October 16-20 2023 | Hybrid | Sydney, Australia

Doctoral Consortium

All Times in AEDT (GMT+11)

Location: Ainswth 201 (Cap 50)
Day 1: 16 October 2023 (Monday) | Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Time Presenter (Affiliation) Title Mentor (Affiliation)
8:50 – 9:00 Opening
9:00 – 9:15 Vanesa Herrera (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain) Rehab-Immersive: Improving Upper Limb Rehabilitation for Spinal Cord Injury Patients through Hand-Interactive Virtual Reality Ulrich Eck (TUM, Germany)
9:15 – 9:30 Mine Dastan (Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy) Widget Design for Precise and Intuitive Guidance in Surgical Spatial Environments Denis Kalkofen (Flinders University, Australia)
9:30 – 9:45 Aulia Hening Darmasti (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany) How Do Users with Autism Perceive Certain VR Interaction Techniques? An Experience Evaluation through Brainwave Measurement Zhen Bai (University of Rochester, USA)
9:45 – 10:00 Rubén Grande (University of Castilla La-Mancha, Spain) A Virtual Reality Shopping platform for enhancing e-commerce activities of small businesses and local economies Takeshi Kurata (AIST, Japan)
10:00 – 10:15 Peter Kurucz (University of Queensland, Australia) Enhancing Auditory Immersion in Interactive Virtual Reality Environments Daniel J. Finnegan (Cardiff University, UK)
10:15 – 10:30 Yinshu Zhao (The University of Queensland, Australia) Investigating avatars’ impact on shopper’s perception and behaviour in an immersive virtual store Mark Billinghurst (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:45 Discussion with mentor Individual students discuss with their mentors in separate rooms/areas
11:45 – 12:30 Mix-and-match session All students and mentors gather in a common room and the students find mentors they want to discuss with
12:30 Closing

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