International Resources Events

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International Center (SIGGRAPH Village), West Hall Lobby

Informative international sessions on the current state of computer graphics around the world.

All Week

SpaceTime Showcase
Sunday, 25 July, through Thursday, 29 July
10 am - 1 pm
Digital review of projects accepted to the annual SpaceTime competition featuring the state of creative computer-based student work from around the globe.
Contact: Marc Barr, mjbarr (at) mtsu.edu

Saturday

Conference Access & Media Pass Meeting
Saturday, 24 July
5 - 6 pm
Review of media access for the SIGGRAPH 2009 conference. Overview of media-badge access, and introduction to the conference. Contact: Scott Lang, scott (at) siggraph.org

Sunday

SpaceTime Student Exhibition Opening
Sunday, 25 July
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Opening and zwards presentation for ACM SIGGRAPH SpaceTime Student Exhibition. Contact: Marc Barr, mjbarr (at) mtsu.edu

Overview of SIGGRAPH 2010 (with Japanese interpreter)
Sunday, 25 July
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Members of the SIGGRAPH 2010 Committee present an overview of the conference and highlights of their programs.
Contact: Miho Aoki, mihoalaska (at) gmail.com

Monday

ACM SIGGRAPH Student Chapters Meeting
Monday, 26 July
1 - 2 pm
Discussion with students and advisers about addressing common chapter issues and using the ACM SIGGRAPH network.
Contact: Scott Lang, scott (at) siggraph.org

CG in Latino Countries
Monday, 26 July
4 - 5 pm
Overview of the state of CG in Latino countries. The session ends with a celebratory piñata. The session includes a special presentation by various studios in Latin America. Contact: Marilenis Olivera, marilenis (at) gmail.com

Tuesday

Fab Lab
Tuesday, 27 July
10 - 10:30 am
This presentation showcases the Fab Lab network, an international project that allows the public to learn about science and engineering, and to design machines and make measurements to improve the quality of their lives.
Contact: Katie Rast, katie (at) fablabsd.org

International T-Shirt Giveaway!
Tuesday, 27 July
10:30 - 10:45 am
ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources, in collaboration with San Diego Fab Lab gives away a t-shirt featuring a minimalist design based on an "inversion" of the official conference t-shirt, programmed LEDs, layered gel silkscreen, and hand-applied beadwork.
Contact: Sandro Alberti, salberti (at) siggraph.org

Chapters! Los Angeles- USA
Tuesday, 27 July
11 am - 12:30 pm
Ever wonder what it's like to live, work, and play in Los Angeles? Los Angeles-based production and post-production companies, and technical research and technical training schools, explain the advantages of working in the city that brought you Disney, the LightStage, and constant sunshine.
Contact: Carlye Archibeque, carlye (at) siggraph.org

Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts (ISEA) Open Forum
Tuesday, 27 July
12:30 - 2 pm
ISEA is an international non-profit organization fostering interdisciplinary academic discourse and exchange among culturally diverse groups and individuals working with art, science, and emerging technologies. This discussion includes information about the organization, the upcoming ISEA2010, which will take place in the Ruhr region of Germany (Dortmund, Essen, Duisburg), 20 - 29 August 2010, and the 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA2011), in Istanbul, Turkey.
Contact: Sue Gollifer, S.C.Gollifer (at) bton.ac.uk

Computer Graphics in Costa Rica
Tuesday, 27 July
2 - 3 pm
Overview of Costa Rica's CG and digital animation talent and projects.
Contact: Marisol Ibarra, mibarra (at) procomer.com; Gustavo Madrigal, administracion (at) morpho.tv

Chapters! Bogotá-Colombia
Tuesday, 27 July
3 - 4:30 pm
Colombia's computer graphics industry continues to grow, reaching international markets. Find out more about creating and promoting computer graphics as part of an ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter in Latin America.
Contact: Hernando Bahamon, hbahamon (at) latam.us

Wednesday

ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters Business Meeting
Wednesday, 28 July
9 - 10 am
The annual business meeting for the ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters
Contact: Scott Lang, scott (at) siggraph.org

Animation by Japanese Students
Wednesday, 28 July
10 - 11 am
DCAJ shows some of the Japanese student work that won prizes at the Digital Creators Competition 2009 and animations created by young artists from Korea and other countries.
Contact: Toshio Suzuki, suzuki (at) dcaj.or.jp

Industrial Application of CG in Japan
Wednesday, 28 July
11 am - noon
DCAJ presents highly advanced industrial applications of CG technology.
Contact: Toshio Suzuki, suzuki (at) dcaj.or.jp

Professional Chapters and Student Chapters Start-Up Meeting
Wednesday, 28 July
12:30 - 1:30 pm
The Professional and Student Chapters of ACM SIGGRAPH span the globe. Within their local areas, chapters continue the work of ACM SIGGRAPH year-round via meetings and other activities. This session explains how to start and run a successful ACM SIGGRAPH Professional or Student Chapter.
Contact: Scott Lang, scott (at) siggraph.org

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