Foley Elected Vice President of SIGGRAPH

May 26, 2008

Jim Foley, professor in the School of Interactive Computing, has been
elected to a three-year term as vice president of SIGGRAPH (Special
Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques), the largest
special interest group of the Association for Computing Machinery.

Since 1974 SIGGRAPH has sponsored the annual SIGGRAPH conference, which
is now attended by more than 30,000 people. The 2008 SIGGRAPH
conference is scheduled in Los Angeles in August. This year the group
also is sponsoring the first ever SIGGRAPH Asia in Singapore December

SIGGRAPH also sponsors other conferences around the world, and the 87
professional and student chapters of the organizations around the world
also hold regular events.