Monday, November 19th to Thursday, November 22nd, Grenoble
conference ENACTIVE 07 lasted from Monday, November, 19th to Thursday,
The conference was organized at the Maison des Micro et Nano
Technologies (MMNT) of the Minatec center, offering:
* a 300 place auditorium, that
welcomed the oral presentation and panel.
* a 400 m2 conference hall,
that welcomed posters, demos, video shows, commercial stands, and lunch.
order to allow all the participants to participate to all the events
(oral talks, posters, "Touch the Future" exhibition, demos at Minatec
Hall), and increse the contacts events had planned sequentially.
Specific sessions for posters have been planned and the posters hall
was in the hall of the lunch. Specific sessions have been also planned
for the exhibition "Touch the Future" at the ENSERG Hall
agremented by the coffee-tea breaks.
The conference featured 100 papers communications. Among
them, 39 were
presented orally, the others as posters. The oral presentations were
split into two sections: plenary scientific sessions, and Enaction in
- 3 keynote speakers, one per day
- One panel discussion on Enaction in Arts
- One workshop
- 4 commercial stands
- demos and video show
All them are published in the Conference Proceedings. For the first
time, the proceedings received an ISSN and this ISSN is also valide for
the previous Enactive conferences.
Nominal title : Enactive
Others titles :
- "Proceedings (International conference on enactive interfaces)"
- "Proceedings of the International conference on enactive interfaces".
presentations (in powerpoint or pdf) are now available :
Annie Luciani, INP-G (France)
Massimo Bergamasco, PERCRO (Italy)
Charles Lenay, COSTECH (France)
Elena Pasquinelli, Inst. Nicod (France)
Ronan Boulic, EPFL (Switzerland)
Chris Raymaekers, UHasselt (Belgium)
Co-Chairs Human action
Benoît Bardy, UM-1 (France)
Thomas Stoffregen, HFRL (USA)
Carlo Alberto Avizzano, PERCRO (Italy)
Charlotte Magnusson, ULUND (Sweden)
Co-Chairs Hands-on demos
Ian Summers, UNEXE (UK)
Teresa Gutiérrez, LABEIN (Spain)
Emilio Sanchez, CEIT (Spain)
Conference review committee
|Carlo Albeberto Avizzano
||Joan De Boeck
|| Jean-Loup Florens
|Amalia De Goetzen
|Giovanni De Poli
The conference attracted upon 251 persons :
* Scientific registered participants: 132
* Artists: 32
* Conference invited persons: 9
* Commercial stands presenters ans
* Organizers: 21
* Voluntary students: 42
* about 70% (about
160 persons) were persons that are not involved in the Enactive network
* About 80% came from Europe (Belgium, Croatia, Danmark, Finland,
France, Germany, Italy, the Netherland, Norway, Slovenia, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland, UK) and 20% for other countries
Brazil, Canada, Coree, Japan, USA)
Commercial standsFour commercial stands were set up in the conference main room.
Concurrent Computer Corporationhttp://www.ccur.com/
Concurrent Computer stand presented the latest RedHawk operating system
– a Linux based system tuned for hard real time application, including
multisensory simulation – on IHawk hardware computers.
The immersion stand presented a number of haptic technologies developed in the field of mobile phones.
The force dimension stand exhibited the two versions of the omega.x delta.x force feedback technologies.
stand exhibited one of the latest force feedback device in the context
of a hard real time multisensory simulator, both designed at ACROE and
ICA. Platform with the latest versions of the GENESIS and MIMESIS
software were also demonstrated.
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