Global Outreach

One of the major objectives of the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee is to help establish a worldwide network of computer graphics educators.

Our international ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee members have active roles in the planning and organization of education-related Computer Graphics events in several countries, which offers an excellent opportunity for us to exchange information and promote our ACM SIGGRAPH educational activities worldwide.



South America

Zhigeng Pan and
Weihua Gao (China)
Asian Representatives

Gitta Domik (Germany)
European Representative

Rejane Spitz (Brazil)
South American Representative


Rejane Spitz (Brazil), Global Outreach Coordinator.
rejane [at] puc-rio [dot] br

SIIMI 2012

SIIMI 2012

1º Simpósio Internacional de Inovação em Mídias Interativas

(First International Symposium of Innovation in Interactive Media)

9-11 May 2012

A three-day symposium held at the Media Lab - Federal University of Goias (Goiania, Brazil).

SIGGRAPH ASIA 2011 Education Panel

SA 2011 logo

Thursday, 15 December

Approaches and Challenges towards Animation Education

Weihua Gao (Animation School of Communication University of China and one of the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee Asia Representatives) was one of the speakers on this panel that was describes as follows:



November 16- 18, 2011

The XV SIGraDi conference took place in Santa Fe, Argentina.

It was organized by the School of Architecture, Design and Urban Planning  (Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo) of the Universidad Nacional del Litoral  through its Center of Informatics and Design, CID.

The Conference’s theme was “Augmented Culture, and keynote speakers were Lev Manovich, Dale Herigstad, Ivan Ivanoff and Marcos Novak.

Most of SIGRADI’s attendees are educators.


(“Art with Science” Project)

Sergipe, Northeast of Brazil, October 2011

by Rejane Spitz

Projeto “ARTE COM CIÊNCIA” is a project organized by IPTI - Instituto de Pesquisas em Tecnologia e Inovação (Institute for Research  in Technology and Innovation), sponsored by FINEP, which aims at promoting art+science education in high schools located in very poor communities in the State of Sergipe (Northeast of Brazil).

SIGGRAPH Asia 2008: A Platform for CG Educators Sharing Ideas

SA 2008 Education Booth

ACM SIGGRAPH successfully kicked off its first SIGGRAPH Asia conference in Singapore during December 10th to 13th 2008. The official report showed that more than 3200 attended and 49 countries were involved in this creatively inspired conference. About 80 percent of the attendance came from Asia-Pacific countries, including Australia and New Zealand.


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