ACM SIGGRAPH News
By Aruquia Peixoto. Edited by Jessica Sommerville and Diana Arellano.
SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest, most influential annual conference and exhibition in computer graphics and interactive techniques. Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry's latest advances.
Whether or not you'll be joining us at SIGGRAPH 2017, you can access much of the conference content online. It has been made publicly available by ACM SIGGRAPH as a service to the computer graphics community.
The ACM SIGGRAPH Awards program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the computer graphics community through their research, teaching, service, or writing. This year, ACM SIGGRAPH will recognize six individuals whose impressive achievements have more than earned them the awards they'll accept onstage at SIGGRAPH 2017.
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The ACM SIGGRAPH Pioneers Group is proud to present David Em, one of the most influential artists in computer graphics, as the evening speaker for this year's Pioneers Reception. The reception will take place on the evening of Tuesday, August 1, at the SIGGRAPH 2017 conference.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 has announced that Michael Cohen, Director of the Computational Photography Group at Facebook, will be a keynote speaker at the conference this November in Bangkok, Thailand.
Source: Spark CG/WIA Press Release (Media Contact)
Spark Computer Graphics Society (Spark CG) and Women in Animation (WIA) are pleased to announce the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards which will be presented at SPARK ANIMATION 2017 taking place from October 26th to October 29th, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada.
By Ian Failes. Republished with permission from Spark CG Society.
Towards the end of Jon Watts’ "Spider-Man: Homecoming," the newest instalment of the Spider-Man franchise and now part of Marvel’s larger cinematic universe, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) makes a bold choice to try and thwart the efforts of Adrian Toomes (Michael Keaton), who is hell-bent on stealing Avengers weaponry from a plane — mid-flight — as it leaves New York.
By Jessica Fernandes. Republished with permission from Spark CG Society.
April 29th, 2017. It’s a rainy day in Vancouver and most have only just had their first sip of coffee, but no one here seems to mind. They’re all too busy taking in the unforgettably inspiring Borja Montoro. Welcome to Spark CG Society’s day long masterclass in character design.
ACM SIGGRAPH is seeking candidates for four high-level leadership positions in the organization: Treasurer, Director at Large, Chair of the Specialized Conference Committee, and Chair of the Student Services Committee.