SIGGRAPH 2009: 36th Annual Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques




 

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Location:

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Dates:

August 3-7, 2009

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Number of Attendees:

11,000

Number of Exhibitors:

140

Conference Committee Chairs:

Art Papers Chair: Jacquelyn Martino, IBM Watson Research Center
Conference Arts Director: Rebecca Strzelec, Penn State Altoona
Conference Director of Encounters: Mk Haley, Disney-ABC Television Group
Conference Director of Future Thinking: Cindy Grimm, Washington University in St. Louis
Conference Director of Interactive Play: Drew Davidson, Carnegie Mellon University
Conference Director of Knowledge Transfer: Dave Shreiner, ARM Ltd.
Conference Director of Operations: John Fujii, Hewlett-Packard Company
Conference Director of Production Communities: Jim Hillin, Digital Domain
Conference Industry Relations Director: Pete Braccio, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Courses Chair: Mashhuda Glencross, University of Manchester
Curated Art Chair: Makai Smith, Bentley Systems
Donations Chair: Megan Kreiner, DreamWorks Animation
Emerging Technologies Chair: Manabu Sakurai, QBay Consulting, LLC
Emerging Technologies Curation Chair: Daniel Wigdor, Microsoft Surface
FJORG! Chair: Patricia Beckmann-Wells, Bunsella Films
Game Papers Chair: Tracy Fullerton, University of Southern California
GameJam! Chair: Tina Ziemek, University of Utah
Games Project Lead: Stephen Jacobs, Rochester Institute of Technology
General Submissions Chair: Dena DeBry, Buttonwillow Six
GraphicsNet Chair: David Spoelstra, MediaMachine LLC
Information Aesthetics Showcase Chair: Victoria Szabo, Duke University
International Resources Co-Chair: Sandro Alberti, fen-om; Universidad de Guadalajara
International Resources Co-Chair: Scott Lang, Bergen County Academies
Juried Art Chair: Elona Van Gent, University of Michigan
Late-Breaking Chair: Helen-Nicole Kostis, University of Maryland Baltimore County & Scientific Visualization Studio, NASA
Publications: Stephen N. Spencer, ACM SIGGRAPH Publications Committee Chair University of Washington
Real-Time Rendering Chair: Evan Hirsch
Sandbox Chair: Eli Neilburger
SIGGRAPH 2009 +1 Outreach Chair: Jerome Solomon, Industrial Light & Magic
SIGGRAPH 2010 Conference Chair: Terrence Masson, Northeastern University
SIGGRAPH 2011 Conference Chair: Pete Braccio, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
SIGGRAPH 2012 Conference Chair: Rebecca Strzelec, Penn State Altoona
Student Volunteers/Ex-Student Volunteers Chair: Nicolas Gonzalez, STTARR Project, Princess Margaret Hospital (UHN)
The Studio Chair: Matthew Hollern, The Cleveland Institute of Art
Technical Papers Chair: Thomas Funkhouser, Princeton University


Conference Committee Members:

ACM SIGGRAPH Conference Chief Staff Executive: Bob Niehaus, Talley Management Group, Inc.
SIGGRAPH 2009 Conference Manager: Francesca Regan, Talley Management Group, Inc.
Audio Visual Support/General Services: Freeman Audio Visual Solutions/ Freeman
Computer Animation Festival Consultant: Emru Townsend (1969 – 2008), Frames Per Second Magazine
Computer Animation Festival Executive Producer: Carlye Archibeque, LightStage, LLC
Conference Administration: Talley Management Group, Inc.
Conference Director-at-Large: Andrew Glassner
Conference Management/ Marketing and Media: SmithBucklin Corporation
Exhibition Management: Hall-Erickson, Inc.
Graphic Design/Editing/Web Site: Q LTD
The SIGGRAPH Information System (SIS): The OPAL Group
Music Program Producer: Amy Morie, Amy Morie Landscape Design
Organizational Development: Bob Berger, The Scooter Store
Sessions Coordinator: Helen-Nicole Kostis, University of Maryland Baltimore County & Scientific Visualization Studio, NASA
Visual Music Project Lead: Dennis Miller, Northeastern University


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SIGGRAPH Videos Reviews Containing Conference Content:


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    Issue 163: S2009 Computer Animation Festival Featured Selections:
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    Issue 164: S2009 Computer Animation Festival Highlights I:
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    Issue 165: S2009 Computer Animation Festival Highlights II:
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