ACM SIGGRAPH News
From the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.
We have had two wonderful SIGGRAPH Conferences in New Orleans, SIGGRAPH 96 and 2000. This great city now needs our help. We call on people from around the world who attended these Conferences and enjoyed the city to help New Orleans now.
The SIGGRAPH 2005 Conference Presentations DVD-ROM set is now available for purchase. Over 250 hours of content was recorded at this year's conference and is being made available on a 7 disc DVD-ROM set. This set will include over 400 speaker presentations fully synchronized with accompanying presentation materials including slides, videos and live demos.
SIGGRAPH 2005, the 32nd conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, attracted 29,122 artists, research scientists, developers, and academics from 81 countries to Los Angeles this week.
This year's SIGGRAPH proceedings are now available online!
Check out the SIGGRAPH Student Reports web site for news coverage before, during, and after the 2005 annual ACM SIGGRAPH Conference in Los Angeles, 31 July - 4 Aug, 2005. Pre-conference interviews are online today.
In preparation for SIGGRAPH 2005 we've launched a new wiki. An open forum for SIGGRAPH-related information, the wiki is a great place to tell the world about your Birds of a Feather session, find out about the latest parties or share your thoughts about the keynotes.
ACM SIGGRAPH, the world's premiere professional association for computer graphics and interactive techniques, is a volunteer run organization. The ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee (EC) sets the policy issues for the organization, and acts as its overall governing body. There are three different volunteer positions currently up for the 2006 election by our membership to the ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee. The ACM SIGGRAPH Nominating Committee is seeking exceptional individuals interested in participating in these leadership opportunities: Treasurer, Director for Education, and Director at Large.
SIGGRAPH 2005 Special Sessions are high-profile, fast-moving, interactive presentations by some of the world's most thoughtful, imaginative experts on diverse topics that cross disciplinary divides. This year's content offers a unique and intriguing glimpse into the past, present, and future of digital technologies. Nowhere else in the industry will such experts collaborate to provide enlightening insights into the art, science, trends, and breakthrough concepts of the current and future state of computer graphics and interactive techniques.
World-renowned director, producer, and screenwriter George Lucas will present the SIGGRAPH 2005 keynote address, "George Lucas: A Keynote Q&A with the Father of Digital Cinema," on 1 August during the 32nd International Conference on Computer Graphics & Interactive Techniques, 31 July to 4 August 2005 in Los Angeles.