Graphical Visionday, Friday 30 May 2008

Organizations, companies, universities and other institutions with an interest in computer graphics are invited to join a presentation and demonstration day Friday 30 May at DTU. All participants are welcome to exhibit equipment or posters.

The Graphical Visionday is organised by Informatics and Mathematical Modelling, DTU


Department of Informatics and Mathematical Modelling
Technical University of Denmark
Richard Petersens Plads, Building 308
DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby
Getting to IMM

Conference chair

Andreas Bærentzen
Ph. +45 4525 3414
jab 'at'


Registration for the Graphical Visionday can be done here no later than May 10. The registration fee includes participation in the lectures, exhibition, proceedings, refreshments, and lunch.
For members of the Danish Automation Society (DAu), the Danish Robotics Society (DIRA), the Danish Biomedical Society (DMTS), the Danish Pattern Recognition Society (DSAGM), the Danish Remote Sensing Society (DSTM), International Game Developers Association (IGDA) and Øresund IT Academy a reduced fee is applicable.


08.00 Registration, exhibition, demonstrations, coffee, and rolls
Session I
09.00 Welcome and introduction
  Vice-Rector, Professor Knut Conradsen, DTU
09.10 Precomputing Visibility for Real-Time Rendering of Large Scenes
  Michael Wimmer, TU Wien
10.00 Coffee, exhibition, demonstrations
Session II
10.15 An Introduction to GPGPU Programming using CUDA
  Ojaswa Sharma, DTU Informatics
10.40 Manipulating Digital Photographs on the GPU
  Bjarke Jakobsen, Phase One
11.15 3D Graphics for User Interfaces
  Thomas Lauritzen, Bang og Olufsen
11.45 Presentation of student posters
12.00 Lunch, exhibition, demonstrations
Session III
13.00 Creating Digital 3D Models of Real-World Objects
  Michael Trøst, Modelfabrikken
13.45 Analyzing Material Properties Using Graphics Techniques
  Jeppe Revall Frisvad, Microsoft
14.15 Coffee, exhibition, demonstrations
Session IV
14.30 Rendering Youropa
  Mikkel Fredborg, Frecle
14.50 Using Shadow Mapping to Fake Wind Pressure
  Keld Ølykke, NDS
15.10 The Technical Challenges Facing an Indie Developer
  Gorm Lai, 3 Lives Left
15.30 Coffee, exhibition, demonstrations
Session V
15.45 The Rendering Technologies of the CryENGINE® 2
  Martin Mittring, CryTek
16.30 Recreating Copenhagen of the Golden Age for the Computer Game - HCA the Ugly Prince Duckling
  Søren Buus, GuppyWorks
17.00 Highlights from graphics projects at IMM, followed by poster prize and concluding remarks
  J. Andreas Bærentzen, DTU Informatics
17.30 Exhibition, demonstrations, refreshments (Dalux is beer sponsor)
19.00 The Graphical Visionday ends



The list of Visionday posters can be seen here


Bang & Olufsen is the poster prize sponsor, DigitalArts, ZeroPoint and Dalux sponsor the time spent by their respective committee members. An additional sponsorship from Dalux allows us to have a better beer this year at the end of each day. IBM provides a general sponsorship. CryTek sponsors the appearance of Martin Mittring, the CryTek speaker.


Andreas Bærentzen, DTU Informatics, Conference Chair
Bent D. Larsen, Dalux, Program Committee Member
Thomas Rued, Digital Arts, Program Committee Member
Mikkel Gjøl, Zero Point Software, Program Committee Member