2nd Technical Workshop

Facebook Reality Labs
Facebook Reality Labs

To be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 outbreak!

The second VRACE Technical workshop will take place at Redmond, WA, organised by Facebook Reality Labs. Dates to be rescheduled!

Provisional Agenda:

  • 2:00pm: Arrival and check-in
  • 2:15pm: Introductory Presentation
  • 2:30pm ESR presentations 15 mins each; ESRs 1,2,3,12 (WP1)
  • 3:30pm Coffee break
  • 4:00pm ESR presentations 15 mins each; ESRs 7,8,13,14 (WP2)
  • 5:00pm: Casual Mixer onsite (catered: drinks & appetizers)
  • 8:00am: Breakfast
  • 9:30am: ESR presentations 15 mins each; ESRs 4,9,11,15 (WP3)
  • 10:30am Coffee break
  • 11:00am: ESR presentations 15 mins each; ESRs 5,6,10 (WP4)
  • 12:00pm: Lunch
  • 1:00pm: FRL Presentations (30 min each)
    • Pablo F. Hoffmann: Binaural technology, dynamic headphone EQ, hearthru
    • Paul Calamia: Room acoustics overview
    • Carl Schissler: Dynamic sound propagation
  • 2:30pm Break
  • 3:00pm FRL Presentations (30 min each)
    • Owen Brimijoin: HRTF feature weighting
    • Vladimir Tourbabin: Mic array processing
    • Vamsi Krishna Ithapu: ML and CV for Audio technologies
    • Sebastià V. Amengual Garí: ITN → Employment. Soft skills, Career development
  • 5:00pm: Offsite Dinner
  • 8:00am: Breakfast
  • 9:30am: Morning tours/demos/brainstorming session – *General assembly*
    • Origin/Cones of Silence
    • Quest demo
    • Anechoic Chamber Tour – Samuel Clapp
  • 12:00pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm: Offsite tours: Microsoft Research
  • 5:00pm: Offsite Dinner 
  • Additional visits to content production studios, Boeing, UW Reality Labs (to be arranged)
  • Team building workshop for ESRs