Conference 5–9 August 2012
Exhibition 7–9 August 2012
Los Angeles Convention Center

Top 10 Reasons to Attend SIGGRAPH 2012

Most SIGGRAPH conference attendees rely on their employers to fund their registration and travel in part or in full. If you need some persuasive talking points for your employer, here are the top 10 reasons to attend SIGGRAPH 2012.

1. Value

Learn all the latest techniques, tips, and technologies in one location at a very reasonable price. SIGGRAPH 2012’s exclusive educational programs offer the best return on investment for your organization’s training budget.

2. Hands-On Knowledge

Consolidate new knowledge and skills by working directly with the experts in the field. In SIGGRAPH 2012’s papers, courses, talks, and studio, you’ll develop the professional assets you need for another year of creative and business success.

3. Time Optimization

Explore the full spectrum of computer graphics and interactive techniques in one intense, rewarding week. At SIGGRAPH 2012, you’ll gain knowledge, contacts, and skills that could take more than a year to acquire elsewhere.

4. Customization

Design the conference experience that delivers the best value for you and your organization. SIGGRAPH 2012 offers a very diverse range of sessions, experiences, and collaboration opportunities.

5. Industry Visionaries

Meet and exchange ideas with the superstars who created this dynamic field and the young visionaries who are building its future. They’ll all be in Los Angeles for SIGGRAPH 2012.

6. Connections

Join your friends and colleagues from around the world, and make invaluable new connections. SIGGRAPH 2012 is the annual world headquarters of computer graphics and interactive techniques.

7. Essential Resources

Discover all the resources you need to support your creativity, improve your efficiency, and grow your business. The SIGGRAPH 2012 Exhibition features hardware, software, and services from the leading companies in the industry.

8. World-Class Animation and Visual Effects

Immerse yourself in this year’s best work in animated storytelling, scientific visualization, advertising, games, and feature films. The Computer Animation Festival presents four days of screenings and live demos.

9. Los Angeles

Enjoy this world-class, entrepreneurial city where exploration, innovation, and experimentation merge with the creativity, advanced technology, and business innovation that have made SIGGRAPH the international capital of digital media.

10. Inspiration

Leave Los Angeles with new skills, creativity, and energy, ready to rejuvenate your career and inspire your organization’s next phase of leadership in computer graphics and interactive techniques.