SIGGRAPH Asia Advisory Group Taps New Chairby 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.
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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.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 receives strong interest from the industry
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.