The SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Committee (DAC) is pleased to announce SPARKS: Short Presentations of Artworks & Research for the Kindred Spirit. The SPARKS presentations and discussions are held monthly and consist of up to 10 3-5 minute lightning talks followed by an inclusive discussion based on the topic of the month.  The discussions are moderated by DAC committee members along with invited guest facilitators.  

Submit a Proposal for a Presentation –

Submissions for future sessions are OPEN. Submissions for the monthly SPARKS presentations will be reviewed by the DAC committee along with the guest moderator. Only 10 max will be selected based on their relevance to the topic. 

Lightning Talks

Presentations should consist of approximately 10 slides and should be no longer than 5 minutes long. Presentations should be sent to the facilitator a minimum of 1 day prior to the event.


The monthly signup will be posted after presenters are selected. Everyone is invited to attend the presentations and engage in the discussion!

Monthly Topics