ACM SIGGRAPH Theater Events

SUNDAY-THURSDAY, 21-25 JULY | Anaheim Convention Center - ACM SIGGRAPH Theater, Hall BC Lobby

Informative international sessions on the current state of computer graphics around the world, organized by representatives of ACM SIGGRAPH and affiliated societies.

SUNDAY, 21 JULY

10:30 - 11:25 am

CG in Australasia


An overview of the state of CG in Australasia. Network with international professionals and discover computer-graphics works from across the world:

1. Tomasz Bednarz: Welcome, Sydney Khronos Chapter, Workshops

2. Phil Gough: Australian Artful Data Visualisations

3. Matt Adcock: Visualisation Techniques for Projection-Mapped Remote Guidance

4. Christian Stolte: Visualising Biological Data for Research and Outreach

5. Paul Bourke: Visualisation, iVEC, UWA - What Are We Up To?

6. Xavier Ho: Visualisation for Humans

7. Hael Kobayashi: News on ACM Sydgraph and More


Discussion animated by TimTams consumption.


Contact: Tomasz Bednarz

Noon - 12:55 pm

International Virtual Reality Contest


This presentation is for attendees interested in interactive techniques in education. It will also include an overview of IVRC2012, a French representative from Laval Virtual, and selected projects from IVRC2013 in Japan— the 20th annual virtual reality contest (hosted by the Virtual Reality Society in Japan).

Contact: Akihiko Shirai

2 - 2:55 pm
Overview of SIGGRAPH 2013 (with Japanese interpreter)


Members of the SIGGRAPH 2013 Committee present an overview of the conference and highlights of their programs.

Contact: Miho Aoki

3 - 4:55 pm

ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community


Come to our meeting on the First Day of SIGGRAPH 2013 and find other like-minded cool people who are part of our Digital Art Community! Join us to discuss the year-round activities of the ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community, including online curated exhibitions, our virtual community, and discussions. Bring announcements and ideas. 
Visit the ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community.

Contact: Cynthia Beth Rubin

5 - 6 pm
CG in Mexico

Meeting for Mexicans (and all Latin-Americans) interested in computer graphics.
Contact: Felipe Esquivel
 

MONDAY, 22 JULY

1:30 - 3:25 pm

Los Angeles Chapter Social


Contact: Leonard Daly

3:30 - 4:25 pm

CG in Asia


Asia is about to shine: current development in CG in Asia. Network with international professionals and discover new opportunities from across the world.

Contact: Miho Aoki

 


TUESDAY, 23 JULY

Noon -1:30 pm

ISEA International Foundation - Open Forum


This discussion includes information about the organization and the upcoming ISEA2014 in Dubai, with the overarching theme of "Location". Dubai is a location with exquisite contradictions. Its location not only provides a place with world- renowned architecture, but also boasts its development along the waters, its original trading ground. Dubai is in a location, where everything around it is going through massive change, socially and politically.
Contact: Sue Gollifer- Director

3:30 - 4:15 pm

CG in Latin America: Encontro dos Brasileiros

Meeting of Brazilians and people who are interested in CG in Brazil. Network with international professionals and discover computer-graphics works from across the world.

Contact: Aruquia Peixoto

4:15 - 5:15 pm

CG in Latin America


Industry leaders share the latest developments of CG in Latin America. Network with international professionals and discover computer-graphics works from across the world.

Contact: Diana Arellano

5:15 - 6 pm

CG in Latin America: Reception


 

WEDNESDAY, 24 JULY

9 - 9:55 am

ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters Business Meeting


The annual business meeting for the ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters.

Contact: Scott Lang

10 - 10:55 am

Professional and Student ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters Start-Up Meeting


This session explains how to start and run a successful ACM SIGGRAPH Professional or Student Chapter. Topics regarding the process are outlined in detail by members of the Chapters Committee, and the session concludes with a Q&A session.

Contact: Scott Lang

11 - 11:55 am

Digital Content Association of Japan


The Digital Content Association of Japan (DCAJ) presents some of the most recent examples of industrial application of CG technology in Japan.

Contact: Noriko Namikoshi

1 - 2:25 pm

CG in USA + Canada


An overview of the state of CG in USA + Canada.  Network with international professionals and discover computer-graphics works from across the world. This meeting also marks the conclusion of the week’s social game: Orange County Conundrum (including an overview of the project, and prizes!)
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Contact: Torrey Nommesen

2:30 - 3:55 pm

CG in Europe 
Just Bring It! Europe Still Standing Strong?


A panel discussion on how the CGI industry in Europe fares against the rest of the world, its highs, it lows and employment.

Contact: Dolly Omisore

4 - 4:55 pm

CG in Africa + Middle East


An overview of the state of CG in Africa + Middle East. Network with international professionals and discover computer graphics works from across the world.

Contact: Khalid Djado


5:15 - 6 pm

CG in Africa + Middle East: Reception



 

THURSDAY, 25 JULY

11 - 11:55 am

Join the International Resources Committee in 2014!


Informal overview of the ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee, its year-round activities, and the International Center at the annual SIGGRAPH conference. Are you a world citizen interested in international culture and the state of computer graphics across the globe? The committee is looking for volunteers to represent these world regions: USA + Canada, Latin America, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Northern Europe, Eastern Europe + Russia, Africa + Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Australasia.
Contact: Sandro Alberti or Jacky Bibliowicz