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We invite you to participate in the IEEE Virtual Reality 2009 Conference in Lafayette, Louisiana. IEEE VR is co-located this year with the IEEE 3DUI Symposium (March 14-15), and the Techsouth Conference and trade show (March 16-18).

IEEE VR 2009 is the premier international conference and exhibition in virtual reality. It provides a unique opportunity to interact with leading experts in VR and closely-related fields such as augmented reality, mixed reality and 3D user interfaces. Share your own work and educate yourself through exposure to the research of your peers from around the world. And of course, we will make sure you have also time to enjoy Cajun hospitality through its unique and colorful culture and cuisine, as well as to live some unforgettable experience in our beautiful nature surroundings.

We are seeking papers, posters, research and application sketches, videos, panels, workshops, tutorials, research demonstrations, and hands-on immersive experiences on all VR-related topics. Conference topics include, but are not limited to:

* 3D interaction for VR
* VR systems and toolkits
* Augmented and mixed reality
* Computer graphics techniques for VR/AR
* Advanced display and immersive projection technology
* Distributed and collaborative VR
* Haptics, audio and other non-visual interfaces
* Tracking & Sensing
* Modeling and Simulation
* User studies and evaluation
* Presence and cognition
* Applications of AR/MR/VR

** New this year ** VR Content Showcase Live VR demos in 6-sided Cave and other high-end systems

Important Dates:

Papers/Sketches abstracts due: September 22, 2008
Papers/Sketches full submissions due: September 29, 2008
Papers/Sketches review decisions expected: November 12, 2008
Camera-ready papers due: January 5, 2009

Panels submissions due: November 14, 2008
Workshop submissions due: November 14, 2008
Tutorials submissions due: November 14, 2008
Poster submissions due: November 14, 2008

VR Content Showcase: November 21, 2008

Student Volunteer applications due: January 18, 2009
Research Demonstration submissions due: December 26, 2008
Video submissions due: December 5, 2008