• Student Volunteers (SV)

    Fact Sheet

    Chair: Norbert Drage, Curtin University, Australia

     

    Co-Chair: Daniel Filonik, EPICentre, UNSW Art & Design, Australia


    Fast Facts

    • SIGGRAPH Asia 2019's Student Volunteer Program received a total of 309 submissions, out of which 249 candidates were chosen to form our SV team. To help coordinate our Program, 18 Team Leaders were chosen from 55 applications.
    • The SV Program also has a dedicated videography team named "SV Productions", which consists of 13 volunteers specializing in media production, who will be capturing and creating a record of the Conference's highlights.
    • Our volunteers come from 23 different countries from all around the world, speaking 44 different languages.
    • The SV program comprises volunteers from various stages in their academic career, with 73% completing their undergraduate degree, 12% studying masters-level course, and 15% researching and completing PhD programs.
    • Student volunteers have come from a diverse range of study backgrounds, with 29% studying digital graphics, 23% studying computer science, 14% each for fine arts and engineering, and the remaining 33% studying from one of over 29 different majors.

    Quote from Daniel Filonik, SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 Student Volunteers (SV) Co-Chair:

     

    “The Student Volunteer Program at SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia is a unique opportunity for students from a wide variety of backgrounds to come together and shape these keystone events in the CG community. Throughout the exhilarating proceedings, student volunteers provide key service support across all essential areas of the conference, ensuring its smooth operations. This intense experience results in a strong sense of camaraderie among a group of highly motivated and talented individuals, who are brought together by their heartfelt passion for the CG industry. It has been a special privilege for me to be part of the big and amazing family that forms every year, and I always leave deeply inspired by their energy, their dedication, and their enthusiasm to contribute back to the program and the community.”


    Full information about this year’s Student Volunteers (SV) program can be found on https://sa2019.siggraph.org/volunteer/student-volunteers

     

    For more information about SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 program updates, please visit https://sa2019.siggraph.org/attend

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