During the conference, ACM SIGGRAPH presents additional events of interest to SIGGRAPH 2014 attendees:
Training Seminar Sponsored by the SIGGRAPH Education Committee and Unity 3D
SUNDAY, 10 AUGUST | 9 am – 4 pm | Renaissance Vancouver, Harbourside Ballroom III
Learn how to create multiplatform 2D Side-Scroller games with Unity from start to finish in this hands-on workshop. The tutorial-style session includes 12 focused activities demonstrating specific tools to incorporate rich interactive content in 2D sprite-based games, including creating game levels, motion, physics, and audio effects. Attendees must provide their own laptops.
Educators Morning Meet and Greet
MONDAY, 11 AUGUST | 8-8:45 am | East Building, Room 2
TUESDAY, 12 AUGUST | 8-9 am | East Building, Room 2
An informal gathering for all educators attending SIGGRAPH 2014.
MONDAY, 11 AUGUST | 8:45-9 am | East Building, Room 2
Committee updates and conference highlights.
ACM SIGGRAPH Pioneer Reception
TUESDAY, 12 AUGUST | 6-8 pm | West Building, Room 302 and 303
Each year at SIGGRAPH, the Pioneers get together for an exclusive, Pioneers-only reception. It's a chance for old friends to reconnect and new friends to be discovered. Light appetizers are served, and a distinguished speaker from the computer graphics community gives a talk just for the Pioneers.
Professional and Student Chapters Startup Meeting
WEDNESDAY, 13 AUGUST | 10-10:45 am | ACM SIGGRAPH Theater @ International Center
This session explains how to start and run a successful ACM SIGGRAPH Professional or Student Chapter. Topics regarding the process are outlined in detail by members of the Chapters Committee, and the session concludes with a Q&A session.