Special Events

Sessions of special interest to specific segments of the SIGGRAPH community. For example:

Fast-Forward Papers Preview

Sunday, 5 August
6 - 8 pm
Room 6 AB and CF

Snapshot overviews of the paper sessions, in which authors give short summaries of their work. It's a fast, fun, and provocative preview of the latest and most significant findings in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

First International FJORG! Viking Animation Event Winners
Wednesday, 8 August
6 - 7 pm
Room 1AB
In a Viking ceremony, special guest judges present awards to the winning team in the FJORG! competition. Attendees are encouraged to wear their finest Viking garb. The session includes video highlights of the event and the animations produced by the FJORG! finalists. Also featured: the FJORG! teams that receive the most votes in the attendee "popular vote."

FJORG! Organizers

Patricia Beckmann-Wells
DreamWorks Animation

Samuel Lord Black
Autodesk, Inc.

Winners of the ACM Student Research Competition

Wednesday, 8 August
7 - 7:30 pm
Room 1 AB

Winners of the ACM Student Research Competition at SIGGRAPH 2007 present brief summaries of their Posters.

ACM Student Research Competition Organizer

Michael Cohen
Microsoft Research