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[Course Schedule Information]
 
Course schedules are very important to attendees! They are included in the Program and Buyer's Guide, which attendees receive at the conference and use throughout the week.

Instructions

1. Format your course schedule using the start, finish, and break times outlined below. Please review the Course Schedule Preparation and sample Course Schedules section below.

2. Send a copy of your Course schedule in the body of an email to April Ramey by 7 April 2003. Your schedule will be formatted for print and sent back to you for final approval by 14 April 2003.

3. Verify all times, speaker names, and topics. Send back final approval or changes 21 April 2003.

Course Schedule Preparation

Timing
When preparing your course schedule, please keep in mind that the start and ending times, along with the breaks throughout the day, must conform to the overall Courses schedule:

  • Morning tutorial courses: 10:30 am - 12:15 pm
  • Morning half-day course: 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
  • Afternoon half-day course: 1:45 - 5:30 pm
  • Full-day course: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Morning break: 10:15 - 10:30 am
  • Lunch break: 12:15 - 1:45 pm
  • Afternoon break: 3:15 - 3:30 pm
Exceptions
  1. On Monday, all courses in session rooms begin at 10:30 am, in order to accommodate the Keynote Address.

  2. The Monday-morning session of Course 25 begins at 8 am. Tickets are required for entrance to the morning sesssion of this course, in the Imax Dome Theater in Balboa Park, where seating is limited. Tickets are available at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis. SIGGRAPH 2003 shuttle buses provide transportation to and from the theater.
These timetables are shared by the SIGGRAPH 2003 program chairs and coincide with their scheduled breaks.

Be sure to include:
  • Course title and course number
  • Component (or topic) number and name
  • General description of topics to be covered
  • Start time for each topic
  • Speaker's last name(s) for each topic
Sample half-day course schedules:

Course Title: Volume Graphics
Course Number: 41

Component 1: Introduction to Volume Graphics
8:30 Introduction to Volume Graphics - Kaufman
9:30 Volume Sampling and Voxelization - Sramek
10:15 Break

Component 2: Applications of Volume Graphics
10:30 Distance Volumes - Gibson
11:30 Volume Modeling and Medical Applications Lorensen
Course Title: Rendering and Visualization in Parallel Environments
Course Number: 1

Component 1: Introduction
1:30 Introduction - Bartz
1:35 Personal Workstations - Schneider
2:05 Technical Workstations - Bartz
2:35 Parallel Programming - Bartz
3:15 Break

Component 2: Rendering
3:30 Parallel Polygonal Rendering - Schneider
4:30 Parallel Volume Rendering - Silva
5:15 Questions and Answers - Barz/Schneider/Silva
Sample full-day course schedule:

Course Title: Introduction to Computer Graphics
Course Number: 18

Component 1: Overview and Modeling
8:30 Welcome and Overview - Bailey
9:00 Modeling for Rendering and Animation - Glassner
10:15 Break

Component 2: Rendering and Hardware
10:30 Rendering - Glassner
11:30 Graphics Display Hardware - Lathrop
12:15 Lunch Break

Component 3: Animation and Geometry
1:30 Animation - Glassner
2:30 Geometry of Computer Graphics - Bailey
3:15 Break

Component 4: Miscellaneous Information
3:30 Input Devices - Bailey
3:45 Graphics on the World Wide Web - Bailey
4:15 Virtual Reality - Lathrop
4:45 Finding Additional Information - Bailey
5:00 General Answers and Questions - All


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