Cesium at SIGGRAPH 2018

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SIGGRAPH is next week! The conference is August 12–16 in Vancouver. Send me a note if you’d like to meet up with the Cesium folks during the conference. Or you can find us at any of these Birds of a Feather sessions:

Carto BOF

Monday, August 13, 12pm–1:30pm

ACM SIGGRAPH Theater, West Building, Room 102, Vancouver Convention Centre

The Cartographic Visualization BOF explores the interplay between computer graphics and cartographic datasets.

  • Gabby Getz of the Cesium team will be speaking there about the latest in Cesium.

CesiumJS BOF

Tuesday, August 14, 10:30am–12pm

ACM SIGGRAPH Theater, West Building, Room 102, Vancouver Convention Centre

The CesiumJS BOF is the Cesium event of the year! The event will also be live streamed, so you can watch even if you can’t make it to Vancouver. Speakers will include

  • Gabby Getz, Cesium, will deliver the Cesium State of the Union
  • Anselm Hook, Mozilla, will show what he’s built with A-Terrain for A-Frame
  • Tamrat Belayneh, Esri, will speak on the interoperability of tiled 3D formats: I3S, 3D Tiles, and beyond
  • Dmitri Bagh, Safe Software, will demonstrate how to convert data from various sources into 3D Tiles with FME’s graphical interface
  • Vangelis Kokkevis, Toyota Research Institute, will discuss applications in autonomous driving

Autonomous Driving Simulation and Visualization BOF

Tuesday, August 14, 3pm–4:30pm

East Building, Room 10, Vancouver Convention Centre

This new BOF, co-organized by Patrick Cozzi of the Cesium team and Vangelis Kokkevis of the Toyota Research Institute, will cover how how computer graphics and simulation techniques can improve autonomous vehicle testing. See the schedule and speakers.

glTF BOF

Wednesday, August 15, 10am–11am

Pinnacle Ballroom, Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown

This BOF, organized by Patrick Cozzi of the Cesium team, covers the glTF tools ecosystem, extensions, and specification.

WebGL BOF

Wednesday, August 15, 11am–12pm

Pinnacle Ballroom, Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown

The WebGL BOF covers the latest techniques with WebGL.

  • Omar Shehata of the Cesium team will be presenting on massive point clouds with 3D Tiles