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Education Committee Activities planned for SIGGRAPH 2011

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The following activities have been planned for this years conference:


Education Committee Meeting

Sunday August 7

A general meeting will take place in the morning


Education Booth

Sunday- Thursday, August 7 - 11

Members of the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee will be available to chat with you and answer your education related questions.


Studio Views of Student Demo Reels

TUESDAY, 9 AUGUST 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Industry professionals from various computer animation and visual effects facilities explain what they (and their studios) look for when reviewing demo reels and portfolios of students and recent graduates.

Craig Slagel
Barbara Dawson - CG Scout (recruited for Pixar Vancouver)
Rick Stringfellow - Electronic Arts, Vancouver
Anjelica Casillas - Rhythm & Hues


Call for Contributions for the IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications' New Education Department

TUESDAY, 9 AUGUST 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Want to contribute an article to this department? Want to give valuable input on what YOU think should be printed there? Meet with the co-editors in this Birds of a Feather session.

Gitta Domik and G. Scott Owen


What Industry Needs Graduates and New Hires to Know

WEDNESDAY, 10 AUGUST 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Knowledge and skill requirements for graduates and new hires.

Ryan Kuba - Nitrogen Studios
Doug Oddy - MPC Vancouver.
Jon Cowley - Prime Focus Vancouver.
Larry Bafia - Instructor at The Centre for Digital Media, Masters program, Vancouver


Educators Meet and Greet

WEDNESDAY, 10 AUGUST 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

An informal reception at the SIGGRAPH Village for all educators attending SIGGRAPH 2011.


Undergraduate Research Alliance

WEDNESDAY, 10 AUGUST 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Undergraduate Research Alliance was created to foster and support computer graphics research by undergraduates. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend.


The New Media and the Industry

WEDNESDAY, 10 AUGUST , 1:00-2:30

Focus: How Chinese Digital Media Programs in Academia are developing to meet the needs of their exploding economy.


The New Media and the Academy

THURSDAY, 11 AUGUST , 9:00-12:00

Focus: How Chinese Digital Media Programs in Academia are developing to meet the needs of their exploding economy.