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28 Jan 2019
SIGGRAPH Asia Advisory Group Taps New Chair
Tags: Leadership, SACAG, SIGGRAPH Asia

SIGGRAPH Asia Advisory Group Taps New Chair

by Melanie A. Farmer

Yong Tsui (YT) Lee has handed off the chairmanship of the SIGGRAPH Asia Conference Advisory Group (SACAG), a role he has held since 2011, to Surapong (Ben) Lertsithichai, who most recently served as a SACAG committee member. Lertsithichai, who has been involved with SIGGRAPH for 18 years in various capacities, began his new role on Jan. 1, 2019.

31 Oct 2018
LET’S DRAW!: New Deep Learning Technique for Realistic Caricature Art
Tags: art, SIGGRAPH Asia, Technical Papers
Press Release


Data-driven method leverages deep learning AI for photo-to-caricature translation

28 Sep 2018
Nomination for SACAG Chair
Tags: Nominations, SACAG, SIGGRAPH Asia

Nomination for SACAG Chair

The current SIGGRAPH Asia Conference Advisory Group (SACAG) Chair, YT Lee, will be stepping down at the end of 2018. The nomination for the new Chair is now open. Here are the details:

1.       Anyone who knows a suitable candidate can make a nomination.

2.       Please provide the justification for your nomination, highlighting your candidate’s services for the SIGGRAPH organization, particularly for SIGGRAPH Asia.

3.       The nominee must consent to be nominated. Please state that in your justification.

21 May 2018
SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 receives strong interest from the industry
Tags: acm siggraph, conference, SIGGRAPH Asia

SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 receives strong interest from the industry

24 Oct 2017
ACM SIGGRAPH: The Transition from SIS to Linklings
Tags: Conferences, SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, submissions

Transition to Linklings, LLC

SIGGRAPH 2018 and SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 are transitioning from the SIGGRAPH Information System (SIS) to a submission and review system provided by Linklings, LLC. If you are interested in submitting content for either conference, we would like to offer the opportunity for you to create and set up your Linklings user account in advance of the program submission date.

19 Jul 2017
SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 Announces Keynote Speaker Michael Cohen
Tags: computer graphics, keynote, SIGGRAPH Asia

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.

31 May 2017
Call for Participation: SIGGRAPH Asia 2017
Tags: Calls for Participation, SIGGRAPH Asia

SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 invites you to submit your best works and creative innovations at the 10th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia, taking place from 27-30 November 2017 at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangkok, Thailand.

Join hundreds of fellow scholars, creative practitioners and industry professionals in the computer graphics and interactive techniques industry, and submit your best works to the respective conference program listed below.

23 Nov 2016
Meet ACM and ACM SIGGRAPH Leadership at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016
Tags: ACM, acm siggraph, SIGGRAPH Asia

Ever wondered how you might become part of the ACM SIGGRAPH volunteer leadership, or contribute to putting together one of the world-leading SIGGRAPH conferences?

Join us at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 in Macao, China, where top leadership from ACM and ACM SIGGRAPH will be present for a special session about these two preeminent professional computing organizations.

26 Apr 2016
Call for Student Volunteers
Tags: SIGGRAPH Asia, Volunteer

SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 seeks student volunteers to head to Macao, China this December.

Student volunteers at SIGGRAPH Asia can expect to take part in a wide variety of conference programs, connect with computer graphics professionals, access exclusive student volunteer sessions and experience all that SIGGRAPH Asia has to offer with a full conference registration.

Visit the SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 website for more information.

12 Dec 2014
Spotlight on Research: Moving Beyond MoCap
Tags: Animation, Research, SIGGRAPH Asia

On December 6, 2014, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen, Germany, presented a study entitled MoSh: Motion and Shape Capture from Sparse Markers.

SIGGRAPH Asia 2015
Tags: conference, SIGGRAPH Asia, Sponsored

The 8th edition of the event, back for the 2nd time in Japan, expects to draw conference attendees, exhibition visitors, and exhibitors from over 50 countries worldwide. This is anticipated to be the largest SIGGRAPH Asia event organized since 2008.

Computer graphics has constantly been at the forefront of technology development, making significant impacts across the industry by changing the way we think, work, and live. SIGGRAPH Asia has been able to reinvent itself each year, much like its host city, Kobe.

24 Nov 2014
SIGGRAPH Asia Previews Accessible to Wider Audience
Tags: Emerging Technology, SIGGRAPH Asia

Both the North American SIGGRAPH conference and SIGGRAPH Asia are well attended by international audiences, and though most attendees understand English, there is a difference between grasping a language and being fully comfortable digesting complex research in that language.

13 Nov 2014
Last Chance to Register Online for SIGGRAPH Asia 2014
Tags: conference, Graphics, SIGGRAPH Asia

SIGGRAPH Asia, Asia's largest and most respected conference on computer graphics, will take place this year from December 3 to 6 in Shenzhen, China. Online registration for the conference closes on November 20.

04 Nov 2014
Mortadelo and Filemon Film to Screen at SIGGRAPH Asia
Tags: Animation, Film, SIGGRAPH Asia

Mortadelo & Filemon is a beloved Spanish comic book series about the slapstick exploits of two secret agents in the TIA (Técnicos de Investigación Aeroterráquea, a spoof on the CIA). This year, the series has been adapted to a feature-length computer animated movie by Madrid-based Ilion Animation Studios.

03 Nov 2014
SIGGRAPH Asia Panels Explore the Evolution of Digital Art
Tags: art, SIGGRAPH Asia

SIGGRAPH Asia is teaming up with the Digital Arts Community of ACM SIGGRAPH for the 2014 Conference in Shenhzen. On December 6, 2014, the SIGGRAPH Asia Featured Sessions program will include two digital arts panels to open the current discourse regarding future trends within artistic and multi-disciplinary practices.

Tags: conference, Graphics, SIGGRAPH Asia

The 7th edition of the event expects to draw conference attendees, exhibition visitors, and exhibitors from over 50 countries worldwide. Computer graphics has constantly been at the forefront of technology development, making significant impacts across the industry by changing the way we think, work, and live.

21 Nov 2013
Access the Latest Computer Graphics Research for Free
Tags: Graphics, Research, SIGGRAPH Asia

ACM TOG (Transactions on Graphics) is the foremost peer-reviewed journal in the area of computer graphics. The TOG journal has a strong synergy with ACM SIGGRAPH; of the six issues published by TOG each year, two are special issues containing the papers presented at the annual SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia conferences. 

04 Nov 2013
Digital Art Master Class With Stanley Artgerm Lau
Tags: art, Graphics, SIGGRAPH Asia

Attendees of SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 (Hong Kong, November 19 to 22) will have the opportunity to catch one or more of this year's Industry Master Classes. Among the 2013 Master Class offerings is a four-hour session with renowned digital artist Stanley Artgerm Lau

02 Oct 2013
SIGGRAPH Asia Announces Keynote Speakers; Early Bird Registration Ends October 8
Tags: conference, SIGGRAPH Asia

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

30 Sep 2013
ACM SIGGRAPH Offers Open Access to Conference Content
Tags: conference, Research, SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia

ACM SIGGRAPH is pleased to announce that open access links to conference proceedings from SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia will now be available to the public at no cost, beginning two weeks before each conference and running for four weeks. During this period, conference proceedings may be accessed by members and non-members alike, through the ACM Digital Library.