Call for Papers

Note to submitted authors: notifications of your submission status will be sent by Friday, February 22.

GI 2008 will be the 34th Graphics Interface conference; it is the oldest continuously-scheduled conference in the field. GI consistently attracts high-quality papers on recent advances in interactive systems, human computer interaction, and graphics, from around the world.

All paper submissions are fully peer reviewed by two members of the program committee and two external reviewers. Accepted papers will be archived in the ACM Digital Library.

Graphics Interface 2008 will have joint sessions for the graphics and HCI tracks. Topics of interest at GI include (but are not restricted to):

  • Shading and rendering
  • Geometric modeling and meshing
  • Graphics in simulation
  • Image-based rendering
  • Image synthesis and realism
  • Medical and scientific visualization
  • Computer animation
  • Real-time rendering
  • Non-photorealistic rendering
  • Scientific and information visualization
  • Interaction techniques
  • Computer-supported cooperative work
  • Human interface devices
  • Virtual reality
  • Augmented reality
  • Data and information visualization
  • Multimedia
  • Mobile computing
  • Haptic and tangible interfaces
  • Perception

Summary of Deadlines:

  • Papers submission: December 21, 2007
  • Author notification: February 19, 2008
  • Final papers due: March 14, 2008
  • Poster submission: April 21, 2008, 5PM PST

Formatting instructions for paper submissions are available online.

Program Committee:


  • Quynh Dinh, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • David Forsey, Radical Entertainment
  • Abhijeet Ghosh, Unversity of Southern California, USA
  • Amy Gooch, University of Victoria
  • Xavier Granier, INRIA Futurs
  • Victoria Interrante, University of Minnesota
  • Ron Metoyer, Oregon State University
  • David Mould, University of Saskatchewan
  • Pierre Poulin, Université de Montréal


  • James Fogarty, University of Washington, USA
  • Regan Mandryk , University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Pourang Irani, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Kirstie Hawkey , University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Patrick Baudisch, Microsoft Research , USA
  • Mark Perry, Brunel University, UK
  • Chris Plaue , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Melanie Tory, University of Victoria, Canada

Program Co-Chairs:

  • Chris Shaw , Graphics Co-Chair
    School of Interactive Arts and Technology
    Simon Fraser University
    250 -13450 102 Avenue Surrey, BC V3T 0A3 CANADA
    shaw (at) sfu dot ca

  • Lyn Bartram, HCI Co-Chair
    School of Interactive Arts and Technology
    Simon Fraser University
    250 -13450 102 Avenue Surrey, BC V3T 0A3 CANADA

Sponsored by the Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society