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Social Events Time Schedule
Industry / Lab Tour Sunday, March 26, 2023
Student Recruitment Sunday, March 26, 2023
Industry Forum Monday, March 27, 2023 – Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Reception: Cruise on The Huangpu River Monday, March 27, 2023
Banquet at Shangri-La Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Online Activities Monday, March 27, 2023 – Tuesday, March 28, 2023
One-day Tour in Shanghai Thurday, March 30, 2023

Industry/Lab Tour

School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University

At the SIST of ShanghaiTech University, participants can visit the MARS Lab (Multidisciplinary Artificial Reality Studio) and experience a series of VR/AR research facilities. MARS Lab will highlight leading-edge VR and visualization research through various top-tier light-field stages and captured domes for physically-based 4D asset reproduction. It will also demonstrate a series of fascinating applications, i.e., the digital twins for smart cities, hyper-real human generation, VR/AR experiences of dynamic neural radiance fields, immersive holographic interactions, etc.

industry/lab tour

Student Recruitment

This event aims to facilitate student employment and enterprise recruitment through various options, such as communication and integration across enterprises and on-site networking, which provides an excellent platform for students and high-quality employees for companies.

Industry Forum

This two-day industry forum aims to explore and discuss the latest advancements regarding the metaverse in industries such as production, education, intelligent manufacturing, and cultural tourism. During the event, presenters and panelists will provide and exchange information on key technologies and business innovations related to the development of the metaverse, such as its ecology, supporting technologies, end-use applications, economic systems, development, and evolution. At the same time, we will showcase metaverse-related technologies, products, and applications and present the results of cooperation in metaverse industry ecology to promote the initial transition of the metaverse industry jointly.

Reception: Cruise on The Huangpu River

The welcome reception of the IEEE VR Conference will be arranged on a Chinese-style cruise ship on the Huangpu River, with a virtual scene of the Bund on the 3D online platform, and a live broadcast of the entire tour to experience the stunning night view of both sides of the river in a simultaneous virtual and real space. At the reception, attendees can meet academic experts and research partners with similar interests, discuss cutting-edge technology topics, and find opportunities for cooperation.

Reception Cruise Guidebook

Huangpu River

Banquet at Shangri-La

We will host a banquet for all in-person attendees at the Shangri-La Hotel. The banquet will offer a unique experience of traditional Chinese cuisine. During the banquet, we will have a VGTC award announcement and a banquet keynote, where attendees can share in honor of academic achievement and discuss the past, present, and future of VR technology.

Online Activities

The conference will adopt a hybrid mode, combining online and on-site participation. Those who cannot attend the events in person will be able to interact via a dedicated Slack channel and a Zoom broadcasting of a virtual travel to Shanghai Jiao Tong University to celebrate the anniversary of the IEEE VR Conference. We will provide further details about online participation in advance of the conference.

One-day Tour in Shanghai

Participants can join in a one-day exploration of Shanghai, which will take them to some of the city's most iconic sights, including Yuyuan Garden, the Oriental Pearl Radio and Television Tower, and the Shanghai Municipal History Museum.


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Code of Conduct

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