Conference Overview

12-14 May 2021 | Virtual Event

Technological integration of smart interactive devices, immersive technologies, and AI machine learning algorithms are the future of propelling Intelligent Reality (IR). Utilizing innovative technology such as sensors, immersive computing, and AI machine learning, can provide a real-time decision-making user experience with analytics capability within the immersive space. This conference will explore real-time analytics capability by integrating and deploying AI machine learning into an immersive (VR, AR, MR, and XR) space. It provides a forum to encourage exchanging ideas with leading researchers, industry professionals, and standards experts in this intersection. Learn more


We invite researchers and industries to submit their work on integrating AI machine learning into immersive environments. Areas of interest include but are not limited to the following:

  • Intelligent Reality Science and Foundations
  • Intelligent Reality Technology and Infrastructure
  • Hardware, Acceleration, Devices for Intelligent Reality
  • Intelligent Reality Applications
  • Intelligent Reality Services
  • Intelligent Reality Management
  • Social Connection and Concerns
  • Security, Ethics, Privacy, and Trust

Access the Call for Papers


Organizing Committee

  • General Chair: Wo Chang, NIST, US
  • Organization Chair: Sin-Kuen Hawkins, IEEE, US
  • Technical Chair: Kyoungro Yoo, Konkuk University, Korea
  • Competition Chair:
    • Louis Nisiotis (Chair), University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus
    • Sang Kyun Kim (Co-Chair), Myoungil University, Korea
  • Publication Chair: Elizabeth Chang, University of Maryland, US

Important Dates

Technical Papers

  • Dec 1, 2020: Paper submission open
  • Mar 1, 2021: Paper submission deadline
  • Mar 29, 2021: Notification of paper acceptance
  • Apr 12, 2021: Camera-ready version deadline
  • May 12-14, 2021: ICIR conference

Applications Competition

  • Dec 1, 2020: Submission open for application
  • Feb 1, 2021: Due date for application
  • Feb 5, 2021: Notification of acceptance
  • Apr 12, 2021: Due date to submit code and data (if any) for evaluation
  • May 7, 2021: Notification of evaluation result
  • May 14, 2021: Award during ICIR closing ceremony


Application Competition for Intelligent Reality (ACIR)

Interested developers and college students please submit this Application Form.

For more information, visit the Competition page.

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