SIGGRAPH is the largest annual conference for 3D computer graphics. Since 1999, Blender has had a presence there every year.
Blender plans to be in Vancouver too next week.
Here is where you can find them:
• Foundation and Community Meeting: Ton Roosendaal. Sunday 2 PM, Room Pan Pacific Hotel, Pacific Rim 2
• Blender Spotlight: David Andrade & Ton Roosendaal, Sunday 3.30 PM, Room Pan Pacific Hotel, Pacific Rim 2
• AMD Booth Theater: Mike Pan, Tuesday, 3-4 PM, Cycles production render, Wednesday 2-3 PM, Eevee (realtime 3D)