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  28 January - 2 February, 2018 • Burlingame, California USA

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The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2018

Conference Keywords:  Virtual and Augmented Reality Systems; Virtual Reality UI and UX; Emergent Augmented Reality Platforms; Virtual and Augmented Reality in Education, Learning, Gaming, Art

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Tuesday January 30, 2018

7:15 – 8:45 AM Women in Electronic Imaging Breakfast

Stereoscopic Applications: VR to Immersive Analytics in Bioinformatics 1

Session Chair: Björn Sommer, University of Konstanz (Germany)
8:50 – 10:10 AM

This session is jointly sponsored by: The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2018, and Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIX.

8:50SD&A-189
Mesoscopic rigid body modeling of the ExtraCellular Matrix's self assembly, Hua Wong, Nicolas Belloy, and Manuel Dauchez, University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne (France)

9:10SD&A-190
Semantics for an integrative and immersive pipeline combining visualisation and analysis of molecular data, Mikael Trellet1, Nicolas Ferey1, Patrick Bourdot1, and Marc Baaden2; 1LIMSI and 2IBPC (France)

9:30SD&A-191
3D-stereoscopic modeling and visualization of a Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cell, Niklas Biere1, Mehmood Ghaffar1, Daniel Jäger1, Anja Doebbe1, Nils Rothe1, Karsten Klein2,3, Ralf Hofestädt1, Falk Schreiber2,3, Olaf Kruse1, and Björn Sommer2,3; 1Bielefeld University, 2University of Konstanz (Germany), and 3Monash University (Australia)

9:50SD&A-192
Immersive analysis and visualization of redox signaling pathways integrating experiments and computational modelling, Alexandre Maes1, Karen Druart2, Sean Guégan2, Xavier Martinez2,3, Christophe Marchand1, Stéphane Lemaire1, and Marc Baaden2; 1Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique, UMR8226, CNRS, Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Université Paris 06, 2Laboratoire de Biochimie Théorique, CNRS, UPR9080, Univ Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, PSL Research University, and 3CNRS-LIMSI, VENISE team, Univ Paris-Sud (France)


10:00 AM – 7:30 PM Industry Exhibition

2:00 – 3:00 PM PLENARY: Fast, Automated 3D Modeling of Buildings and Other GPS Denied Environments


Discussion: 360° Imaging Should Be 3D – But Why And How?

3:30 – 4:30 PM

This session is jointly sponsored by: The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2018, and Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIX. NOTE: Full list of panelists to be announced.

Stereoscopic Applications: VR to Immersive Analytics in Bioinformatics 2

Session Chair: Marc Baaden, IBPC (France)
4:30 – 5:30 PM

This session is jointly sponsored by: The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2018, and Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIX.

4:30SD&A-287
Combining molecular dynamics simulations augmented and virtual reality visualization: A perfect synergy to understand molecular interactions and structure, Rebeca Garcia-Fandino1, Angel Pineiro2, M. Jesús Pérez3, and Alejandro Pan3; 1University of Porto (Portugal), 2Santiago de Compostela University, and 3MD.USE Innovative Solutions S.L. (Spain)

4:50SD&A-288
Interactive molecular graphics for augmented reality using HoloLens, Christoph Müller, Michael Krone, Markus Huber, Verena Biener, Guido Reina, Daniel Weiskopf, and Thomas Ertl, University of Stuttgart (Germany)

5:10SD&A-289
Molecular Dynamics Visualization (MDV): Stereoscopic 3D display of biomolecular structure and interactions using the Unity game engine, Michael Wiebrands, Chris Malajczuk, Andrew Woods, Andrew Rohl, and Ricardo Mancera, Curtin University (Australia)


5:30 – 7:30 PM EI 2018 Symposium Demonstration Session

Wednesday January 31, 2018

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Industry Exhibit

Keynote: Immersive Imaging

Session Chair: Gordon Wetzstein, Stanford Univ. (United States)
10:40 – 11:20 AM

This session is jointly sponsored by: The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2018, Photography, Mobile, and Immersive Imaging 2018, and Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIX.

Dr. Shahram Izadi is co-founder and CTO of perceptiveIO, a new Bay Area startup working on bleeding-edge research and products at the intersection of real-time computer vision, applied machine learning, novel displays, sensing, and human-computer interaction. Prior to perceptiveIO, Dr. Izadis was a research manager at Microsoft, managing a team of researchers and engineers, called Interactive 3D Technologies, working on moonshot projects in the area of augmented and virtual reality and natural user interfaces.

PMII-320
Real-time capture of people and environments for immersive computing, Shahram Izadi, PerceptiveIO, Inc. (United States)



Immersive Imaging

Session Chair: Gordon Wetzstein, Stanford Univ. (United States)
11:20 AM – 12:40 PM

This session is jointly sponsored by: The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2018, Photography, Mobile, and Immersive Imaging 2018, and Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIX.

11:20PMII-350
SpinVR: Towards live-streaming 3D virtual reality video, Donald Dansereau, Robert Konrad, Aniq Masood, and Gordon Wetzstein, Stanford University (United States)

11:40PMII-351
Towards a full parallax cinematic VR system, Haricharan Lakshman, Dolby Labs (United States)

12:00PMII-352
Perceptual evaluation of six degrees of freedom virtual reality rendering from stacked omnistereo representation, Jayant Thatte and Bernd Girod, Stanford University (United States)

12:20PMII-353
Image systems simulation for 360° camera rigs, Trisha Lian, Joyce Farrell, and Brian Wandell, Stanford University (United States)


2:00 – 3:00 PM PLENARY: Ubiquitous, Consumer AR Systems to Supplant Smartphones


Visualization Facilities

Session Chairs: Margaret Dolinsky, Indiana University (United States) and Andrew Woods, Curtin University (Australia)
3:30 – 5:30 PM

This session is jointly sponsored by: The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2018, and Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIX.

3:30ERVR-392
xREZ Art + Science Lab - facilities presentation, Ruth West, University of North Texas (United States)

3:50SD&A-393
CADwalk: Life-size MR-AR-VR design experience – Optimising and validating mission critical work environments, Gerhard Kimenkowski, CADwalk Global Pty Ltd (Australia)

4:10ERVR-394
When one is not enough: Cross-platform and collaborative developments at the Emerging Analytics Center, Dirk Reiners, Carolina Cruz-Neira, and Carsten Neumann, University of Arkansas at Little Rock (United States)

4:30SD&A-395
Multiplatform VR case study – Beacon Virtua, Andrew Woods1, Nick Oliver1, and Paul Bourke2; 1Curtin University and 2University of Western Australia (Australia)

4:50SD&A-396
What will we see next? current visualization facilities trends and future considerations, Kurt Hoffmeister, Mechdyne Corp. (United States)

5:10
SD&A Closing Remarks


5:30 – 7:00 PM EI 2018 Symposium Interactive Papers (Poster) Session

5:30 – 7:00 PM Meet the Future: A Showcase of Student and Young Professionals Research

Thursday February 1, 2018

Keynote: Dr. Jason Leigh

Session Chairs: Margaret Dolinsky, Indiana University (United States) and Ian McDowall, Intuitive Surgical / Fakespace Labs (United States)
9:00 – 10:10 AM

Dr. Jason Leigh is the Director at the Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Applications (LAVA), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa; and Director Emeritus- Electronic Visualization Lab, University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition, he is a Fellow of the Institute for Health Research and Policy, and he has held research appointments at Argonne National Laboratory, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Prof. Leigh’s research expertise includes: Big data visualization; virtual reality; high performance networking; and video game design. He is co-inventor of the CAVE2 Hybrid Reality Environment, and SAGE: Scalable Adaptive Graphics Environment software, which has been licensed to Mechdyne Corporation & Vadiza Corporation, respectively. In 2010 he initiated a new multi-disciplinary area of research called Human Augmentics - which refers to the study of technologies for expanding the capabilities and characteristics of humans. Leigh teaches classes in Software Design and he has been teaching Video Game Design for over 10 years. In 2010 his video game design class enabled the University of Illinois at Chicago to be ranked among the top 50 video game programs in US and Canada.


Living the Vida VR! Presence and Being in VR!

Session Chairs: Margaret Dolinsky, Indiana University (United States) and Ian McDowall, Intuitive Surgical / Fakespace Labs (United States)
10:50 AM – 12:30 PM

10:50ERVR-432
Farmooo, a virtual reality farm simulation game designed for cancer pediatric patients to distract their pain during chemotherapy treatment, Janice Ng, Henry Lo, Xin Tong, Diane Gromala, and Weina Jin, Simon Fraser University (Canada)

11:10ERVR-433
Presence in virtual reality: Insights from fundamental and applied research, Daniel Mestre1,2; 1CNRS and 2Aix-Marseille University (France)

11:30ERVR-434
From being there to feeling real: The effect of real world expertise and technology familiarity on presence in virtual environments, Max J. Parola, Molly Beyer, Brandon Lane, Kathryn Hays, Meghan Kajihara, Luke Hillard, Danielle Poyser, and Ruth West, University of North Texas (United States)

11:50ERVR-435
A neuroscientific approach to exploring fundamental questions in VR, Alex Wade1, Cade McCall1, Theodoros Karapanagiotidis1, Elizabeth Jefferies1, Jonny Smallwood1, Guy Schofield1, Aidan Horner1, Tom Hartley1, Catherine Preston1, Milena Kaestner1, Ryan Maloney1, Marina Bloj2, and Julie Harris3; 1The University of York, 2University of Bradford, and 3University of Saint Andrews (United Kingdom)

12:10ERVR-437
Exploring Landscapes and their implications for virtual reality, Margaret Dolinsky, Indiana University (United States)



Look at Me Now! VR Applications!

Session Chairs: Margaret Dolinsky, Indiana University (United States) and Ian McDowall, Intuitive Surgical / Fakespace Labs (United States)
2:00 – 3:20 PM

2:00ERVR-449
Experiencing a slice of the sky: Immersive rendering and sonification of Antarctic astronomy data, Ruth West1, Samuel Johnson1, I Chen Yeh1, Zach Thomas1, Eitan Mendelowitz2, and Michael Tarlton1; 1University of North Texas and 2Mount Holyoke College (United States)

2:20ERVR-450
Continuous-Mmotion text input in virtual reality, Janis Jimenez and Jürgen Schulze, Univ. of California, San Diego (United States)

2:40ERVR-451
Recording and mobile virtual reality exploration of 3D-localized sensor data, Artur Baltabayev1, Jean Buesche1, Martin Kern1, Gabriel Scheibler1, Karsten Klein1,2, Falk Schreiber1,2, and Björn Sommer1,2; 1University of Konstanz (Germany) and 2Monash University (Australia)

3:00ERVR-452
Seeing the past: An augmented reality application for visualization the previous state of cultural heritage locations, Piotr Siekanski1, Eryk Bunsch2, and Robert Sitnik1; 1Warsaw University of Technology and 2Museum of King Jan III’s Palace at Wilanów (Poland)



Get 'er Done! In VR!

Session Chairs: Margaret Dolinsky, Indiana University (United States) and Ian McDowall, Intuitive Surgical / Fakespace Labs (United States)
3:50 – 5:00 PM

3:50ERVR-468
Evaluating commodity hardware and software for virtual reality assembly training, Emma Dodoo1, Brittney Hill2, Austin Garcia3, Adam Kohl3, Anastacia MacAllister3, Jonathan Schlueter3, Melynda Hoover3, and Eliot Winer3; 1Pennsylvania State University, 2Georgia State University, and 3Iowa State University (United States)

4:10ERVR-469
An authoring system for VR-based firefighting commanders training, Nicola Conci1, Paolo Busetta2, and Diego Puel2; 1Università degli Studi di Trento and 2Delta Informatica (Italy)

4:30ERVR-470
Analysis of video image based element for motion sickness, Jaephil Lee1, Seonyoung lee1, Jeonghyun Ahn1, Yongwoo Lee2, and HyungSeok Kim1; 1Konkuk University and 2Samsung Display (Republic of Korea)

4:50
Conference Chair Closing Remarks



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Important Dates
Call for Papers Announced 1 Mar 2017
Review Abstracts Due (refer to For Authors page)
· Regular Submission Ends 15 Aug 2017
· Late Submission Ends  10 Sept 2017
Registration Opens
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Hotel Reservation Deadline
5 Jan 2018
Early Registration Ends 8 Jan 2018
Conference Starts 28 Jan 2018 

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Conference Chairs
Margaret Dolinsky, Indiana University (United States) and Ian E. McDowall, Fakespace Labs, Inc. (United States)