5CYBERCONF. June 6-9, 1996. Art and Technology Foundation, Madrid, Spain. Contact 5CYBERCONF, Fundacion Arte y Tecnologia, Gran Via, 28. 2a planta, 28013 Madrid, Espana, Tel: 34-1-542-9380, Fax: 34-1-521-0041, E-mail:, URL:

ACM Conference on Hypertext, 7th. March 16-20, 1996, Washington DC, USA. Contact: David Stotts (General Chair), Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3175, Tel: (919) 962-1833, Fax: (919) 962-17 99, E-mail: (or), URL:

Advanced Visual Interfaces: an International Workshop (AVI '96). May 27-29, 1996; Gubbio, Italy. Contact: Stefano Levialdi, Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza", Dipartmento di Scienze dell'Informazione, Via Salaria 113, 00198 Roma, Italy. Tel: +39-6-8841962, Fax: +39-6-8841964, E-mail:, URL:

AeroSense `96. Aerospace/Defense Sensing and Controls. 10th annual symposium, April 3-12, 1996. Orlando, Florida USA. Includes head-mounted displays. Contact: SPIE, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA, 98227-0010 USA. Tel: 360-676-3290/Fax: 360-647-1445. E-mail:, URL:

AIAA Flight Simulation Technologies Conference. July 29-31, 1996 at the Sheraton Harbor Island in San Diego, CA. Contact: General Chair, Bruce Hildreth, Science Applications International Corporation, 44417B Pecan Ct., California, MD 20619, Tel: 301/863-5077, Fax: 301/863-0299, E-mail:

Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Computer Interaction (APCHI `96). 1st conference, June 26-28, 1996, Singapore. Contact: APCHI '96, HCI Technology Group, Information Technology Institute, National Computer Board, 11 Science Park Road, Singapore Science Park II, Singapore 117685, Tel: (+65) 770 5915 / 770 5916, Fax: (+65) 779 1827 / 777 3043, E-mail:, URL:

Asian Amusement Expo. 3rd Annual, May 8-9, 1996. Hong Kong. Contact: Bill Glasgow, William T. Glasgow, Inc., 16066 South Park Avenue, South Holland, IL 60473-1500 USA. Tel: 1-708-333-9292, Fax: 1-708-333-4086.

ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference. August 18-22, 1996, Irvine, CA, USA. Contact: J. Michael McCarthy, University of California, Irvine, CA, Tel: (714) 824-6893, E-mail:, URL:

ASSETS `96. ACM's Special Interest Group on Computers and the Physically Handicapped. April 11-12, Vancouver, Canada. Contact: David L. Jaffe, Dept. of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, 3801 Miranda Ave. - M/S 153, Palo Alto, CA, USA 94304. Tel: 1-415-493-5000 Ext. 64480, Fax: 1-415-493-4919, E-mail:, URL:

CGI. Computer Graphics International. Last held: June 27-July 1, 1994; Melbourne, Australia. Annual conference of Computer Graphics Society, published in The Visual Computer: International Journal of Computer Graphics. Contact: CGI 94 Secretariat, RMIT, Advanced Computer Graphics Centre, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, GPO Box 2476V, Melbourne, Victoria, 3001, Australia. Tel: 61-3-282-2462/Fax: 61-3-282-2490/E-mail:

CHI 96 ACM Conference on Human Factors and Computing Systems. April 13-18, 1996, Vancouver, BC Canada. Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction (SIGCHI). Contact: CHI 96 Office, Conference and Logistics Consultants, 703 Giddings Ave, Suite U-3, Annapolis, MD 21401 USA, Tel: 1-410-263-5382, Fax: 1-410-267-0332, E-mail:, URL:

Computer Animation. June 3-5, 1996, Geneva, Switzerland. Organized by the University of Geneva, The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and The Computer Graphics Society (CGS). Contact: Prof. Nadia Magnenat Thalmann, MIRALab, CUI, 24 rue du General-Dufour, CH-1211 Geneva 4, Switerland, Tel: +41-22-705-7769/Fax: +41-22-705-7780. E-mail: thalmann@c, URL:

Computer Graphics Expo. Last held November 28-30, 1995. London, UK. Large-scale European event including animation, simulation, visualisation, and virtual reality. Contact: 44-081-995-363 2. Fax: 44-081-995-3633, URL:

Computer Vision, Virtual Reality, and Robotics in Medicine. Last held: April 3-6, 1995, Nice, France. Contact: INRIA, Unite de Recherche de Sophia Antipolis, Relations Exterieures, Bureau des colloques, 2004, route des lucioles - BP 93, 06902 SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS CEDEX, France, Tel: +33-93-65-78-64, Fax: +33-93-65-79-55, E-mail:, URL:

Conference on Concurrent Engineering. April 10-12, 1996. Cambridge, England. Contact: Philippe Geril, The Society for Computer Simulation International, European Simulation Office, University of Ghent, Coupure Links 653, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium. Tel: +32-9-233-7790, Fax: +32-9-233-4941, E-mail:, URL:

Digital Media World. May 1-3, 1996, Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Australia. Contact: Digital Media International, P.O. Box 250, Bondi Junction NSW 2022, Australia, Tel: +61 (0)2 360-6396, Fax: +61 (0)2 360-7654, E-mail:, URL:

ESM. European Simulation Multiconference. June 2-6, 1 996, Budapest, Hungary. Contact: Andras Javor, KFKI Research Institute for Measurement and Computing, P.O.Box 49, H-1525, Budapest, Hungary, Tel: +, Fax:+, E-Mail:

Eurographics, Annual Conference. Eurographics (EG) is the European Association for Computer Graphics. (The first Eurographics Workshop on Virtual Reality was held in 1993). The conference proceedings is published in Computer Graphics Forum: Journal of the European Association for Computer Graphics. Amsterdam : North Holland. ISSN 0167-7055

Eurographics `96 International Conference. August 26-30, 1996, Futuroscope, Poitiers, France. Contact: EG'96, INRIA Rocquencourt-Relations Extérieures, B.P. 105 - 78153 Le Chesnay, Cedex, France, Tel.: +33-1-39-63-53-06, Fax: +33-1-39-63-56-38, E-mail:, URL:

Eurographics `97. Planned for 1997, Budapest, Hungary. Contact: Krammer, Gergely, Computer and Automation Research Institute, Kende u 13-17, Budapest, 1111, Hungary, Postal address: H-1518, Budapest, P.O.Box 63, Tel.: +36-1-181-0527, Fax: +36-1-166-7503, Telex: 22-5066, Email: (Or) Hencsey, Gusztáv, SCOPE Meetings Co. Ltd., Kende u 13-17, Budapest, 1111, Hungary, Postal address: H-1518, Budapest, P.O.Box 63, Tel.: +36-1-181-0511, Fax: +36-1-186-9378, Telex: 22-5066, Email: URL:

Eurographics UK Conference. March 26-28, 1996, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK. Contact: Ralph Raby, Centre for Computing Services, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2BI, UK, Tel: +44-(0 )181-594-6906, Fax: +44-(0)181-594-6958, E-mail:, URL:

Eurographics Workshop on Animation and Simulation. August 31-September 1, 1996, Futuroscope, Poitiers, France. Contact: Ronan Boulic, EPFL, DI -LIG, Lausanne, CH 1015, Switzerland, E-mail:, URL:

Eurographics Workshop on Graphics Hardware. 11th Workshop, August 26-27, 1996, Poitiers, France. Contact: (USA) Dr. Bengt-Olaf Schneider, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, P.O. Box 704, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 USA, Tel: 1-914-784-6002, Fax: 1-914-784-7667, E-mail: (Europe) Dr. Andreas Schilling, WSI/GRIS, Universitaet Tuebingen, Auf der Morg enstelle 10, C9, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany, Tel: +7071/29-54 63, Fax: +7071/29-54 66, E-mail: URL:

Eurographics Workshop on Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems. DSV-IS `96. June 5-7, 1996, Namur, Belgium. Contact: Laura Oger, Facultes Universitaires Notre Dame de la Paix, Institut d'Informatique, Rue Grandgagnage, 21, B-5000 Namur (Belgium), Tel: +32 - 81/72.49.61, Fax : +32 - 81/72.49.67, Telex: 59.222 FacNamB, E-mail: (or, general info), FTP : in /incoming, URL :

Eurographics Workshop on Rendering. June 17-19, 1996, Portu, Portugal. Contact: A. Augusto de Sousa (P), L. Mompilher 22, Apart. 4433, 4007 PORTO CODEX, PORTUGAL, Tel: 351-2-2094220, Fax: 351-2-2084172, e-mail:, URL:

Eurographic s Workshop on Virtual Environments. February 19-20, 1996; Monte Carlo, Monaco. Contact: Martin Goebel, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics (IGD), The Virtual Reality Demonstration Centre, Wilhelminenstrasse 7, D-64283 Darmstadt, Germany. Tel : +49-6151-155-450, Fax: +49-6151-155-199, E-mail:

Eurographics Workshop on Visualization in Scientific Computing. 7th Workshop: April 23-25, 1996, Prague, Czech Republic. Contact: Pavel Slavik, Department of Computer Science, Czech Technical University, Karlovo nam. 13, 121 35 Prague 2, Czech Republic, Tel: +422-2435-7311, Fax: +422-298098, E-mail:, URL:

European Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies. July 8-10, 1996, Maidenhead, UK. Contact: ECDVRAT 96, Dr Paul M Sharkey, Dept. of Cybernetics, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AY, UK, Tel: +44 (0)1734 316 704, Email:, General enquiries:, URL:

European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research. Including Symposium on Theories and Metaphors of Cyberspace. April 9-12, 1996; Vienna, Austria. Contact: I. Ghobrial-Willmann and G. Helscher, Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, A-1010 Vienna 1, Schottengasse 3 (Austria), Tel: +43-1-53532810, Fax: +43-1-5320652, E-mail:, URL:

European Simulation Multi-conference. June 2-6, 1996. Budapest, Hungary. Contact: Andras Javor, KFKI Research Institute for Measurement and Computing, P.O. Box 49, H-1525, Budapest, Hungary, Tel: +36-1-169-9499, Fax: +36-1-160-12 90, E-mail:

European Simulation Symposium and Exhibition (ESS 96). October 24-26, 1996, Genoa Italy. Contact: Agostino G. Bruzzone, General Chair, via C. Colombo 68/3, 7019 Varazze (SV) ITALY, Tel: +39 19 97398, Fax: + 39 19 97600, E-Mail :, URL:

European Workshop on Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Services. March 4-6, 1996, Berlin, Germany. Contact: Herwart Pusch , GMD-FOKUS, Hardenbergplatz 2, D-10623 Berlin, Germany, tel: +49+30-254-99-233, fax: +49+30-254-99-202, E-mail:, URL:

FIVE. Conference of the European ESPRIT Working Group; Framework for Immersive Virtual Environments. 1st conference held on December 18-19, 1995, London. Contact Mel Slater at QMW University of London. E-mail:, URL:

Graphics Interface. May 21-24, 1996. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contact: Richard Bartels, Computer Graphics Laboratory, Computer Science Department, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave. W., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1, Tel: 1-519-888-4567 ext. 4534, Fax: 1-519-885-1208, E-mail:, URL:

GViz `96 (Graphics & Visualization). April 18, 1996. **Postponed to Spring 1997** Richland, WA, USA. Contact: GViz `96 Technical Papers, P.O. Box 999, MS K1- 87, Richland, WA 99253 USA, E-mail: (or), URL:

HCI 96. International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. August 20-23, 1996. Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. Contact: HCI'96, c/o Wiesia Hsissen, Department of Electrical Engineering, Imperial College, South Kensington, London, SW7 2BT, UK, Tel: +44 171 594 6261, Fax: +44 171 581 4419, E-mail:, URL:

Helmet-Mounted, Head-Mounted, Head-Up and Cockpit Displays. Part of SPIE International Symposium on Optical Engineering in Aerospace Sensing. Last held: April 4-8 , 1994; Mariott's Orlando World Center Resort and Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, USA. Abstracts from this meeting's proceedings are located at See AeroSense `96 for a related meeting.

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society - Annual Conference. September 2-6, 1996, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA. Contact HFES central office, PO Box 1369, Santa Monica, CA 90406-1369. Tel: 310-394-1811/Fax: 310-394-2410/E-mail:

IAAPA. 78th International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Convention and Trade Show. November 19-23, 1996, New Orleans, LA. Contact IAAPA. Tel: 703-836-4800. Fax: 703-836-4801.

ICAD. International Conference on Auditory Display. Last held: November 7-9, 1994; Santa Fe, NM, USA. Contact: Ms. Andi Sutherland, Program Coordinator. Santa Fe Institute. 1660 Old Pecos Trail, Ste. A, Sante Fe, NM, 87501. Tel: 505-989-7372/Fax: 505-982-0565.

ICAT-VAT. Conference on Intelligent Computer-Aided Training and Virtual Environment Technology. Last conference scheduled for February, 1995. Contact: Dr. Bowen Loftin, NASA/Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058. E-mail:

ICAT/VRST. International Conference on Artificial Realtiy and Tele-Existence. Combined with VRST `95, Conference on Virtual Reality Software and Technology. Last held: November 20-22, 1995, Makuhari, Chiba, Japan. Contact: Secretariat of ICAT/VRST '95, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc, Tel: +81 3-525 5-2847, Fax: +81 3-5255-2860, E-mail:, URL:

ICE `96. Innovations in Connectivity Exposition `96. March 3-5, 1996. Wilmington, North Carolina. Contact: University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Division for Public Service and Extended Education, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-3297. Tel: 1-919-395-3193, Fax: 1-919-395-3990.

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. April 22- 28, 1996, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Includes tutorial on Virtual Reality in Robotics. Contact: Norman Caplan, 1996 R&A General Chair, National Science Foundation, BES, Room 565, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230, USA, Tel: (703) 306-1318, Fax: (703) 306-0312, E-mail:, URL:

IFIP Congress. 14th World Computer Congress, International Federation for Information Processing, September 2-6, 1996; Canberra, Australia. Advanced IT Tools, Mobile Communications, Teleteaching 96. Contact: IFIP '96 Congress Secretariat, c/o Australian Convention and Travel Services, GPO Box 2200, Canberra ACT 2601 Australia, Tel: +61-6-257-3299, Fax: +61-6-257-3256, E-mail:, URL:

IMAGE Society Conference and Exhibition. June 23-28, 1996, Scottsdale, Arizona. Contact: IMAGE Society, Inc., 1308 Greentree Drive, Tempe, AZ 85284-4503. Fax: 602-839-8709, E-mail:

Imagina. 15th Forum of images beyond imagination, conference on Computer Graphics, Virtual Reality, Special Effects, Cyberspace. February 21-23, 1996. Monte Carlo, Monaco. Information in English: a96.en.html, in French:

Informatique Montpellier, 5th International Conference. Interface to Real and Virtual Worlds. May 20-24, 1996, Montpellier, France. Contact: EC2 & Cie, 31, place Ronde, 92986 Paris La Defense, France, Tel: +33-1-41-02-82-40, Fax: +33-1-41-02-82-33, E-mail:

Interactive Technology in Health-Education: Virtual Reality Distance Education Electronic Classroom. June 13-15, 1996, SUNY Plattsburgh, New York. Contact: William D. Graziadei, E-mail:, URL:

International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems. June 17-21, 1996, Hiroshima, Japan. Contact: Program Co-Chair, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, 7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106, JAPAN, Tel: +81-3-3402-6231 (ext.2644), Fax: +81-3-3479-0449, E-mail:, URL:

IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology. Stereoscopic Displays and Applications VII, 28 January - 2 February 1996, San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, California USA. Contact IS&T, 7003 Kilworth Lane, Springfield, VA 22151. Tel: 703-642-9090/Fax: 703-642-9094.

ISEA. International Symposium on Electronic Art. September 16-20, 1996. 7th conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Contact: ISEA 96, POB 8656, 3009 AR Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Tel: 31-10-4778605, E-mail:, URL:

ITEC. International Training Equipment Conference. April 16-18, 1996. The Hague, The Netherlands. Contact: (UK) Richard Curtis, ITEC Ltd, 51 Market Place, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 9AZ, United Kingdom. Tel: +44-1985-846181, Fax: +44-1985-846163. Contact: (US) Nelson Jackson, ADPA, Two Colonial Place, Suite 400, 2101 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA, 22201-306 1. Tel: 1-703-522-1820, Fax: 1-703-522-1885.

Meckler's Annual Virtual Reality Conferences. Sponsored by Meckler's Virtual Reality Report Newsletter and Virtual Reality World Magazine. Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT.

Medicine Meets Virtual Reality IV: Health Care in the Information Age: Future Tools for Transforming Medicine. January 17-20, 1996, San Diego, CA, USA. Sponsored by: University of California at San Diego School of Medicine. Contact: Medicine Meets VR, P.O. Box 23 220, San Diego, CA 92193. Tel: 619-749-7802, Fax: 619-751-8842. E-mail:, URL:

New York Virtual Reality EXPO. Last held: November 29 - December 2 1995, New York, NY USA. Contact: Meckler Conference Management, 11 Ferry Lane West, Westport, CT 06880 USA, Tel: 203-226-6967 (or) 800-632-5537, Fax: 203-454-5840, E-mail:

NICOGRAPH Conference. Annual Japanese Computer Graphics Conference. Contact: Nippon Computer Graphics Association, Ogawa Building, 4fl., 1-2-2 Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101, Japan. Tel: 81-33-233-3475/Fax: 81-33233-3450.

NOSSDAV 96. 6th International Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video . April 23-26, 1996. Zushi, Japan. Contact: Prof. Hideyuki Tokuda, Keio University, 5322 Endoh, Fujisawa, Japan 252, Tel: +81-466-47-5000 (wait for 2 sec. then 3129), Fax: +81-466-47-0835, E-mail:, URL:

OZCHI. November 24-27, 1996, Hamilton, New Zealand. Contact: Professor Mark Apperley, Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton, New Zealand, Tel: +64 (7) 838 4528, Fax: +64 (7) 838 41 55, E-mail:, URL:

Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications. 4th: August 19-22, 1996. Taipei, Taiwan. Contact: Shi-Nine Yang, Department of Computer Science, National Tsing Hua University, 300, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Tel: +886-35-731074, Fax: +886-35-723694, E-mail:, URL:

Photonics West. Last held January 27-February 2, 1996. San Jose, CA. Contact: SPIE, P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA, 98227-0010 USA. Tel: 360-676-3290/Fax: 360-647-1445. E-mail:, URL:

Psychological Issues of Virtual Environment Interfaces. April 14-15, 1996, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Contact: Dept. of Computer Science, Casey Boyd, CB 430, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA, Tel: 303-492-4800, Fax: 303-492-2844, E-mail:, URL:

Prix Ars Electronica, part of Ars Electronica. September 2-7, 1996, Linz, Austria. Contact: Ars Electronica Center, Tel: +43-732-6900-267, Fax: +43-732-712121-2, E-mail:

RO-MAN. IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Communication. Last held: July 5-7, 1995. Co-Sponsored by IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, The Robotics Society of Japan, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, and others; Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. Contact: Fumio Kishino, ATR Communication Systems Research Laboratories, Seika-cho, Kyoto 619-02, Japan, Tel: +81-774-95-1260, Fax: +81-774-95-1208, E-mail:, URL:

SID. Society for Information Display International Symposium Seminar & Exhibition. May 12-17, 1996. San Diego Convention Center, CA, USA. Contact: (North America) Russel Martin, Xerox PARC, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA, Tel: 1-415-812-4538, Fax: 1-415-812-4605, E-mail: (Europe) Jean-Marc Perreaut, Thomson Tubes & Displays, Route de Dole, Genlis, 21110, France, Tel: +33-80-47-6475, Fax: +33-80-47-6449. (Asia) Toshiba Display Device Engineering Lab, 8 Shinsugita-cho, Isogo-ku, Yokohama 235, Japan, Tel: +81-45-770-3203, Fax: +81-45-770-3248, E-mail:

SIGGRAPH 96. August 4-9, 1996, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Contact: Siggraph 96 Conference Management, Smith, Bucklin and Associates, Inc., 401 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 USA. Tel: 1-312-321-6830, Fax: 1-312-321-6876, E-mail:, URL:

Simulation, Diagnosis & VR in the Automotive Industry. June 3-6, 1996, Florence, Italy. Contact: ISATA Secretariat, 47 Lloyd Park Ave., Croyden CR0 5SB England, Tel: +44-181-681-3069, Fax: +44-181-686-1490, E-mail:

Simulation Multi-Conference. Simulation in Synthetic Environments. April 8-11, 1996, New Orleans, LA, USA. Contact: Society for Computer Simulation, P.O. Box 17900, San Diego, CA 92177. Tel: 1-619-277-3888, Fax: 1-619-277-3930, E-mail:

Simulation Multi-Conference. Military, Government and Aerospace Simulation. April 8-12, 1996; New Orleans, LA, USA. Contact: Society for Computer Simulation (SCS), P.O. Box 17900; San Diego, CA 92177-7900. Tel: 1-619-277-3888, Fax: 1-619-277-3930, E-mail: (or)

Space Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Information Technologies, Goddard Conference. Next conference to be held in 1997. Last held: May 9-11, 1995, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland Tel: (301) 286-3150/Fax: 301-286-1768. E-mail: URL=

SPIE Conferences. There are many relevant conference proceedings, some are listed individually in this conference section. For a full listing see Imaging Technologies: SPIE Catalog of New and Recent Publications. SPIE--Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, PO Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227-0010 USA. SPIE has information available on the Internet-- OPTOLINK Electronic Networking Service contains an electronic employment service, on-line purchase of SPIE publications or conference registration, working group communications, member/publications database searches and calendar of future events. Telnet to, type "link" at the prompt. WWW site: URL=

Symposium on Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology: The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality. Last held February 4-9, 1996, San Jose, California. Contact: Georges Grinstein, the MITRE Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, Tel: 617-2 71-7714, Fax: 617-271-2964, E-mail:, URL:

Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, 5th. November 17-22, 1996. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Contact: (USA) Robert D. Howe, Division of Applied Sciences, 321 Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA, Tel: (617) 496-8359, Fax: (617) 495-9837, E-mail: (Canada) Susan J. Lederman, Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, K7L 3N6, Tel: (613) 545-2878, Fax: (613) 545-2499, E-mail: URL:

Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics. Last held April 9-12, 1995 at Monterey, CA. Contact: Pat Hanrahan, 1995 Symposium on Interactive 3-D Graphics, Stanford University, Dept of Computer Science, Palo Alto, CA, 94305-4070. Tel: 405-723-2273/Fax: 405-725-7411. OR Michael Zyda, Naval Postgraduate School, Code Cs/Zk, Dept of Computer Science, Spanagel Hall 516, Monterey CA, 93943-5118. Tel: 408-656-2305/Fax: 408-656-2814. E-mail: URL=

Symposium on the Interface: Computing Science and Statistics, Interface. July 8-10, 1996; Sydney, Australia. Contact: Chairman, Nick Fisher, E-mail:, URL (for previous symposium):

Symposium on Volume Visualization 1996. SIGGRAPH. October 27-28, 1996, San Francisco, CA, USA. Contact: Sam Uselton, E-mail:

Technology & Persons with Disabilities. 11th International Conference: March 19-23, 1996, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Contact: Dr. Harry J. Murphy, Center on Disabilities, California State University, Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA, 91330-8340, USA. Tel: 1-818-885-2578, Fax: 1-818-885-4929. E-mail: LTM@CSUN.EDU.

UIST `96. User Interface Software & Technology 9th Annual Symposium. Nov. 6-8, 1996, Seattle, Washington, USA. Contact: David Kurlander, Microsoft Research, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052 USA, Tel: 1-206-936-22 85, Fax: 1-206-936-7329, E-mail:, URL:

UK VR-SIG Conference. July 3, 1996, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Contact: UK VR-SIG Conference, c/o Chris Hand, Department of Computer Science, De Montfort University, The Gateway, LEICESTER LE1 9BH, UK, E-mail:, URL:

Virtual Reality Software and Technology with the International Conference on Artificial Reality and Tele-Existence. November 20-22, 1996, Toshimaku, Japan. Contact: Susumu Tachi, The University of Tokyo, Dept. of Mathematical Engineer and Inf. Physics, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ky, Tokyo 113 JAPAN; Tel: 81-3-3812-2111 X6367; E-mail:, URL:

Virtual Reality World. February 13-15, 1996. Stuttgart, Germany. Contact: Virtual Reality World `96, c/o IDG conferences and seminars, Rheinstrasse 28, 80803 Munich, Germany. Tel: +49-89-36086-390/Fax: +49-89-3 6086-274. E-mail:, URL:

Visualization `96. Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Graphics, October 27 - November 1, 1996, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco Airport, San Francisco, California, USA. Contact: Nancy Johnston, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Tel: 1-510-486-5093, Fax: 510-486-5548, E-mail: (or) Bill Ribarsky, Georgia Institute of Technology, Tel: 1-404-894-6148, Fax: 1-404-894-9548, E-mail:, URL: http://WWW.ERC.MsState.Edu/conferences/vis96/.

Visualization in Biomedical Computing, 4th International Conference. September 22-25, 1996, Hamburg, Germany. Contact: Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science in Medicine (IMDM), Department of Computer Science in Medicine, Pav. 70, University Hospital Eppendorf, Martinistraße 52, D-20246 Hamburg, Germany, Tel: +49-40-4717 3652, Fax: +49-40-4717 4882, E-mail:, URL:

VRWorld@Multimedia `96. May 22-25, 1996. Metropolitan Toronto Convention Center, Canada. Contact: Jai Cole, Multimedia Trade Show, Inc., 7-70 Villarboit Crescent, Concord, ON, L4K 4C7, Canada, Tel: 1-905-660-2491, Fax: 1-905-660-2492, E-mail:

VRAIS. IEEE Virtual Reality Annual International Symposium. March 30-April 3, 1996. Santa Clara Marriott, CA, USA. Contact: Steve Bryson , MS T27A-1, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA 94035. Tel: 1-415-604-4524, Fax: 1-415-604-3957, E-mail: URL=

VRST `96. ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology. July 1-4, 1996, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Contact: Dr. Mark Green, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2H1, Canada, Tel: (403) 492-4584, Fax: (403) 492-1071, E-mail:, URL:

Workshop on Real Time Databases. March 7-8, 1996. Newport Beach, CA. Contact: Prof. Kwei-Jay Lin, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA 92717. Tel: 1-714-824-7839, Fax: 1-714-824-2321, E-mail:

Workshop on Standards for Distributed Interactive Simulation. March 11-15, 1996. Orlando, FL. Contact: Paige Wooldridge, Institute for Training and Simulation, 3280 Progress Drive, Orlando, FL, 32826, Tel: (407) 658-5518, E-mail:, URL:

WSCG. Fourth International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics and Visualization. 4th Conference: February 11-17, 1996. Plsen, Czech Republic. Contact: Conference Secretariat, University of West Bohemia, Computer Science Dept., Americka 42, Box 314, 306 14 Plzen, Czech Republic. Tel: +42-19-2171-212, Fax: +42-19-2171-2 13, URL: