2016 Augmented and Virtual Reality Conference

Cutting-edge technologies are changing the business landscape and new innovations provide opportunities for businesses and destinations to offer unique services to their customers ranging from the overlay of digital content into users direct environment, gamifications, 3D printing etc.

The Perspectives on Business Realities of AR and VR conference organisers seek original, high‐quality papers in all areas related to augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), mixed reality and 3D user interfaces.

All paper submissions must be in English and submitted as a word file. The extended abstract should include: 1. Introduction; 2. Literature review; 3. Methods (if appropriate); 4. Findings; 5. Discussion and Conclusion. There are no strict formatting requirements however, APA referencing needs to be applied. The document file should not contain information that unnecessarily identifies the authors, their institutions, or their places of work. A separate cover sheet (work title, name, institution and contact details) should be submitted to ensure a double-blind review process. Selected papers will be published in the on-line journal (Journal of Augmented and Virtual Reality: Special Issue-Perspectives on Business Realities of AR and VR)

Paper length: Max. 1000 words extended abstract


Papers must be submitted to c.tom-dieck@mmu.ac.uk

For more information, please contact:

Academic conference chair: Dr. Timothy Jung (Manchester Metropolitan University) t.jung@mmu.ac.uk

Program chair: Dr. M. Claudia tom Dieck (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Program convener: Alex Gibson (Dublin Institute of Technology)

This academic conference is a joint collaboration between Hollings Faculty, Manchester Metropolitan University and School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, DIT.


ARVR Academic Conference Program

Conference Fees: There are NO FEES to present or attend this conference, and delegates are encouraged to consider attending the AR VR Innovate Conference and Expo taking place the following day at a special academic rate of €125 plus VAT (see below).

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ARVR Innovate Conference and Expo

April 28th 2016.

The academic conference will run in advance of the ARVR Innovate Conference and Expo which is taking place in Dublin’s Croke Park Conference Centre on Thursday 28th April. This conference is now in its third year, and will offer user case studies and international speakers on AR and VR business applications across a number of key vertical markets such as Tourism and Events, Construction, Engineering and Gaming. In addition to the conference, a parallel Expo will offer delegates the opportunity to try a number of leading edge examples of AR and VR technologies.

Delegates attending the Perspectives on Business Realities of AR and VR Conference will be given a special academic rate to attend the AR VR Innovate conference of €125 plus VAT.

Delegates wishing to avail of the special academic rate should contact conference convenor Alex Gibson

When: Wednesday, 27 April 2016 from 14:30 to 20:00 (IST)

Where: Dublin Institute of Technology – Cathal Brugha Street Dublin, Dublin IE