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Congratulations to the New Class of ACM Fellows!

2017 ACM Fellows Michael Kass, Ravi Ramamoorthi, and Steve Seitz

Three ACM SIGGRAPH members were recently named to the 2017 class of ACM Fellows and will be honored at the annual awards banquet June 23 in San Francisco. ACM fellows represent less than one percent of the organization’s overall membership of talented and inventive researchers and academicians in the wide-ranging computer science field. To be elected an ACM fellow is a testament to that individual’s hard work and pioneering contributions in computing.

Call for Participation: MCAP: Massive Collaborative Animation Projects

Massive Collaborative Animation Projects (MCAP)

The Massive Collaborative Animation Projects are animation productions consisting of students and faculty members from various schools, worldwide, working together to deliver a short animation. MCAP consist of multiple production phases allowing students from different areas of study to contribute their talents.

Call for Participation: CCGIDIS 2018 in Madrid, Spain

8th International Symposium on Communicability, Computer Graphics and Innovative Design for Interactive Systems ( CCGIDIS 2018 ) 
Madrid, Spain
May 21 - 23, 2018 


CCGIDIS 2017 will be composed of research presentations, keynote lectures, invited presentations, workshops, doctoral consortium, demo session, research-works-in-progress and poster presentations. 

Call for Participation: HCITISI 2018 in Córdoba, Argentina

7th Argentine Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Telecommunications, Informatics and Scientific Information (HCITISI 2018),
Córdoba, Argentina
November 8 - 10, 2018


HCITISI 2018 will be composed of research presentations, keynote lectures, invited presentations, demo session, courses and poster presentations.

And, the Oscar Goes to….Mark Elendt

Avid moviegoers may not know Mark Elendt by name, but chances are pretty high they’ve seen his movies.  This year, Elendt and SideFX will take home an Oscar for their creation and development of the Houdini visual effects and animation system, the industry standard for bringing realistic visual effects and natural phenomena to the big screen. https://www.siggraph.org/discover/news/and-oscar-goes-to-mark-elendt

Call for Nominations: Editor-In-Chief, ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems

Call for Nominations
ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems

The term of the current Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS) is coming to an end, and the ACM Publications Board has set up a nominating committee to assist the Board in selecting the next EiC. TSAS was established in 2015 and has been experiencing steady growth.

Recruiting a Chair for the Diversity Committee

Statement for Recruiting a Chair for the Diversity Committee:

ACM SIGGRAPH is recruiting for a Chair for the newly formed Diversity 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