Events 2nd August 2017

02nd August 2017

Events 2nd August 2017

The VISTA AR team is inviting you to their launch event on the 7th September 2017

Exeter Cathedral:

Discover the digital possibilities in cultural heritage at the launch event of the VISTA AR project (led by the University of Exeter), held in Exeter Cathedral. Experience first-hand the range of augmented reality and virtual reality scenario available and how the project could help you to develop affordable digital solutions for your business model.

Keynote speakers: Sir Tim Smit, Co-Founder of the Eden Project and Tom Barker, Head of Digital at the National Trust.

To know more and register click here.

Call for Pathways to Impact: help build a best-practice library

A new guide to writing a winning Pathway to Impact launched with a call for examples of good practice

Prof Mark Reed of Newcastle University is building the first ever best practice library of pathways to impact, in an attempt to spread innovation, drive up standards in grant writing and enable researchers to achieve more impact from their projects.

To promote the call for example pathways Prof Reed has published a new comprehensive guide to writing a winning impact summary and pathway to impact.

Do you have an example you can share, or can you help spread the word to colleagues?

Registration is now open for Develop: VR which will take place in London. Early Bird savings are available until 20th September 2017. If you are interested in attending, please ensure you seek authorisation from your supervisor and then contact either Anna Beeton at UoB or Zoe Leonard at BU for assistance in making the necessary arrangements.

The call is also open for speakers at this event, please click here for further details and circulate to your host companies.

16th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs

ICCHP 2018 – Publication of Call for Papers: Save the date(s)

In less than a year from now, ICCHP 2018 will already be over again!
Of course, we work hard to once again prepare a most interesting, interactive and enjoyable conference experience for you!
Save the first, important dates and deadlines and stay tuned:

  • Mid-September: Publication of the Call for Papers ICCHP 2018
  • January 15, 2018: Deadline for announcing Special Thematic Sessions
  • February 1, 2018: Deadline for Paper- / Abstract-Submission
  • February 27, 2018: Notification of Acceptance
  • March 15, 2018: Preliminary Programme

Find out more here.

Future Play Exchange

The CDE will be supporting Future Play Exchange this year as part of the Future Play Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Please circulate the information below to anyone who may be interested.

Find out more here

Women in Games WIGJ announce its seventh European Women in Games Conference.

The conference will take place at the East London Arts and Music Academy, 5th – 6th September 2017. Now over 2 days, the event will comprise a mix of keynote speeches, panel discussions, workshops, the HR Manager’s Forum, an expo and the European Women in Games Hall of Fame Awards. Over 40 speakers and panelists will reflect the diverse talent that exists in the games industry with its objective to educate inspire, and help stimulate future generations.

To find out more click here.

Inter/sections is an event organised by the CDT students in the Media and Arts Technology Centre for Doctoral Training at Queen Mary University of London. Inter/sections 2017 is taking place from 3-8 September 2017, at the Mile End Art Pavilion in East London.

This year’s theme is Politics and Ethics in Media and Arts Technology. They will explore this theme through a week-long programme of workshops, talks, events, and an exhibition featuring new commissions by Julian Oliver and Will Hurt as well as student artwork.

Inter/sections culminate in a symposium on Friday 8 September. This is a day-long event for discussion and exchange between academia, industry and activists. Featuring keynote speakers who are experts in emerging trends in science and media, the Inter/section Symposium creates a space to debate new ethical frameworks for emerging technologies. Attendance is free, but booking is essential as lunch will be provided.

Date: 3-8 September 2017 (symposium on Friday 8 September)

Venue: The Art Pavilion in Mile End Park, Clinton Road, London E3 4QY

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