The 2012 Kyoto Prize Workshops

Extrapolating the Future from the Origins of Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality Technologies

Ivan Edward Sutherland

/  Computer Scientist

Advanced Technology

Information Science


11 /12 Mon

13:00 - 17:30

Place: Kyoto International Conference Center

Address:Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan



Opening Address Hideyuki Tamura
Introduction of Laureate Fujio Yamaguchi (Professor Emeritus, Waseda University)
Laureate’s Lecture Ivan Edward Sutherland
“Computer Graphics: Let Us Distinguish the Medium from the Message”
Lecture Takeo Igarashi (The University of Tokyo)
“Interactive Computer Graphics as Design Tools for the Rest of Us”
Lecture Nassir Navab (Technical University of Munich)
“Medical Augmented Reality: From Early Concepts to First Deployments in Operating Rooms”
Panel Discussion Moderator: Michitaka Hirose (The University of Tokyo)
Panelists: Masahiko Inami (Keio University)
Yoichiro Kawaguchi (The University of Tokyo)
Kiyoshi Kiyokawa (Osaka University)
Hirofumi Seo (M.D.; SCIEMENT, Inc.)


Ivan Edward Sutherland

Computer Scientist

Dr. Sutherland has been responsible for many pioneering advances and fundamental contributions to the computer graphics technology used for information presentation, as well as the interactive interfaces that allow people to utilize computers without the need for programming.


Related information

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kyoto International Conference Center
Coordinator and Moderator
Hideyuki Tamura (Ritsumeikan University)
Organized by Inamori Foundation
Supported by Kyoto Prefectural Government, Kyoto City Government, NHK
With the cooperation of Computer Graphic Arts Society, Information Processing Society of Japan, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, The Society for Art and Science, The Virtual Reality Society of Japan