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ACM SIGGRAPH News

15
Jan
2019
SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival.
ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Plans Global Growth

As the art of animation continues to evolve, so, too, does the ACM SIGGRAPH community and its premiere showcase of computer animation, the twice-annual SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival.

15
Jan
2019
The Urgency of Reality in a Hyper-Connected Age: An Online Exhibition

Karst is a liminal space in between the representational and the theatrical, the limited and the multi-dimensional, and the abstract and the real all meeting together.

7
Dec
2018
Accepting Nominations for the International Resources Committee Chair

Accepting Nominations for the International Resources Committee Chair

The mission of the International Resources Committee (IRC) is to extend the reach and influence of the ACM SIGGRAPH conferences and organization globally through language and intercultural support. The year-long activities of the committee include:

27
Nov
2018
ACM SIGGRAPH’S New External Relations Chair to Build Bridges, Fuel Collaborations

ACM SIGGRAPH’S NEW EXTERNAL RELATIONS CHAIR TO BUILD BRIDGES, FUEL COLLABORATIONS

by Melanie Farmer

ACM SIGGRAPH has named Diana Arellano Chair of External Relations, to strengthen ties and form new collaborations with organizations within the computer graphics community and with those communities that intersect with computer graphics. Arellano, whose connection to the SIGGRAPH conference began as a student volunteer in 2007, most recently served as International Resources Chair. She will assume her new role as External Relations Chair, effective immediately.

31
Oct
2018
LET’S DRAW!: New Deep Learning Technique for Realistic Caricature Art
Press Release

LET’S DRAW!: NEW DEEP LEARNING TECHNIQUE FOR REALISTIC CARICATURE ART

Data-driven method leverages deep learning AI for photo-to-caricature translation

28
Sep
2018
Nomination for SACAG Chair

Nomination for SACAG Chair

The current SIGGRAPH Asia Conference Advisory Group (SACAG) Chair, YT Lee, will be stepping down at the end of 2018. The nomination for the new Chair is now open. Here are the details:

1.       Anyone who knows a suitable candidate can make a nomination.

2.       Please provide the justification for your nomination, highlighting your candidate’s services for the SIGGRAPH organization, particularly for SIGGRAPH Asia.

3.       The nominee must consent to be nominated. Please state that in your justification.

28
Sep
2018
ACM SIGGRAPH Bylaw Changes Passed

The proposed bylaw changes by the ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee (EC) have been approved by the ACM EC when the member voting failed to meet the ten percent rule required for all bylaw changes. These changes will start in the voting taking place in next summer's elections.

10
Sep
2018
Volunteer Opportunity: ACM SIGGRAPH Awards Committee Chair

ACM SIGGRAPH is recruiting for a Chair for the newly formed Awards Committee.  This chair will join the ranks of the standing committee chairs who assist the Executive Committee in nurturing and supporting the community of computer graphics researchers and practitioners.   A listing of the current standing chairs and their roles can be found here: https://www.siggraph.org/about/acm-siggraph-committees

10
Sep
2018
Volunteer Opportunity: ACM SIGGRAPH External Relations Committee Chair

The ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee is recruiting for a Chair of their External Relations Committee.  The chair and their committee will establish and oversee ACM SIGGRAPH's agreements with organizations and conferences worldwide; manage relationships with external professional societies, organizations, and companies; and work with the ACM Executive Committee to identify and pursue relationships with new organizations and companies in alignment with the current strategic plan.

29
Aug
2018
SIGGRAPH Academy

SIGGRAPH Academy

This year we were pleased to announce the SIGGRAPH Academy at SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver. The initial class of inductees was drawn from previous award winners. However, moving forward, our goal is to induct a broader range of individuals who have made substantial contributions to our field. To accomplish this, we need nominations for the Academy from across all of computer graphics. 

Here is the information you need to make a nomination:

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