Exploring WebVR/Chapter Board Elections

DATE:   Thursday, November 16, 2017
FROM:  7:00-9:00pm
WHERE:  US Patent and Trademark Office (directions below)

The Washington DC chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH is proud to present Exploring WebVR with Sean McBeth, developer of the Primrose VR framework.  Sean will provide a brief history of VR on the Web followed by a survey of the available platforms and frameworks.  He will also discuss how these pieces all fit together.  The discussion will   be followed by a short demonstration on using Primrose to get started in WebVR.

The Washington DC chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH will also conduct our annual election for chapter board positions at the beginning of  the meeting.  All eligible voting members of the Washington DC ACM SIGGRAPH chapter were notified to nominate board members by November 3, 2017.  The results of the nominations are posted below.

Current nominations for the 2018 board positions are:

Chair  – nomination for Mark Jette
Vice-Chair – nomination for Kim Wallace
Secretary  – nomination for Paras Kaul
Treasurer  – nomination for Roberto Ortiz

Please join us on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm at the US Patent and Trademark Office to learn more about WebVR with Sean McBeth.


BIOGRAPHY

Sean McBeth
Sean McBeth is a senior consultant at Deloitte Digital for virtual reality, augmented reality, games, simulation, graphics, abstract data visualization, audio synthesis and processing, computer vision, peer-to-peer networking, desktop, Web, mobile, real-time communication, hardware prototyping, embedded systems, reporting, GIS, and relational database systems.
https://seanmcbeth.com/


LOCATION:
The meeting will be held at the
Remsen Building (400 Dulany Street) at the 1st floor conference room. We are located 2 blocks from the
KING STREET METRO station (BLUE/YELLOW Lines)

http://www.wmata.com/rail/station_detail.cfm?station_id=48
http://goo.gl/maps/UW6p0 -(Walking Directions)

PARKING:
Street Parking
$1.75 per hour, 2 hour max
Free after 9pm

Hoffman Town Center Garage
206 Swamp Fox Rd
Alexandria, VA 22314

Additional paid parking garages are also available in the area.


Contact Washington DC ACM SIGGRAPH:
http://washington-dc.siggraph.org/
http://www.meetup.com/DC-ACM-SIGGRAPH/
https://www.facebook.com/DCsiggraph
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/dc-siggraph

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