The RCDC@SIGGRAPH Advocacy team aims to promote graphics research in industry and other research communities. Goals of the team include the following:

  • Promoting graphics to research funding agencies like the NSF, NSERC, and Horizon 2020
  • Systematically nominating junior/mid-career community members for awards
  • Bridging industry connections and facilitating tech transfer
  • Promoting graphics research in the larger ACM community
  • Maintaining speaker and expert databases
  • Encouraging discussion on ethics, censorship, and accountability

Members of the Advocacy team are:

  • Bilal Abbasi, Eidos MontrĂ©al
  • Ilke Demir, Intel
  • Marius Horga, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Achuta Kadambi, UCLA
  • Dingzeyu Li, Adobe
  • Craig Reynolds, Reynolds Engineering & Design