The audience of the conference includes users, vendors and scientists operating in different fields of economy. The conference is organized by Vidzeme University in cooperation with EEA and Norwegian Financial Instruments project.


Key speakers:

" Virtual Reality based technology platforms for development, testing and training". Dr. Eberhard Bluemel, Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation Virtual Development and Training Centre VDTC, Germany

"Intellectual e-learning systems" Prof.Abdel-Badeeh Salem Head of Medical Informatics and Knowledge Engineering Research Unit,Faculty of Computer and Information sciences Ain Shams University, Egypt


Conference topics include, but are not limited to:

* Virtual (VR), augmented (AR) and mixed (MR) reality environments development and use

* Immersive gaming and edutainment

* 3D objects recognition and processing (geometric modeling, methods for modeling and rendering complex geometry, structure and behaviors) * VR systems hardware and software

* Computer graphics and objects techniques (information and objects visualization and animation)

* Advanced display and immersive projection technology

* Multi-user and distributed VR systems

* Human-Computer Interaction (haptics, audio, and other visual and non-visual interfaces)

* Tracking & Sensing

* Modeling and simulation related to VR

* Presence and cognition technologies

* New century e-learning applications