Zoe Leonard, 30 Jun 2016
CVMP 2016 Call For Papers and Demos
13th European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP)
British Film Institute (BFI), London, UK. 12-13 December 2016.
** Full Paper Deadline - 8th July 2016 **
** Short Paper Deadline - 26th August 2016 **
** Demos Deadline - 26th August 2016 **
** Confirmed Keynote Speakers **
Andrew Whitehurst, Double Negative Visual Effects
Michael Black, Max Plank Institute for Intelligent Systems
Iain Matthews, Disney Research
More to be announced soon!
The Association of EngDs has organised for a Singaporean delegation to visit a number of UK centres in July. Their aim is to study the implementation of EngD and gauge the opinions of stakeholders towards the EngD. They would like the opportunity to meet EngD Directors, Centre Managers, students and alumni.
The delegation includes:
1. Prof. T. J. Lim – wireless communications, networks, signal processing, statistical inference, communication theory
2. Prof. C. F. Leung -- centrifuge modelling of geotechnical problems, pile foundations, land reclamation and excavation in jointed rocks
3. Prof. Mansoor Abdul Jalil -- nanoelectronic, spintronic and graphene devices
4. Prof. Eng San Thian – Biomedical material engineering
We are looking for any students / alumni that would be able to meet the delegation in Southampton on the morning of 20th July. Please email Denise Cook if you are interested and able to attend.
Rosemary Hindley at UoB has advised of an Animation and VFX ‘Meet and Greet’ Group in Bristol which some of you might be interested in. It would be a good opportunity to network with people working in the industry in the local area. Click on the link below for further details.
The next social event is on Thursday 7th July from 7pm in the Pump House (http://www.the-pumphouse.com/) and you are welcome to attend.
Games for Health UK Conference
Thursday 21st July 2016
at Coventry University
Coventry University’s renowned Serious Games Institute (SGI) is hosting the second Games for Health UK conference on 21st July. The conference will be chaired by Pamela M. Kato, Professor of Serious Games.
The SGI-organised event will feature leading names from the games industry, healthcare and academia. Speakers at the conference include:
Jamie King co-founder of Rockstar Games and owner of Jamie Inc of New York, who will talk about how great commercial games are created and the implications for making great serious games, especially in healthcare
Howard Rose, CEO of DeepStream Virtual Reality which is developing a system of drug free pain relieving systems, including SnowWorld, a game which research shows provides distracting pain relief during wound care for burn victims
Ernest Adams, founder of the International Game Developers Association and author of one of the best-selling textbooks on game design
Andy Yeoman, founder of Focus Games which makes digital and non-digital board games used by patients and staff in the NHS
Jakob Rossner, digital designer and developer of a malaria game at University of Oxford's Nuffield Department of Medicine
Ronald Dyer, Lecturer at the University of Liverpool Management School and holder of strategic ICT roles on Wall Street
Richard Brady, owner of researchactive.com, app developer and speciality registrar in general surgery in the NHS
Nathan Nagel, is a serial entrepreneur and has founded six companies. He specialises in serious games, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical software and management consulting.
Lucia Pannese, Owner and CEO of imaginary s.r.l. which has a focus on enabling digital interactive technologies in health
Roberta Memeo, E-learning specialist and project manager at Grifo multimedia, discussing virtual and sensor technologies for adolescents with type 1 diabetes
Kim Bul, specialises in development, research and implementation of e-Health tools and serious gaming within (mental) health care.
Toyah Wordsworth, diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia at age of thirteen, she is motivational Disability Equality Trainer using board games
Devi Kolli, co-founder and CEO at AiSolve, specialising in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality training simulations in healthcare
Salah Mahyaoui, Marketing Director at Sanofi