Via the Looking Glass: JVWR ICIS2013 Workshop

15 Dec. 2013 13:00-18:00
Milan, Italy. (Location: Bocconi University)

JVWR ICIS2013 Event: Via the Looking Glass

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  • Date: Sunday 15-Dec-2013.
  • Time: 13:00-18:00
  • Location: Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. Velodromo building, 2nd floor, room N22

Live Demo of Google Glass, Oculus Rift & Reflection on 3D3C Worlds

Agenda

13:00-14:00 Gathering + Lunch

Getting to know each other.

14:00-14:30 Intro to Google Glass + Demo + Q&A

David Zakariaie, Google Glass Explorer. LA, CA; USA

14:30-15:00 Intro to Oculus Rift + Demo + Q&A

Yesha Sivan, Tel Aviv; Israel

15:00-15:15 Break

 

 

 

Agenda:

13:00-14:00 Gathering + Lunch
Getting to know each other.

14:00-14:30 Intro to Google Glass + Demo + Q&A
David Zakariaie, Google Glass Explorer. LA, CA; USA

14:30-15:00 Intro to Oculus Rift + Demo + Q&A
Yesha Sivan, Tel Aviv; Israel

15:00-15:15 Break

15:15-16:30 Invited talks
based on CfP: 3D3C Virtual Worlds – Topical Lantern Review

16:30-17:00 Lightning Talks
Quick papers and budding research

17:00-17:30 Editors’ perspective: Advancing Research – Springer / JVWR
David Gefen, Yesha Sivan

Abstracts:

13:00-14:00
Gathering + Lunch

14:00-14:30
Intro to Google Glass + Demo + Q&A

David Zakariaie, Google Glass Explorer. LA, CA; USA
In this presentation David who is one of the explorers in the Google Glass Explorer program will give us an overview of the Glass itself and its ecosystem:

•    Components of Glass
•    GDK (Glass Development Kit) and Mirror Api’s
•    Special Considerations (Privacy, Battery Life, Radiation)
•    Core Capabilities
•    Sample Application

14:30-15:00
Intro to Oculus Rift + Demo + Q&A

Yesha Sivan, JVWR Managing Editor, Metaverse-Labs Inc. & Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College, Israel

www.dryesha.com

•    Components of Rift
•    SDK (Development Kit)
•    Special Considerations (TBD)
•    Core Capabilities
•    Sample Applications

A special demonstration by Mr. Guglielmo De Gregori from VIGAMUS Foundation, The Video Game Museum of Rome.

15:00-15:15
Break

15:15-16:30
Invited sessions: Presentations

Based on JVWR issue CfP: 3D3C Virtual Worlds – Topical Lantern Review

•  Privacy in Virtual Worlds
Jeannie Pridmore*, Ph.D., Univeristy of West Georgia
John Overocker, Esq.*, Private Law Firm Carrollton, Georgia

•   Virtual Worlds from a Neuroscience Perspective: Research  Results and Directions for Future Studies

Thomas Fischer, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

René Riedl*, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria; University of Linz

•   Virtual Currencies, Micropayments and Fiat Money: Where Are We Coming From and Where Does the Industry Stand?
Ruy Alberto Valdes-Benavides*, University of Guanajuato, Mexico
Paula Lourdes Hernandez-Verme*, University of Guanajuato, Mexico

•   Taxation of Virtual World Economies: An Empirical Review
Jamie S. Switzer*, Colorado State University, USA

Ralph V. Switzer*, Colorado State University, USA

16:30-17:00
Invited sessions: Lightning Talks

•   Linguistic and Multilingual Issues in Virtual Worlds and Serious Games: a General Review
Samuel Cruz-Lara*, LORIA (UMR 7503) University of Lorraine, France

Alexandre Denis, LORIA (UMR 7503) University of Lorraine, France

Nadia Bellalem, LORIA (UMR 7503) University of Lorraine, France

•   Finding Virtual Support: An Exploration of the Evolution and Efficacy of Healthcare Support Groups From the Physical to the Virtual World

Donna Z. Davis*, University of Oregon, USA

Willemien Calitz, University of Oregon, USA

•  Two Decades of Artistic Works Using Computational Ecosystems

Rui Filipe Antunes*, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Frederic Fol Leymarie*, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

*Presenting authors

— 2nd Round Deadline passed —
If you wish to present a poster and a short lightning talk about your work. The purpose of the lightning talk is to get to know each other, and give light to budding research.

Dates for Second Round:

15-Sep-2013: Poster & Lightning talk submission.
23-Sep-2013: Decision to submitter.
Send proposals to tzafnat.shpak AT jvwresearch.org

17:00-17:30
Editors’ perspective: Advancing Research – Springer / JVWR

•  David Gefen, MIS Prof. at Drexel

 

David Gefen (gefend AT drexel.edu) is a Professor of MIS at Drexel University, Philadelphia USA, where he teaches IS Outsourcing, Strategic Management of Information Systems, Database Analysis and Design, VB.NET programming, SAS and data-mining, and research methodologies. David has authored some of the most cited papers in MIS about trust and about gender in the context of IS adoption, outsourcing, and online markets. He received his Ph.D. in CIS from Georgia State University and a M.Sc. in MIS from Tel-Aviv University. Before becoming an academic David was a chief programmer and systems analyst, and then senior manager of a large logistics information system.  His research findings have been published in some of the leading journals, including MISQ, ISR, IEEE TEM, JMIS, Omega, and JAIS. David is an author of a textbook on Advanced VB.NET Programming Web and Desktop Applications in ADO.NET and ASP.NET in 2004 and a book on the Art of IS Outsourcing in 2011. David is currently a senior editor in MISQ, the leading academic journal in the Management Information Systems discipline, as was previously a senior editor with JMIS and DATABASE.

•  Christian Rauscher, Editor, Business, Operations Research & Information Systems. Springer Heidelberg, Germany

 

•  Yesha Sivan, JVWR Managing Editor, Metaverse-Labs Inc. & Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College, Israel

 

 

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