Education

(Students, Teachers, Personnel Managers, Curriculum Developers, Technical Recruiters, Artist Recruiters)
Every year, teachers and students look forward to the in-depth educators sessions at SIGGRAPH. This year’s program includes student-run pipeline productions, augmented reality in education, animatronics, strategies and tools for online teaching, WebGL, and virtual worlds for therapy.

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Courses

Fundamentals Seminar

Sunday, 10 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 109-110
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Studio - Courses

Arduino Drawing Machines

Sunday, 10 August 12:30 PM - 5:15 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Exhibit Hall A
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Birds of a Feather

IVRC: International Collegiate Virtual Reality Contest

Sunday, 10 August 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, ACM SIGGRAPH Theater, West Building, Room 210
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Introduction to WebGL Programming

Sunday, 10 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 109-110
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Educators Morning Meet and Greet

Monday, 11 August 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Educators Overview

Monday, 11 August 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Augmented Reality in Formal and Informal Education

Monday, 11 August 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Studio - Courses

High-Resolution 3D Printing: Design for Stereolithography

Monday, 11 August 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Exhibit Hall A
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Collaborative Content Creation in 3D Digital Design

Monday, 11 August 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Teaching Computer Graphics Online: Experiences and Lessons Learned

Monday, 11 August 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Panels

From Production Artist to Educator: Preparing for the Change

Monday, 11 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Ballroom A
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Talks

Show and Tell

Monday, 11 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 118-120
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Zen of Collaboration

Monday, 11 August 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Studio - Courses

Make Cross-Platform Mobile Apps Quickly

Monday, 11 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Exhibit Hall A
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Teaching Intro and Advanced Graphics With WebGL

Monday, 11 August 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Texas A&M Visualization Birds of a Feather

Monday, 11 August 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, Salon B
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Educators Morning Meet and Greet

Tuesday, 12 August 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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The Dyslexic Advantage in Computer Graphics

Tuesday, 12 August 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Studio - Courses

Creating Next-Gen 3D Interactive Apps With Motion Control and Unity3D

Tuesday, 12 August 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Exhibit Hall A
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Birds of a Feather

Games as Therapy

Tuesday, 12 August 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Studio - Talks

Model. Print. Fabricate.

Tuesday, 12 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 116-117
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Birds of a Feather

Science Visualization with 3D Printers

Tuesday, 12 August 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Animatronics Education: Physical Animation + Story

Tuesday, 12 August 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Strategies for Runtime Facial Motion Capture

Tuesday, 12 August 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Technical Papers

Games & Design

Tuesday, 12 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Ballroom B-C
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Studio View of Demo Reels

Tuesday, 12 August 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Undergraduate Research Allicance

Tuesday, 12 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 4
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Augmented Reality

Tuesday, 12 August 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 9
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The Continuum to Success: Connections between High Schools and Industry

Tuesday, 12 August 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Educators Forum Asks: Should We Teach to the First Job or the Last Job?

Tuesday, 12 August 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 2
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Mathematical Basics of Motion and Deformation in Computer Graphics

Wednesday, 13 August 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 118-120
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Render Management for Education

Wednesday, 13 August 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 3
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Machine Learning for Graphics

Wednesday, 13 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 211-214
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KNU-Sponsored Lunch at the Khronons BOF Blitz

Wednesday, 13 August 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown, Pinnacle Ballroom
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Leonardo Community Meeting

Wednesday, 13 August 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 9
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Studio - Courses

alphaBot Workshop: Constructing Robots, Translating Language

Wednesday, 13 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Exhibit Hall A
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Courses

Physically Based Shading in Theory and Practice

Wednesday, 13 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 211-214
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Studio - Installations

Arduino Drawing Machines LIVE Contest

Wednesday, 13 August 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Exhibit Hall A
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Dailies

Dailies

Wednesday, 13 August 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Ballroom B-C
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Studio - Talks

Dissect. Visualize. Educate.

Thursday, 14 August 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 116-117
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Studio - Courses

Data Visualization: A Starting Point

Thursday, 14 August 9:15 AM - 12:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Exhibit Hall A
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Making, Tinkering, Fabricating, Inventing, Innovating

Thursday, 14 August 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Room 9
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Stories From the History of Computer Graphics

Thursday, 14 August 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, ACM SIGGRAPH Theater, West Building, Room 210
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Panels

An Evaluation of University Education as it Relates to the VFX, Animation, and Game Industries

Thursday, 14 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 109-110
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Courses

Introduction to 3D Gestural Interfaces

Thursday, 14 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 211-214