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Tuesday, August 31
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  A free tour to Old Acre and the Grottoes of Rosh Hanikra. See Visitor Info.
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   Welcome Reception, Plachi, Dan Carmel Hotel
Wednesday, September 1
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM   Welcoming Remarks
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  

Invited Talk 1: BIO-MODELING AND ANALYSIS: Molecular and Cellular Scales
Chandrajit Bajaj (University of Texas, Austin, USA)

10:00 PM - 10:30 PM   Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  

Session 1: Minkowski Sums and Convolutions

Fast and Robust Retrieval of Minkowski Sums of Rotating Convex Polyhedra in
Naama Mayer, Efi Fogel, Dan Halperin
(Tel Aviv University, Israel)
Group Morphology with Convolution Algebras
Mikola Lysenko, Saigopal Nelaturi, Vadim Shapiro
(University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA)
Robust Minkowski Sums of Polyhedra via Controlled Linear Perturbation
Victor Milenkovic
(University of Miami, USA), Elisha Sacks (Purdue University, USA), Min-Ho Kyung (Ajou University, Korea)
A GPU-Based Voxelization Approach to 3D Minkowski Sum Computation
Wei Li, Sara McMains
(UC Berkeley, USA)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM   Lunch Break
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  

Invited Talk 2: From Piano Movers to Piano Makers: Constructing and Deconstructing Minkowski Sums
Dan Halperin (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM  

Session 2: Physical Modeling

A Generalization for Stable Mixed Finite Elements
Andrew Gillette, Chandrajit Bajaj
(University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Topologically Correct Reconstruction of Tortuous Contour Forests
John Edwards, Chandrajit Bajaj
(University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Point Distance and Orthogonal Range Problems with Dependent Geometric Uncertainties
Yonatan Myers, Leo Joskowicz
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM   Coffee Break
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM  

Industrial Session:

SolidWorks Innovations
Iddo Hanniel,
Hardware Accelerated Human Character Rendering
Stas Gurtovoy,
Objet Geometric - Multi Material 3D printing
Yossi Abu,
Recent developments in product development software tools
Ziv Belfer,
Parametric Technology Corporation
Real-time Cloth Simulation
Gadi Zadikoff,
Thursday, September 2
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM   Remarks
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  

Invited Talk 3: Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation vs. Optimal Delaunay Triangulation
Wenping Wang (University of Hong Kong, China)

10:00 PM - 10:30 PM   Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  

Session 3: Geometric Computations

Efficient Simplex Computation for Fixture Layout Design
Yu Zheng, Ming C. Lin, Dinesh Manocha
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
Accurate Moment Computation Using the GPU
Adarsh Krishnamurthy, Sara McMains
(UC Berkeley, USA)
Using the Witness Method to Detect Rigid Subsystems of Geometric Constraints in CAD
Dominique Michelucci
(Universite de Bourgogne, France), Pascal Schreck, Simon E.B. Thierry (Universite de Strasbourg, France), Christoph Fuenfzig (Universite de Bourgogne, France), Jean-David Genevaux (Universite de Strasbourg, France)
Adaptive Surface Reconstruction Based on Implicit PHT-Splines
Jun Wang, Zhouwang Yang
(University of Science and Technology of China, China), Liangbing Jin (Zhejiang Normal University, China), Jiansong Deng, Falai Chen (University of Science and Technology of China, China)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM   Lunch Break
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  

Invited Talk 4: Advanced Techniques to Create CAD Models from Measured Data
Tamas Varady, Geomagic Inc.

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM  

Session 4: Surface and Volume Processing

Barycentric Interpolation and Mappings on Smooth Convex Domains
Michael S. Floater, Jiri Kosinka
(CMA, University of Oslo, Norway)
Hyperbolic Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation
Guodong Rong
(University of Texas at Dallas, USA), Miao Jin (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA), Xiaohu Guo (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Hexahedral Shell Mesh Construction Via Polycube Map
Shuchu Han, Jiazhi Xia, Ying He
(Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Anisotropic Quadrangulation
Denis Kovacs, Ashish Myles, Denis Zorin
(New York University, USA)
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM   Coffee Break
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM  

Session 5: Physical Representations

Multi-level Grid Algorithms for Faster Molecular Energetics
Rezaul Chowdhury, Chandrajit Bajaj
(University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Constructing A-Spline Weight Functions for Stable WEB-Spline Finite Element Methods
Chandrajit Bajaj, Radhakrishna Bettadapura
(University of Texas at Austin, USA), Na Lei (Jilin University, China), Alex Mollere (University of Texas at Austin, USA), Chao Peng (Jilin University, China), Alexander Rand (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Uncertain Geometry With Dependencies
Yonatan Myers, Leo Joskowicz
(The Herbrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM   Bezier Award Ceremony
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM   Intermission
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM   Conference Dinner at the Dan Carmel Hotel
Friday, September 3
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM   Remarks
9:00 AM - 10:20 AM  

Session 6: Geometric Modeling and Processing

Merging and Smoothing Machining Boundaries on Cutter Location Surfaces
Weishi Li
(Hefei University of Technology, China), Ralph R. Martin, Frank C. Langbein (Cardiff University, UK)
Conservative Swept Volume Boundary Approximation
Andreas von Dziegielewski, Rainer Erbes, Elmar Schomer
(Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz, Germany)
Volume and Complexity Bounded Simplification of Solid Model Represented by Binary Space Partition
Pu Huang, Charlie C.L. Wang
(The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Multi-resolution Morse Triangulations
Emanuele Danovaro, Leila De Floriani, Paola Magillo, Maria Vitali
(University of Genova, Italy)
10:20 PM - 10:50 PM   Coffee Break
10:50 AM - 12:10 AM  

Session 7: Curves and Surfaces

Polygonizing Extremal Surfaces
Ruosi Li, Ly Phan, Lu Liu, Sasakthi Abeysinghe, Cindy Grimm, Tao Ju
(Washington University in St. Louis, USA)
Hierarchical Surface Fairing with Constraints
Peter Salvi
(Eotvos Lorand Science University, Hungary), Tamas Varady (Geomagic Inc.)
Piecewise 3D Euler spirals
David Ben-Haim, Gur Harary, Ayellet Tal
(Technion, Israel)
Topologically Guaranteed Univariate Solutions of Underconstrained Polynomial Systems via No-loop and Single-component Tests
Michael Barton, Gershon Elber
(Technion, Israel), Iddo Hanniel (Technion, Israel and SolidWorks, USA)
12:10 AM - 12:30 PM   Conference Wrap-Up
Saturday, September 4th
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  A tour to Jerusalem, by Dan Hotels. See Visitor Info.
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