[OSGeo-Discuss] Inviting EoIs from AR application developers, handset manufacturers and geospatial industry for Ordnance Survey's Think Tank on "Augmented Reality" - 27 April 2010 (Tuesday), University of Nottingham

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Tue Feb 9 03:30:30 PST 2010

Dear Colleagues,

The Ordnance Survey has awarded a research contract to the Centre of
Geospatial Science (CGS) to investigate future data and data management
developments that might impact on Ordnance Survey's operations and

Please see http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cgs/projects_os.html    for more

In part fulfilment of this contract we are organising a series of Think
Tanks to explore relevant technology developments and to better
understand how these developments might influence and impact on spatial
data capture and usage in the future.

The next Think Tank is to be held on Tuesday 27th April at Nottingham
and will cover the topic of "Research challenges in augmented reality

The Think Tank Meeting will a one-day event with 10 experts drawn from a
mix of AR application developers, handset manufacturers and geospatial
industry professionals working in this area. Selected experts will be
invited to give brief presentations but in each case significant time
will be allocated for discussion and open exploration of likely
developments and potential consequences.  The meeting will operate
according to Chatham House rules.

Interested participants are invited to submit short position paper (max
2 A4 pages) detailing their potential think tank contribution,
expectations, vision and research interest, before 28 Feb 2010 to
Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk  

Travel and accommodation costs of all the selected participants will be
reimbursed. Selection of invited experts will be made by the Ordnance

Think Tank Outcomes

*	Identify key research trends and applications in augmented
reality theme.
*	Identify mid-term (2-3 years) and long-term (5-10 years)
research challenges in augmented reality.
*	Produce report on the Think Tank findings. 

Best wishes,

Suchith Anand

Dr Suchith Anand
Centre for Geospatial Science
The Nottingham Geospatial Building 
University of Nottingham  NG7 2 TU
Tel: (0)115 82 32750

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