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Vancouver Siggraph Chapter

As its name illustrates, the Vancouver Siggraph Chapter promotes Computer Graphics and related arts in Vancouver British Columbia, generating interest among its community and having regular Events, Exhibitions, Presentations, Making Of's and screens the long awaited Electronic Theater.  It attracts hundreds of people in several related fields.

The Vancouver Siggraph Chapter takes place in the Vancouver Film Centre.   There are various exhibitors and sponsors such as:  Animation, Visual FX and Game Design schools, art bookstores, Stash, etc.  Most importantly;  you'll be able to mingle with active members and students,  and without question you'll run into your acquaintances as well.    The theatre counts with two levels,  if you are one of those eager inquirers that like to interact with the panelists, its better to stay on the main level, also its a good strategy if you are dying to get a t-shirt.   On the other hand, if your plan is to chill out and whisper with somebody else about the film, presentation or lecture, you might want to try the upper level, where there are fewer seats and it has more of a private feeling.

Find out more about the Vancouver Siggraph Chapter

Find out more about Siggraph

The first Siggraph conference ever held was in 1974 and to the world's surprise it had hundreds of attendees.  Since then it has been growing every year and held in different places, Dallas, San Diego, Los Angeles, Boston, etc.  The highlights of this annual event are its Conferences, Exhibitors and The Electronic Theatre.

Siggraph stands for Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques

In 2011, for the first time ever, the main Siggraph conference will be held outside the United States, it will be held in Vancouver British Columbia. 

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