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ACM VRST 2018 CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
Early bird registration deadline is approaching!

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ACM VRST 2018
24th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology

November 28 - December 1, 2018, Tokyo, Japan
https://vrst.acm.org/vrst2018/
https://www.facebook.com/VRST2018Tokyo/
Industry Sessions Schedule is available!

Early registration deadline: November 1, 2018
Access to https://vrst.acm.org/vrst2018/registration.html
and click on “REGISTER NOW!”.
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The ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST) is the
premier international symposium for the presentation of new research
results, systems, and techniques among researchers and developers concerned
with augmented, virtual and mixed reality (AR/VR/MR, XR for short) software
and technology. VRST 2018 will be held in Tokyo, Japan, hosted by Waseda
University, from Wednesday, Nov. 28th to Saturday, Dec. 1st, 2018,
conveniently scheduled before SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 in Japan.

Here are 7 reasons why you should attend:
1. Wonderful sessions and excellent papers: three keynote talks, 32 full
papers,
    10 short papers, 90 posters, 22 demonstrations.

2. Oral sessions will be on a single track, and we offer plenty of time for
oral,
    poster, demo and exhibition in order to deepen discussions throughout
the symposium.
3. Six speakers from the world’s leading companies will present their
visions
    and perspectives. There will also be a special talk by the planning and
development
    supervisor of the VR-ZONE on the first day.
https://vrst.acm.org/vrst2018/keynotes.html

4. State-of-the-art technologies will be shown at the 15 company booths.
https://vrst.acm.org/vrst2018/sponsors.html

5. Exciting welcome reception is planned at "VR ZONE SHINJUKU".
    Symposium participants will be given priority to enjoy all of the VR
activities
    from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm on Nov.28.
    https://vrzone-pic.com/shinjuku/en/

6. A banquet is scheduled on Nov.30 at ballroom at Rihga Royal Hotel Tokyo
    with special food, drink and performances.

7. Special Japanese gifts will be given to all of the symposium attendees.


Keynotes
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“Discovering VR's Grammar: The Interplay of the Engineering and the
Creative Processes”
Nick Whiting
Technical Director at Epic Games, Studio Head at Epic Games Seattle

“Smart Systems Using High-speed Image Processing and Applications”
Masatoshi ISHIKAWA
Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology,
the University of Tokyo

“Photorealistic Human Digitization and Rendering using Deep Learning”
Hao Li
CEO/Co-Founder of Pinscreen, assistant professor of Computer Science at the
University of Southern California


Registration Deadlines
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Early bird registration: 1st November 2018, 23:55 PST
Cancellation: 2nd November 2018
Final registration: 22nd November 2018


Registration
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Early bird registration fee (until 23:55 PST, November 1, 2018)

Member 600 USD
Non-member   700 USD
Student 250 USD
Retiree 400 USD

Registration fee (after November 1, 2018)
Member 700 USD
Non-member 800 USD
Student 250 USD
Retiree 450 USD

SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 Tokyo Registration Discount
All the participants who registered ONLINE for VRST are eligible to receive
the 10% discount in SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 (SA18) registration. Please visit
our website for the detailed information.

For registration, click on "REGISTER NOW!" in the following page:
https://vrst.acm.org/vrst2018/registration.html


Venue
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International Conference Center, Masaru Ibuka Auditorium
1-20-14 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0051, JAPAN
Access Map: https://vrst.acm.org/vrst2018/waseda_campus_map.pdf


Symposium General Chair
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Shigeo Morishima (Waseda University)


Questions?
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If you have any questions, feel free to contact us!
shigeo.morishima [at] acm.org

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