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Organized by the CDRIN and SYNTHÈSE- Pôle Image Québec, come and attend a unique activity that will showcase the subjects of technological innovation and R&D research. Fill up on knowledge during the presentations given by various speakers from different fields of expertise. 


Discover the panels

Title of the presentation: Collaborating for Innovation: Fostering Applied Research in VFX and Animation Through Academic Partnerships. 

Schedule : Wednesday, May 17th, 2023 from 1h00 PM to 1h45 PM

Description: Join us for this interactive panel as we explore the benefits of collaboration between VFX/Animation companies and academic institutions for research and development. We’ll examine the reasons why there are few collaborative R&D projects in our industry compared to related industries like video games, explore successful collaborative projects in Europe, and discuss ways to foster more collaboration in Québec and Canada.

We encourage audience participation to generate concrete proposals for fostering applied research in the VFX and Animation industry. Our goal is to create a roadmap for stronger partnerships between companies, schools, universities, and government bodies to advance innovation and growth in this dynamic field.


Title of the presentation: Insights from Top Software Companies: Supporting the Next Generation in VFX and Animation. 

Schedule : Wednesday, May 17th, 2023 from 2h00 PM to 2h45 PM

Description: Join this panel discussion with some of the most prominent software companies in the VFX and Animation industry – SideFX, Foundry, and Epic Games. Together, we’ll explore how these companies are adapting and integrating new technologies to meet the ever-changing needs of our industry. Our panel will delve into their vision for the future of VFX and Animation and the innovative efforts they are making to support the industry. We’ll examine their contributions to advancing the industry, including their integration of AI features and USD. 

Join us for this exclusive opportunity to learn and gain valuable insights into the software companies driving innovation in VFX and Animation.


Title of the presentation: The Future of VFX through R&D Insights: Research trends in the computer graphics industry

Schedule : Wednesday, May 17th, 2023 from 3h00 PM to 3h45 PM

Description: Discover the exciting future of VFX through the latest research insights. In this panel, we will explore the most recent R&D trends in the computer graphics industry, as showcased in events like Siggraph and GDC. Join CDRIN and SIRT, Montréal, and Toronto’s creative industries research centers, as they delve into the potential avenues that these current hot topics offer, giving you a glimpse of the possibilities that lie ahead. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to stay at the forefront of VFX and Animation innovation!


Reserve your ticket now to benefit from our Early Bird discount. You have until April 17 to take advantage of this offer. Hurry, as tickets are available in limited quantities!


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