President's Corner- What Does it Take to Put on a Virtual Conference?
As the organizers who scrambled to put on the first conferences that went virtual this spring have emphatically said, a virtual conference is just as big an undertaking as an in-person conference.
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
Stay Inspired: Virtual Education From SIGGRAPH
With much of the globe turning to virtual inspiration, we at ACM SIGGRAPH want to keep our community inspired. We share our top three SIGGRAPH University course recordings as well as the top three most-streamed SIGGRAPH Spotlight podcast episodes.
Photo by Dina Douglass © 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