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 2013

December 15, 2013: JVWR Workshop at ICIS2013, Milan, Italy

JVWR Workshop Milan Italy 15-Dec-2013

The issue Lantern - Literature Review on Virtual Worlds will be connected with this event. Save the date! December, 15, 2013. More details to follow.

 

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Original call: Via the Looking Glass: JVWR ICIS2013 Workshop

 


July 20, 2013: The Military Open Simulator Enterprise Strategy project (MOSES) experiment for massively* multi-user virtual worlds

(*hundreds of users)

Take part in the biggest experiment for massively* multi-user virtual worlds (*hundreds of users). The Military Open Simulator Enterprise Strategy project (MOSES) is now holding a regular series of distributed experiments with the Intel group to test massively multi-user virtual worlds.

More information: The Military Open Simulator Enterprise Strategy project (MOSES)

 


March 18-21, 2013: GPU Technology Conference (GTC), San Jose Conference Center, CA

GPU March 2013

Register today and received an additional JVWR 10% discount when you use promo code GMNVE875512UX1Z.

 

GTC is the place to learn about and share how advances in GPU technology help scientists, developers, graphic artists, designers, researchers, engineers, and IT managers tackle their day-to-day graphics and computational challenges. Through world-class education, including hundreds of technical sessions, tutorials, panel discussions, and moderated roundtables, GTC brings together thought leaders from a wide range of fields.

 

Explore the full line-up of 400+ sessions: https://registration.gputechconf.com/form/session-listing

 

Register: http://www.gputechconf.com/page/registration-pricing.html

 


January 7-10, 2013: HICSS-46 Conference, Grand Wailea, Maui, Hawaii - the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

 

Now in its 46th year, the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) is one of the longest-standing continuously running scientific conferences. This conference brings together researchers in an aloha-friendly atmosphere conducive to free exchange of scientific ideas.

 

HICSS-46 offers a unique, highly interactive and professionally challenging environment. The minitrack on: "Working and Gaming in 3D Virtual Environments" is connected with the JVWR (Journal of Virtual Worlds Research) for a special issue 6(3)2013: Enterprises Welcome Virtual Worlds.

 

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Original call: CFP: Enterprises Welcome Virtual Worlds

Details from the event site: HICSS

 


2012

December 16, 2012: Augmented Reality in Information Systems: Setting a Research Agenda (ARatICIS2012)

ICIS is the major annual meeting of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), which has over 4,000 members representing universities from more than 95 countries worldwide.

 

Augmented Reality is one of the “hottest” topics in IT. The rise of high-end mobile cameras, GPS and on-device with cloud computation power, allow for many new application in this field.

 

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Original call: Augmented Reality AT ICIS2012.

Full Program with talks summary and pictures: Augmented Reality AT ICIS2012 Full Program

 


September 4, 2012: Augmented Reality ala 3D3C (Google+ Hangout remote meeting)

+Google Glass got the a lot of hype recently. Did you know that BMW has their own glasses too? Have you heard of the i-Cocoon? A device that allows you to be part of an intuitive and holistic experience where your interface is YOU.

Prof. +Yesha Sivan is the Managing editor of the Journal of Virtual Worlds research and Head of the Management Information System Program at the Tel Aviv Academic College. He is also the man behind the 3D3C theory that talks about the 3 critical component s to the 3D reality: community, creativity and commerce.

Join Prof. Yesha and +Yifat Cohen and discover the latest devices and ideas in augmented reality today, and more importantly - let’s discuss how we can make money out of them.

 

More information:

 

Original call: Augmented Reality ala 3D3C

Details from the event's site

 


November 15-17, 2012: SLACTIONS 2012 - Research Conference on Virtual Worlds – Life, Imagination, and Work Using Metaverse Platforms

 

 

The metaverse is emerging, through the increasing use of virtual world technologies that act as platforms for end-users to create, develop, and interact, expanding the realm of human cooperation, interaction, and creativity.

 

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Original call: At SLACTIONS site

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September 8-10, 2012: MCIS 2012 - the 7th Mediterranean Conference on Information System, Guimarães, Portugal

 

 

The conference aims at inspiring innovative and informative IS research that promotes smart, sustainable and inclusive growth of the Mediterranean Region. JVWR supports a research track on Real Virtual Worlds and Serious Games.

 

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Original call: CFP: Real Virtual Worlds and Serious Games

More details from the event's site

 


 

August 9-11, 2012: AMCIS 2012 - 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems, in Seattle, Washington, USA

The Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) is an annual research conference in the information systems discipline and is an official conference of the Association for Information Systems. JVWR supports a special track: Virtual Communities and Virtual Worlds.

 

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Original call: CFP: Managerial and Commercial Applications

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May 26-27, 2012: A Special Seminar on Virtuallity as a Frontier for MIS Research as Part of The Eleventh Wuhan International Conference on E-Business, in Wuhan, China

 

JVWR will host a seminar at The Eleventh Wuhan International Conference on E-Business (An AIS Affiliated Conference)  (http://www.whiceb.com/), May 26-27, 2012 in Wuhan, China. It is widely recognized in the region and beyond as an excellent and fascinating academic conference on e-Business.

 

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Original call: CFP: Asian Perspectives

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May 16-18, 2012: the 5th Annual Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds Conference "Inspire the Future", National Defense University,
Washington DC., USA

The Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds (FCVW) consists of over 1,600 registered members from government (federal, state & local, & international), academia, and corporate sectors. The Consortium supports individuals and organizations to improve government collaboration through the use of virtual worlds to enrich collaborative online experiences, explore technologies that may enhance telework, and foster cross-agency collaboration.

 

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Details about the conference.

 


2011

December 4-7, 2011: ICIS 2011 Conference, in - Shanghai, China

The Journal of Virtual World Research hosted a morning get-together on Virtual Worlds for Learning: The IBM China Perspective.

 

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November 18, 2011: SLACTIONS 2011, Research Conference in the Second Life world - Life, Imagination, and Work Using Metaverse Platforms

An international conference with a unique format held simultaneously in a virtual world (Second Life) and at physical locations in countries around the world on the topic of metaverse platforms.

 

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March 23, 2011: 3D3C Worlds

The 3D3CWorlds meeting program included lectures on: The Promise of MPEG-V, Virtual Worlds and Tourism, Virtual Museums, Sensors and Sensors Network, Virtual Cities and The Future of 3D3CWorlds.

 

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2009

September 24-25, 2009: SLACTIONS 2009, International Conference - Life, Imagination, and Work using Metaverse Platforms

The 1st International conference held simultaneously in several countries SLACTIONS Best Paper awards for JVWR yielded a special issue 2:3 - Technology, Economy and Standards.

 

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Planned Issues

Volume 8, Number 1 (2015)
Theme: Assembled 2015
Call
: CFP: General Call for Papers
Issue Editors: TBD
Publication: 2015 Q1
Status: An open call. Submit any time.

 

Volume 8, Number 2 (2015)
Theme: Hardware
Call: 2nd CfP: Editors for Hardware Special Issue
Issue Editors: TBD
Publication: 2015 Q3
Status: Call for editors. Submit any time.

Suggested Issues

We are enlisting editors for the following theme issues:

 

* Augmented Reality

* Impact (on People, Places, and Organizations)

* Money

* 3D Printers

* Bleeding innovations

* Places - unique places in virtual worlds

 

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