The Future of Visualization: virtual spaces, real data, imagining the future

The Future of Visualization: virtual spaces, real data, imagining the future

Date: Wednesday 1st July 2015

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: the Studio at Metro Screen

Speaker: Ben Simons, Lead Developer, Data Arena UTS

As Lead Developer of the Data Arena Ben is building a Virtual Reality Theatre at UTS which will allow Research Communities to interact with their data in full-surround 3D-Stereo Computer Graphics. This development draws on Ben’s many years experience in Scientific Visualisation and Research Computing and also on his feature film roles as Head of 3D for Happy Feet 2, Head of Technical Production at Mr. X Inc. (Canada), and Senior Technical Director at C.O.R.E Feature Animation.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge for guests and non-members.

(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $50 for professionals and $25 for students)

RSVP: Seating is limited to 80 at our current venue so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.

About sydgraph

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH is dedicated to the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. We are a membership organisation that values passion, integrity, excellence, volunteerism, and cross-disciplinary interaction in all of our activities.