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Welcome to the Chapters Party Portal.
Since 1985, the ACM SIGGRAPH Professional and Student Chapters Committee have traditionally organized a party on the first evening of the SIGGRAPH Conference.
The Chapters of the world have been hard at work to make sure the party goes on, for all tastes and styles.
We’re also showcasing parties and events from other ACM SIGGRAPH Committees.
Browse and join the rooms that spark your interest!
This is the 30th Occurrence and 35th Anniversary of the ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters Party. The first Virtual one!
Potpourri (Ever Changing Topics) Events have passed. Go to https://washington-dc.siggraph.org/ for more of this Chapter’s events year-round! The Wellness Wednesday Soundscape is now available here . Behind-The-Scenes video also available here . Daily discussions before the conference day starts with friends both old and new. Find out what’s hot at the conference today or just chat about anything! Each day will have a theme: Manic Monday, Tech Tuesday, Wellness Wednesday Soundscape, Throwback Thursday, and Farewell Friday 08:00am-09:00pm PDT starting 8/24/20 then ending on 8/28/20
Networking Happy Hours Events have passed. ( SIGGRAPH 2020 Attendee Experience Event) Conference Attendees join from the Official Schedule on Hubb via the links below. Join us for daily 30-minutes Zoom Networking Happy Hours. Each day will include a different theme breakout plus additional breakouts to cover that days’ highlight activities. (#MondayMotivation – where are you finding motivation right now) Monday (8/24/2020) 7– 7:30 pm PST Happy Hour (#TechTuesday – what is a new tech that you are interested in/following) Tuesday (8/25/2020) 6 – 6:30 pm PST Happy Hour (#WisdomWednesday – share some wisdom you have received) Wednesday (8/26/2020) 5 – 5:30 pm PST Happy Hour (#ThrowbackThursday – favorite memories from prior SIGGRAPHs) Thursday (8/27/2020) 5 – 5:30 pm PST Happy Hour
Life Drawing Event has passed. Go to https://london.siggraph.org for more of this Chapter’s events year-round! Join London ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter on Monday 24th August from 11AM to 12:30PM PDT for a life drawing session over Zoom with artist and yoga instructor Vanessa Abreu (@fruitinessa). We will go through different poses and lengths to get everyone warmed up and get our creativity and artistic drive up during difficult times. We hope you share with us your results on Instagram by tagging on us on your posts and stories using our tag @londonsiggraph This event is hosted by our board member and professional VFX artist Lee Greatorex.
Sake Party! Event has passed See you next year! A recording will be available soon. The 33rd Yoichiro Kawaguchi’s CG Show and SAKE Party at SIGGRAPH 2020 “The annual event of Yoichiro Kawaguchi’s CG Show and SAKE Party can be enjoyed over your own Japanese Sake or drink”
Exquisite Corpse Event has passed. A recording will be available here soon! Go to https://drexel.siggraph.org for more of this Chapter’s events year-round! Unleash your creativity while collaborating with your fellow attendees in creating exquisite corpses in Drexel ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter Zoom session! Grab a drawing tablet or mouse and jump right in! 5PM – 7PM PDT
Six-hour DJ-VJ set Event has passed. A recording will be available here soon! Go to https://lasiggraph.org/ to get more info on the DJs and the LA Chapter’s year-round activities! LA ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter brings you a six-hour DJ-VJ set on Zoom; Starring: J-Walt, Kyle Carlin, Victor Acevedo, Ed Lantz, Audri Philipps, Steve Roach, Heidi Torsvik, Winter Lazerus, Keram Malicki-Sanchez, and Don Garbutt, DJ Selektra, Jamesen Re, Jon 9, Philippe Bergeron, Paul Carey, Jeff Kleiser, and Unity star Kytten Janae. Join LIVE anytime during the event after Free Registration.
SIGGRAPH Student Hangout Event has passed. Go to http://mtsu.siggraph.org for more of this Chapter’s events year-round! Come join the MTSU ACM SIGGRAPH Student Chapter for our Student Hangout! Even though we’re missing the holding room and showroom floor conversations, we’re providing a place for students and professionals to get together and chat! Network and discuss common interests! Come hang out with your fellow students and professionals in the industry!
Virtual Escape Room Event has passed. Click the link via Hub, which will direct you to the game website and associated Zoom chat room. Be sure to sign up as an individual or with teammates. Join us on Wednesday, 8/26 at 6 pm PDT with the CIA Task Force in a full 3D escape room experience where players work to solve interactive puzzles and escape in 60 minutes.You wake up in a strange room. You look around and see the other members of yourCIA investigative team who were recently assigned a mission to track down the infamous assassin named, “The Gamer.” He is known for toying with and disposing of those who attempt to catch him. He has never failed to carry out any of his hired assignments and is widely considered the most dangerous assassin alive. He considers his opponent’s pawns that can be sacrificed in his game. The last thing you remember is going to sleep the night before. When you awaken, you are stuck in a room with your team with a timer counting down the seconds. What does that mean? Can you figure out where you are, why you are there and a way out before the clock hits zero? Will you be the next pawn sacrificed?
Magic Realism Event has passed. Go to bogota.siggraph.org for more of this Chapter’s events year-round! The Bogota ACM Siggraph chapter invites you practice your moves and swing with a true Latin party. With both traditional and dance music, and a romantic live performance with Colombian soprano singer, choral conductor and pianist Claudia Avila, while sketching and drawing some of the most mystical and mighty animals from the legends that have lived for centuries hidden in the heart of the Colombian tropical rainforest. With any luck, you may find El Dorado yourself by following the jaguar footsteps… Adventure and magic await you from 5pm – 7pm. Sign up now!
Trivia Event has passed. (SIGGRAPH 2020 Attendee Experience Event) More Info on the Conference Schedule Download the Kahoot! App in advance from Google Play, Apple App Store, or Microsoft AppSource depending on your operating system. Join us on Thursday, 8/27 at 6 pm PCT for online trivia. There will be 4 individual rounds of 15-18 questions covering an array of topics with a winner each round. Answer the questions as quick as possible for additional points. Question types vary between a single selection, multi-selection, and arranging the answers in order.
FRI 28th 3PM PDT Discord Party Server SIGN UP HERE – OR Conference Attendees join from the Official Schedule. Check out LA ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter’s server set up just for this event. User names will be assigned colours so others can immediately tell if you’re an artist, compositor etc. And as you browse the server content add reaction emojis custom made for this event. There’ll be channels for you to converse with others about what you’ve been doing at the conference via text, or try chat-based activities and Zoom-like chat with video. Listen to playlists of all LA musicians, and while listening to some “Foster the People”, “Jane’s Addiction”, or “Katy Perry”, check out the LA artists channel with amazing art done in the city that gave the world the Low-Brow art movement. View videos of amazing VFX work, animations, and short-form live-action. Or go to the Games section and see what games are set up for you to join. But we want you to be a part of this too! The server will be accessible about a week before the event for you to add art, video, and playlists you think visitors would like. Want to run a Pictionary game, or a timed drawing game? Let us know and we’ll add a channel for you. The Party Server is a hub and you can link to any other platform you wish to use, Zoom, Roll20, High Fidelity, etc. Consider it yours, a gift of our amazing community!
FRI 28th 8PM PDT STAR WARS & TOY STORY ANNIVERSARY TRIVIA SIGN UP HERE – OR Conference Attendees join from the Official Schedule. Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters’s Brainstorm Trivia will break all attendees into teams and the trivia competition begins! 90 minutes, three rounds! Bragging rights and some prizes to be had!
OPEN NOW Worldwide Animation Competition ‘Escape From Earth’ SIGN UP HER E Global Animation Competition with a topic – ‘Escape From Earth’ – we have world famous animation judges, prizes from renowned animation companies and much more! Guidelines Theme: Escape from Earth Start Date: 20th July 2020 End Date: 14th September 2020 Length: minimum of 5 and a maximum of 15 seconds (quality before quantity, don’t bite more than you can chew). Find out more about ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters at
chapters.siggraph.org and start one in your area!
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