Returning to SIGGRAPH 2018, this two-day VIP event will explore the intersection of technology, creativity, and business, examining the advances of the past and focusing on what the future looks like for CG and interactive techniques.


  • B Business Symposium

Business Symposium

Join fellow business professionals, researchers, and production leaders for two interactive days of speakers, networking, and technological exploration. The Symposium will feature speakers from multiple industries and backgrounds, allowing you to explore the future of innovation, design and technology.

  • Learn from legendary entrepreneurs and inventors, including Carolina Cruz Neira, Stan Ruecker, and Dr. James Foley
  • Keynote and interactive sessions are intermingled with time for networking, meals and refreshments
  • Explore topics like prototyping; the impact of AI on computer graphics; new startups that are changing the way we do business; the role of design; and new distribution models that are monetizing immersive content
  • Interact with top researchers who are changing the face of CG and interactive techniques

Your registration includes a guided tour of the Experience Hall and Immersive Pavilion and early access to Monday’s Keynote with Rob Bredow, Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater screening, and evening reception.

The Business Symposium has limited capacity and advance registration is highly encouraged.

A full agenda and list of speakers will be available soon!


Business Symposium Chair

Paul Salvini


Brenda Bailey

Sponsor Representative

Robert Wong