Submission Deadline: May 28, 2008
SIGGRAPH Asia 2008, the first non-North American venue for a SIGGRAPH conference, to take place Dec. 10-13 at Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Center, Singapore, is anticipating 6,000 participants and some 80 exhibiting companies and country pavilions.
SIGGRAPH Asia committee overview:
* Conference Advisory Group Chair - Alyn Rockwood, VP of ACM SIGGRAPH (US)
* Conference Chair - Lee Yong Tsui, associate professor at the Nanyang Technological University's School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Singapore)
* Associate Chair - John C. Finnegan (US)
* Technical Papers - Kurt Akeley (US)
* Sketches & Posters - Diego Gutierrez (Spain)
* Courses - Matt Adcock (Australia)
* Art Gallery & Emerging Technologies - Tomoe Moriyama (Japan)
* Computer Animation Festival - Jinny Choo (Korea)
* Educators program - Mark Chavez (Singapore)
* Exhibition - Caleb Cheong (Singapore)
* Technical Papers
The SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Technical Papers Programme will continue the tradition of excellence in computer graphics and interactive techniques that SIGGRAPH is known for and extend this world-class experience to Asia.
We invite submissions of high-quality papers that will set the standard in the field and stimulate future trends. Accepted papers will be presented at SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 and published as a special issue of ACM Transactions on Graphics.
The deadline for submission to the SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Technical Papers Programme is May 28, 2008.
* Sketches and Posters
Take part in a dynamic forum as authors sketch out and discuss their works with a passionate audience. Check out the posters depicting graphical summaries of new ideas that come with a scheduled discussion session.
International experts will be presenting instructional sessions on the latest and best practices in computer graphics and interactive techniques.
* Art Gallery
This is a showcase for innovative works, including hybrid formats such as text-literature collaboration and zero gravity space art, all of which will serve to provoke and challenge the audience's intellect.
* Computer Animation Festival
This is a celebration of the best in world-class digital animation. With submitted works from around the world, in genres that extends to machinima, gaming and scientific visualization, it's a feast for both the eye and the mind.
* Educators program
To equip educators with the tools to guide the next generation of computer graphics professionals, this program will present innovative approaches to creative instruction in a series of panels, demos and informal discussions.
* Emerging Technologies
Demos and installations of new computer graphics and interactive technologies such as haptic interfaces and robotics will be on display.
Be the first to see and evaluate next generation CG & interactive technologies. Immerse yourself in an environment of new ideas, trends & concepts.
* Exhibitor Tech Talk
Gain insights before deciding on which new technology to align with an existing business.
* Job Fair
This is where the biggest and the brightest flock together and a chance meeting may lead to a dream career.
For more information about SIGGRAPH Asia, visit www.siggraph.org/asia2008.