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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
5 April 2007

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SIGGRAPH 2007 Announces Co-Located Technology Events in San Diego

(Chicago, IL) - SIGGRAPH 2007 is pleased to announce a partnership with five technology events that will co-locate in San Diego before or during the 34th International Conference & Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques being held 5-9 August at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, USA.

Returning to SIGGRAPH in 2007 will be The Graphics Hardware Workshop, the Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA), and Sandbox: A Videogame Symposium. For the first time, SIGGRAPH also welcomes the International Symposium on Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering (NPAR) and the Emerging Display Technologies Workshop. These five events will take place on different dates throughout the duration of SIGGRAPH 2007 inside or close to the San Diego Convention Center.

"This partnership only enhances the overall SIGGRAPH experience in San Diego," stated Joe Marks, SIGGRAPH 2007 Conference Chair from Walt Disney Animation Studios. "Attendees will have a chance to delve deeper on select topics through co-located events, while also getting broad exposure to the latest developments in computer graphics and interactive techniques at the main conference."

More information on SIGGRAPH 2007 and these unique opportunities

SIGGRAPH 2007 will bring an estimated 25,000 computer graphics and interactive technology professionals from six continents to San Diego, California, USA for the industry's most respected technical and creative programs focusing on research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education, and the web from 5-9 August at the San Diego Convention Center. SIGGRAPH 2007 includes a three-day exhibition of products and services from the computer graphics and interactive marketplace from 7-9 August 2007. More than 250 international exhibiting companies are expected. Registration for the conference and exhibition is open to the public.

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ACM SIGGRAPH, the leading professional society for computer graphics and interactive techniques, sponsors SIGGRAPH 2007.