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SALENTO AVR 2017 and the Virtual Reality Summer School near Lecce, Italy, both announced for June

Salento AVR have announced two events taking place near Lecce in Italy this July – 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics (SALENTO AVR 2017) and the Virtual Reality Summer School 2017.

SALENTO AVR 2017, June 12-15, intends to bring together researchers, scientists and practitioners to discuss key issues, approaches, ideas, open problems, innovative applications and trends on virtual and augmented reality, 3D visualisation and computer graphics in the areas of medicine, cultural heritage, arts, education, entertainment, military and industrial applications.

SALENTO AVR 2017 provides the opportunity for companies, government organisations and academic institutions to showcase VR-related products as hardware, software, integrated systems, peripherals, innovative solutions and anything else of interest to our conference participants.

For information, please contact the chairs at or visit the conference web site at


The Virtual Reality Summer School, subtitled “Immersive Presence, Augmented Visualization and Advanced Interaction” takes place from June 18 to June 23.

The main aim of the Virtual Reality Summer School is to propose a privileged moment for stimulating discussions and exchanging scientific experiences and technical results related to the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies.

The Summer School is open to Ph.D. and Master students, post-doctoral researchers and academic or industrial researchers. Researchers of university and industry who want to present the results of their projects or give a lecture on a specific topic concerning the virtual and augmented reality technologies are welcome. Ph.D. students are encouraged to submit their research-in-progress presentation during the summer school. Master students are strongly encouraged to participate at the school.

Lectures will span topics from virtual environments and augmented reality applications to 3D user interfaces and required technology to enable these environments to a wide range of applications.

The main thematic areas of the Virtual Reality Summer School are:

– medicine
– cultural heritage and arts
– architecture
– education
– industry and military
– games and serious games
– interaction and presence in VE

More information is available at the school’s web page at