President's Corner- What did you tell us via the virtual conference survey?
About a month ago we sent out a survey asking for your thoughts about what the virtual SIGGRAPH 2020 should look like. Here is a summary of what we learned from the survey.
Slate of Candidates for the ACM SIGGRAPH Director Positions Announced
The ACM SIGGRAPH election window is now open and will remain open until at 16:00 UTC, 14 August 2020.
ACM SIGGRAPH Pioneers: Live Q&A With Douglas Trumbull
Don't forget to check out Trumbull's video in advance, posted for public screening on Friday, 7 August to the ACM SIGGRAPH YouTube channel leading up to a LIVE Q&A session Tuesday, August 11, at 8:00 pm EST.
Honoring the Outstanding Achievements and Service of our Community
ACM SIGGRAPH and Awards Chair John (Spike) Hughes are thrilled to announce the recipients of the ACM SIGGRAPH awards for achievements and service.
President’s Corner - We stand with you.
I would like to offer support to members of our ACM SIGGRAPH family and acknowledge the pain and injustice faced by the African American community on a daily basis.
The 2019 ACM Turing Award: Celebrating SIGGRAPH and Computer Graphics Achievements
On March 18, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) announced that Edwin E. (Ed) Catmull and Patrick M. (Pat) Hanrahan had jointly received the 2019 ACM A.M. Turing Award for their respective fundamental contributions to 3D computer graphics and the revolutionary impact of these techniques on computer-generated imagery (CGI) in filmmaking and other applications.
Photo by Jim Hagarty © 2019 ACM SIGGRAPH
New + Noteworthy
Digital Library Selections
ACM SIGGRAPH 2019 Courses, Publication: Proceeding SIGGRAPH '19 ACM SIGGRAPH 2019 Courses Los Angeles, California — July 28 - 28, 2019
ACM SIGGRAPH 2019 Computer Animation Festival, Digital Library submission. Scientific visualization of the energyharvesting process of an earlyphotosynthetic organelle called achromatophore.
ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), Volume 38 Issue 4, July 2019