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VSMM 2010: Transdisciplinary Creativity – TransMedia in Art, Science, and Heritage in 21C

The 16th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia will bring information technology and multimedia specialist together with leaders in Art, Science and Heritage to explore creative solutions to 21st Century challenges.


The Conference themes include:

Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality/Mixed Reality,

Virtual Heritage, 

TransMedia Science and Arts,

Entertainment and Education,

Human Factors, and

Media Art, Science and Technology


To be held October 20-23, 2010 at the COEX Centre in Seoul, Korea, VSMM 2010 is hosted by the Korean Advanced Institute for Science and Technology, with sponsorship from the Korean Multimedia Society, the Asia Digital Art and Design Association, Human Computer Interaction Korea, the Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers, the Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative, the KAIST Microsoft Research Collaboration Center, and the Virtual Reality Society of Japan.


Conference Committee

Honorary Chairs:

Lewis Lancaster: Executive Director, ECAI (Electronic Culture Atlas Initiative); Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley

Jeffrey Shaw: Founding Director, ZKM Institute of Visual Media; Director of i-Cinema UNSW, Sydney; Dean of the School of Creative Media, City Univ. of Hong Kong

Lizbeth Goodman:  Chair of Creative Technology Innovation; Director, SMARTlab Digital Media Institute & MAGIC Gamelab University of East London 

General Chairs:

Hyun Seung Yang: Dean of Research KAIST; Director of KAIST-Microsoft Research Collaboration Center (KMCC)

Alonzo C. Addison: Special Advisor, UNESCO World Heritage Centre; Vice President, ICOMOS ICIP

Michitaka Hirose: Professor, the Univ. of Tokyo; Vice President, VR Society of Japan 

Organizing Chairs:

Harold Thwaites: President, Int’l Society on VSMM; Dean, Faculty of Creative Multimedia; Chair, Center for VR & Immersive Technology, Multimedia Univ. Malaysia

Hideo Saito: Professor,  Keio Univ.; General Co-Chair of ICAT2006, ICAT2008
(Int’l Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence)

Myung Joon Kim: Senior Vice President, ETRI (Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute)

Program Chairs:

Kiyoharu Aizawa: Professor, the Univ. of Tokyo

Fabio Remondino: Research Scientist, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy 

Workshop Chair:

Mario Santana: Executive Officer, VSMM Society; Assistant Professor, KU Leuven and UPenn

Media Art and Design Chairs:

Christa Sommerer: Professor, Institute for Media
                            University of Art and Design Linz

Masayuki Akamatsu: Professor, IAMAS                           

Seungho Park: Professor, Ewha University


Papers, Workshop & Tutorial Proposal Submission Guidelines:


   VSMM 2010 will cover not only technical but also artistic, empirical and theoretical issues regarding TransMedia practices and we invite submissions of


  l.  Workshop and Tutorial Proposals

  l.  Full Papers (not exceeding 8 pages)

  l.  Short Papers (not exceeding 4 pages)

  l.  Posters (not exceeding 2 pages)


   All accepted peer-reviewed papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings (IEEE) and available at the conference. Please use the IEEE format for your paper.  A special issue with the top 6-8 long papers will be published in the International Journal.


   All Workshop and Tutorial proposals must include the organizer/lecturer’s name,

affiliation, mailing address, phone number, fax number and email address together with  title, objective, contents, number of speakers, and expected number of participants.


   Workshop and Tutorial proposals must be submitted to hsyang@kaist.edu


   All Paper submissions must include the author's name(s), affiliation, complete mailing address, phone number, fax number and email address.  Papers should be submitted through the automated EasyChair system at http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=vsmm2010 either in PostScript or PDF format



Important Dates


    Deadline for Tutorial & Workshop Proposal Submission   15 May 2010      

    Deadline for Full and Short Paper Submissions   26 May 2010     

    Notification of Acceptance for Full and Short Paper Submissions   18 June 2010     

    Deadline for Poster and Demo Submissions   5 July 2010     

    Notification of Acceptance for Poster and Demo Submissions   15 July 2010    

    Camera Ready Copy    15 August 2010     




   Feel free to broadcast this information and to encourage people to submit papers, posters, workshop & tutorial proposals to VSMM 2010. You can submit, check and update your data at the following https://www.easychair.org/login.cgi?conf=vsmm2010


 On Behalf of Organizing Committee of VSMM 2010

   Hyun Seung YANG (KAIST)

   Alonzo Addison (UNESCO)

   Michitaka Hirose (Univ. of Tokyo)


 VSMM Society www.vsmm.org


  Honorary President   Takeo Ojika

  President                   Harold Thwaites, Multimedia University Malaysia

  Vice President           Alonzo C. Addison, UNESCO World Heritage Center

  Executive Officer       Mario Santana, KU Leuven and Upenn   


  Attached file: VSMM2010-CFP-20100218.docx








Wednesday, October 20, 2010
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Saturday, October 23, 2010
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