November 13, 2006

ACM SIGGRAPH Seeks Volunteers for SIGGRAPH 2007 in San Diego

San Diego, Calif. - ACM SIGGRAPH is inviting the best and the brightest to contribute or volunteer for SIGGRAPH 2007 programs. SIGGRAPH 2007 will explore the products, systems, techniques, ideas, and inspiration that are creating the next generations of computer graphics and interactive techniques. Artists, researchers, scientists, engineers, animators, and technology professionals are encouraged to participate in this industry event.     
SIGGRAPH 2007 (www.siggraph.org/s2007/), the 34th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, will be held August 5 through 9 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.

The annual  SIGGRAPH conference and exhibition features the work of  hundreds of volunteers and presenters in the following categories:
Presentations Volunteers   
Art Gallery Student Volunteers   
Awards XSV: Ex-Student Volunteer Mentoring    
Computer Animation Festival     
Educators Program      
Emerging Technologies      
Sketches & Posters      
New in 2007: IP Marketplace -- an experimental effort to connect those who create intellectual property with those who commercialize it.                         
The following programs will be curated, but they encourage suggestions and feedback:
 Presenter and volunteer benefits, if your work or application is accepted, include:          
Participation in the world's premier conference and exhibition on computer graphics and interactive techniques.
Direct interaction and collaboration with dynamic industry leaders.
Inspiration and insights into a world where technology, art, and science converge.
Invaluable training and networking opportunities.  
The first submission deadlines are in the near future:     
XSV: Ex-Student Volunteer Mentoring Program -- www.siggraph.org/s2007/volunteers/xsv/index.html -- 14 November 2006 at 11:59 pm Eastern time
Courses -- www.siggraph.org/s2007/presenters/courses/index.html -- 7 December 2006 at 5 pm Pacific time    
Additional deadlines, specific details, and requirements for participation are available at http://www.siggraph.org/s2007/presenters/deadlines/.              
SIGGRAPH 2007, to be held August 5th through 9th, will bring an estimated 25,000 computer graphics and interactive technology professionals from six continents to San Diego, California, for technical and creative programs focusing on research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education, and the Web.
SIGGRAPH 2007 includes a three-day exhibition of products and services from the computer graphics and interactive marketplace: August 7-9, 2007. More than 250 international exhibiting companies are expected. Registration for the conference and exhibition is open to the public.                            
ACM SIGGRAPH, the leading professional society for computer graphics and interactive techniques, sponsors SIGGRAPH 2007.