The deadline for final Educators Program submissions has been extended to: 29 January 2003, 5 pm Pacific time.

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[Submission Procedure Checklist]
Who Should Submit
  • Educators at all levels and disciplines within post-secondary institutions, including faculty, department chairs, administrators, instructional designers, technology specialists, and media professionals.
  • K-12 educators, including those from specialized magnet schools who are utilizing computer graphics for learning topics such as science, mathematics, and physics.
  • Educational researchers and developers who are focused on utilizing computer graphics within learning technologies.
  • Training consultants, media specialists, and anyone intrigued with the ways computer graphics and interactive techniques are changing the way we conceptualize information.
  • Instructional designers working outside traditional educational environments, such as museums, galleries, historical centers, and performing arts programs.
Submission Procedure Checklist
Use the checklist below to ensure that your submission is complete and meets all applicable program requirements.
Complete the online SIGGRAPH 2003 Educators Program Submission Form. There you will find instructions on how to complete the online form. When you begin the form, your submission will be assigned an online ID number that will be used to identify your submission throughout the review process.
Send your supplemental submission materials to:
John Finnegan
Assistant Professor, Computer Graphics Technology
Purdue University School of Technology at South Bend
1733 Northside Boulevard, Room 107
South Bend, Indiana 46634-7111 USA
Your proposal must be submitted in MS Word format, and must include:
  • Your submission category (forum, paper, panel, or workshop), anticipated experience level (novice, intermediate, advanced, expert) and a brief explanation stating why that category is most appropriate. Please include sufficient detail for evaluation. Please put the title and authors on the first page of the proposal, along with your online ID number. It is assumed, if your submission is accepted, that this information will appear in conference publications.
  • Name(s) of the speaker(s) and a list of all collaborators, their affiliations, and contact information. Indicate the primary contact if there are multiple presenters.
  • Complete contact information for all presenters: name, affiliation, address, work phone, home phone (optional), and email address (required).
  • All proposals should include a short (150 words or less) biography of each speaker participant, including relevant experience. Panel participants should include a brief statement of their unique viewpoints on the panel topic.
  • OPTIONAL: Use the English Review Service to help with the text of your submission.

Please format your word document using the following specifications:

Paper Size: 8.5 inches by 11.0 inches (21.59cm by 27.94cm)
Top Margin: 0.75 inch (1.905 cm)
Bottom Margin: 1.0 inch (2.54 cm)
Left Margin: 0.75 inch (1.905 cm)
Right Margin: 0.75 inch (1.905 cm)
Columns: Two (2) columns, each 3.33 inches (8.46 cm) wide
Column Gutter: 0.34 inches (0.84 cm) column gutter
Title Text: 14pt Arial or Helvetica, bold, centered
Affiliation Text: 10pt Times or Times Roman, centered
Body Text: 9pt Times or Times Roman, justified on 10pt leading
Caption Text: 9pt Times or Times Roman, centered under figure
Section Headings: 10pt Arial or Helvetica, bold, flush left, numbered
Subsection Headings: 10pt Arial or Helvetica, bold, flush left, numbered
Sub-subsection Headings: 10pt Arial or Helvetica, italic, flush left, numbered

If your content has multiple authors, you may format the affiliation text in multiple columns. Affiliation should include full names, company or institution identification, and email addresses.

Links To Example Documents:

  • Forum: A Knowledge Base for the Computer Graphics Discipline (PDF) (Word)
  • Paper: Problems with Using Components in Educational Software (PDF) (Word)
  • Workshop: Teaching Human Facial Modeling Through Plaster Face Casting (PDF) (Word)
  • Panel: K-12 and Industry Partnering (PDF) (Word)


Submitters located outside of the United States should note that customs delays of up to two weeks could occur. Customs labels should bear the words: "Educational material with no commercial value." SIGGRAPH 2003 will not pay any customs fees, duties, or tariffs incurred by your submission.


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