COMING TO LA for SIGGRAPH Aug 11/2 ? WANNA TELL US WHAT YOU ARE DOING . We will give you a podium

Dear Leonardo Colleagues !

Will you be at  at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference (9-13 August 2015, Los Angeles)?  Please let us know!  We look forward to each year’s SIGGRAPH conference as an opportunity to bring the Leonardo colleagues together, and as in past years Leonardo will be hosting several events at the conference.  Leonardo Executive Editor Roger Malina and I, the Leonardo Managing Editor, will be in attendance and happy to hear your thoughts about Leonardojournal, the Leonardo Affiliates Program and all other things Leonardo!  If you have book or article or other proposals we will be happy to discuss with you !

Leonardo-Related Events @ SIGGRAPH 2015:

1.  Art Gallery Reception:  Tuesday August 11, 2-3:30 PM.  In collaboration with the SIGGRAPH Art Program, Leonardo publishes the SIGGRAPH art catalog as a special issue of Leonardo journal each year.  Again this year Leonardo in association with MIT Press will host an art gallery / issue release reception at the conference.  We would love to see you there.  Please put it on your calendar!

2.  Leonardo Community Meeting (Birds of a Feather meeting):  Wednesday August 12, 2:30-4 PM.  We will host a pecha-kucha style gathering, open to all attendees.  Please come, listen and share about your involvement in art-science, whether as a practitioner, educator, student, writer, researcher, program developer, . . .  Give us your best 5-minutes!  Presentations will be followed by open discussion and networking.  If you would like to give a 5-minute presentation about your individual work or the activities of your organization at one of our meetings please contact me. (we are giving priority to Leonardo subscriber and affiliate members but should have a number of open slots) SEND TO RMALINA@ALUM.MIT.EDU

3.  Invitation-Only Event:  Leonardo Co-Editor Sheila Pinkel will host a social gathering in her L.A. home on the evening of Tuesday August 11.  You can expect to meet a fascinating array of innovative thinkers here!  This event is by invitation only.  Please RSVP to this email to receive your invitation.  SEND TO RMALINA@ALUM.MIT.EDU

4.  Additional Leonardo-related events are also in the planning.  Watch for future emails!

We consider our Leonardo Affiliates to be a key part of the Leonardo community, and we value the time at SIGGRAPH as an opportunity to connect in person and to get your feedback.  Please respond to this email to let us know if you will be attending.  We hope to see you there!

Thank you and best regards,

Pamela Grant-Ryan



___ Yes, I will b e attending SIGGRAPH 2015.

___ Please send me/us an invitation to the Leonardo gathering hosted by Sheila Pinkel on Tuesdayevening.


Pamela Grant-Ryan
Associate Director, Leonardo/ISAST
Managing Editor, Leonardo Journal

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