CreateSmart Initiative
Project Ref: CSI/1001/0051
Project Title: Promoting Hong Kong to be the Host City of SIGGRAPH Asia 2011
Applicant Organization: Hong Kong ACM SIGGRAPH Professional Chapter Limited (HKACM SIGGRAPH)
Approved Funding: HK$7,365,824
Brief description
of the Project:
The CSI has provided funding support to organize the Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Technologies (SIGGRAPH) Asia conference in Hong Kong in 2011, as well as a series of promotional activities. The activities to be organised include:
  • setting up a Hong Kong Pavilion in SIGGRAPH ASIA 2010 in Korea, SIGGRAPH 2011 in Canada, China International Cartoon & Animation Festival and BIRTV in 2011, and sending a study mission to attend these events;
  • setting up the Hong Kong Pavilion in SIGGRAPH ASIA 2011 in Hong Kong;
  • organising various networking events for SIGGRAPH ASIA 2011; and
  • sponsoring participation of industry practitioners and students in SIGGRAPH ASIA 2011 to maximize the benefit of SIGGRAPH ASIA to the Hong Kong digital entertainment industry.
Event Date: 1) 15 – 18 Dec 2010 : SIGGRAPH ASIA 2010
2) 28 Apr – 3 May 2011 : China International Cartoon & Animation Festival
3) 7 – 11 Aug 2011 : SIGGRAPH 2011
4) 24 – 27 Aug 2011 : BIRTV 2011
5) 12 – 15 Dec 2011 : SIGGRAPH ASIA 2011

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Contact Information: Contact Person : Mr Eric Liu, Chair, HKACM SIGGRAPH
Telephone : 3928 2668
Email address : slliu@vtc.edu.hk

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