Academia Digital (Digital Academia)

Seminar held at Casa da Ciência, at Rio de Janeiro’s Federal University, on 25 May 2012.

Organized by the Programa Avançado de Cultura Contemporânea (Advanced Program on Contemporary Culture).

The aim of the Seminar was to discuss possible networking and collaborative projects among major media labs and academic digital media centers in Brazil. A group of 20 outstanding digital media professors and industry professionals from different parts of Brazil was invited to present their current work and research activities. Participants included Alex Primo, Guto Nobrega, Sergio Amadeu, Silvia Laurentiz, Rita Lima, Eugenio Trivinho, Christo Nóbrega, Guido Lemos, Heloísa Buarque de Holanda, among many others.

In her  role as SIGGRAPH Global Outreach Coordinator, Rejane Spitz encouraged participants to get involved and attend SIGGRAPH conferences.