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Arnold at SIGGRAPH 2019

It's that time of year again! Join us in LA for SIGGRAPH 2019. We look forward to meeting up with you, hearing about your Arnold projects, and sharing what the Arnold team has been up to recently. Here's where you can find us at SIGGRAPH 2019:

On the Show Floor

Drop by the Autodesk booth - #1211 to hear about what’s new with Arnold and get your questions answered by our experts.

What's New with Arnold?

  • Tuesday, July 30, 10-10:30am
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2-2:30pm

Q&A with Arnold Developers

  • Tuesday, July 30, 3-4pm
  • Wednesday, July 31, 3-4pm

Arnold Core Lead Adrien Herubel will also demo Arnold at NVIDIA's   booth - #1313

  • Wednesday, July 31, 10:30-10:55am

Autodesk Vision Series

Take a look at the stellar lineup of technical deep dives in the 6th annual Autodesk Vision Series. Arnold will be featured in two sessions:

What's New with Arnold GPU

Steve Parker, VP, Professional Graphics at NVIDIA will join Adrien Herubel on stage to share the progress we've made with GPU rendering based on beta feedback, plus real-world production examples.

  • Room 404AB, Tuesday, July 30, 11:30am-12:30pm

Interactive and Flexible Rendering Workflows with Arnold Operators

Suraj “Sid” Harrington-Odedra, VFX Supervisor at The Mill and Senior Development Manager Fred Servant will delve into operators, a recent addition to Arnold allowing the query, modification, and creation of nodes directly in Arnold scenes. 

  • Room 404AB, Wednesday, July 31, 2-3pm

Check out the full Vision Series lineup here.

Courses & Panels

GPU Ray Tracing for Film and Design

Adrien Herubel will take part in an NVIDIA-sponsored course on how GPU-accelerated ray tracing brings more interactivity and performance to artist workflows.

  • Room 220, Monday, July 29, 2-5:15pm

A Null-Scattering Path Integral Formulation of Light Transport

Principal Arnold Engineer Iliyan Georgiev along with Bailey Miller and Wojciech Jarosz from Dartmouth College, will present their paper on a formulation of volumetric light transport in SIGGRAPH's Advanced Volume Rendering session. Full session details here.

  • Room 152, Tuesday, July 30, 9-10:30am

My Favorite Samples

Iliyan Georgiev will also talk about blue-noise dithered sampling in this SIGGRAPH course on Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo methods used in light transport simulation algorithms. Full session details here.

  • Theatre 411, Thursday, August 1, 9am-12:15pm

Student Portfolio Reviews

Attention students and new grads! We're proud sponsors of The Rookies CG student awards, and excited to once again welcome students to the Autodesk booth for one-on-one portfolio reviews. Stop by to chat with The Rookies team and get feedback on your latest work.

  • Booth #1211, Tuesday, July 30 & Wednesday, July 31, 4-5pm