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SIGGRAPH Returns to Anaheim and Vancouver
International computer graphics and interactive techniques confab SIGGRAPH will return to Anaheim, Calif, July 21 to 25 in 2013 to celebrate the 40th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques alongside thousands of research scientists, gaming experts and developers, filmmakers, students, the production community and academics worldwide. Mk Haley of Disney Research, Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University has been named SIGGRAPH 2013 Conference Chair. She will celebrate her 25th year with SIGGRAPH, fulfilling many volunteer roles during this time, including Student Volunteer Chair, Emerging Technologies Chair, Director of Communications for the Executive Committee, and SIGGRAPH 2011 Director.
Since SIGGRAPH 2011 broke Vancouver’s previous all-time conference attendance records, SIGGRAPH 2014 will return to the Canadian city for the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 10-14 August 2014. Dave Shreiner, Director of Graphics Technology at ARM, Inc., will serve as SIGGRAPH 2014 Conference Chair. Shreiner has been an active member in the SIGGRAPH community for the past 25 years as a presenter and volunteer (SIGGRAPH 2006 Courses Chair and SIGGRAPH 2009 Director of Knowledge Transfer).
“We are thrilled to be returning to these cities and it is a testament to their popularity both with our attendees and exhibitors,” said Joe Marks, SIGGRAPH Conference Advisory Group Chair from Disney Research at The Walt Disney Company. “The fact that we are returning to Canada is a direct reflection of its strong and growing computer graphics community.”
SIGGRAPH 2012 will take place August 5-9 at the Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
Visit s2012.siggraph.org for more information.