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ARea16 - Augmented Reality for Business and Productivity - June 8, 2016, Espoo

Call for presentations (closed)

ARea16 invites proposals for 15 – 20 minute presentations to be given at the event.

The topics cover basically all aspects of Augmented and Mixed Reality, also including Virtual Reality applications at real world locations, enabling technologies, wearables, and emerging application areas such as Industrial Internet.

Please submit a max. 500 word abstract of your presentation to by April 15, 2016. Notification of accepted presentations is given by May 1, 2016.

The abstracts and presentation slides will be published on the ARea16 web pages. Previous publication elsewhere does not prevent presenting at ARea16.

The presentations are divided in two sessions, with the following themes:

"Industry and Technology"

Recent research on industrial AR applications and enabling technology. See topics below.

"Engaging People"

Recent research on public AR applications, content and users. See topics below.


The presentation topics may include e.g.:

  • Advertising, retail, consumers
  • Education and infotainment
  • Entertainment and games
  • Culture and learning
  • Medical and health
  • Cities and citizens
  • Building and construction
  • Industrial production and planning
  • Facility management and maintenance
  • Automotive and navigation
  • Tracking technology
  • 3D reconstruction
  • Display technologies
  • Sensors and wearables
  • Rendering technology
  • Content creation and services
  • Interaction methods, user interfaces
  • User requirements, usability and acceptance
  • AR system architectures
  • AR as interface to IoT
  • Business cases and analysis

… broadly on any topics of Augmented and Mixed Reality, bridging the user's perception of the digital and virtual worlds.

Call for expo & demos

We invite you to bring your best AR exhibition materials and demos to ARea16!

Expo & demos run during coffee breaks and lunches throughout the event. The expo & demos are presented on stands in the Innopoli lobby and meeting rooms next to the Auditorium.

Please submit a max 200 word expo / demo proposal to by April 15, 2016. Notification of accepted proposals is given by May 1, 2016.

Call for companies & start-ups

We warmly welcome Finnish companies in the AR business, both in sales, development or as users, give a presentation of themselves at ARea16. We look forward to hearing both established companies tell their story, as well as start-ups with their pitches.

We hope to have a wide coverage of the AR ecosystem in Finland, including service providers, technology developers, hardware companies, application developers, ad agencies, system integrators, content providers, and companies exploiting AR in their business.

Please submit a max. 500 word description of your enterprise to by April 15, 2016. Notification of accepted presentations is given by May 1, 2016.

See also Call for Expo & demos.