of the Customer Service desk.
  • Aware Super Theatre — ground floor near general admission and Level 2 next to Door 1.

Click here for more detailed information on the amenities.