Call for Tutorials

The ISMAR 2021 organizing committee invites proposals for tutorials to be held in conjunction with the ISMAR conference. The tutorials will be scheduled on Monday 4 October and Friday 8 October, and are expected to be conducted in a hybrid mode – that is, both physically in Bari and online.

The purpose of the tutorials is to expand the knowledge in the fields of augmented, mixed, and/or virtual reality and to foster the next generation of researchers, developers, and artists. Proposals will be evaluated on their relevance to the conference topics, their suitability for presentation in a tutorial format, and the qualifications of the instructors. We will strive for a balance of topics in the tutorial program and also consider the potential for interest and attendance.

The scope of the proposals should be consistent with the main conference topics. Please visit the conference website for more details: https://ismar21.org.

Tutorial proposals must be submitted before Friday, 23 April 2021 (23:59 AoE).

Important Dates

  • Proposal Deadline: 23rd April 2021 (23:59 AoE)
  • Acceptance Notification: 3rd May 2021
  • Camera-ready materials: 19th August 2021

The deadline for tutorial proposal submissions is Friday, 23 April 2021 (23:59 AoE), and notifications will be sent out on Monday, 3 May 2021. All camera-ready material for the proceedings should be collected by Thursday, 19 August 2021.

Format

Experts, pioneers, and experienced developers and artists are needed to propose and present tutorials that may target a specific application area, a specific research area, or a topic of general interest for augmented, mixed, and virtual reality.

Topics can range from introductory for AR/MR/VR novices to highly technical for researchers. Tutorials can be half-day or full-day, depending on the scope of topics covered and the presenters available.

Submission Guidelines for Tutorial Proposals

Tutorial submissions can be directed to workshops_tutorials_chairs@ismar21.org (please use the subject “ISMAR 2021 Tutorial Proposal“ and cc any co-organizers on the email). Please provide a PDF document containing:

  1. Title:
  2. Topics:
    • Provide a brief summary of the proposed tutorial.
  3. Preferred date for the tutorial: Monday, 4 October/Friday, 8 October/no preference
  4. Motivation:
    • Explain why ISMAR attendees would be interested in attending this tutorial.
    • Explain how increased knowledge of this subject will advance augmented, mixed, or virtual reality.
  5. Presenters:
    • Provide a brief bio of the presenters, list of several relevant publications on the proposed topic tutorial, and contact information
    • If you have taught this or a similar tutorial before, where and when was it taught?
  6. Target Audience:
    • Describe what population this tutorial is targeted towards (e.g., students, industry professionals, everyone).
    • Expected # of attendees.
  7. Outline of Tutorial:
    • Include the order of topics and approximate time for each topic. For example:
    • 1. Topic A: 1.5 hours
    • 1.1 Subtopic A1
    • 1.2
    • 2. Topic B: 1.5 hours
    • 2.1 Subtopic B1

After sending your proposal to the aforementioned email address, you will receive an acknowledgment of receipt. The committee will review the tutorial proposal, and notifications of acceptance will be sent out after the review period.

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