Directions to room 1230: When you enter Bahen, go forward and turn left at the stairs. Continue forward and turn right at the vending machine, where our UTCG banner is set up. Keep going down all the way to the end of the hallway, and you will see the Toronto SIGGRAPH banner! See you soon!
Want to get involved with the most important technical Computer Graphics conference in the world? Hoping to find a career, meet people, and learn about the latest innovations in CG, Animation, VR, Games, Digital Art, Mixed Reality and Emerging Technologies? The SIGGRAPH 2018 Conference is coming to Vancouver this Summer!
Come join us Friday January 26nd at BA1230 as Alain Chesnais, former President of ACM and of ACM SIGGRAPH, comes to talk about getting involved at the Conference!
SIGGRAPH is the opportunity to get front row seats to the latest in Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. Every year, experts and leading companies (such as Autodesk, SideFX, Disney Animation, Pixar, Ubisoft, Dreamworks, Blue Sky Studios to name a few) from around the world gather to share the newest innovations and compare notes on the latest advances in the field of CG.
Alain will talk to us about the the conference and how you can get involved in the Student Volunteers program. The program has been around since the beginning of the Conference and has given thousands of students the backstage pass into the Conference. Many Student Volunteers have used the Conference as a stepping stone for their career in CG both in artistic and technical roles. As the February 13 application deadline for the Student Volunteer Program is fast approaching, come find the answers to all of your questions at this talk!
Alain Chesnais is a long time ACM and SIGGRAPH volunteer. He served as ACM President from 2010 to 2012 and ACM SIGGRAPH President from 2002 to 2005. In 2016 he received the ACM SIGGRAPH Outstanding Service Award. In 2003, he and his team received and Oscar for the creation of the Maya.software package. Currently he is the VP of software development at Big Viking Games.
Levelup Reality takes you beyond the limits of reality into a rich immersive experience where you can connect with others while engaging all of your senses. Offering virtual reality in Toronto, we have many single and multiplayer experiences in a variety of genres such as adventure, shooters, action, escape rooms, short films, etc. This entertainment is well-suited to be enjoyed solo, with friends, families, groups, or parties. Come level up your reality today!
Here are some of the many experiences you can get immersed in at Levelup Reality:
• Become a soldier: Duck behind cover, alternate between ballistic weapons, and fend off enemies.
• Survive a zombie apocalypse: Team up in multiplayer with friends, and protect each other from the incoming hordes.
• Explore the deep sea: Dive into the ocean and interact with exotic aquatic creatures.
• And many more genres such as adventure, action, escape rooms, short films, etc…