7. Introduction to SIGGRAPH and Computer Graphics

Half-Day, 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
Level: Beginning
Room 4
Course 7 is open to Exhibits Plus, Conference Select, and Full Conference attendees. All other Courses require Full Conference registration.

This course eases newcomers into the SIGGRAPH experience, so they can make the best use of their time and extract maximum value from being here. Topics include the big ideas of computer graphics, a conference overview, and how to obtain the information that matters most to attendees.


A basic understanding of computers and algebra.

Intended Audience

Complete newcomers to SIGGRAPH and computer graphics who want to learn some of the basic terms and concepts and receive some guidance on how to get the most out of the conference.


Mike Bailey
Oregon State University
Mjb (at) cs.oregonstate.edu


Andrew Glassner
Coyote Wind Studios