SIGGRAPH 2014 Chair Dave Shreiner’s CGW Interview!

Tell us about yourself on a personal level. I grew up in a technology-isolated backwater in central Pennsylvania, where computers weren’t particularly available.  I became interested in computer graphics as a wee lad when I encountered a 2D-vector motorcycle jumping … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Welcome Letter from Premier of British Columbia

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SIGGRAPH 2014 received the following welcome letter from Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia. Dear SIGGRAPH Attendees: On behalf of the Province of British Columbia, it is my pleasure to welcome everyone attending the 2014 SIGGRAPH conference in Vancouver. Our … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Emerging Technologies Preview

SIGGRAPH 2014 has released its list of 2014 Emerging Technologies highlights to be featured at this year’s conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Out of almost 90 submissions to the program, 24 were accepted, with more than 20 pieces from … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Announces Evening Double Feature During Conference Week:

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“How to Train Your Dragon 2” + newly added screening of the Electronic Theater Based on a spike in demand for seeing the Electronic Theater during the conference week, SIGGRAPH has just added a 3rd night in hopes of allowing everyone an … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery: Acting in Translation

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The SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery will gather and present 14 outstanding, critical, and innovative unique works and projects, incorporating its theme, “Acting in Translation.” While the essential aim of the Art Gallery is to provide a deeper insight into the … Continued

Top 10 Ten Reasons to Stay at an Official SIGGRAPH 2014 Hotel

It’s an important decision: where to sleep during SIGGRAPH 2014. If you have friends or family in Vancouver, and they’re willing to host you for five or more days, that might be your best option. Your second-best option is one … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Registration Now Open!

It’s Time to Register! SIGGRAPH 2014 is returning to Vancouver this summer and we can’t wait to see you there! Register now and meet us at the Vancouver Convention Centre 10-14 August for the Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques event of … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Sneak Peek Emerging Technologies Video

The SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies program showcases the latest interactive and graphics technologies before they transform the way we live and work. Emerging Technologies presents demonstrations of research from several fields, including displays, input devices, collaborative environments, gaming, computer vision, … Continued

Six Reasons to Attend SIGGRAPH 2014

Why SIGGRAPH?Why spend five or six days away from the office, away from home, when you can improve your skills in your spare time on the web? If you’re hearing those questions from your employer, or from friends and family, … Continued

The Perfect Combination: SIGGRAPH 2014 & Vancouver

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Majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests and beautiful foliage in all four seasons make Vancouver one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It’s no surprise Condé Nast Magazine named it the “Best City in the Americas.” Canada is known … Continued