SIGGRAPH 2015: 42nd Annual Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques

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Los Angeles, California, United States of America


August 9-13, 2015


Conference Theme:

Xroads of Discovery

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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Other Conference Support Personnel:

Audio/Visual Support: Freeman Audio Visual Solutions
Conference Administration,  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: onPeak
Organizational Development: Robert C. Berger, Robert C. Berger Consulting
Publications: Stephen N. Spencer, ACM SIGGRAPH Publications Committee Chair University of Washington
Registration: RCS
Web Programming: The OPAL Group

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Conference Committee Chairs:

    Committee Chairs

    Art Gallery Chair: Amit Zoran, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Art Papers Chair: Victoria Szabo, Duke University
    Computer Animation Festival Co-Chair: Mikki Rose, Blue Sky Studios
    Computer Animation Festival Co-Chair: Joe Takai
    Computer Animation Festival Production Sessions Chair: Roy Anthony, Christie Digital Systems
    Courses Chair: Glenn Goldman, New Jersey Institute of Technology
    Dailies Chair: Juan Buhler, Zorra
    Education Liaison: Michael Gayk, State University of New York at New Paltz
    Emerging Technologies Chair: Kristy Pron, National Defense University
    Exhibits Liaison: Judith Crow, Side Effects Software Inc.
    Games Chair: Micheal Hardison, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
    General Submissions Chair: Ann McNamara, Texas A&M University
    GraphicsNet Chair: Jeremy Pollard, Box
    International Resources Co-Chair: Jacky Bibliowicz, Autodesk Canada
    International Resources Co-Chair: Sandro Alberti, GB HealthWatch
    Making @ SIGGRAPH 2015 Chair: Jean Kaneko, The Exploratory
    Operations Director: Benny Garcia, Benstudios
    Posters Coordinator: Derrick Nau, TRG Reality
    Real-Time Live! Chair: Nico Gonzalez, Deloitte
    SIGGRAPH 2014 Conference Chair: Dave Shreiner, ARM, Inc.
    SIGGRAPH 2016 Conference Chair: Mona Kasra, University of Texas at Dallas
    SIGGRAPH Mobile Chair: Jesse Barker, ARM, Inc.
    Student Volunteer Program Chair: Christine Holmes, DreamWorks Animation
    Studio Chair: Reid Baker, STUDIO Red & Black
    Technical Papers Chair: Doug L. James, Cornell University
    VR Village Co-Chair: Ed Lantz, Vortex Immersion Media
    VR Village Co-Chair: Denise Quesnel, S3D Centre at Emily Carr University

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