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Pioneers

20 Jul 2017
Computer Artist David Em to Present at SIGGRAPH Pioneers Reception
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The ACM SIGGRAPH Pioneers Group is proud to present David Em, one of the most influential artists in computer graphics, as the evening speaker for this year's Pioneers Reception. The reception will take place on the evening of Tuesday, August 1, at the SIGGRAPH 2017 conference.


22 Jun 2016
Alvy Ray Smith to Present at SIGGRAPH 2016 Pioneers' Reception
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The SIGGRAPH Pioneers Group is proud to present one of the most influential scientists in computer graphics history, Alvy Ray Smith, as the guest speaker for the 2016 Pioneers' Reception. Dr. Smith pioneered numerous advances in computer graphics, including one of the first digital paint systems, the alpha channel and digital sprites.


03 Aug 2015
Speaker Announced for the 2015 Pioneers Reception
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By Frank Foster, President, ACM SIGGRAPH Pioneers Group

16 Jun 2014
SIGGRAPH Introduces Students to the Wonder of Computing
Tags: Pioneers, SIGGRAPH, Student

According to a survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer science is one of the country's fastest growing occupational fields. By 2020, the BLS estimates there will be 4.2 million computing and IT jobs in the United States alone.


09 Jul 2013
Ramesh Raskar to Speak at CG Pioneers Group Annual Reception
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On Tuesday July 23, the SIGGRAPH Pioneers Group will hold its annual conference reception at the Hilton Hotel in Anaheim. This year's speaker will be Ramesh Raskar of MIT, who recently stunned the graphics community with his presentation of the trillion FPS camera.