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  • ‘SIGGRAPH Asia 2010,’ global conference on computer graphics

  • Integrated News SMG 4854

    ‘SIGGRAPH Asia 2010,’ a global conference on the latest in computer graphics, will be held in December in Seoul.

    • Name : SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 (The 3rd conference in Asia)
      ※ The first SIGGRAPH Asia conference was held in Singapore in 2008
      and the second was held in Yokohama, Japan.
    • Event dates : Dec. 15-18, 2010
    • Venues : COEX, SETEC
    • Contents : Conference, exhibition on computer graphics, CG films, job fair
    • Host : ACM SIGGRAPH ※ ACM : Association for Computing Machinery
    • Organizers : Koelnmesse (trade fair organizer) and organizing committee of the host city
    • Support/Sponsorship : Seoul Metropolitan Government
    • Number of potential participants : About 25,000 people
      – Some 170 computer-hardware companies, animation studios, computer game firms, research institutes,
      including Sony Pictures, Autodesk, Intel, AMD and PiXAR
      – Experts and students in the fields of animation, computer games, digital contents at home and abroad
    Brief overview of SIGGRAPH – Special Interest Group on GRAPHics and Interactive Techniques

    • SIGGRAPH is considered the world’s most prestigious conference in the field of computer graphics and interactive technology.
    • The annual conference is held in August in major cities across the U.S.
      (The 37th conference for 2010 will be held in Los Angeles)
    • The conference draws about 25,000 people, or some 230 companies from 79 countries.
    • Participants include multinational firms, animation studios, computer game companies and research institutes such as Walt Disney, Sony Pictures and the Electronic and Telecommunication Research Institute of South Korea.