IEEE Symposium on Interactive Ray Tracing 2008, Los Angeles, California

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline:

Sunday, May 18

Notification of acceptance:

Wednesday, June 11

Camera-ready papers due:

Sunday, June 22

Keynote Speakers

  • Michael McCool
  • Eric Haines


Useful Links

Paper formatting guidelines and templates

Call for Participation (PDF)

Sponsored by


IEEE Computer Society


With additional support from






The Symposium on Interactive Ray Tracing has joined forces with the Graphics Hardware conference series to provide a new venue for 2009: High Performance Graphics: Algorithms, Hardware, Systems. Please visit the HPG'09 web site for more information, including the Call for Participation.

Symposium on Interactive Ray Tracing, August 9-10, 2008

Co-located with ACM SIGGRAPH 2008
Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 501 BC
Los Angeles, CA

Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and the Eurographics Association with support from Adobe, Autodesk, Intel, and NVIDIA.

In cooperation with the Association for Computing Machinery

We are pleased to annouce the 2008 Symposium on Interactive Ray Tracing. Following very successful events in 2006 and 2007, this third symposium will provide a dedicated forum for presentation and discussion of the latest developments in this highly active field of research.

Please check back regularly for updated information, including the official Call for Participation and author information.

General conference co-chairs:

  • David Luebke, NVIDIA
  • Bill Mark, University of Texas at Austin and Intel

Papers co-chairs:

  • Steven Parker, University of Utah and NVIDIA
  • Alexander Reshetov, Intel

Program chair:

  • Jan Kautz, University College, London

Sponsorship chair:

  • Peter Shirley, NVIDIA

Publicity chair:

  • Christiaan Gribble, Grove City College

Local arrangements chair:

  • Shawn Singh, UCLA


  • Peter Wonka, Arizona State University
International Program Committee:

  • Oliver Abert
    Universität Koblenz-Landau
  • Bart Adams
    Stanford University
  • Timo Aila
  • Ulf Assarsson
    Chalmers University of Technology
  • Kavita Bala
    Cornell University
  • Carsten Benthin
    Intel Corporation
  • James Bigler
    SCI Insitute, University of Utah
  • Jacco Biker
    NHTV Breda / Netherlands
  • Jiri Bittner
    Czech Technical University in Prague
  • Avi Bleiweiss|
  • Solomon Boulos
    Stanford University
  • Erik Brunvand
    University of Utah
  • Nathan Carr
    Adobe Systems Inc.
  • Per Christensen
    Pixar Animation Studios
  • Petrik Clarberg
    Lund University
  • David Cline
    Arizona State University
  • Holger Dammertz
    Ulm University
  • Peter Djeu
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Tim Foley
    Intel Coporation
  • Heiko Friedrich
    Saarland University
  • Christiaan Gribble
    Grove City College
  • Eric Haines
    Autodesk Inc.
  • Johannes Hanika
    Ulm University
  • Vlastimil Havran
    Czech Technical University in Prague
  • Robert Herzog
    MPI Informatik
  • Erik Hubo
    Hasselt University EDM
  • Warren Hunt
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Thiago Ize
    University of Utah
  • Henrik Wann Jensen
    University of California at San Diego
  • Jan Kautz
  • Alexander Keller
    Mental Images, GmbH
  • Andrew Kensler
    University of Utah
  • Aaron Knoll
    University of Utah
  • Ares Lagae
    Katholieke  Universiteit Leuven
  • Christian Lauterbach
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Jaakko Lehtinen
  • Jeffrey Mahovsky
  • Michael McCool
    University of Waterloo
  • Benjamin Moora
    Swansea University
  • Karol Myszkowski
    MPI Informatik
  • Paul Navratil
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Ryan Overbeck
    Columbia University
  • Matt Pharr
    Intel Corporation
  • Timothy Purcell
  • Erik Reinhard
    University of Bristol
  • Peter Shirley
  • Philipp Slusallek
    University of Saarland
  • Brian Smits
    Pixar Animation Studios
  • Alexei Soupikov
    Intel Corporation
  • Abe Stephens
    University of Utah
  • Gordon Stoll
    Intel Corporation
  • Jeremy Sugerman
    Stanford University
  • László Szirmay-Kalos
    TU Budapest
  • Carsten Wätcher
    Mental Images GmbH
  • Ingo Wald
    Intel Corporation
  • Bruce Walter
    Cornell University
  • Peter Wonka
    Arizona State University
  • Sven Woop
    Intel Coporation