Oct. 24 - 27, 2016, Sydney, Australia

CDVE2016 keynote speech

Ttile: Innovating with Wearable Sensors, AR, and Natural UI
Abstract: In this talk, Professor Leila will provide an overview of her work in the area of designing novel business solutions that use wearable, augmented/mixed reality and natural user interaction technologies . The talk will focus on how to create  novel ways of collaborating , learning  and  working  using mobile, wearable  sensing and AR/VR/MR technologies.

The use of  mobile and wearable computing in conjunction with AR and NUI offer innovative and compelling new forms of collaboration with promising strong uptake by industry.

CDVE2016 keynote speaker

Keynote Our keynote speaker this year is Professor Dr. Leila Alem.Professor Leila Alem is a Principal Consultant at ThoughtWorks, specialist in AR & VR, Wearable computing and Natural User Interfaces  for innovation in business.
She has an established international profile in Human Computer Interaction with a special interest in enhancing user experiences through novel ways of working together , learning  and engaging with digital content using mobile, wearable  sensing and AR/VR/MR

technologies. She awarded the 2013 NSW State Innovation Award in R&D and was a finalist for the 2015 Women in Tech Outstanding Achievement award.
Prof. Dr. Leila is an Adjunct professor at the UTS faculty of engineering and information technology and was a principal research scientist at the CSIRO Digital Productivity and Services for over 23 years. Her formal training is in artificial intelligence and cognitive psychology. Over the past two decades of her career she has designed, evaluated and delivered ICT solutions and services for industries such as aviation, mining, manufacturing and health.

Technical Sponsor

IEEE SMC Visual Analytics and
                                Communication Technical Committee

Supporting Journals

Journal of Concurrent Engineering


University of Tasmania

University of Technology, Sydney
University of Technology, Sydney

University of Balearic Islands

Institut für Rechnergestützte Ingenieursysteme

Information Visutalization Society


Interact Design