SIGGRAPH 50th Planning Meeting 1-12 and 1-14-2023

*Blue indicates areas we need help with

Contacts:
SIGGRAPH 50th Conference Celebration: Bonnie Mitchell <bonniem@bgsu.edu>
Animation Retrospective and Talks: Kalina Borkiewicz <kalina@illinois.edu>

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  1. Introduction to Team and Agenda
    1. Bonnie Mitchell, Jan Searleman, Mary Whitton, Dave Kasik, Terry Wong
    2. Quick overview of all aspects then open discussion
  2. Updates on the SIGGRAPH 2023 conference plans
    1. Erik
    2. Kalina
    3. Other conference program plans
  3. SIGGRAPH History Archive – online and physical
    1. NEED SPONSORSHIP
    2. Introduce team
      1. (Bonnie Mitchell, Jan Searleman, Luis Wilson, Alexa Mahajan, Lane Sykes, Stephanie Vento, Laura Artsuo, Mariah Palmer, Pete Segal)
    3. Need materials – https://history.siggraph.org/master-collection/
    4. Need volunteers to make spreadsheets of Technical Papers, Talks and Posters
  4. Updates
    1. NEED SPONSORSHIP (coordinate efforts through me to maximize efforts)
    2. Time Tunnel and other Experiences
      1. Location (show Time Tunnel Space Plan)
      2. Main Areas (10 components)
        1. People of SIGGRAPH interactive display (AI, robot that takes pictures)
          • Need photographs of people
          • Need coordinator of this project
        2. The SIGGRAPH History Archive
          • Need missing artifacts, publications, and information
          • Need help creating spreadsheets
        3. Publications – interactive display (touch screen)
          • Need coordinator of this project
        4. Postcards from the Future
        5. T-Shirt Interactive Experience
          • Need coordinator of this project
        6. 50 Years at a Glance – Info Visualization Posters: history of computer graphics (info viz)
          1. Example: Joint effort by Jon Peddie and NVIDIA
        7. Hardware Display and vintage games – Dave Kasik
        8. Swag/Collectible Display – Archive Team
        9. Interactive, immersive Time Tunnel
          • Concept (show Time Tunnel Explanation.pdf)
          • Meeting to discuss tech. development – Sat. 4pm EST
          • Looking for labs/schools/people to create the experience
        10. Blast from the Past
          1. mini CAVE – vDen (1990s) – Carolina Cruz-Neira
          2. Wooden Mirror (SIGGRAPH 2000) – Dan Rozin
          3. Protude Flow (SIGGRAPH 2001) – Sachiko Kodama
          4. Light Field – Paul Debevec
      3. Need Content – images, video, audio, text, etc.
        1. Various Historical milestones in:
          • Digital Art
          • Modeling and Rendering
          • Imaging Technologies
          • Computer Animation
          • The SIGGRAPH Conference
          • Game Development
          • Companies, Studios, Labs and Institutions
          • VR/AR/XR
          • Graphics Hardware
          • Mobile Computing
          • Multimedia/Hypermedia
          • Emerging Technologies
      4. SIGGRAPH Call for Participation
        1. Postcards of the Future
        2. Information Visualization Posters
        3. Content for Timeline
    3. 50th Conference Talks
      1. Fast Backward – NEED a Coordinator / MC
      2. SIGGRAPH Trivia Bowl – Jim Kilmer
      3. Retrospective Talks – 3 ninety-minute talks – Bob Ellis and others
    4. Other Developments
      1. Trading Cards – John NA Brown
      2. Seminal Papers – Mary Whitton`
  5. Volunteers Needed
    1. Provide information / consulting
    2. Submit content and information
      1. Submit content by Area:
        https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_vbIiIOMERmR_7l8lFoJloqLpIITN8Wy1YShyN95vOU/edit?usp=sharing
      2. Submit content by Year: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16pnOkTiPYrFhxKBZcIwA9f8F-lCNcu3G-TzQ4b1CSMw/edit?usp=sharing
      3. Drop off photos and videos with information about each of the images
        1. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Yv9ctPVK-JanF76_afZRhpLSmImrxdyE?usp=share_link
        2. Year, people, significance, submitted by who (email)?
      4. Organize and select content
    3. Fundraising or donations
      1. Need Person to lead the effort
      2. Need donations / funding to make this all happen
    4. Leadership – take charge of a component
    5. Programming and interactive environment development (meet with us at the 4pm Sat. meeting)
    6. Design / image / animation creation
    7. Onsite Setup
    8. Other ways you can help
  6. Short Intros and what would you like to do?