SIGGRAPH Asia 2018: the largest in its history

Tokyo, 13th December: SIGGRAPH Asia 2018, the “ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technologies in Asia,” posted new record numbers at the Tokyo International Forum in Japan. Close to 10,000 participants from 60 countries and regions attended SIGGRAPH. Visitors included computer graphics professionals, researchers, consumer enthusiasts and various trade visitors. According to the organiser, this 11th edition of the conference was the largest event in its history.

Approximately 750 speakers presented at the conference, running from 4th to 7th December 2018, focusing on a wide variety of topics addressing the development and future of the computer graphics and interactive techniques industry. Organised by Koelnmesse, the exhibition, running from 5th to 7th December, featured 93 exhibitors from 14 countries, showcasing the latest hardware, software, technologies and innovations.

Prakash Ramajillu, Division Director & Chief Staff Executive at SIGGRAPH Asia, commented, “SIGGRAPH Asia is a story of a diverse group of individuals coming together to celebrate the intersection of science, technology, art and entertainment. The variety of expertise under one roof allows for the cross pollination of ideas which is what makes it a great place for collaboration, disruption and innovation.”

The next edition of SIGGRAPH Asia will be held for the first time in Australia. It will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) running from 17th to 20th November 2019.

Source: SIGGRAPH Asia press release