SCA 2022

This year, the 21st annual ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA), the premier forum for innovations in computer animation and physics-based simulation, will be a hybrid face-to-face and online event. The conference is hosted at Durham University UK on 13th-15th, September. We encourage attendants to join us physically at Durham for a complete conference experience, while we also allow synchronised online attendance for those who may have travel difficulties.

This year, accepted full papers will be published in the journal Computer Graphics Forum, and accepted short papers will be published in the conference proceedings indexed by ACM and Eurographics. Please refer to our call-for-paper page for paper submission information.

Recent SCAs can be found here: SCA 2021, SCA 2020, SCA 2019, SCA 2018.

Keynote Speakers

Niloy J. Mitra
University College London (UCL)

Niloy J. Mitra leads the Smart Geometry Processing group in the Department of Computer Science at University College London and the Adobe Research London Lab. He received his PhD from Stanford University under the guidance of Leonidas Guibas. His current research focuses on developing machine learning frameworks for generative models for high-quality geometric and appearance content for CG applications. Niloy received the 2019 Eurographics Outstanding Technical Contributions Award, the 2015 British Computer Society Roger Needham Award, and the 2013 ACM SIGGRAPH Significant New Researcher Award. He was elected as a fellow of Eurographics in 2021 and the SIGGRAPH Technical Papers Chair 2022. For more details, please visit Besides research, Niloy is an active DIYer and loves reading, cricket, and cooking.


Durham University is the third oldest university in England, following Oxford and Cambridge, with the campus's Cathedral and Castle being a UNESCO world heritage. It is located at Durham in North East England, which is one of the safest cities in the UK. It is ranked top 100 in the world and the 6th in the UK. As a member of the elite Russell Group, Durham University focuses on research excellence delivered by world-class academics.

Getting here by air

Durham is 30 minutes' drive from Newcastle International Airport and about 40 minutes from Teesside International Airport. Both have regular domestic and international flights. Durham is linked to Newcastle Airport by rail and metro.

Getting here by train

A number of train operators offer direct and regular routes to Durham Railway Station, including London and Edinburgh. Durham is around 3 hours from London, just over 3 hours from Birmingham, 2½ hours from Manchester, 1½ hours from Edinburgh and 45 minutes from York.

A taxi will take you from the station to any College in about 5 minutes and you can walk to the city centre in 10 minutes.