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Thu, 3 May 2007 16:58:18 -0700
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* *** ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality ***
*** Software and Technology ***

Newport Beach, CA, November 5-7, 2007

In cooperation with ACM SIGGRAPH

We in invite you to participate in the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality 
and Technology (VRST) 2007 in Newport Beach, CA, USA.

ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST) is an
international forum for the exchange of experience and knowledge among
researchers and developers concerned with virtual reality software and
technology. VRST 2007 will provide an opportunity for VR researchers to
interact, share new results, show live demonstrations of their work, and
discuss emerging directions for the field.

*** Important Dates:
Papers due: May 20, 2007
Short papers due: June 15, 2007
Notification of acceptance: July 31, 2007
Conference dates: November 5-7, 2007

*** Call for Papers ***

ACM VRST 2007 seeks original, unpublished papers documenting new research
contributions, practice and experience, or novel applications, from all 
areas of
virtual environments.

Authors are required to submit fully formatted papers, with graphs, 
images, and
other special areas arranged as intended for final publication. The ACM 
paper preparation guidelines are described at The maximum length for a
regular paper submission is 8 pages. The maximum length for a short paper
submission is 4 pages. Reviewers will be instructed to weigh the 
contribution of
a paper relative to its length.

Submissions may be optionally accompanied by additional materials such as
images, videos, or electronic documents. These materials do not form a 
part of
the official submission and will be viewed only at the discretion of the

For more information on the online submission process visit

*** VRST Featured Speakers

The following three distinguished speakers will be featured at VRST 2007:

Holly Rushmeier, Professor of Computer Science, Yale University
J. Edward Colgate, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern 
Larry Smarr, Director of CalIT(2) and Professor of Computer Science, UCSD

*** Conference Location

VRSTí07 will be held in the Fairmont Newport Beach Hotel, Orange County,
California. Orange County is one of the most popular areas for organizing
scientific meetings and international symposia. Its proximity to the sandy
beaches, majestic coastlines, and recrea-tional facilities coupled with the
pleasant climate make it a very popular tourist destination.

The program includes a welcome reception on Monday, Nov 5th and a conference
banquet followed by an open-house evening to the Graphics and Visualization
Laboratories of the Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at
University of California, Irvine on the evening of Tuesday, Nov 6th, 2007.

*** For general information about the conference please contact:

Aditi Majumder, University of California, Irvine
General Co-Chair
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