With the SIGGRAPH 2017 Call for Submissions now open, our annual conference is moving from concept to reality, and it will be no time before we gather in Los Angeles to celebrate, learn and be amazed at the innovation and creativity of our community.

To each of the thousands of attendees who make the annual pilgrimage to SIGGRAPH, the conference means something different. Some think of it as front-row seating for the unveiling of the latest computer graphics research. Others see it as a means to discover and experience a variety of cutting-edge technologies. Still others attend the conference for the opportunities it provides to network and exchange ideas with like-minded innovators.

For a core group of attendees, however, the conference is something more. It’s a family reunion.

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