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Attend one of the many Birds of a Feather sessions to share your interests, goals, technologies, environments, or backgrounds. The complete list of Birds of a Feather sessions is below and on a kiosk in the Los Angeles Convention Center, West Lobby.

SIGGRAPH 2005 Birds of a Feather Sessions



Sunday, 31 July

CG Performances and Opening Barrel at SIGGRAPH 2005
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Pacific Ballroom
7 - 9 pm
Garth Garrett
garrettg (at) mta.net

Recruiting & HR Mixer
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Serrano Room
6 - 8 pm
Beth Lucas
Beth (at) lucasfilm.com

Monday, 1 August

Web3D Consortium Medical WG Open Meeting
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
9 - 10 am
Sandy Ressler
sressler (at) nist.gov

Blender Foundation: Community Meeting
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
10 - 11 am
Ton Roosendaal
ton (at) blender.org

Animation Mentor Gathering
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 511C
10 - noon
Lleslle Aclaro
Lleslle (at) animationmentor.com

Web 3D Consortium Member Meeting
Sheraton Los Angeles Hotel
Santa Monica Room
10:30 - noon
Sandy Ressler
Sressler (at) acm.org

BRL CAD: Open Source Solid Modeling
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
11 am - noon
Christopher Sean Morrison
siggraph (at) brlcad.org

Blender Foundation: Artist Workshop
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
11 am - 12:30 pm
Ton Roosendaal
ton (at) blender.org

Sharing Ideas in Teaching 3D Animation
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
1 - 2 pm
Richard LaPidus
lapidus (at) morainevalley.edu

Blender Foundation: Coder Workshop
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
1:30 - 3 pm
Ton Roosendaal
ton (at) blender.org

Blender Foundation: Verse
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
3 - 4 pm
Ton Roosendaal
ton (at) blender.org

Web 3D Board of Directors Meeting
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 516
4 - 5 pm
Sandy Ressler
Sressler (at) acm.org

Blender Foundation: Demos and Art Show
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
4 - 6 pm
Ton Roosendaal
ton (at) blender.org

VCU School of the Arts Reception
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Chandler Room
6 - 9 pm
Pamela Turner
ptturner (a) vcu.edu

Taipei ACM SIGGRAPH Reunion
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Balboa Room
9 - 11 pm
Bing-Yu Chen
robin (at) ntu.edu.tw

Tuesday, 2 August

Women in Animation Meet 'n' Greet
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
9:30 - 11 am
Jan Nagel
jannagel (at) myexcel.com

VR Juggler BOF
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
11 - noon
Aron Bierbaum
aronb (at) vrac.iastate.edu

YLEM Goals and Strategies
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
11 am - noon
Loren Means
lorenmea (at) pacbell.net

IVRC: International Collegiate Virtual Reality Contest
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
noon - 1:30 pm
Akhiko Shirai
Shirai (at) mail.com

Khronos OpenML BOF
Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel
Manhattan C
noon - 2 pm
Briana Lorenz-Marrow
briana (at) goldstandardgroup.com

3D Pro Brown Bag Social
Salon A
Hilton Checkers
noon - 2 pm
Jim Meyer
Purp (at) acm.org

Visual Learning in Science and Engineering
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 511 C
1 - 2 pm
Judith Brown
jbrown (at) siggraph.org

Computer Graphics Research for Undergraduates
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
1 - 2:30 pm
William Joel
Joelw (at) wcsu.edu

Open Scene Graph
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
2 - 3:30 pm
Don Burns
don (at) andesengineering.com

Khronos OpenGL ES BOF
Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel
Manhattan C
2 - 4 pm
Briana Lorenz-Marrow
briana (at) goldstandardgroup.com

OZONE-Free Presentations: Art, A Life, Archaelogy
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
3 - 5 pm
Kevin Cain
kevin (at) pelleas.org

Next-Gen Game Development Series
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 511C
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Rudy Geronimo
rudy (a) igda.org

CinePaint
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
4 - 5 pm
Robin Rower
rower (at) movieeditor.com

Khronos OpenVG BOF
Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel
Manhattan C
4 - 6 pm
Briana Lorenz-Marrow
briana (at) goldstandardgroup.com

Purdue University Reunion
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Garden East
4 - 7 pm
Jim Sprinkles
Jsprink (at) purdue.edu

ACCAD Alumni Gathering
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Del Mar/Verdugo
4:30 - 6 pm
Elaine Smith
Elaine (at) accad.osu.edu

High-Dyamic-Range Imagery
Los Angeles convention Center
Room 506
5 - 6 pm
Alan Chalmers
Alan.chalmers (at) bris.ac.uk

The RenderMan Academy Alumni Reception
5 - 6 pm
Sheraton Los Angeles
Venice A
Rudy Cortes
rudy (at) rendermanacademy.com

Ringling School of Art and Design Alumni Reception
Westin Bonaventure
5 - 7 pm
Los Feliz
Teri Arnell
tarnell (at) ringling.edu

OpenGL Performer, Features & Futures
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Golden State Ballroom
6 - 8 pm
Chelsea Palmer
chelsea (at) sgi.com

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

CGQA: Testing and Computer Graphics
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Hillhurst
6:30 - 8 pm
Anna Newman
anewman (at) pdi.com

Stony Brook University for Visual Computing Reunion
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Dohney Room
6:30 - 9:30 pm
Arie Kaufman
Ari (at) cs.sunysb.edu

UNC Chapel Hill Reunion
Wilshire grand Hotel
Cardini's Restaurant
9 - 11 pm
Anselmo Lastra
mail (at) lastra.net

Tokyo ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter Party
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Sierra Ballroom
9 - 11 pm
andoh (at) opengl.com

Georgia Tech GVU Reunion/Reception
Sheraton Los Angeles Hotel
Martini Sports Lounge
9 - midnight
Vivian Chandler
Chandler (at) cc.gtech.edu
Wednesday, 3 August

SPEC/GPC Press Conference
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
8 am - noon
Erin Hatfield
erinh (at) cramco.com

New Brunswick, Canada - Hot Stop for GSA
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 516
10 - 11 am
Shannon Ker
Shannon.ker (at) gnb.ca

X3D Tools, Tips, Techniques, and Futures
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 511 C
10:30 - noon
Leonard Daly
S2005 (at) realism.com

Extensions for Interactivity in X3D
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
11 am - noon
Pablo Figueroa
Figuero (at) acm.org

CG CHAR @ SIGGRAPH Event
Westin Bonaventure Hotel
Catalina Ballroom
12:30 - 4:30 pm
Ricky May
Junk (at) toonstruck.com

ACM SIGGRAPH Carto BOF
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Theresa-Marie Rhyne
tmrhyne (at) ncsu.edu

Molecular Graphics
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Michael Pique
pique (at) siggraph.org

Final Touch - The Gathering of Hollywood's Colorists
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 511 C
2 - 3 pm
Philip Staiger
Philip (at) siliconcolor.com

CAD Society Annual Business Meeting and Election
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
2:30 - 3:30 pm
Jeffrey Rowe
Jrowe (at) cairowest.com

3D Printing for Scientific Visualization
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
3 - 4 pm
Michael Pique
pique (at) siggraph.org

World Wind Users
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 511C
3 - 4:30 pm
Adam Hill
Adam.hill (at) gmail.com

OPEN EXR
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 516
4 - 5 pm
Wojciech Jarosz
wjarosz (at) ucsd.edu

CAD Working Group, Web 3D Consortium
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
4 - 5:30 pm
Julian Gomez
jeg (at) polished-pixels.com.

Art and Content Pipelining BOF
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
4:30 - 6 pm
Eskil Steenberg
eskil (at) obsession.se

Quantum Rendering
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 511 C
4:30 - 6 pm
Marco Lanzagorta
lnzgrt (a) cmf.nrl.navy.mil

ETSU Digital Media Advisory Meeting & Reunion
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Del Mar/Verdugo
4:30 - 6 pm
Cher Cornett
chercornett (at) earthlink.net

Open SG BOF
Holiday Inn City Center
San Jose B
6 -7 pm
Dirk Reiners
dreiners (at) iastate.edu

Open GL BOF
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Sierra Ballroom
6 - 8 pm
Chelsea Palmer
Chelsea (at) sgi.com

Thursday, 4 August

Open-Source Web3D Technologies/Emma3D
Los Angles Convention Center
Room 506
9 - 10:30 am
Murat Aktihanoglu
Murat (at) holoscape.com

DIVERSE - Flexible Open Source VE API
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 511 C
10 - 11 am
John Kelso
kelso (at) nist.gov

DART: The Designer's Augmented Reality Toolkit
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
10 am - noon
Blair MacIntyre
Blair (a) cc.gatech.edu

Color Management for Film Production
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Holiday Inn City Center
San Jose B
Lars Borg
Borg (at) adobe.com

Linux for Entertainment Birds of a Feather
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 505
1:30 - 3 pm
Mary Quinn
mquinn@dreamworks.com

Improving SIGGRAPH Online Services
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
2 - 3 pm
Thierry Frey
frey (at) siggraph.org

Dog Waffling with PD Pro Digital Painter
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 511C
2 - 3:30 pm
Philip Staiger
Dogwaffle (at) thebest3d.com

Future of the SIGGRAPH Conference
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 506
4 - 5:30 pm
Jackie White
jackie_white (at) siggraph.org
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