Affiliates

Below are the organizations and departments that IDEA is a part of or affiliates with. Descriptions are taken from each organization's website. To visit each website, click on the picture next to the description.

Clarkson University

Clarkson University

Clarkson is New York State's highest ranked small research institution. We are the institution of choice for 3,000 enterprising, high-ability students pursuing degrees in 50+ rigorous academic programs of study. Our faculty are on the leading edge of research of international relevance and we offer focused graduate programs in select disciplines, however, our primary mission is undergraduate education. Across the institution, faculty and students develop close, mentoring relationships and make lifelong connections that guide career success. Located in the northern Adirondacks in the college town of Potsdam, Clarkson stands out among America's private, nationally ranked research institutions because of its dynamic collaborative learning environment, innovative degree and research programs, and unmatched track record for producing leaders and innovators.
Digital Arts & Sciences

Digital Arts & Sciences

The Digital Arts & Sciences Program is an interdisciplinary program between the Communications and Math & Computer Science Departments at Clarkson. It combines traditional and digital techniques in art-making and design while simultaneously creating a unique balance with math and computer science courses. Students take classes such as 2D Digital Design, Drawing, Video, 3D Modeling and Animation, Game Design, Product Design, Website Design, Portfolio Development, and an assortment of independent and directed studies that focus on the collaborative process of team-based creative production.
Association for Computing Machinery

Association for Computing Machinery

ACM is an educational and scientific society uniting the world's computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field's challenges. ACM strengthens the profession's collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional networking.
SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH

The mission of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques is to promote the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. Members include researchers, developers, and users from the technical, academic, business, and artistic communities. Membership in SIGGRAPH includes a subscription to the Computer Graphics Quarterly, a siggraph.org email address, and full access to SIGGRAPH publications in the ACM Portal.
Game Developers Conference

Game Developers Conference

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world's largest professionals-only game industry event. Presented every spring in San Francisco, it is the essential forum for learning, inspiration, and networking for the creators of computer, console, handheld, mobile, and online games. The GDC attracts over 18,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. The GDC is produced by the Think Services Game Group, a division of United Business Media.