Invited Talks and Keynotes

Overview talk - Autonomous Virtual Humans and Social Robots in Telepresence
2014 IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2014)
22 September 2014
Jakarta, Indonesia

Invited talk - The digital Patient : from the modelling to the simulation of patient specific articulations
31st Computer Graphics International (CGI 2014)
11 June 2014
Sydney, Australia

Invited talk - New trends in 3D Telepresence: BeingThere through Social Robots and Virtual Humans
International Symposium on Human-centered Interaction for Coexistence
16 May 2014
CHIC FORUM 2014, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Invited talk - Past, Present and Future of Immersive Telepresence : Case studies with “Anyone for Tennis” and the BeingThere Centre
ADSC/I2R Workshop on Immersive Telepresence and Adaptive Streaming
18 March 2014
A*Star Institute for Infocomm Research, Fusionopolis, Singapore

Invited talk - Human Anatomy
The 2nd EMBO Conference on Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI 2014)
7 March 2014
Heidelberg, Germany

Invited talk - Predicting Hip Deformations Through Computer Modeling and Simulation
American Association for the Advancement of Science - AAAS 2014 Annual Meeting
14 February 2014
Chicago, USA

Keynote - Cloth Simulation, Virtual Try On and Fashion Show
14 October 2013
Xiamen University, China

Invited talk - Interacting with Virtual Characters and Social Robots
Virtual Humans and Cognitive Modeling Workshop
26 April 2013
Institute for Media Innovation, Singapore

Invited talk - Interacting with Social Robots and Virtual Humans
Workshop on 3D Displays and Related Technologies
4 February 2013
Nanyang Executive Centre Auditorium, NTU, Singapore

Keynote - Cultural Heritage in Fashion: Preserving Ancient Dresses through 3D Simulation
International Conference on Cultural Heritage, EUROMED2012
29 October – 3 November 2012
Lemesos, Cyprus

Invited talk - Modelling Multiscale Human: A Marie Curie European Project
International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications WASA2012
27 November 2012

Keynote - Virtual Humans & Social Robots
iKNOW: Advancement in Innovation and Technology
24 November 2012
Manila, Philippines

Invited talk - Visualization of 3D Garments : Problems and Solutions
Computational Visual Media Conference, Tsinghua University
8-10 November 2012
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Invited talk - The 3D Patient: A Study of the Lower Leg
Workshop on 3D Virtual Patients
5 November 2012
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Invited talk - The 3D Virtual Patient
Graduate School of Computer Technology, KAIST
1 November 2012

Invited talk - Digital Atlases of The Human Body
Festival Della Scienza Bellezza
26 October 2012
Genova, Italy

Invited talk - Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Marie Curie Actions shaping the European Research and Innovation Landscape
3-4 July 2012
Flagey Theatre, Brussels, Belgium

Keynote - The Physiological Virtual Human
Graphics Interface 2012
28-30 May 2012
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Invited talk - Defining Personality, Mood and Emotions for Social Robots
CoE Seminar Series on New Media
22 May 2012
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Invited talk - Virtual Try On : An Application that Needs GPU Acceleration
Workshop on Focusing HPC Applications Using Accelerator Technologies
7 May 2012
Fusionopolis, Singapore

Invited talk - The Physiological Human: A Challenge for the 21st Century
Workshop on Interactive Digital Media
12-13 March 2012
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Invited talk - Video Capturing for Medical Applications
International Symposium Human Body Motion Analysis with Motion Capture
21 January 2012
Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Invited talk- Next Generation of Virtual Humans and Social Robots
University of North Carolina
18 November 2011
Chapel Hill, United States

Keynote - Virtual Humans and Social Robots: Our Upcoming Partners
13th Annual Frontiers in Research Lectures
15 November 2011
University of Ottawa, Canada

Keynote -The Making of 3D Garments and Virtual Try On
CIDE'2011 Conference
6-8 November 2011
Hangzhou, China

Keynote - Modelling and Simulating Our Own Avatars to be Part of Virtual Groups and Crowds
Current Trends in Information Technology, CITT Conference
26-27 October 2011
Dubai, United emirates

Keynote -Autonomous Virtual Human as Substitute in 3D Video Telepresence
World Conference on Innovation and Software Development
2-3 September 2011
Istanbul, Turkey

Keynote - Virtual Humans
Future Internet Assembly, FIA 2011
18 May 2011
Hotel Intercontinental Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

Keynote - Haptic Interaction of Hair and Textiles
International Symposium on Virtual Reality Innovation, ISVRI 2011
19 March 2011
SUNTEC Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Center, Singapore

Tutorial - Virtual Humans in Virtual Reality
15 March 2011
SUNTEC Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Center, Singapore

Invited Talk - Creating Aome Awareness in Virtual Humans and Social Robots
27 October 2010
Level 4, WKWSCI Conference Room, 31 Nanyang Link, Singapore

Keynote - A Comprehensive Methodology to Visualize Articulations for the Physiological Human
Cyberworlds 2010
20 October 2010
Nanyang Executive Centre, NTU, Singapore

Keynote - Interacting with Virtual Characters and Social Robots: What is Missing? What is Next?
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo, ICME 2010
21 July 2010
Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Lecture - Social Robots
16 July 2010
Interactive & Digital Media Institute 21, Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Level 2, Singapore

Keynote - 3D Web Interaction of Modeling 3D Garments
Computer-Aided Design, CAD 2010
21 June 2010
Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Invited Talk - Nicograph International 2010
Simulating Virtual Humans: Past, Present, Future

19 June 2010
Furama RiverFront Hotel, Singapore

Keynote - From Scanned Data Towards Individual Simulation of Anatomy-Based Hip Motion
IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, Melecon 2010
27 April 2010
Valletta, Malta

Lecture - Towards Believable Interactive Serious Games
1 March 2010
National Institute of Education, #7-01, Lecture Theatre 3, Singapore

Seminar - Physics-based Simulation of Clothes, Hair and Soft Tissues
19 January 2010
Hilbert Space, PAP-02-02, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Keynote - Modelling Socially Intelligent Virtual Humans
Virtual-Reality Continum and its Applications in Industry, VRCAI 2009
14 December 2009
Yokohama, Japan

Keynote - Towards truly User-Centric Convergence of Multimedia
User Centric Media, UcMedia 2009
9 December 2009
Venice, Italy

Keynote - Emotional Humans and Social Robots for Interactive Games Applications
International Workshop on Motion in Games, MIG 2009
22 November 2009
Zeist, The Netherlands

Keynote - Hair, Cloth and Soft Tissues: The Influence of Mechanical Properties on the Real-time Dynamics of Deformable Objects
5 November 2009
Karlsruhe, Germany

Keynote - Virtual Humans in Serious Games
Cyberworlds 2009
7 September 2009
University of Bradford, UK

Keynote - Physical Behavior of Deformable Hair and Clothes: What is Common?
Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics, CAD 2009
19 August 2009
Zeist, The Netherlands