37th Eurographics General Assembly
Thursday 12th May 2016 at 17:15 during Eurographics 2016
The Eurographics Gold Medal is a premier award made to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the goals of Eurographics. These contributions can be in the form of outstanding and ground breaking research efforts in the Eurographics domains, or other major contributions to the activities supported by the association such as educational efforts, or the organization and function of the association.
The first medal was given to José L. Encarnação at Eurographics 2016 in Lisbon.
The ballot for the Executive Committee elections closed on 1 September 2015.
The seven candidates elected are: Pere Brunet, Marie-Paule Cani, Jean-Michel Dischler, Tom Ertl, Leif Kobbelt, Miguel Otaduy, Michael Wimmer. Each will serve for a 3 year term of office commencing 1 January 2016. For more details see HERE.
The 2015 Executive Committee election ballot closed on 1st September, 2015, with all 177 votes received being cast through the electronic ballot system. The elections were to elect one (1) regional member for Region 4, and six (6) members at large.
The votes recorded for each candidate are given in the table below.
Under the rules for election, regional vacancies are filled first, with the remaining vacancies filled from all remaining candidates.
We therefore declare the following individuals as elected to the Executive Committee for three year terms of office commencing 1st January 2016:
Congratulations to those elected. To those not elected, our thanks to them for standing in the elections and for demonstrating their willingness to serve the Association in this way.
A. Ynnerman, D.A. Duce, H.A. Carr
During the Annual Conference EUROGRAPHICS'2015 in Zurich, Switzerland, three new Fellows of the Association were elected by the Executive Committee.
Jean-Michel Dischler, University of Strasbourg, France
Enrico Gobbetti, CRS4, Pula, Italy
Olga Sorkine-Hornung, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
All have significantly contributed to the development of Computer Graphics and to the Eurographics Association.
The full text of the announcement will soon be available here.