The Steering Commitee coordinates the annual Symposium on
Computational Geometry (SoCG), e.g. by appointing its PC and Video
chairs, it conducts the business meeting at SoCG, it serves as
liaisons to other organizations and conferences such as FCRC, and so
The Steering Committee is elected by the community for a term of three years (dates are running from summer to summer). The call for votes is sent on the compgeom-announce mailing list by the secretary of the steering committee.