CreateSmart Initiative
Project Ref: CSI/0908/0019
Project Title: Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Study Mission and
Pavilion at Siggraph Asia 2009-2011
Applicant Organization: Hong Kong ACM Siggraph Professional Chapter Ltd.
Approved Funding: HK$742,774
Brief description
of the Project:
The CSI will give funding support to organize a study mission for 20 students and 20 practitioners from the Hong Kong's animation and visual effects industries to attend Siggraph Asia 2009. Held from 16th to 19th Dec 2009 in Yokohama, Japan, the event will involve three elements:

1. Siggraph Asia Conference - lectures and panels on computer graphics development.

2. Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Networking Event - networking reception for Hong Kong delegates to mix with international guests, build up business networks and explore collaboration.

3. Hong Kong Pavilion - a pavilion will be set up to showcase the latest developments of the Hong Kong animation and visual effects industries and computer graphic products, including award winning works.
Event Date: 16 – 19 Dec 2009 : Hong Kong Pavilion at Siggraph Asia 2009 in Yokohama, Japan
Contact Information: Contact Person : Dr. Eric Liu, Chair, Hong Kong ACM Siggraph Professional Chapter Ltd.
Telephone : 3928 2668
Email address : slliu@vtc.edu.hk

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