2nd VR conference programme

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picture of the second online conference concerning virtual reality

The second online conference, will be held on January 26th, 2023 from 14:00 to 16:55 CET.

The programme is now fixed. Once again, the project team has succeeded in finding competent speakers who will present their experiences regarding VR. Even two speakers from the USA will contribute their experiences on this topic.

Interesting subjects will again be addressed in this conference. For example, experiences from the use of VR in mobility training and the design of accessible VR applications will be presented.

Participation is free of charge and can be entered with Zoom:

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88321081106?pwd=QmN1ZkROcXhpYW9IUUhKa3I4WWtRZz09

Meeting ID: 883 2108 1106
Passcode: 320703

Programme

Time  Subject Speaker and Organisation
14:00-

14:10

 

Welcome – Opening of the Conference Emanuela Zaimi

Head of Projects, The Austrian Association in support of the Blind and Visually Impaired, Vienna, Austria

14:10-

14:30

Virtual Reality in O&M learning Mr. Timo Repo and Mrs. Outi Lappalainen

Valteri – Centre for Learning and Consulting /Finland

14:35-

14:55

PC Virtual LAB Mr. David Checa

Universidad de Burgos /Spain

15:00-

15:20

Making VR Games Accessible and Inclusive Mrs. Flavia Mazzanti

Mr. Manuell Bonell

Immerea/ Austria

15:30 –

16:00

 

Break
16:00-

16:20

Non-Verbal Non-Visual Social Interactions in VR Mr. Brandon Biggs

Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute

/USA

 

16:25-

16:45

Non-visual Information for Accessible VR Mr. Aaron Gluck

Clemson University /USA

16:50-

17:10

X-Road project for VR mobility training Mrs. Lauren ThevinUniversité Catholique de l’Ouest /France
17:15-

17:30

 

Closing Remarks Juergen Huellen

BFW Düren, project coordinator