The Eighth AR Standards Community meeting took place March 1-2, 2013. 

              The Summary/Conclusions of this meeting are available.
              The agenda may be consulted at any time. This page is also where the slides for each session are found.
              The position papers and recommended pre-reading materials are available.
              The Next steps and recommendations for the AR community can be consulted.


The community of people seeking to advance work towards open and interoperable AR will meet on March 1-2, 2013 immediately following the Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona Spain. 

Those planning to participate in the AR Standards community meeting should review the documentation of the first meeting,  second meeting, third meeting, fourth meeting, fifth meeting, sixth meeting and seventh meeting.

It is also highly recommended that you spend time with the recommended pre-reading and position papers found here.

Joining the mailing lists for the community to be involved in the discussion and get announcements before, during and after the meetings.

Position Papers

In addition to the invited speaker presentations and moderated plenary collaborations, contributions to the community may be made in advance of the meeting in the form of position papers. To submit position papers, please follow the guidelines on this page. Consideration will be given to these by the program committee when preparing the final agenda.

Meeting Goals

The face-to-face meetings are designed to promote the discussion between stakeholders of the ecosystem for the development of open and interoperable AR content and experiences. During the two day meeting, we will work side by side with AR industry leaders and SDO Work Group chairs to: 

Augmented Reality developers encountering obstacles to audience reach and end user adoption as a result of proprietary technology "silos" are also encouraged to attend in order to learn about the open specifications and APIs under development, and to provide their opinions. AR developers participating in the community are on the front lines to learn about and influence the direction of new tools.

All community members are invited to suggest topics for the agenda via submission of position papers.

To Participate in the Meeting of the International AR Standards Community

This is an open meeting, however, advanced registration is required. If you have any questions, please contact Christine Perey. If you cannot attend in person, a Ustream channel will be running during many of the sessions. 

Registration and Fees

The Eighth meeting is open and requires advanced registration. Anyone wishing to participate in the meeting is requested to complete the on-line registration form.

There will be a €150 fee (Payable by PayPal) for participation in the Eighth International AR Standards Meeting in Barcelona. Each participant will be responsible for their travel costs, meals and other incidentals.


The final meeting agenda is available.


The Eighth Meeting of the International AR Standards community will be conducted in auditorium of Barcelona Activa.

The facility address is:

Barcelona Activa
Carrer de la Llacuna, 162
08018 Barcelona

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Host and Sponsoring

The Eighth AR Standards Community Meeting is hosted by Catchoom

We are also proud to receive the support of the Khronos Group.

If you would like to support the meeting through sponsorship, please notify Christine Perey.


Meeting sessions and documents will be in English.

All notifications to participants will be made by way of this web page, to the AR Standards announcements mailing list, LinkedIn and posted to relevant blogs and industry mailing lists.

Workshop Chair

If you wish to provide assistance to the workshop and chair one or more sessions, please notify Christine Perey, chair.

Program Committee Members

The agenda of this meeting will be established by the chair and Program Committee members to reflect the needs and interests of the AR community.

Program Committee members for the eighth meeting include:

Important Dates

        Date                                    Event

 8 November 2012    
  Meeting announced, information issued via Web site
19 November 2012   Call for participation and position papers issued
15   December 2012           Draft Agenda published
18   December 2012   Deadline for position paper abstracts
11  January 2013   Deadline for final position papers
11 February 2013
  Final Agenda published
28  February 2013
  On-line registration closes
1  March 2013     
  Meeting opens at 9 AM
2   March 2013     
  Meeting closes at 4:30 PM

Comments or Questions?

Please address all comments and questions regarding the AR Standards meeting via e-mail to Christine Perey, chair.


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