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GRAPHITE 2003 details

Posted by souri on Fri, 07/02/03 - 11:25 PM

An International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive
Techniques in Australasia and South East Asia
11-14 February 2003, Melbourne
; [Program Now Online!]

GRAPHITE 2003 is a unique opportunity for researchers, technologists,
artists, industry professionals, educators and students to experience a
state of the art showcase of technical and artistic work from this
region and from around the world. This years conference will include a
wide selection of presentations and panels, art gallery, electronic
theatre screening, and social events.

The Victorian Minister for Information and Communication Technology,
Marsha Thomson, will officially open GRAPHITE 2003 on Wednesday,
February 12. The Minister will talk about the importance of a thriving
multimedia and computer graphics industry to Victoria and will detail
how the Victorian Government will continue to support the growth of the

GRAPHITE 2003 will take place in Melbourne, Australia at the exciting
new ACMI Building, Federation Square. Space is limited, so please
register early.

Featuring Keynote Presentations from:
David Kirk, Chief Scientist and Vice President of Architecture at NVIDI
Mark Billinghurst, Director of the Human Interface Technology Lab (New
Stelarc, Honorary professor CMU and techno-theorist.

And featuring the following tutorials:
* Performance OpenGL: Platform Independent Techniques
* Implicit Modelling
* Augmented Reality Interfaces
* An introduction to colour in computer graphics
* Seeing in 3D
* Next-generation virtual worlds with VRML, X3D and MPEG4
* RenderMan for Artists and Designers

GRAPHITE 2003 Art show will explore themes that move towards a
twenty-first century sensibility, profiling speculative works that
imagine the future. Selected works explore issues of the haptic virtual
reality environment, artificial life, the electronic space, emergent web
based video practice and how we negotiate the mediated technological
interface. Our relationship with the technological object, our
environment and the nature of interaction will be examined and tested
throughout the weeks of the exhibition. Become immersed in the magic at
SPAN Gallery, 45 Flinders Lane, 4th February to 14th February 2003.

To register, and for further information, please visit:

Sponsored by: ACM SIGGRAPH
In co-operation with: EUROGRAPHICS
In association with: ACMI
With the support of: State Government of Victoria

Submitted by souri on Wed, 19/02/03 - 11:12 PM Permalink

So, did anyone go to this??

Submitted by AndrewM on Sun, 02/03/03 - 2:31 PM Permalink

quote:Originally posted by Souri

So, did anyone go to this??

Certainly would have been nice to go to this. I'm a big fan of Dave Kirk. Going to AGDC kinda put a stop to me going anywhere :-)

Hi everyone, I'm back again..

Andrew McGregor
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Tycom Studios