Conference Chair Peter Braccio on why Siggraph/ACM should be part of your life. Graphics, CGI, Animation, Game Design, and more! – Siggraph Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia

Peter Braccio was the Conference Chair for the 2011 Siggraph/ACM conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. In this interview Masson discusses how he came to chair the annual Siggraph conference and his thoughts on the theme of the “Make it Home”, the first ever Siggraph conference outside of the U.S., and the upcoming 2012 conference in Los Angeles, California. Siggraph is one of the world’s most prestigious conferences for the intersection of art, science, and technology, and the role of chair allows for one’s vision of the organization and conference goals to become reality. Braccio’s career includes stints in oceanography, scientific visualization, IT, networking, and brings a long passion with Siggraph to his role as chair. If you are interested in game design, art, animation, graphics, CGI, and interactivity, then don’t miss this interview or the upcoming Siggraph Conference! Recorded at the Siggraph/ACM Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.  (10:13)

Harris Fogel & Nancy Burlan, Posted 6/26/12

Photographs by Harris Fogel ©2011

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