Morten Soby on Wed, 22 Jan 1997 16:17:10 +0100


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6CYBERCONF - call


CALL FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS

To submit an abstract for the potential inclusion of your paper in the
6CYBERCONF programme, please follow these format guidelines:

· Title of the paper
· Author(s)
· Institutional affiliation (if any)
· Chosen 6CYBERCONF theme (from the list above)
· Abstract, 500 words maximum
· Brief biography, 100 words maximum
· Audio-visual equipment requirements
· Contact information (email preferred)


There are two ways to submit abstracts:
1) Email with the subject topic to abstracts@televr.fou.telenor.no or
2) mail both a printed copy and a PC or MAC diskette to: 6CYBERCONF/ Morten
Soby, University of Oslo, P.O. Box 1092, Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway.

The selection will be done by an international and a local committee made
up of academics, theorists, artists and technicians in the field.

Submission of an abstract indicates the submitter's intention and
capability to write and present the corresponding, full length paper, if
chosen.

Papers will be allotted a half hour for presentation in English.

Please be advised that the selection committees will not consider abstracts
that are not formatted as stated above nor papers that have been previously
published.

All abstracts and papers will be published in the proceedings (paper and
Web-edition).


DEADLINES

Deadline for reception of abstracts: March 15, 1996
Notification of selection for presentation: April 15, 1996
Deadline for registration: May 1, 1996


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

The registration fee will be waived for those presenting a paper in
6CYBERCONF. In addition, a limited number of grants are available to those
presenters who demonstrate financial need. These grants may cover the costs
of travel and accommodation.


FEES & REGISTRATION

The registration fee for attending 6CYBERCONF is US$ 250  (US$ 50 for
students). For detailed information on how to register and information on
travel and accommodation, check our Website or
mailto:info@televr.fou.telenor.no


LOCATION

6CYBERCONF will take place in an auditorium of the Helga Engs Building,
University of Oslo.


CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Arthur Kroker (Canada)
Marilouise Kroker (Canada)
Pierre Levy (France)
Allucquere Rosanne Stone (USA)
Florian Roetzer (Germany)


SPECIAL EVENTS

· Immersive Environment Workshop: The pre-conference workshop will give a
limited number of participants a unique opportunity to get hands on
experience on how to design and develop and use a variety of immersive
systems. Both technical and social science related topics will be covered.
The workshop will be tutored by scientist researchers from Telenor R&D.

· e~on exhibition - will focus on electronic art made in Norway, but will
include international participation as far the budget allows

· Public panel debate (with key note speakers and special guest)

· "Cyberdesign -97" presentation: the award winner of Telenor Research VR
design competition.

The list of keynote speakers and special events is preliminary; more to be
added. Please visit our Website for more information and updates on
6CYBERCONF.


ORGANIZERS

Cyberconf Director: Allucquere Rosanne Stone,
Professor and Director of the Interactive, Multimedia Laboratory at the
University of Texas at Austin
http://www.actlab.utexas.edu/~sandy

Conference Coordinator: Morten Søby,
Research Fellow, Institute for Educational Research, University of Oslo
Email: m.k.soby@ped.uio.no
http://www.uio.no/~mortenso/
Phone: + 47 22855383  Fax: + 47 22854250

Conference Coordinator: Ola Ødegård,
Researcher, Manager of The Televirtuality Research Group at Telenor
Research and Development.
Phone: + 47 63848885  Fax: + 47 63810076
Email: ola.odegard@kjeller.fou.telenor.no
http://televr.fou.telenor.no/~olao/olao.html

Coordinator Interactive Installations: Stale Stenslie,
Artist and Reseacher, Telenor R&D, Cologne/Oslo.
Phone: + 47 90562963  Fax: +47 63810076
Email: stahl@rosa.nta.no
http://televr.fou.telenor.no/~stahl/stahl.html


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Send e-mail to: info@televr.fou.telenor.no

See the Web site for continuous updates:
http://televr.fou.telenor.no/cyberconf - or contact directly

Registration, Hotel booking, Flights:
Project secretary 6Cyberconf: May Krosby
Phone: + 47 638 48 341
Fax. + 47 63 81 98 10
Email: may.krosby@kjeller.fou.telenor.no
http://televr.fou.telenor.no/cyberconf/

Abstracts, Papers, Information:
Conference Editor: Vibeke Kløvstad
Phone:  + 47 22426980 / 22426892#126
Email: vibeke.klovstad@kulturkanalen.no