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17
Nov
2014
Student Research Competition participant at SIGGRAPH 2014
Submit Your Work to SIGGRAPH 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 is the 42nd occurrence of the world's largest international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques. The conference and exhibition will take place in Los Angeles from August 9 to 13, and is expected to draw attendance in the tens of thousands.

14
Nov
2014
One million dollar check.
ACM Turing Award Prize Quadrupled to $1 Million

The Association for Computing Machinery's A.M. Turing Award has been described as the "Nobel Prize of Computing," and is revered by many as the greatest honor in the field. Though highly regarded by computing professionals, the Turing Award comes with a monetary prize that, while significant, has traditionally been much smaller than other cash awards disbursed with prizes of similar gravity, such as the Nobel Prize. The 2013 Nobel Prizes were accompanied by cash awards of 8 million Swedish krona (roughly equivalent to $1 million U.S. dollars).

13
Nov
2014
SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 Logo
Last Chance to Register Online for SIGGRAPH Asia 2014

SIGGRAPH Asia, Asia's largest and most respected conference on computer graphics, will take place this year from December 3 to 6 in Shenzhen, China. Online registration for the conference closes on November 20.

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Nov
2014
Jerome Solomon at SIGGRAPH 2014
ACM SIGGRAPH Selects SIGGRAPH 2017 Conference Chair

ACM SIGGRAPH is pleased to announce the selection of Jerome Solomon, Dean of the College at Cogswell College, as the SIGGRAPH 2017 Conference Chair. Solomon has been previously involved within the ACM SIGGRAPH community and will undoubtedly bring his knowledge and experience to his new role. “His superb skills, grasp of the industry, and professionalism will tremendously benefit SIGGRAPH,” said Rebecca Strzelec, SIGGRAPH Conference Advisory Group Chair. “I am confident that Jerome will take SIGGRAPH 2017 to the next level.”

4
Nov
2014
Mortadelo and Filemon Pelicula
Mortadelo and Filemon Film to Screen at SIGGRAPH Asia

Mortadelo & Filemon is a beloved Spanish comic book series about the slapstick exploits of two secret agents in the TIA (Técnicos de Investigación Aeroterráquea, a spoof on the CIA). This year, the series has been adapted to a feature-length computer animated movie by Madrid-based Ilion Animation Studios.

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Nov
2014
Illustration by Scottie Chih-Chieh Huang
SIGGRAPH Asia Panels Explore the Evolution of Digital Art

SIGGRAPH Asia is teaming up with the Digital Arts Community of ACM SIGGRAPH for the 2014 Conference in Shenhzen. On December 6, 2014, the SIGGRAPH Asia Featured Sessions program will include two digital arts panels to open the current discourse regarding future trends within artistic and multi-disciplinary practices.

31
Oct
2014
Bremen Christmas Market
Last Day for Early Bird Registration for ICAT-EGVE

October 31 is the last day for early bird registration for the joint conference ICAT-EGVE (the 24th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, and the 20th Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments). The conference will take place in Bremen, Germany from December 8-10, and will be held in cooperation with ACM SIGGRAPH.

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Oct
2014
SIGGRAPH Asia 2014
Learn About ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters at SIGGRAPH Asia

Are you excited about SIGGRAPH Asia and computer graphics? Don't want to wait until the next conference to get your CG fix? Then consider joining your local ACM SIGGRAPH chapter!

30
Oct
2014
Jacki Morie presents the ACM SIGGRAPH Special Prize at DCAJ
ACM SIGGRAPH Presents Special Prize at DC Expo in Japan

ACM SIGGRAPH and the Digital Content Association of Japan (DCAJ) have a long-standing relationship, meeting each year at the SIGGRAPH Conference to share ideas and discuss their organizations' activities.

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