Industrial Connection Workshop - Victoria
The Industrial Connection Workshop with Expressive 2018 is an industrial-academic networking event co-hosted with the Expressive'18 academic conference.
Expressive 2018 is the leading academic conference on the aesthetic and artful aspect of computer science, and it encompasses three symposia in a single program:
- Computational Aesthetics
- Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling
- Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering.
In this co-hosted industrial connection workshop, you will have the chance to meet and connect with the prominent scholars on the related fields around the globe, listen to presentations about research funding opportunities from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) officers, and to hear keynote presentations from industrial leaders, such as Dr. Andrew Pearce, VP of Global Technology, DreamWorks Animation.
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We invite the industrial attendees to bring a demo and a research pitch to the workshop,
and we will provide complimentary tickets if at least one of the
following expectations are met:
- Show a live demo, or a small company booth, or other exhibitory materials (one-pagers, banners, posters) that aligns with the theme of Expressive’18 (digital creative art) in the workshop venue from 4pm - 6pm. (The Delta Hotel's conference room will open as early as 1pm for setup, and exhibition furniture, projectors and screens will be provided.
- Prepare a 3-minutes pitch, with a 1-3 page slide deck, for a possible future research project from your company that aligns with the theme of Expressive’18, and can be conducted as a collaborative project with an academic partner. An NSERC officer will be present and provide feedback.