(Chicago, IL) –SIGGRAPH has traditionally provided the year's
largest, most comprehensive exhibition of products and services for
the computer graphics and interactive techniques marketplace. If
current sales trends continue, SIGGRAPH 2011 will be no
SIGGRAPH 2011, 7-11 August, at the Vancouver
Convention Centre in Vancouver, Canada, is on pace or in some
instances exceeding the exhibition sales data at this point last
year for SIGGRAPH 2010 in Los Angeles. For instance, the current
number of exhibitors participating and amount of booth space sold
is higher this year than at this same point in time last year.
"Since this is the first time SIGGRAPH is being held in Canada,
we are encouraged by the positive response of our exhibitors from
North America and around the world," said Peter Braccio, SIGGRAPH
2011 Conference Chair from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research
Institute. "We are very encouraged by this vote of confidence from
the exhibitor community. This year's submissions are even more
encouraging. The volume and quality of papers, talks, courses,
artwork, films, and interactive demos submitted so far confirm that
this will be one of the most memorable SIGGRAPH conferences in
View more information on submitting work to be featured at SIGGRAPH 2011.
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View a detailed list of all SIGGRAPH 2011 Exhibitors.
About SIGGRAPH 2011
SIGGRAPH 2011 will bring thousands of computer graphics and
interactive technology professionals from six continents to
Vancouver, Canada for the industry's most respected technical and
creative programs focusing on research, science, art, animation,
music, gaming, interactivity, education, and the web from Sunday, 7
August through Thursday, 11 August 2011 at the Vancouver Convention
Centre. SIGGRAPH 2011 includes a three-day exhibition of products
and services from the computer graphics and interactive marketplace
from 9-11 August 2011. More details are available at www.siggraph.org/s2011 or on the SIGGRAPH 2011
Facebook and Twitter.
About ACM SIGGRAPH
The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive
Techniques www.siggraph.org is an interdisciplinary community
interested in research, technology, and applications in computer
graphics and interactive techniques. Members include researchers,
developers and users from the technical, academic, business, and
art communities. ACM SIGGRAPH enriches the computer graphics and
interactive techniques community year-round through its
conferences, global network of professional and student chapters,
publications, and educational activities.
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery www.acm.org is the
world’s largest educational and scientific computing society,
uniting educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire
dialogue, share resources, and address the field’s challenges.
ACM strengthens the computing profession’s collective voice
through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and
recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional
growth of its members by providing opportunities for lifelong
learning, career development, and professional networking.
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blogger, and technology activist.
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