12 August 2014

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson Embraces SIGGRAPH

Mayor Robertson (left) viewing the "Birdly" installation, which simulates bird flight in Emerging Technologies
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson made an appearance at SIGGRAPH 2014 yesterday, addressing members of the press as well as visiting the Emerging Technologies. Mayor Robertson expressed his delight that emerging technologies and computer graphics have caused "an influx of talent and great people to our city" as well as thousands of jobs for its citizens. The Vancouver Economic Council sponsored the Emerging Technologies area.