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31 Jul 2014
SIGGRAPH 2014 App Available for Download
Tags: conference, SIGGRAPH

A feature-rich mobile app for SIGGRAPH 2014 is now available for download. The app, which works with iPhone, iPad and Android devices, can be used to create conference schedules and network with other SIGGRAPH attendees and exhibitors. Conference attendees without smartphones and those who prefer to manage their schedules and contacts by desktop can access the web version of the SIGGRAPH 2014 app

25 Jul 2014
Volunteers Sought to Review Student Reels
Tags: SIGGRAPH, Student, Volunteer

Walk up to any computer graphics professional at SIGGRAPH and ask about the first time they attended the conference. Odds are good that their earliest experience was as a student volunteer.

02 Jul 2014
Computer Animation Festival Winners Announced
Tags: Animation, festival, SIGGRAPH

The 41st annual Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH 2014 will showcase more than 100 of the best examples of computer animation from the past year. Of the 450-plus festival submissions, just over a hundred were accepted -- and only nine were selected to receive top honors in their respective categories. Considering the exceptional creativity and technical skill evident in the pool of entries, the decision process must have been a difficult one for the SIGGRAPH jury.

23 Jun 2014
Manipulate Reality at SIGGRAPH, Win an Oculus Dev Kit
Tags: augmented reality, Interactive Technology, SIGGRAPH

A remarkable window of opportunity for augmented reality and virtual reality developers is rapidly coming to a close. Wednesday, June 25 at 22:00 UTC/GMT is the final cutoff for submissions to the SIGGRAPH 2014 AR/VR contest -- the spoils of which include a flurry of attention for the top entries and Oculus DK2 headsets for each of the three finalists.

20 Jun 2014
June 20: Last Day for SIGGRAPH 2014 Early Reg Discount!
Tags: conference, SIGGRAPH

June 20, 2014 is the last day to register for SIGGRAPH 2014 with the advance registration discount! 

In addition to the early bird discount, SIGGRAPH is also offering a steeply discounted registration to unemployed ACM SIGGRAPH members. A full list of registration fees can be found on the SIGGRAPH 2014 website.

16 Jun 2014
SIGGRAPH Introduces Students to the Wonder of Computing
Tags: Pioneers, SIGGRAPH, Student

According to a survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer science is one of the country's fastest growing occupational fields. By 2020, the BLS estimates there will be 4.2 million computing and IT jobs in the United States alone.

21 May 2014
SIGGRAPH 2014 Technical Papers Preview
Tags: conference, Graphics, SIGGRAPH

The SIGGRAPH Technical Papers preview is now available! The premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques, the SIGGRAPH Technical Papers program covers a wide variety of topics, including modeling, animation, rendering, imaging, human-computer interaction, computer games, scientific visualization, information visualization, computer-aided design, computer vision, audio, robotics and fabrication.

14 May 2014
SIGGRAPH 2014 Offers Registration Discount to Unemployed
Tags: conference, Graphics, SIGGRAPH

The current economic situation has made it difficult for people in many professions to find jobs. The computer graphics community is no exception. While the annual SIGGRAPH conference is rife with opportunities for networking and locating job openings in computer graphics, unemployed job seekers are typically in financial flux -- and as a result, may have difficulty affording the cost of registration.

30 Apr 2014
Call for ACM SIGGRAPH Committee Chair Nominations
Tags: SIGGRAPH, Volunteer

ACM SIGGRAPH is now accepting nominations by email for the following committee chair positions: Small Conferences Chair and Student Services Chair. Committee Chair terms are three years, beginning on September 1.

11 Apr 2014
Remember to Vote!
Tags: Member, SIGGRAPH, Volunteer

The ACM SIGGRAPH 2014 elections are upon us. If you were a member of ACM SIGGRAPH as of 1 January 2014, you should have received an email with an electronic ballot. Votes may be cast online using the voter ID and password provided in the email.

The slate of candidates is as follows:

06 Feb 2014
SIGGRAPH 2014 Student Volunteer Applications Due Feb 9
Tags: conference, Education, SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH, the world's largest international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, has been host to innumerable groundbreaking talks, papers and posters over the last 40 years.

04 Feb 2014
Free Online Learning Resource: Computer Graphics Courses
Tags: Education, Graphics, SIGGRAPH

Want to learn how to create computer graphics? Or expand your knowledge of CG software and techniques? You may be interested in ACM SIGGRAPH's recently-launched program, "SIGGRAPH University."

10 Jan 2014
SIGGRAPH 2014 Submission Deadlines Approaching
Tags: conference, Research, SIGGRAPH

Image credit: Contre Temps © 2013 Supinfocon

Deadlines for submissions to SIGGRAPH 2014 are rapidly approaching. As always, the lifeblood of the conference is showcasing the talent and creativity of its attendees and exhibitors -- so please consider submitting!

From the SIGGRAPH 2014 Team:

15 Dec 2013
SIGGRAPH 2014 Student Volunteer Applications Now Open
Tags: SIGGRAPH, Student, Volunteer

Until February 9, 2014 at 22:00 GMT, applications for student volunteer positions at SIGGRAPH 2014 are open. Volunteering at SIGGRAPH is an excellent way for students to get involved with the conference and network with leaders in their chosen field. When not working, SIGGRAPH 2014 student volunteers have full access to the conference programs and the exhibit hall. 

12 Dec 2013
Deadline for Distinguished Artist Award Nominations Approaching
Tags: art, Awards, SIGGRAPH

Nominations for the 2014 ACM SIGGRAPH Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement in Digital Arts are due by December 23, 2013. Since the award's creation in 2009, it has been presented annually to an artist whose substantial body of work has significantly advanced aesthetic content the field of digital art.

SIGGRAPH 2013 Electronic Theater Screening
Tags: Animation, chapters, SIGGRAPH

The Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter welcomes you to join them for an evening of electric animation entertainment at the Royal Theater in Little Italy. A composite of work from top animators all over the world will be shown, followed by an after party at the Monarch Tavern (a short walk away).

12 Nov 2013
Tags: Committee, SIGGRAPH, Volunteer

Volunteers are the lifeblood of ACM SIGGRAPH. Not only are both annual SIGGRAPH conferences planned and produced by volunteers, the ACM SIGGRAPH executive committee is itself comprised of volunteers.