SIGGRAPH 2009 Issues Call for Submissions

ACM SIGGRAPH announces the 2009 Call for Submissions for contributors and volunteers at the 36th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 3 – 7 August 2009 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Showcasing works by some of the most creative artists, entrepreneurs, researchers, and technologists across the globe, SIGGRAPH is the premier forum for computer graphics and interactive techniques in the world. New for the 2009 conference, SIGGRAPH will expand its scope to include focuses on the fields of music and gaming.

“Each year, the content presented at SIGGRAPH provides an opportunity to view the best technological breakthroughs and advancements in multiple fields. In no other environment is there such a high-caliber of computer graphics and interactive content provided,” stated Ronen Barzel, SIGGRAPH 2009 Conference Chair. “The additional focus on music and gaming content this year is evidence of SIGGRAPH’s continuing commitment to foster the fusion of science, art, and technology.”

For focused ideas on how individuals can contribute to SIGGRAPH 2009, see the Calls for Submission for:

  • Animation & Effects Production
  • Art
  • Education
  • Games
  • Information Aesthetics
  • Research
  • Students

Submissions will be reviewed by a highly-qualified jury composed of top practitioners in each relevant field. Curated work will also be presented. Due to the comprehensive decision making process involved with each program’s jury, submission deadlines are several months ahead of the conference itself.

Important submission deadlines are as follows:

  • Art Papers: Thursday, 8 January 2009
  • Technical Papers: Tuesday, 20 January 2009
  • Student Volunteer Team Leader Applications: Monday, 9 February 2009
  • General Submissions: Wednesday, 18 February 2009
  • Student Volunteers Applications: Monday, 23 February 2009
  • Computer Animation Festival: Wednesday, 4 March 2009
  • Late-Breaking Work: Wednesday, 6 May 2009

All deadlines are 22:00 UTC/GMT

SIGGRAPH 2009 will bring an anticipated 20,000 computer graphics and interactive technology professionals from six continents to New Orleans, Louisiana, USA for the industry’s most respected technical and creative programs focusing on research, science, art, animation, music, gaming, interactivity, education, and the web from Monday, 3 August through Friday, 7 August 2009 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. SIGGRAPH 2009 includes a three-day exhibition of products and services from the computer graphics and interactive marketplace from 4-6 August 2009. More than 200 international exhibiting companies are expected.

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