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Plenary #1: Conference and Sponsor Welcome

November 11 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM UTC

Opening plenary session for Web3D 2020 Conference

Welcome, contributors and participants.  Happy 25th anniversary for Web3D Conference!

Here is the plenary presentation.

This calendar event is online at https://web3d.siggraph.org/event/plenary-1


Opening Announcement

  • Soonhung Han, KAIST, Daejeon Korea

Welcome Message

  • Don Brutzman, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey California USA
  • Jehee Lee, Korea Computer Graphics Society, Seoul Korea

Replay


Keynote Address

VR as a media in the age of the 4-th industrial revolution (presentation)

Kwangyun Wohn is a Professor Emeritus at Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST). In the past, he has been with several prestigious educational as well as research institutions; Agency for Defense Development as Researcher (for 5 years), Harvard University as Post Doc Fellow (for 2 years); University of Pennsylvania as Assistant Professor (for 4 years), and KAIST as Professor (for 27 years), and most recently, National Council of Science & Technology as Chairperson (for 3 years) overseeing the 25 major national research institutions including KIST and ETRI. Major activities and accomplishments include: Director of VR Research Center, a national center of research excellence; Founding President of Korean Society of Human Computer Interaction (Founding President of Korean Society of Performing Art; Editorial Board of British Computer Society; Founding Dean of Graduate School of Culture Technology at KAIST. While his research interests span a broad range of the intersection between art and science – from the theoretical aspects to practicalities – he focuses his research efforts to the applications of virtual reality technology to various cultural artifacts such as stage performances, museum exhibitions, heritage, fashion, and educational contents.

Conference Orientation

  • Byounghyun Yoo, KIST, Seoul Korea
  • Hwanyong Lee, Ajou University, Suwon Korea
  • Don Brutzman, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey California USA

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Sponsors

  • ACM SIGGRAPH
  • Korea Computer Graphics Society
  • Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST)

Gold Sponsor

“In Cooperation With” Cosponsor

Program Chairs

Details

Date:
November 11
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM UTC
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