Make plans to join us in Washington, D.C. for SIGGRAPH 2020!

Programs & Events

SIGGRAPH is the forum where inspiration creates progress. Collaborate with our forward-thinking community to find the most transformative advancements across computer graphics and interactive techniques.

Experience

Programs

SIGGRAPH 2020 will push the boundaries of educational and hands-on experiences, introducing you to the latest technologies and asking you to think beyond the industry’s current landscape.

Adaptive Technology

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Accessibility is an integral part of the inclusive future SIGGRAPH has always helped facilitate.” to “Accessibility is an integral part of the inclusive future SIGGRAPH has always worked toward.

Art Gallery

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The SIGGRAPH Art Gallery offers a space for creative contemplation. In light of shifting , political, social, and global-relations climates, artists examine the present and consider the question, “What can we do?”

Art Papers

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The SIGGRAPH Art Papers program brings together communities of researchers and practitioners working at the intersections of art, design, humanities, science, and technology.

Birds of Feather

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Shared interests bring SIGGRAPH attendees together for graphics-related, attendee-organized, informational Birds of a Feather sessions.

Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater

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Recognized as a qualifying festival by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Computer Animation Festival celebrates computer graphics as a medium for storytelling in animation, visual effects, games, and more.

Courses

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Broaden your understanding of foundational and innovative techniques in SIGGRAPH Courses. Beginners and experts alike explore the breadth of computer graphics and interactive techniques.

Creative Development

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Then we want you for the SIGGRAPH 2020 Creative Development team!” to “Bring your skills to the 2020 Creative Development team!

Educator’s Forum

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SIGGRAPH 2020’s Educator’s Forum aims to inspire those who teach, from K–12 through undergraduate and graduate programs, with ideas from industry, research, and academia.

Emerging Technologies

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Always thinking ahead? In Emerging Technologies, catch the most transformative tech designed to help us move forward.

Games

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How to make great play is what it is all about! Explore advances in computer graphics, immersive, real-time, and more to advance your game development skills.

Immersive Pavilion

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Immersive technologies are changing the ways we create, play, learn, communicate, and interact. Experience first-hand the latest and greatest advances in VR, AR, and MR at SIGGRAPH.

International Center

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The SIGGRAPH International Center welcomes our international visitors, offering a place for attendees to meet, collaborate, and learn from one another.

Panels

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Lively discussion amongst leading experts in computer graphics and interactive techniques presents diverse perspectives for consideration and inspiration.

Posters

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Posters is an ideal venue for new researchers to share their theories and innovations with peers and collaborators. Fresh content generates discussion, feedback, and inspiration.

Production Sessions

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Industry leaders demonstrate breakthroughs in visual effects, animation, VR/AR/MR, games, themed entertainment, architecture, scientific visualization, and platforms we haven’t yet dreamed of.

Real-time Live!

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Real-Time Live! celebrates the top original, jury-reviewed interactive projects of the year. Enjoy the excitement of a live event where you’ll get an exciting sample of what’s new in real-time.

ACM SIGGRAPH Frontiers Talks & Workshops

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The ACM SIGGRAPH Frontiers program showcases perspectives on emerging and adjacent areas of interest to the SIGGRAPH community.

Student Volunteers

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Motivated and enthusiastic students help others, work with exceptional and supportive team members, and contribute to the advancement of the computer graphics industry. Further your blossoming career by volunteering at SIGGRAPH.

Studio

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The Studio is the place to experience the most advanced technology and experiment with the ideas that surround us at SIGGRAPH. Get your hands on the most amazing technologies in the Studio!

Talks

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Thought leaders gather at the SIGGRAPH Talks to share ideas and advances on key topics in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

Technical Papers

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Hear from a wide range of scientists and researchers who drive the industry, inspire new work, and ignite memorable discussions. This is the content you’ll reflect on and refer to all year.

VR Theater

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The VR Theater showcases the best of the best in virtual reality short-form narratives to highlight and celebrate the evolution of a new medium.

Attend

Events

Experience this year’s fresh, thought-provoking events that suit any interest. Check back here for updates

Appy Hour

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Test drive the latest mobile app creations and share feedback with the independent developers who created them.

ACM SIGGRAPH Diversity & Inclusion Summit

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Join ACM SIGGRAPH at this workshop that informs and educates our community about Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Leadership (I.D.E.A.L.S).

ACM SIGGRAPH Events

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The ACM SIGGRAPH organization presents events of interest to SIGGRAPH 2020 attendees.

ACM SIGGRAPH Graduate Cohorts

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SIGGRAPH 2020 provides opportunities for those pursuing advanced degrees to meet, discuss ideas, and network with each other and experienced researchers.

ACM SIGGRAPH Town Halls

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Find out how you can be more involved with the ACM SIGGRAPH organization.

Job Fair

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The Job Fair is the best place at SIGGRAPH 2020 for employers to meet with thousands of job seekers from around the globe.

Opening Ceremony & Awards

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SIGGRAPH 2020 officially opens with a welcome from Conference Chair Kristy Pron, remarks from ACM SIGGRAPH leadership, and the presentation of the ACM SIGGRAPH and Conference Awards.

Co-located Events

SIGGRAPH works with other aligned organizations to present additional opportunities for attendees to learn and network during the SIGGRAPH conference week. As co-located events are approved, they will be listed here. Check back here for event details, coming soon.