NTU College of Engineering Workshop on


Organized by Institute for Media Innovation
Date: 12-13 March 2012
9:00 - 9:30am Guests Registration  
9:30 9:40am Welcome Remarks by Prof Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann
Director, Institute for Media Innovation
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
9:40 9:50am Opening Remarks by Prof Janie Fouke
Dean, College of Engineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
9:50 10:00am Opening Address by Prof Stephen Kevin Smith
Vice President (Research), President's Office, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
10:00 10:45am Prof Nadia Magnenat Thalmann
Institute for Media Innovation
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
10:45 11:15am
Coffee/Tea Break
11:15 11:45am Prof Susanto Rahardja
Institute for Infocomm Research
Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore
11:45 12:30pm Panel Discussion:
Should the Academic Research in New Media be led by the Market Needs or by Fundamental Research?

Prof Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Prof Daniel Cohen-Or,
Prof Franz-Erich Wolter, Prof Susanto Rahardja, Dr Kari Pulli, Prof Shi-Min Hu
12:30 2:30pm
Lunch Break
2:30 3:15pm Prof Daniel Cohen-Or
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Inspiring Modeling
3:15 3:45pm Dr Kari Pulli
NVIDIA, United States
3:45 4:15pm Ms Christina Gee
Nanyang Innovation and Enterprise Office
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Mr Lai Yoke Yong
Nanyang Technological University Ventures, Singapore
Technology Disclosure and Patent-Filing Process

Incubation and Funding Opportunity
4:15 4:45pm
Coffee/Tea Break
4:45 6:30pm
Demos and visit to the IMI Immersive Room

Immersive Room - Assoc Prof Cai Yiyu, Prof Daniel Thalmann, Asst Prof Ina Conradi;
Interactive Quiz - Prof Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann;
3D Virtual Try On & Fashionizer - Prof Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann;
Room-based Telepresence Project Demo - Assoc Prof Cham Tat Jen, Prof Henry Fuchs;
Autonomous Virtual Human for Telepresence - Prof Nadia M-Thalmann, Asst Prof Yuan Junsong;
Mobile Animatronic Avatar for Telepresence - Assoc Prof Chen I-Ming; Prof Henry Fuchs, Research Prof Greg Welch;
System for Next-Generation Tele-Conference - Asst Prof Yuan Junsong, Prof Markus Gross;
9:30 10:15am Dr Jos Stam
Autodesk, Canada
10:15 10:45am Prof Shi-Min Hu
Tsinghua University, China
10:45 11:15am
Coffee/Tea Break
11:15 11:45am Asst Prof Martin Constable
School of Art, Design and Media
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
11:45 12:15pm Asst Prof Jung Younbo
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
12:15 1:30pm
Lunch Break
1:30 2:00pm Assoc Prof Kim HyungSeok
Konkuk University, Korea
2:00 2:30pm Assoc Prof Wu Ying
Northwestern University, United States
2:30 3:00pm Prof Franz-Erich Wolter
Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany
3:00 3:30pm
Coffee/Tea Break
3:30 4:00pm Prof Enhua Wu
Academia Sinica, Beijing
University of Macau, China
4:00 4:45pm Panel Discussion:
Is quality of life better with New Media? What will be next?

Prof Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Dr Jos Stam, Assoc Prof Kim Hyung Seok,
Prof Wu Ying, Prof Enhua Wu, Asst Prof Martin Constable, Dr Brian Foster Allen
4:45 5:00pm
Closing Session