Important Dates


Friday, 1st September 2017

Registration Opens

Monday,  23rd October 2017

Camera-ready Papers Due for IEEE Explorer


Wednesday 25th October 2017

Registration Closes



Tuesday 31st October

VSMM2017 Launches in Dublin with workshops, working
groups, and a Leonardo 50th Anniversary Party!


Wednesday 1st November

Plenary Conference, Tracks 1-3, Keynotes and Provocations


Wednesday 1st November

Special Performance by the Non Zero Sum Ensemble
conducted by Frank Lyons with Walled City Music

Thursday 2nd November

Plenary Conference, Tracks 4-6, Keynotes and Provocations

Thursday 2nd November

GALA Dinner with Contributions by Mae Jemison (100 Year
Starship), Harriet Mayor Fulbright and Dara Fitzgerald of the Fulbright Foundation, wtih special music session by Steve Cooney, Colm OSnodaigh and James Mahon of Kila, Vincent Hyland, and special guests. . .



3rd November

Tracks 7 & 8 with Keynotes in Belfast at the Ulster College of Art, UU


4th- 5th November

Workshops & Cultural Tours, Belfast (Game of
Thrones, Titanic)


End of November

Participants selected for Inclusion in one of our special
themed journal issues with MIT Press, Leonardo, IJEDE, Intellect,
Scene, et al