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Wayne Piekarski <[log in to unmask]>
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Wayne Piekarski <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 29 Aug 2002 09:51:00 +0930
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This email is to notify all recipients that the International Symposium on
Wearable Computers (ISWC 2002) is now open for attendance registrations. If
you register before September 13th, 2002 you will receive considerable
savings on the cost of registration.

ISWC 2002 is this year being held at the University of Washington in
Seattle, USA, and runs from October 7 - October 10, 2002. For more
information about the conference and location, please visit - please check the web site regularly for conference
updates as they occur, and join up on our mailing list for more information.

We have an exciting program this year, with a number of events which have
proved successful in the past, as well as some new innovations for this
year. The ever popular gadget show will be here, a brand new fashion show,
and also lots of exciting demos of wearable computer products and the latest

Topics being covered in the papers and presentations are:

- Applications, including augmented reality, computer-supported
collaborative work, ubiquitous computing, personal imaging, consumer
applications, industrial applications, medical applications, and military
- Hardware, including head-mounted displays, batteries, power management,
heat dissipation techniques, industrial design techniques, and manufacturing
- Human Interface, including hands-free user speech recognition, sensory
augmentation, human-centered robotics, user modeling, user evaluations, and
health issues.
- Networks, including wireless networks, on-body networks, the World Wide
Web, and networked vs. standalone computers.
- Operating Systems
- Social Implications
- Privacy Issues
- Software Architectures
- Ergonomics of Wearable Hardware
- Training with Wearable Computers
- Wearable computers for people with disabilities
- Future of Wearable Computing
- Fashion Design, Smart Clothes, Electronic Textiles

Also, people in various areas of the media who wish to attend ISWC 2002 and
report on the conference should contact the publicity chair Wayne Piekarski
via email at [log in to unmask] to register for press passes.

We hope to see you all at ISWC 2002 in Seattle!


ISWC 2002 Publicity Chair

Wayne Piekarski - PhD Researcher / Lecturer      pho:        +61-8-8302-3669
                                                 fax:        +61-8-8302-3381
Tinmith Project - Wearable Computer Lab          mob:           0407-395-889
Advanced Computing Research Centre               ema:  [log in to unmask]
University of South Australia                    www: