Thanks for forwarding the information on this Call for Papers
to those potentially interested to submit.

*Due to numerous requests, the deadline for the paper submission has 
been extended.

*IEEE Workshop*, and* Special Issue*


 *Haptic Audio Visual Environments and Games*

This is a call for papers for the 8^th IEEE International Workshop on 
Haptic Audio Visual Environments and Games (IEEE HAVE), held in 
Politecnico di Milano, Lecco, Italy, on November 7-8 2009.

Papers are being solicited on all aspects of multimodal haptic and audio 
visual virtual environment technologies and related applications such as 
tele-haptic robotics, design, tele-medicine, arts, education and 
training, Entertainment and Games. Topics of interest include, but are 
not limited to:

         Haptic sensors and renderers

         Hapto-audio-visual systems and applications

         Hapto-surgical/medical systems

         Haptic compression and prediction

         multimodal perception and psychophysics

         game interfaces, specially haptics interfaces

         tele-haptics and tele-operation

         augmented and virtualized reality

         collaborative virtual environments

         human-computer interaction in virtual environments

         massively multiuser online games

         multi-sensor data fusion

         related object modeling

         related soft computing techniques

         RTIs and related APIs

Draft papers or extended abstracts (4-6 pages) should be submitted 
electronically using the web submission system available at:

*Special Issue in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement*

A Special Issue on HAVE 2009 will be published in IEEE Transactions on 
Instrumentation and Measurement. All papers that are accepted and 
published in the workshop proceedings are eligible to submit an extended 
version to the special issue. Please see the HAVE 2009 website for more 

*Important Dates*
Paper submission Deadline            July 10, 2009
Notification of Acceptance            September 1, 2009
Registration/Final Paper Deadline        September 15, 2009
Extended version for the special issue    December 15 2009

Please see HAVE website for more details.