The workshop on Everyday Proxy Objects for VR will explore the integration of everyday items for multi-sensory virtual experiences and sets course for respective future research endeavors. We welcome researchers and practitioners who have experience with or interest in using everyday objects as proxies for virtual objects, scenes or interactions in VR. Relevant topics might include, but are not limited to virtual, mixed and substitutional reality, tangible and everyday objects, multi-sensory devices and proxies, immersion and perception of everyday proxy objects.

  • Important Dates
  • Submission Deadline: February 21th, 2021 March 2nd, 2021 March 5th, 2021
  • Notification: February 28th, 2021 March 8th, 2021
  • Workshop: May 8th-9th, 2021

To apply for the workshop, we invite submissions of position papers in the single-column format of the ACM Master Article Submission Template with a length of 4-6 2-6 pages (not including bibliography).

Position papers should address either previous work or future planned work in the scope of integrating everyday objects in immersive virtual experiences. Each participant will have 5 minutes for an oral presentation of their work.

Position papers will be reviewed by the workshop organizers. Participants will be selected according to the suitability of their research to contribute to the workshop outcome or the relevance of their workshop position paper. Upon acceptance, at least one author of each accepted paper must attend the workshop. All participants must register for both the workshop and for at least one day of the conference.