Nov/Dec 2020 (Dates TBA) | Online Event

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Birds of a Feather

Submission Deadline: 25 September 2020, 23:59 UTC/GMT

Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions at SIGGRAPH Asia 2020 are graphics-related, attendee-organized, informational discussions of shared interests, goals, technologies, arts and/or backgrounds. Those sessions are to focus on topics that are relevant to computer graphics or interactive techniques community, celebrating, connecting and enabling new collaborations.

Open Exploration

Share your ideas and interests by proposing a Birds of a Feather discussion topic that will be held at SIGGRAPH Asia 2020.
To be considered, BOF sessions must be:

  • Related to computer graphics or interactive techniques
  • Open to all registered attendees
  • Non-commercial in nature (topics specific to one commercial product or company are not allowed)
  • Free of recruitment, sales, product tutorials or company promotion
  • Free of charge

All BOF requests are subject to a review and approval process. Submissions are open now till 25 September 2020.

General Information

A BOF meeting is an attendee-organized, informational discussion of shared interests, goals, technologies and/or backgrounds that are graphics or interactive techniques related. The key word there is “discussion” - attendees gather to discuss a topic of interest, and is up to organizers to define the format.

BOF meetings must be:
  • Related to computer graphics or interactive techniques
  • Open to all registered attendees
  • Non-commercial in nature (topics specific to one commercial product or company are not allowed)
  • Free of recruitment, sales, product tutorials or company promotion
  • Free of charge

All BOF requests are reviewed and approved by the Conference Chair. Exceptions will be considered for reunion-type or industry non-profit groups for some requirements.

Session Submission

BOF session requests can be made through the SIGGRAPH Asia Submission System until 25 September 2020. Please ensure that all the information in your submission is complete. Any missing information may delay processing your request.

A separate online request form must be filled out for each event, even if it is from the same submitter/organization.

BOF sessions can be no longer than two hours.

Organizers of longer events, or those who submit multiple requests for the same day for more than three hours, should consider becoming a co-located conference.

Confirmation

If your request is approved, you will receive an email acknowledgment within two weeks that includes all necessary contact information.

Event Publication

All BOF event information will be published on the SIGGRAPH Asia 2020 website and the conference mobile app.

BOF meetings will be held virtually and will be publicized on related materials.

Exhibitors are not allowed to use BOF platform. Exhibitors are required to complete an exhibitor talk form provided by exhibition management. If you require more information on the exhibition, please click here.

Registration & Recognition Benefits
You will need to register for a basic conference pass, one 10% discount code will be given per accepted submission.

If you have questions, please send them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Conference Chair
Korea National University of Arts, South Korea

All deadlines are 23:59 UTC/GMT.

25 September 2020
Submission Deadline

November / December 2020
SIGGRAPH Asia 2020 Virtual Event Days

As the details of this virtual experience are resolved, the exact dates and format will be revealed in the coming weeks.