Sixth AR Standards Community Meeting

The community of people seeking to advance work towards open and interoperable AR will meet on July 23 and 24, 2012 as the guests of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). 

Those planning to participate in the AR Standards community meeting should review the documentation of the first meeting,  second meeting, third meeting, fourth meeting, and fifth meeting. Review of the past position papers and joining the mailing lists for the community are highly recommended.

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. The deadline for submissions has passed, however, late contributions can be sent to the chair. 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.

If you are a developer of Augmented Reality tools, a developer of AR experiences or publisher of information you would like others to see or hear synchronized with the physical world, there will be numerous benefits for you.

During the two day meeting, you will work side by side with AR industry leaders and SDO Work Group chairs to: 

Augmented Reality developers encountering obstacles to reach and adoption as a result of proprietary technology "silos" will be particularly encouraged to attend in order to learn about the open specifications and APIs under development, and to provide your 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 via this page is required. If you have any questions, please contact Christine Perey.

Registration and Fees

The Sixth meeting will require advanced registration in order for the ITU to generate badges. Anyone wishing to participate in the meeting (or even thinking they might attend) should complete the on-line registration form.

The fee for participation in the Sixth International AR Standards Meeting will be 99 Euros. Each participant will be responsible for their travel costs and other incidentals.

If you have any difficulty paying for this fee, a barter of the fee in return for your time in support of the meeting may be arranged. Please contact Christine Perey.

Agenda

The final meeting agenda is available.

Venue

The Sixth Meeting of the International AR Standards community will be conducted at the ITU Headquarters.

The facility address is:

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Place des Nations
1211 Geneva 20
Switzerland


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Host and Sponsoring

The meeting is hosted by the International Telecommunications Union.

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.

Organization

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 co-chair and Program Committee members to reflect the needs and interests of the AR community.

Program Committee members for the sixth meeting include:

Important Dates

        Date                                    Event

19 March 2012    
  Meeting announced, information issued via Web site
  4 April 2012   Call for participation and position papers issued
7 June 2012   Deadline for position paper abstracts
22 June 2012   Deadline for final position papers
22 June 2012           Draft Agenda published
10 July 2012   Final Agenda published
12 July 2012   On-line registration closes
23 July 2012         Meeting opens at 9 AM
24 July 2012         Meeting closes at 6 PM

Comments or Questions?

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