VSMM 2019- into the future of XR and Exponential Inclusive Tech
Check out this FREE Pre-DEEP 2019 event at OCAD University. Thursday,
October 17th International Society on Virtual Systems and MultiMedia Toronto
Conference, October 17, 2019 [VSMM Society]
cross-disciplinary organization for the exchange of cutting edge research in new media and virtual and augmented reality applied to everything from art
to architecture, medicine to engineering, and archaeology to cultural heritage. One of the oldest and most prestigious VR and multimedia conference, proceedings are published with the IEEE.
Come learn about virtual reality, virtual worlds, accessibility in VR-AR and exponential technologies, and how inclusive design can be integrated for a diverse and inclusive virtual (and actual) reality.
Our themes this year include: Accessibility, Diversity, & Sustainability in ‘Actual Reality and Virtual Reality
* 2-3 pm: Open Gallery, 49 McCaul Street- Technology displays, networking and refreshments, chance for students to sign up to work with VSMM 2020 and opportunity to learn more about free certified Facebook training in Innovation, AI, Web, Social Media and Cybersecurity training with SMARTlab, and about a few new scholarships forthcoming in the SMARTlab global practice-based PhD in Inclusive Design and Creative Technology Innovation . . .
* 3-5pm: Black Box Theatre, 49 McCaul Street- Presentations by leading researchers in the field (note, seating in the black box is limited to the first 40 participants):
* 3pm Keynote on the Past, Present and Potential Future of VSMM by Prof Hal Thwaites! (Previous President of VSMM- Sunway University & SMARTlab)
* 5:40 Generational Planning and Publication: VSMM and Digital Cultural Heritage- next steps by Prof Alonzo Addison (UC Berkely & SMARTlab, VSMM President)
*6:30pm: End & chance to wander with the team in the gorgeous city of Toronto!
This conference is one of a series of three conferences in 2019 and is an opportunity for new researchers in the field to share their ideas and be mentored for the conference publication. Be sure to register at the VSMM conference to learn how to participate in the VSMM activities and publications.