FoieGraph 2022

/ˌfwɑː ˈgræf/

Annual Ontario-Quebec-Maritimes pre-SIGGRAPH Workshop

11-12 November 2022, Université de Montréal

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FoieGraph 2022 is an invite-only workshop event for students and CG researchers to present their ongoing projects and socialize with their colleagues. Organized by Central-Canadian computer graphics labs to maintain and encourage connections between students and faculty members.
Nov 11:   Workshop is live!
Nov 11:   Autodesk is sponsoring our event
Nov 9:   Program, zoom, discord are out. Check your emails!
Nov 7:   Registration is closed
Oct 21:   Registration forms sent (deadline: Nov 7)
Oct 14:   Pre-registrations are out
Oct 7:   Dates and conference title are settled


Workshop will be held in person at Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, Université de Montréal, rooms 1177 and 1355.

Students have a chance to give a short talk about their work (10-12 minutes), which will be followed by Q&A (3-5 minutes).

Remote participants can join via Zoom. Links for Zoom will be distributed via email to the registered participants. Student talks will not be recorded.

Friday, November 11
9:30 am - 9:50 am Arrival AA1177
9:50 am - 10 am Opening ceremony AA1177, Zoom
10 am - 10:50 am Student talks and Q&A:
Kavosh Nakhaie Jazar,
Amin Aliari
AA1177, Zoom
11 am - 11:50 am Ryusuke Sugimoto,
Mariia Myronova
AA1177, Zoom
12:15 pm - 2 pm 🍲 Lunch break 🍲
2 pm - 2:30 pm Prof. Eitan Grinspun, "Bad Talk" AA1355, Zoom
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Faculty Panel
Interview with Prof. Derek Nowrouzezahrai
AA1355, Zoom
3:25 pm - 4:15 pm Student talks and Q&A
Ivan Puhachov
Nathan King
AA1355, Zoom
4:30 pm - 4:50 pm Prof. Sheldon Andrews, “Collaborating with SMEs: Insights, and pitfalls” AA1355, Zoom

Saturday, November 12
10 am - 10:50 pm Student talks and Q&A:
Jonathan Panuelos
Kaixiang Xie and Hossein Feizollah Zadeh
AA1355, Zoom
11 am - 11:50 am Loïc Nassif
Kirill Brodt
AA1355, Zoom
12:00 pm - 2 pm 🍲 Lunch break 🍲
2 pm - 3 pm Keynote
Damien Rioux-Lavoie (Ubisoft)
“La Forge, Torch, and other stories.”
AA1355, Zoom
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Round table
“Remote work, Lab culture, and other topics”
Moderator: Prof. Pierre Poulin
AA1355, Zoom
3:40 pm - 4:30 pm Student talks and Q&A:
Nasir Khalid
Otman Benchekroun
AA1355, Zoom
4:40 pm - 5 pm Prof. Paul Kry, “Writing Papers that People Can Read” AA1355, Zoom
5 pm - 5:10 pm Closing ceremony AA1355, Zoom


FoieGraph is not open to the public, registration form will be distributed by the faculty.
Registration forms are sent on Oct 21. Registration deadline: Nov 7
Code of Conduct


Faculty:    Mikhail Bessmeltsev & Pierre Poulin
Volunteers:   Emma Gallifet, Ivan Puhachov, Julien Bassac, Karl-Étienne Bolduc, Mariia Myronova, Simon Carret, Yinchu Liu
Hybrid mode setup:    Adrien Gruson




Pavillon André-Aisenstadt
Université de Montréal
2920, chemin de la tour, Montréal
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