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Subject: Wearable Computing Conf. (ISWC2000) Oct. 16-17 Registration open

International Symposium on Wearable Computers 2000
Oct. 16-17
Atlanta, GA USA
http://iswc.gatech.edu

Please Note:  Hotel Rate is guaranteed only until Sept 21, 2000 5PM (EST).

Advance conference registration fees apply only through 5:00 PM EST,
September 25, 2000.
To advance register:
https://secure.computer.org/conf/iswc/register.htm

SHERATON COLONY SQUARE HOTEL
188 14th Street NE at Peachtree
Atlanta, Georgia 30361
Tel: (404) 892-6000
Fax: (404) 872-9192; Reservations Fax: (404) 733-6975
http://www.sheraton.com/property.taf?prop=838&lc=en
Request IEEE Computer Society ISWC rate of $139 + Tax
Hotel Rate is guaranteed only until Sept 21,2000 5PM (EST).

ISWC 2000 Schedule  Oct. 16-17, 2000

      Day 1

      8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
      9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Opening and Keynote, Vernor Vinge
      http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/8.01/forward.html
      10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Break
      10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Session I: Systems
     Application design for a smart watch with a high resolution display
     Smart Clothing for the Arctic Environment
     Power Consumption and Performance Analysis of Real - Time Speech
Translator Smart Module
      12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch and optional keynote
      1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Session II: Real World Experiences
     Enriching the Design Process:  Developing a Wearable Operator's
Assistant
     Issues in Wearable Computing for Medical Monitoring Applications: A
Case Study of a Wearable ECG Monitoring Device
     Evaluation of Orientation Interfaces for Wearable Computers
      2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Posters and Break
      3:45 PM - 5:00 PM Session III: Context Awareness
     Finding location using omnidirectional video on a wearable computing
platform
     Recognizing User Context via Wearable Sensors
     What shall we teach our pants?
      5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Reception
      6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Georgia Tech Tours


      Day 2

      8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Session IV: I/O 1
     The Gesture Pendant:  A Self-illuminating, Wearable, Infrared Computer
Vision System for Home Automation Control and Medical Monitoring
     Wearable Visual Robots
     Wearable Phased Arrays for Sound Localization and Enhancement
      9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Break
      10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Panel
      11:00AM - 12:00AM Gadget Show
      12:00 AM - 1:30 PM Lunch
      1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Session V: I/O 2
     A fogettable near eye display
     Wearable Key: Device for Personalizing nearby Environment
     A wearable public key infrastructure (WPKI)
      2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Break
      3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Industry Speaks Out Panel
      4:00 PM - 4:15 PM Break
      4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Session VI: Augmented Reality
     ARQuake: An Outdoor/Indoor Augmented Reality First Person Application
     Context Compass
     WearTrack: A Self-Referenced Head and Hand Tracker for Wearable
Computers and Portable VR
      5:30 PM - 5:45 PM Closing
      6:00 PM - 6:30 PM ISWC Business Meeting

Registration is handled directly by the IEEE.

IEEE Computer Society
ATTN: ISWC 2000 Registration
Dept. 6006 Washington, DC 20042-6006
(202) 371-1013 Phone
(202) 728-0884 FAX
Sorry, no phone registrations. Please make checks payable to IEEE Computer
Society.

Registrations received without payment will not be accepted.

Advance registration fees apply through 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday, 25
September 2000. After 5:00 PM Eastern Time, 25 September 2000, late fees
will apply. Registrations received after 25 September will be processed
on-site. (No online registrations accepted after 5:00 pm EDT 25 September
2000).


Registration Fees
Member $275, Nonmember $345, Full-time Student/Life Member $75
(Received before 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday, 25 September 2000)

Late/On-Site Registration Fees: Member $330, Nonmember $410, Full-time
Student/Life Member $100
(Received after 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday, 25 September 2000)

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