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Attendees who want to get together with others who share their interests, goals, technologies, environments, or backgrounds are invited to organize and/or attend a Birds of a Feather event. Questions? Review the Birds of a Feather FAQs.
 
To schedule a Birds of a Feather event, complete the Meeting Space Request form. During the conference, events can be scheduled on the Birds of a Feather sign-up board in West Lobby.

Sunday, 8 August

CinePaint
Sunday, 8 August
noon - 1 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Robin Rowe
rower (at) movieeditor.com

Blender.org Community Meeting
Sunday, 8 August
4 - 6 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Ton Roosendaal
ton (at) blender.org

Component Based Visualization
Sunday, 8 August
5 - 6 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Michael Sanner
sanner (at) scripps.edu

The SIGGRAPH 2004 Sake Opening Reception
Sunday, 8 August
7 pm
THE*SPACE at THE_GROOP
125 West Fourth Street, Suite 103
Los Angeles, California
Toshihiro Yatsumonji
tyatsu (at) cggrand.jp

Monday, 9 August

YLEM Goals and Directions
Holiday Inn City Center
San Jose Ballroom
Monday, 9 August
10 - 11:30 am
Loren Means
lorenmea (at) pacbell.net

Blender Course: Seeing is Believing!
Monday, 9 August
10 am - 12:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Ton Roosendaal
ton (at) blender.org

Computer Graphics Research for Undergraduates
Monday, 9 August
1 - 2 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
William Joel
joelw (at) wcsu.edu

Web3D Member Meeting
Monday, 9 August
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Leonard Daly
daly (at) realism.com

Inkscape: An Open Source Vector Graphics (SVG) Editor Overview
Monday, 9 August
4 - 5 pm
Holiday Inn City Center
Santa Monica Room
Jon Phillips
phillipsjd (at) gmail.com

3D Scanning, Processing, and Display
Monday, 9 August
4:00 - 5:30pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Lars Nyland
lnyland (at) mines.edu

Blender Artist Showcase
Monday, 9 August
4 - 6 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Ton Roosendaal
ton (at) blender.org

RIT Alumni and Friends Gathering
Monday, 9 August
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles
Redondo A
Marla Schweppe
schweppe(at) siggraph.org

Massively Parallel Graphics and Visualization
Monday, 9 August
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Patricia Crossno
pjcross (at) sandia.gov

OpenSG BOF
Monday, 9 August
6 - 7 pm
Holiday Inn City Center
San Jose B
Dirk Reiners
dirk (at) opensg.org

Virginia Commonwealth University Reunion
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Dohney Room
Monday, 9 August
6 - 9 pm
Pamela Turner
ptturner (at) vcu.edu

Tuesday, 10 August

Art on the Grid, Access Grid Art Meeting
Tuesday, 10 August
8 - 9 am
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Miho Aoki
aoki (at) arsc.edu

OpenEXR, Film and Color
Tuesday, 10 August
10 - 11am
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles
Redondo A
Florian Kainz
kainz (at) ilm.com

Women In Animation Meet & Greet
Tuesday, 10 August
10 - 11 am
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Jan Nagel
jannagel (at) myexcel.com

ACM SIGGRAPH Public Policy Roundtable 2004
Tuesday, 10 August
10 - 11:30 am
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Myles Losch
jdnagel (at) webtv.net

9 Months: 30 Seconds
Tuesday, 10 August
11 am - 12:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Alison Sanders
alison (at) fiercefire.com

ISEA Information Meeting
Tuesday, 10 August
noon - 1:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Cynthia Rubin
info (at) isea-web.org

SIGGRAPH Conference Contributor Recognition Forum
Tuesday, 10 August
1 - 1:45 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 502A
Thierry Frey
thierry_frey (at) siggraph.org

Molecular Graphics
Tuesday, 10 August
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Michael Pique
mp (at) scripps.edu

Game Developers BOF
Tuesday, 10 August
2 - 3 pm
Holiday Inn City Center
San Francisco Room
Rudy Geronimo
rudy (at) igda.org

OZONE-Art, A-Life, Archaeology, Animation
Tuesday, 10 August
2 - 5:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Kevin Cane
kevin (at) pelleas.org

3D Printing for Scientific Visualization
Tuesday, 10 August
3 - 4 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Michael Pique
mp (at) scripps.edu

Open Scene Graph BOF
Holiday Inn Los Angeles Downtown
Crown Hall
Tuesday, 10 August
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Don Burns
don (at) andesengineering.com

EQUINOX-3D User Developer Meeting
Tuesday, 10 August
Holiday Inn City Center
San Jose B
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Gabor Nagy
gabor1 (at) equinox3d.com

VES Annual Membership Meeting
Tuesday, 10 August
4 - 5:30 pm
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Golden State
Eric Roth
eric (at) visualeffectssociety.com

ACCAD Alumni Reception
Tuesday, 10 August
4:30 - 6 pm
Omni Hotel Los Angeles
Bradbury Room
Elaine Smith
elaine (at) accad.osu.edu

Next-Generation User Interface Technology for Consumer Electronics
Tuesday, 10 August
5 - 6 pm
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Del Mar/Verdugo
Garry Paxinos
pax (at) usdtv.com

Open Source Technologies for Java Game Development
Tuesday, 10 August
5 - 6 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Athomas Goldberg
Athomas.goldberg (at) sun.com

Christians in Animation
Tuesday, 10 August
5 - 8 pm
Holiday Inn Los Angeles City Center
San Jose A
Aaron Dennis
aaron( at) a-d-studio.com

High Dynamic Rangee: The Future for CG
Tuesday, 10 August
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Alan Chalmers
alan.chalmers (at) bris.ac.uk

OpenGL Performer, Features and Futures BOF
Tuesday, 10 August
6 - 8 pm
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Sierra Ballroom
Thomas Tannert
ttannert (at) sgi.com

Computer Graphics Pioneers
Tuesday, 10 August
6 - 9 pm
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Garden West
Sherry Keowen
sherry (at) westworld.com

Stony Brook University Center for Visual Computing Reunion
Tuesday, 10 August
6 - 10 pm
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Chandler Room
Arie Kauffman
ari (at) cs.sunysb.edu

Tokyo ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter Party
Tuesday, 10 August
8 - 10 pm
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles
Regency A/B
Iwao Harguchi
iw_sebastian (at) ybb.ne.jp

UNC Chapel Hill Reunion
Tuesday, 10 August
9 - 11 pm
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Cardini Ristorante
Anselmo Lastra
lastra (at) unc.edu

Wednesday, 11 August

SPEC/GPC Press Conference
Wednesday, 11 August
7 - 10 am
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Erin Hatfield
erinh (at) cramco.com

Sharing Ideas in Teaching 3D Animation
Wednesday, 11 August
8 - 11 am
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Sawtelle Room
Richard Lapidus
lapidus (at) morainevalley.edu

Khronos Group Overview: News and Updates on Four APIs
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles
Santa Monica A
Wednesday, 11 August
9 - 10:30 am
Andrew Riegel
andrew (at) goldstandardgroup.com

3D User Interfaces
Wednesday, 11 August
10:30 am - noon
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Doug Bowman
bowman (at) vt.edu

Open Media Accelator Standards Launch
Wednesday, 11 August
10:45 - 11:45 am
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles
Santa Monica A
Andrew Riegel
andrew (at) goldstandardgroup.com

Professional Chapters Startup Meeting
Wednesday, 11 August
11 am - noon
Los Angles Convention Center
Room 505
Thierry Frey
frey (at) siggraph.org

Dome/Planetarium BOF
Wednesday, 11 August
11 am - noon
Hilton Checkers
Salon B
Jim Costigan
jim (at) visual-acquity.com

Open Vector Graphics Standard Lunch
Wednesday, 11 August
noon - 1 pm
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles
Santa Monica A
Andrew Riegel
andrew (at) goldstandardgroup.com

ACM SIGGRAPH Carto BOF
Wednesday, 11 August
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Theresa-Marie Rhyne
tmrhyne (at) ncsu.edu

Medical Working Group of the Web3D Consoritium
Wednesday, 11 August
1 - 2 pm
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles
Redondo Room
Sandy Ressler
sressler (at) nist.gov

OpenML Updates for Press and Developers
Wednesday, 11 August
1:15 - 2:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles
Santa Monica A
Andrew Riegel
andrew (at) goldstandardgroup.com

Film & Digital Cinema Color BOF & Hint-Fest
Wednesday, 11 August
1:30 - 3:30
Holiday Inn City Center
San Jose B
Joseph Goldstone
joseph (at) lp.com

Student Chapters Startup Meeting
Wednesday, 11 August
2 - 3 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Thierry Frey
frey (at) siggraph.org

Building 3D Web Environments to Archive Digital Art
Wednesday, 11 August
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
2 - 3 pm
Mike Libonati
mikelib (at) juno.com

Verse
Wednesday, 11 August
2 - 3 pm
Hilton Checkers
Salon A
Eskil Steenber
eskil (at) obession.se

CAD Working Group
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Wednesday, 11 August
3 - 4:30 pm
Julian Gomez
jeg (at) polished-pixels.com

Virtual LEGO: Intro to Free 3D Modeling Software
Wednesday, 11 August
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Tim Courtney
tim (at) ldraw.org

OpenGL ES Updates for Press and Developers
Wednesday, 11 August
Hilton Checkers
Salon A
3:30 - 5 pm
Andrew Riegel
andrew (at) goldstandardgroup.com

Developing LEGO CAD Software
Wednesday, 11 August
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Orion Pobursky
billthefish (at) yahoo.com

Purdue University Reunion
Wednesday, 11 August
5 - 7 pm
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Del Mar/Verdugo
Jim Sprinkles
jsprink (at) purdue.edu

OpenGL BOF
Wednesday, 11 August
5 - 8 pm
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Los Angeles
Chelsea Pavlina
chelsea (at) sgi.com

Quantum Computing and the Future of Computer Graphics
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Wednesday, 11 August
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Marco Lanzagorta
marco.lanzagorta (at) nrl.navy.mil

VR Juggler BOF
Wednesday, 11 August
5:30 - 6:30pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Aaron Bierbaum
aronb (at) vrac.iastate.edu

Pratt Institute Alumni Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, 11 August
6 - 8 pm
Westin Bonaventure
La Cienga
Patricia Hynes
lleroy (at) pratt.edu

SIGGIG-Gays in Graphics
Wednesday, 11 August
10 pm - midnight
The Abbey Pub
692 Robertston Boulevard
West Hollywood, California
Bob Sumner
sumner (at) csail.mit.edu

Thursday, 12 August

The Importance of the Exchange of Ideas Internationally
Thursday, 12 August
10 - 11 am
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Daria Dorosh
mail (at) dariadorosh.com

DIVERSE: Open-Source VR and Simulation API
Thursday, 12 August
10 am - noon
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
John Kelso
kelso (at) nist.gov

International Collegiate Virtual Reality Contest
Thursday, 12 August
11:30am - noon
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Akihiko Shirai
shirai (at) mail.com

CG CHAR
Thursday, 12 August
1 - 2:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
Rick May
junk (at) toonstruck.com

The Designer's Augmented Reality Toolkit (DART) BOF
Thursday, 12 August
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
1 - 3 pm
Blair MacIntyre
blair (at) cc.gatech.edu

X3D Programmable Shaders Working Group Meeting
Thursday, 12 August
3 - 5 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
Goncalo Nuno Moutinho de Carvalho
c3099023 (at) tees.ac.uk

The Future of the SIGGRAPH Conference
Thursday, 12 August
4 - 5:30 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
G. Scott Owen
owen (at) siggraph.org

 
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