ICDVRAT-ITAG 2018 Conference Programme

Tuesday 4 September 2018 - Day One

09:00 - Registration Opens

09:15 - Conference Open and Welcome

09:45 - Plenary Session I:  Serious Games for Education 

10:45 - Refreshment Break

11:15 - Keynote Presentation 1: NICER User Group

11:45 - Plenary Session II: End User Involvment in Research

12:30 - Lunch Break (1 hour)

13:30 - Plenary Session III: Exposure Thereapy 

14:15 - Short Paper Presentation A: Memory and Cognition 

15:00 - Refreshment Break

15:15 - Short Paper Presentation B: Rehabilitation and Posture

16:00 - Planary Session IV: Stroke/TBI

17:00 - Networking, Viewing Demo Stands and Posters

17:30 - End of Day 

18:00 - Drinks Reception: Senate Chanber, Trent Building, University of Nottingham.

Drinks Reception to include light bites with Real Ale: A chance to sample a selection of local products to include: Red Leicester and Stilton, Melton Mowbray Pork Pie, Lincolnshire Sausage Rolls with Bramley Apple Chutney. Served with half a pint of Legend Ale from Nottingham Brewery.

We are delighted to invite Professor Anne James, Head of Computing and Technology at Nottingham Trent University and Professer Dame Jessice Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research & Knowledge Exchange at Nottingham University, who will both be giving a Welcome Address.

Wednesday 5 September 2018 -  Day Two

08:45 - Registration Opens/ Informaiton Desk Opens

09:00 - Start of Day Two: Announcements

Plenary Session V: Congitive Impairment 

10:15 - Refreshment Break

11:00 - Plenary Session VI: Technology for Rehabilitation

12:00 - Lunch (ISVR Board Meeting)

13:15 - Workshop: Bonnie Connor

14:15 - Short Paper Presentation C: User Experience

15:20 - Refreshments

15:15 - Plenary Session VII: Healthcare Applications

16:30 - End of Day Two

18:00 - Conference Dinner: Murder Mystery Evening at the National Justice Museum, Nottingham.

You will be transported back to the Victorian era and play sleuth. The evening will begin in the magnificent Grand Jury Room, historically used by deliberating jury members.

You will hear about the case of the evening before being set on your way down to the murkiest depths of the prison below to collect clues and speak to the suspects.

The evening includes a sumptuous 3 course hot meal and culminates with a shocking revelation of ‘whodunnit?!’



Thursday 6 September 2018 - Day Three

08:45 - Information Desk Opens

09:00 - Start of Day Three

09:05 - Hackathon Feedback

10:00 - Refreshment Break 

10:30 - ISVR AGM

11:00 - Best Paper Awards and Prize Giving Prizes for:

  • Best Student Papers Full and Short: Sponsored by Greg Burdea and Bright Cloud
  • Best Paper Full and Short: sponsored by ISVR

11:30- Keynote II - Skip Rizzo: Director for Medical Virtual Reality Institute for Creative Technologies

12:30 - Lunch 

13:30 -  Official Close of ICDVRAT Coference.

Full ICDVRAT-ITAG Programme

The New Teaching and Learning Building is location between 8 & 9 on the Map


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ICDVRAT Conference

University of Nottingham
Teaching and Learning Building
University of Nottingham
Nottingham, NG7 2RD