SIGGRAPH 2014: 41st Annual Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


August 10-14, 2014


Conference Overview:

The SIGGRAPH conference and exhibition is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience including a three-day commercial exhibition that attracts hundreds of exhibitors from around the world. SIGGRAPH is widely recognized as the most prestigious forum for the publication of computer graphics research. In addition to SIGGRAPH’s leading-edge technical program, the conference’s installations provide close-up views of the latest in digital art, emerging technologies, and hands-on opportunities for creative collaboration.

The conference also hosts the international SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, showcasing works from the world’s most innovative and accomplished digital film and video creators. Juried and curated content includes outstanding achievements in time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics, and narrative shorts.   

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Conference Committee Chairs:

Art Gallery Chair: Basak Senova, Koç University
Art Papers Chair: Teri Rueb, University at Buffalo
Computer Animation Festival Director: Jerome Solomon, Cogswell College
Computer Animation Festival Production Sessions Chair: Roy Anthony, Christie Digital Systems
Courses Chair: Mashhuda Glencross, Loughborough University
Dailies Chair: Mark Elendt, Side Effects Software Inc.
Education Liaison: Ginger Alford, Trinity Valley School
Emerging Technologies Chair: Thierry Frey, D.S.T.M.
Games Chair: Natalya Tatarchuk, Bungie, Inc.
General Submissions Chair: Ann McNamara, Texas A&M University
GraphicsNet Chair: David Spoelstra
International Resources Co-Chair: Jacky Bibliowicz, Autodesk Canada
International Resources Co-Chair: Sandro Alberti, GB HealthWatch
Operations Director: Cabral Rock, Image Engine Design Inc.
Posters Coordinator: Juan Miguel de Joya, University of California, Berkeley
Publications: Stephen N. Spencer, ACM SIGGRAPH Publications Committee Chair, University of Washington
Real-Time Live! Chair: Nico Gonzalez, University Health Network
SIGGRAPH 2013 Conference Chair: Mk Haley, Disney Research
SIGGRAPH 2015 Conference Chair: Marc J. Barr, Middle Tennessee State University
SIGGRAPH Mobile Chair: Jesse Barker, ARM, Inc.
Student Volunteer Program Chair: Jeremy Kenisky, Geomedia, Inc.
Studio Chair: Courtney Starrett, Winthrop University
Technical Papers Chair: Adam Finkelstein, Princeton University

Conference Committee Members:

ACM SIGGRAPH Conference Chief Staff Executive: Angela Anderson, Talley Management Group, Inc.
SIGGRAPH 2014 Conference Manager: Ashley Duffy, Talley Management Group, Inc.
Audio/Visual Support: Freeman Audio Visual Solutions
Conference Administration: Talley Management Group, Inc.
Conference Management/Marketing and Media: SmithBucklin Corporation
Exhibition Management: Hall-Erickson, Inc.
General Services: Freeman Decorating Company
Graphic Design/Editing/Web Site: Q LTD
Housing Provider: Experient Inc.
Infinite Probability Driver: Patricia Beckmann Wells, Bunsella Studios
Organizational Development: Robert C. Berger, Robert C. Berger Consulting
Registration: RCS
Web Programming: The OPAL Group

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