December 11, 2014
By Shaun Gah
SHENZHEN, CHINA – Over the four days from 3 to 6 December 2014, Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center (SZCEC) was transformed into a hub of digital innovation as leading computer graphics and interactive techniques pioneers convened at SIGGRAPH Asia 2014. Now in its 7th year, the event which rotates around Asia-Pacific, attracted over 6,000 industry professionals, researchers, artists, developers and enthusiasts from 53 countries.
“Having successfully closed its 7th edition last Saturday, SIGGRAPH Asia has moved forward to further position itself as the leading computer graphics and interactive techniques conference and exhibition in Asia-Pacific,” said the SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 Conference Chair, Professor Baoquan Chen, who is the dean of School of computer science and technology, Shandong University, chief scientist of the visual computing research center, Shenzhen institutes of advanced technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. “It comes with great pleasure to see so many Chinese and international companies at this event. We have chosen Shenzhen as the starting point in Mainland China for SIGGRAPH Asia, as the region has an incredible amount of well-developed companies, and a large amount of good resources in the industry. Mainland China has seen rapid advances in creative design and entertainment industry. As a result, more opportunities have been created for our industry professionals both regionally and internationally”, he added.