As SIGGRAPH looks ahead to celebrating its 50th conference, SIGGRAPH 2023 Conference Chair Erik Brunvand catches up with three SIGGRAPH “historians” — Dave Kasik, Mary Whitton, and Bonnie Mitchell — who each bring a unique perspective about the past 50 years of the conference.
Dr. Wayne Carlson walks through VR’s move from concept to reality and SIGGRAPH’s role in its evolution Wayne Carlson, Ph.D., is something of a historian of computer graphics and interactive techniques. Actively engaged in computer graphics since the early days, … Continued
This Q&A was originally published in the ACM SIGGRAPH Member Profiles. Mary Whitton is a research professor in the computer science department at UNC-Chapel Hill. She has been involved in SIGGRAPH conferences since 1977 and is currently working on recording, preserving … Continued