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E-iED 2014 : European Immersive Education Summit


When Nov 24, 2014 - Nov 26, 2014
Where Vienna, Austria
Submission Deadline Jul 30, 2014
Notification Due Aug 31, 2014
Categories    education

Call For Papers

The Summit will be organized by and hosted at the University of Applied Science BFI Vienna in conjunction with Graz University of Technology.
We are happy to announce the second call of long & short papers, hands-on demo papers and poster presentation of the E-iED 2014 Summit, also available online:

Detailed information about the E-iED Summit 2014 can also be retrieved from:

About the Summit
The objective of the European Immersive Education (iED) Summit is to bring together researchers, developers, educators, decision makers, and industry from all over the world. It consists of scientific presentations, poster sessions, panel discussions and break-out sessions. Fairly new is the hands-on demo stream, which combines a short paper presentation with an extended hands-on presentation for the attendees. Following a bottom-up way, special tracks and workshops cover emerging topics and trends suggested and organized by the community and focused groups. Also speed sessions enable participants to present an aspect of their work or interest in a fun and speedy way. The summit will further offer a platform to explore research collaborations and give international research consortiums room to share their results.
Continuing the success of the conference series, the Fourth European Immersive Education (E-iED) Summit is focusing on "Science meets Business - From Innovative Research to Successful Services and Products”. It covers broad aspects from emerging trends and technologies, sound research and best practices, to successful products and services. iED Summits feature virtual worlds, learning and motivational games, educational simulations, mixed/augmented reality, and related learning and teaching tools, techniques, technologies, and standards.
For the main conference, topics of interest in the context of immersive environments include, but are not limited to, the following:
Immersive Techniques, Systems and Devices
Behavioral and Pedagogical Analysis
Games and Entertainment
A Glance into the Future: Innovations, Challenges and Applications
Art and Creativity
E-iED 2014 will take place between the 24th and 26th of November 2014 in Vienna, Austria. Vienna, the main capital of Austria, located in the center of Europe, is well connected by its international airport and long distance train connections. Vienna is not only well known as a conference city but is also famous for its cultural variety as well as the quality and diversity of the cuisine.
Calls for Short and Long Papers
The submitted papers must not exceed 6 pages (short paper) or 10 pages (full paper). Contributions are welcome on work-in-progress, research results, technical development, and best practices. Research, development, and best practices contributions will be accepted according to their quality and relevance either as full or short papers. Work-in-progress will only be accepted as short papers.
Call for Hands-on Demo Papers
As a newly introduced contribution stream, hands-on demo papers will mainly focus on the life presentation of developed tools or innovative applications. Presenters should bring a working prototype and the required devices to the presentation. A short paper description together with a short video short video will be published.
Call for Poster Presentations
Research and projects in the idea or early beginning stage as well as work in progress may be also presented by means of posters. The poster submission should consist of a one page abstract.
Call for Speed Sharing Contributions
Speed sharing contributions consist of a one-page abstract. The sessions themselves are limited to 5 minutes (no question time) with a maximum of 8 PowerPoint slides. These presentations enable participants to present an aspect of their work or interest in a fun and speedy way. This is similar to (or derived from) Pecha Kucha. This presentation form is also suitable for late submissions.
Important Dates
Short & Long Paper submission: 30th June 2014
Notification of acceptance: 31st August 2014
Poster and Speed Sharing submission: 1st September 2014
Notification of acceptance: 15th September 2014
Camera ready papers submission: 26th September 2014
Main Conference and Special Sessions: 24th – 26th November 2014
Papers must follow the style guide described above and be submitted via the iED Europe submission EasyChair system ( selecting the chosen contribution type.
Review and Publication

The Program Committee will review all papers through a single-blind review process.
E-iED Summit is currently under review for publishing in the CCIS Springer series. All full papers following the quality standards and selected short papers will be added in the indexed conference proceedings. The other papers will be added to a non-index proceedings volume assigned by an ISSN number and only online accessible.
General Organization
General Chair: Rainer Malaka, Bremen, University of Bremen, Germany
Local Chair: Kai Erenli, University of Applied Science BFI Vienna, Austria
Local Arrangements: Angelika Sönnichsen, University of Applied Science BFI Vienna, Austria
Program Chair: Martin Ebner, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Special Sessions Chair: Johanna Pirker, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Publicity & Public Relations: Roxane Koitz, Graz University of Technology, Austria
E-iED International Chairs
International - North America Co-Chair: Aaron Walsh, Boston College, USA
International - North America Co-Chair: David Guralnick, Columbia University, USA
International - South America Co-Chair: Andreas Pester, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria
International - South America Co-Chair: Paulo Sampio, University of Salvador (Unifacs), Brazil
International - Asia Pacific Co-Chair: Henry Been-Lirn Duh, University of Tasmania, Australia
International - Asia Pacific Co-Chair: Torsten Reiners, Curtin University, Australia
International - Europa: Leonel Caseiro Morgado, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
International - Africa Chair: Mathy Vanbuel, Audiovisual Technologies, Informatics & Telecommunications, Belgium
Industry Relations Chair: Roman Anlanger, University of Applied Science BFI Vienna, Austria
Program Committee
Dietrich Albert, University of Graz, Austria
Colin Allison, University of St. Andrews, UK
Leena Arhippainen, Center for Internet Excellence, Finland
Juan Carlos Augusto, Middlesex University, UK
Theo Bastiaens, Open University Hagen, Germany
Pierre Bourdin, University of Barcelona, Spain
Manuel Castro, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain
J. Cecil, Oklahoma State University, USA
Erik Champion, Curtin University, Australia
Vanessa Chang, Curtin University, Australia
Jennifer DeBoer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Nellie Deutsch, Ort Hermelin College of Engineering, Israel
Jon Dron, Athabasca University, Canada
Eric Duval, KU Leuven, Belgium
Henry Been-Lirn Duh, University of Tasmania, Australia
Martin Ebner, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Jennifer Elliott, University of Cincinnati, USA
Kai Erenli, University of Applied Science BFI Vienna, Austria
Baltasar Fernandez-Manjon, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Carmen Fernández-Panadero, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Bekim Fetaji, South East European University, Macedonia
Sara de Freitas, Curtin University, Australia
Christian Phish Glahn, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Judson Harward, Harvard University, USA
Stylianos Hatzipanagos, King's College London, UK
Aurelie Herbet, École Nationale Supériore des Arts Décoratifs, France
Margit Höfler, Graz University of Technology, Austria
María Blanca Ibáñez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Michael J. Jacobson, University of Sydney, Australia
Bjørn Jæger, Molde University College, Norway
Monique Janneck, Lübeck University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Bruno Joho, Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts, Switzerland
Ferial Khaddage, Deakin University Australia, Austrialia
Barbara Kieslinger, Centre for Social Innovation, Austria
Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Timo Koskela, University of Oulu, Finland
Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
Edwige Lelievre, Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
Vincent Lepetit, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Stephanie Linek, ZBW Leibniz, Germany
David Lowe, University of Sydney, Australia
Santi Caballé Llobet, UOC, Spain
Alok Mishra, Atilim University, Turkey
Felix Mödritscher, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Austria
Leonel Morgado, Leonel Caseiro Morgado, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
Alexander Nussbaumer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Abelardo Pardo, University of Sydney, Australia
Ignazio Passero, University of Salerno, Italy
Panagiotis Petridis, University of Coventry, UK
Andreas Pester, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Johanna Pirker, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Torsten Reiners, Curtin University, Australia
Paulo Sampaio, Universidade Salvador, Brazil
Demetrios G Sampson, University of Piraeus, Greece
Andreas Schmeil, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Wolfgang Slany, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Mohammad Al-Smadi, Tallinn University, Estonia
Marcus Specht, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
Pilar Sancho Thomas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
John Venable, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Aaron Walsh, Boston College, USA
Steven Warburton, University of Surrey, UK
Mary Webb, King's College London, UK
Gudrun Wesiak, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Lincoln Wood, Curtin University, Australia
Hsuan-Yi Wu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Nicole Yankelovich, Open Wonderland Foundation, USA

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