Preliminary program  (October 20th, 13:30-17:00)

Location: Hall 4, room F1112 (First floor) – MOC Exhibition Center, Munich

13:30 Opening remarks


13:40 Keynote presentation


Jay David Bolter*
14:15 The trouble with AR/VR Authoring Tools Michael Nebeling & Maximilian Speicher –  University of Michigan
14:35 Reality Media: An Experimental Digital Book in WebXR [Slides: ISMAR2018-EngbergBolterMacIntyre] Maria Engberg, Jay David Bolter, Blair MacIntyre –  Malmö University, Georgia Tech
14:55 Coffee break
15:30 Co-Design of Gamified Mixed Reality Applications István koren, Benedikt Hensen, Ralf Klamma –  RWTH Aachen
15:50 Rethinking Reality: A layered model of reality for immersive systems [Slides: ISMAr2018-speigner ] Gheric Speigner & Blair MacIntyre –  Georgia Institute of Technology
16:10 Designing Haptics: Comparing two VR gloves with respect to realism, performance and comfort Daniel Shor, Bryan Zaiijer, Laura Ahsmann, Simon Immerzeel, Max Weetzel, Daniel Eikelenboom,Jess Hartcher-O’Brien, Doris Aschenbrenner – TU Delft
16:30 Thoughts on the Future of WebXR and the Immersive Web Blair MacIntyre & Trevor F. Smith – Mozilla
16:50 Discussion, takeaway message, future plans etcetera. All


About the keynote speaker:

jaybolterweb_0Jay David Bolter is the Wesley Chair of New Media at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  He is the author of Turing’s Man:  Western Culture in the  Computer Age (1984); Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and  the History of Writing (1991; second edition 2001); Remediation (1999), with Richard Grusin; and Windows and Mirrors (2003), with Diane Gromala. In addition to writing about new media, Bolter collaborates in the construction of new digital media forms. With Michael Joyce, he created Storyspace, a hypertext authoring system. As a member of the Augmented Environments Lab, he develops AR applications to stage dramatic and narrative experiences for cultural heritage and informal education.

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