IMMERSIVE ITALY and 6th European Immersive Education Summit (EiED 2016) : Padova Italy June 21 to 23 : Immersive Education Initiative
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IMMERSIVE ITALY + EiED 2016 MAPS AND ACCOMMODATIONS

HOST STREET ADDRESS AND MAPS

DAY 1 (June 21): IMMERSIVE ITALY and EiED 2016 open in the afternoon at Università degli Studi di Padova (University of Padua) with a opening series of talks, presentations and the instructional portion of the "VR in Venice" hands-on Virtual Reality workshop. Afterwards we will travel together (as a group) to Venice by train where we will create our own VR scenes on the canals of Venice (putting into practice the VR skills taught in the workshop). After the gondola rides we will socialize over dinner in Venice, and then travel back to Padova (Padua) together.

DAY 2 and DAY 3 (June 22 and June 23): The remainder of the conference occurs in the San Gaetano, the cultural center of Padova, which is a short 7 to 10 minute walk from the university.

Università degli Studi di Padova (University of Padua)
Palazzo Bo - Aula Nievo
via 8 Febbraio 1848, 2
35122 - Padova (PD)
Italia

Telephone: +39 049 827 5111
Website: http://www.unipd.it

Plan your visit: View on Google Maps.


Centro civico d'arte e cultura Altinate / San Gaetano
Centro Altinate - San Gaetano
via Altinate, 71
35121 Padova (PD)
Italia

Telephone: +39 049 820 4715
Website: http://www.altinatesangaetano.it

Plan your visit: View on Google Maps.

HOTELS AND SHORT TERM RENTALS

Please note that hotel rates typically increase as the date to the event approaches. Book your hotel as far in advance as possible for the best rates.

There is no official hotel, allowing attendees to select accomodations that best fit their personal intersets and budget. A list of hotels and accomodations is available in PDF format below.

Hotel Discount: In order to receive the special conference rates (prices) that appear on the list below you must inform your hotel that you that you are attending the Immersive Italy conference at the Università degli Studi di Padova (the University of Padua).


Short-term rentals: Depending on how long you plan visit there are a number of short-term rentals that often cost less than hotels. Both http://airbnb.com and http://vrbo.com offer short-term rentals.



About the Immersive Education Initiative

The Immersive Education Initiative is a non-profit international collaboration of educational institutions, research institutes, museums, consortia and companies. The Initiative was established in 2005 with the mission to define and develop standards, best practices, technology platforms, training and education programs, and communities of support for virtual worlds, Virtual Reality, augmented and mixed reality, simulations, game-based learning and training systems, immersive teaching and immersive learning systems, and fully immersive environments such as caves and domes.

Thousands of faculty, researchers, staff and administrators are members of the Immersive Education Initiative, who together service millions of academic and corporate learners worldwide.

Chapters support the rapid and continued growth of Immersive Education throughout the world, and constitute the geographically distributed structure of the organization through which regional and local members are supported and enriched. Chapters organize officially sanctioned Summits, Days, workshops, collaborations, seminars, lectures, forums, meetings, public service events and activities, technical groups, technical work items, research, and related activities.

About Immersive Education Summits

Immersive Education (iED) Summits are official Immersive Education Initiative conferences organized for educators, researchers, administrators, business leaders and the general public. iED Summits consist of presentations, panel discussions, break-out sessions, demos and workshops that provide attendees with an in-depth overview of immersion and the technologies that enable immersion. iED Summits feature new and emerging virtual worlds, game-based learning and training systems, simulations, mixed/augmented reality, fully immersive environments, immersive learning and training platforms, cutting-edge research from around the world, and related tools, techniques, technologies, standards and best practices.

Speakers at iED Summits have included faculty, researchers, staff, administrators and professionals from Boston College, Harvard University (Harvard Graduate School of Education, Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, and Harvard Kennedy School of Government), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MIT Media Lab, The Smithsonian Institution, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Federation of American Scientists (FAS), United States Department of Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), United States Department of the Interior (DOI) National Park Service, Temple University, Rice University, Stanford University, Internet 2, Cornell University, Loyola Marymount University, Southeast Kansas Education Service Center, Kauffman Foundation, Amherst College, Boston Library Consortium, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Stratasys Ltd., Duke University, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Turner Broadcasting, Open Wonderland Foundation, Gates Planetarium, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, University of Maryland College Park, UCLA, USC, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Halliburton Company, Oracle, Computerworld, The MOFET Institute (Israel), Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Israel), Keio University (Japan), Chukyo TV Broadcasting Company (Japan), Nikko Telecommunications Company (Japan), National University of Singapore (NUS), Open University (UK), University of Glasgow (UK), Coventry University (UK), University of St Andrews (UK), Giunti Labs (Italy) and European Learning Industry Group, University of Barcelona (Spain), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), University of Oulu (Finland), Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (EnsAD; France), Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (Israel), Graz University of Technology (Austria), University of West of Scotland (UK), University of Essex (UK), Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), University of Vienna (Austria), Government of New South Wales (Australia), Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem (Hungary), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS; Brazil), Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (India), and many more world-class organizations.

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PAST IMMERSIVE EDUCATION SUMMITS

iED 2013 SUMMIT KEYNOTE : CYNTHIA BREAZEAL, MIT iED 2013 SUMMIT KEYNOTE : MELISSA CARRILLO, SMITHSONIAN iED 2013 SUMMIT KEYNOTE : MITCHEL RESNICK, MIT

ARCHIVES: iED 2013 Keynote Speakers. Open the iED 2013 Program and Schedule of Events in New Window

 

iED 2012 BOSTON SUMMIT KEYNOTE : CHRIS DEDE, HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION iED 2012 BOSTON SUMMIT KEYNOTE : DIANE JASS KETELHUT, NIVERSITY OF MARYLAND iED 2012 BOSTON SUMMIT KEYNOTE : VICTOR CALLAGHAN, UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX

ARCHIVES: iED 2012 Keynotes. Open the iED 2012 Program and Schedule of Events in New Window


iED Europe 2014 (Vienna): overview and programme (program), proceedings
iED Europe 2013 (London): proceedings
iED 2013 (Boston): keynotes, program and schedule of events, proceedings
iED Europe 2012 (Paris): announcement, proceedings
iED 2012 (Boston): program and schedule of events, keynotes, Harvard keynote, proceedings
iED Europe 2011 (Madrid): announcement, proceedings
iED 2011 (Boston): program, special sessions (FAM: full, augmented, mixed reality), NASA keynote
iED 2010 (Boston): program, announcement and outcomes
iED 2009 (London): program and announcement
iED 2008 (Boston): program, announcement and outcomes

iED SOUTH AMERICA (Columbia, 2008): announcement
iED ASIA (Japan, 2008): announcement
iED Day at HARVARD UNIVERSITY (2007): announcement

Enabling the Age of Immersive Education (Boston, 2005): keynote presentation and announcement

see also: Immersive Education Initiative conferences and events and iED news, videos, papers and presentation archives.

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