SIGGRAPH Asia is pleased to announce Thad Starner and Phillip Rosedale as its keynote speakers for the 2013 conference to be held 19-22 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. The keynote sessions will offer insights to ground breaking areas in the field of computer graphics and interactive techniques. You won’t want to miss these inspiring sessions:

Thad Starner, Professor of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

“Wearable Computing: Through the Looking Glass”

Wednesday, 20 November, Theater 1

Phillip Rosedale, Founder-Second Life/Linden Lab, Co-Founder-High Fidelity

“The Revenge of Virtual Reality”

Thursday, 21 November, Theater 1

The Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH Asia showcases a selection of the year’s best animation and vfx clips from both industry professionals and animation schools. Be inspired by the innovative use of technology, originality, and compelling story-telling in submissions from all over the world. Get a sneak peek to works accepted at this year’s Animation Theater and Electronic Theater.

Highlights from the SIGGRAPH Asia Computer Animation Festival can be purchased online. Visit the the SIGGRAPH Encore Store to order your SIGGRAPH Asia Video Review at a discounted rate if you use the following code: CAF2013ASIA.

Register before 8 October to take advantage of the early bird discounts. Exclusive discounts for hotel reservations are also available to all SIGGRAPH Asia 2013attendees at selected hotels within close proximity to the event venue. Additional information on registration and housing is available here.