An Exciting Line-up of Programmes Awaits You at SIGGRAPH Asia!

October 11, 2008 1:20 am

Tags: ACM, computer graphics, exhibition, SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia

An Exciting Line-up of Programmes Awaits You at SIGGRAPH Asia!
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SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Technical Papers
The SIGGRAPH Technical Papers programme is the premier international forum for disseminating important and provocative new work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 will feature 59 accepted papers. These papers span the core areas of modelling, animation, imaging, and rendering, and many papers span multiple categories to explore, for example: using an image to derive geometric information or using images to drive animations. There is also a strong emphasis on use of graphics hardware (GPUs). All the papers will be published in a special issue of ACM Transactions on Graphics.

View complete information on the Technical Papers programme.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Courses
SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Courses provide invaluable learning opportunities in three formats: tutorials, half-day courses, and full-day courses. Attendees will learn principles and techniques from leading international experts, who present instructional sessions on a comprehensive range of computer graphics and interactive techniques: animation, modelling, rendering, software development, computer-human interaction, entertainment, gaming and scientific visualisation.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Educators Programme
The SIGGRAPH Asia Educators Programme presents perspectives that appeal to a wide spectrum of industry professionals and academics. The goal is to share educational strategies adopted in both industry and academia to make the learning process more satisfying, productive, and meaningful.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Art Gallery
The SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Art Gallery presents art that transforms, melds, and transcends current Asian paradigms. This international, multicultural festival of creativity showcases work in all media - including "hybrid" formats such as text-literature collaborations, ubiquitous sounds, and zero-gravity space art - that provokes contemplation, explores surprising ideas, addresses contemporary issues, interactively engages viewers in discovery, and stimulates their intellect and creativity.
View complete information for Art Gallery.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Emerging Technologies
SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Emerging Technologies presents a paradigm shift, a rich resource of delicate, aesthetic technologies and vivid, innovative ideas.
Interactive, mind-expanding explorations in virtual and mixed reality, haptic interfaces, ubiquitous systems, digital tools, HD displays, robotics, and more. Emerging Technologies presents demos and installations of technologies that define the future of computer graphics and interactive techniques.
View complete information for Emerging Technologies.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Exhibition
Platinum Sponsor Autodesk at SIGGRAPH Asia 2008
At the inaugural SIGGRAPH Asia 2008, Autodesk (Booth #H01) will showcase the latest 3D solutions, compositing and colour grading applications. In addition, Autodesk is holding a series of special events including master classes, a user-group meeting and party, an education summit for 3D instructors, and more.
Product Demonstrations and Client Presentations
Consistent product innovation makes sure that Autodesk customers are working with the most leading-edge technologies, helping them to stay ahead of the competition. Throughout SIGGRAPH Asia 2008, attendees can view demonstrations of Autodesk's latest solutions for the games, film, television and design visualisation industries as well as for stereoscopic 3D content creation including:

Attendees can also check out the daily client presentations that illustrate how Autodesk solutions were used in the creation of high-profile projects.
SIGGRAPH Asia Speakers Tour boosts local interactive media industry
The SIGGRAPH Asia team has been actively building the community in the Asian region with the help of our partners by bringing guest speakers to speak in the different countries such as Australia, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.
The 3 speakers on SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 tour are:
Vibeke Sorensen - Synthetic Characters in an Imperfect World and Global Eyes (May 2008)
Paul Debevec - New Techniques for Acquiring, Rendering, and Displaying Human Performances (July 2008)
Craig Halperin - Procedural Perspective: FX in Live Action and Featured Animation by Craig Halperin (September 2008)
Recruitment Galore!
SIGGRAPH Asia Job Fair
Hall 401/402
11-13 December
10:00 - 18:00
EMPLOYERS! The SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Job Fair is filling up quickly, so reserve your booth today and don't miss this excellent opportunity to hire top creative talent from Asia, India, and the rest of the world! If you are recruiting at SIGGRAPH Asia 2008, make sure you purchase a Job Fair Booth or Recruitment Package.
Both packages include job posting credits on the job board network, as well as other marketing vehicles that will give employers great marketing and advertising exposure for their companies, projects, and jobs to a community of 20 million creative professionals!
* The Job Fair IS THE PLACE to be if you are:
* Actively looking for a new job.
* Passively networking to see what opportunities are available.
* Interested in getting acquainted with some great companies.
* Hoping to broaden your horizons and possibly switch 
To increase your visibility to companies recruiting at SIGGRAPH Asia 2008, and increase your chances of landing the right job, please complete a simple, confidential profile prior to the Job Fair. It's quick, easy, and FREE! Plus companies will be able to review your professional experience, software knowledge, and samples of your work, including hosted art files and demo reels!


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