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24
Jun
2016
ACM SIGGRAPH Leadership Positions Open

The ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee has three open positions for the next election: President, Vice-President, and Director at Large. The Nominations Committee will be interviewing potential candidates at SIGGRAPH 2016, and will choose a final slate by the beginning of 2017. The election will be held next summer, and the winning candidates will take office September 1, 2017 for a three year term.

24
Jun
2016
In the Mix by Eleanor Gates-Stuart with Sherry Mayo
Science of the Unseen Opens

What goes unseen, unfelt, unheard? The Digital Arts Community of ACM SIGGRAPH presents Science of the Unseen: Digital Art Perspectives, an on-line exhibition curated by Phil Gough (Australia) and Lindsay Zackeroff (USA). Comprised of both moving and still imagery, the works in this captivating exhibition integrate science and art to amplify what may go unperceived in usual visual, social, and political registers.

22
Jun
2016
Alvy Ray Smith to Present at SIGGRAPH 2016 Pioneers' Reception

The SIGGRAPH Pioneers Group is proud to present one of the most influential scientists in computer graphics history, Alvy Ray Smith, as the guest speaker for the 2016 Pioneers' Reception. Dr. Smith pioneered numerous advances in computer graphics, including one of the first digital paint systems, the alpha channel and digital sprites.

31
May
2016
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Change a Life: Mentor a Student at SIGGRAPH

Since 2003, the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee and the ACM SIGGRAPH Pioneers have sponsored the Spend a Week at SIGGRAPH Student Program, which brings high school sophomores and juniors to the the annual SIGGRAPH conference. This year, the two groups are eager to continue the tradition -- but they need your help.

26
Apr
2016
Cartographic Visualization BOF at SIGGRAPH 2015
ACM SIGGRAPH Cartographic Visualization Session Returns

Since its formation in 1996, the ACM SIGGRAPH Cartographic Visualization Project has held a Birds-of-a-Feather session at the annual SIGGRAPH conference. This year is no exception. The ACM SIGGRAPH Cartographic Visualization session at SIGGRAPH 2016 will take place at the top of the week, in the Anaheim Convention Center.

Session details:

Monday, July 25, 2016: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m., ACM SIGGRAPH Theater of the SIGGRAPH International Center

26
Apr
2016
SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 logo
Call for Student Volunteers

SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 seeks student volunteers to head to Macao, China this December.

Student volunteers at SIGGRAPH Asia can expect to take part in a wide variety of conference programs, connect with computer graphics professionals, access exclusive student volunteer sessions and experience all that SIGGRAPH Asia has to offer with a full conference registration.

Visit the SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 website for more information.

23
Apr
2016
Meeting
Committee Chair Candidates Sought

ACM SIGGRAPH is seeking candidates for the position of chair of each of the following committees: Chapters, Communications, and Digital Arts. The essential responsibilities of each chair are listed below.

30
Mar
2016
Apotheosis of Glasgow High-rises by Myriam Thyes
Enhanced Vision – Digital Video Discussion Notes Online

Enhanced Vision – Digital Video is an online exhibition of the ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Art Community. The show highlights new works by video artists exploring socially important issues who use digital methods to enhance their practice. Launched in the spring of 2015, the works in this exhibition have gone on to win prizes and be featured in other important competitions.

22
Mar
2016
Notice of Opening: ACM SIGGRAPH Project Manager

ACM SIGGRAPH is in search of an experienced, self-motivated project manager to coordinate ongoing projects within the organization and manage the execution of new initiatives. Tracking the progress of volunteer-led projects and ensuring the detailed documentation and continual forward movement of those projects are key areas of responsibility for this position.

2
Mar
2016
Call for Participation: Faculty Submitted Student Work Exhibit

A call for participation has been announced for the 5th Annual Faculty Submitted Student Work Exhibit at SIGGRAPH, the world's largest conference on computer graphics. Sponsored by the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee, the exhibit will be comprised of images and video to be displayed at the Education Committee Booth SIGGRAPH 2016 in Anaheim, CA and also on the Education Committee website.

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