VSMM2017:  Through the Looking Glass – Back to the Future of VR


Next Key Dates:
• Mon 25 Sep: Final Papers Due
• Tue 31 Oct-Thu 2 Nov: VSMM in Dublin
• Fri 3 Nov – Sun 5 Nov: VSMM Extras & Cultural Excursions in Belfast


Latest News Updates:

26 September – Exciting Keynotes announced:

  • Cassandra St Louis Collins, Senior Architect, STO for Worldwide Services, Microsoft.
  • Professor Nina Czegledy.

25 September- Newsflash: the world renowned Non Zero Sum Ensemble will perform live for VSMM! Be there to experience this once in a lifetime exposure to music and Inclusive Creativity, conducted by Prof Frank Lyons, Dean of
Ulster University!

11 September – Exciting Keynotes announced:

  • Dr Sara Diamond, President & Vice-Chancellor Ord. Ontario; RCA.
  • Daria Dorosh, Ph.D.

1 September – Exciting Keynotes announced:

  • Professor Suzanne McDonough, Professor of Health and Rehabilitation, School of Health Sciences,  Ulster University.
  • Professor Minhua Eunice Ma, Professor of Computer Games Technology, Dean of School of Computing and Digital Technologies, Staffordshire University.
  • Deepa Mann-Kler, multi-disciplinary artist, Founder and Creative lead of NEON.

31 AugustScience Foundation Ireland sponsors VSMM.

31 August – Exciting Keynote announced: Julie Sinnamon Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Ireland.

17 August –  Registration for VSMM Dublin 2017 is now open.

1 August – 2017 Paper & Proposal Reviews progressing — authors to be notified on/around August 10th.

31 July MIT Press announces a Special Issue of the Journal  Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments ( to be prepared from VSMM2017 Best Papers around theme of Digital Realities / Digital Materialization

28 July – 2017 Scientific Committee added to website.

1 July – Exciting Keynotes announced including: Astronaut Mae Jemison, Virtual Environment Pioneer Jacki Morie, and Olfactory Experience Designer Gayil Nalls.