RE: Selecting a conference.
- Ed Lantz wrote:
> I would like to say that IPS is our fulldome home and, in theAgreed. SIGGRAPH is a good complement to the planetarium-oriented
> off-years, SIGGRAPH will be our home. However, while SIGGRAPH is a
> great venue for showcasing fulldome programming and networking with
> the CG community, I'm not sure that it is the sort of venue that would
> support, for instance, a fulldome summit with paper sessions (meeting
> space would likely be quite expensive , and all the players will not
> automatically be there).
venues, but it presents different challenges. Maybe a post-conference
something near SIGGRAPH?
> For this I would imagine the Western Alliance to be the best venue, asBut this year, for example, there will be very little installed in
> it has already become a fulldome fest of sorts.
terms of fulldome video (admittedly, it's not an off-IPS year, but...).
The only other option I can think of is DomeFest in Albuquerque, but
again, all the players don't necessarily show up to that.
> I've also questioned whether IPS is the right venue, due to theI was happy to have international (well, European) input into the
> expensive travel required to get there. But we are an international
> group, right?
Summit in Valencia. I think we benefit greatly from avoiding becoming
too U.S.-centric. There's ECSITE as well, but that's further afield, I
Anyway, those are my random thoughts.
Ryan Wyatt, Science Visualizer
Rose Center for Earth & Space
American Museum of Natural History
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New York, New York 10024