22-24 July 2016, Anaheim, California, USA

Web3D 2016 Conference Program will bring its signature top-quality Papers, Tutorials, Workshops, Panel Session and Showcase all into one action-packed weekend. From web publishing and 3D printing of content from CAD to cultural heritage, medical, geospatial data and virtual reality, join us as we build the next web!


FRIDAY Meeting at: Sheraton Park Hotel
Web3D Consortium Open meeting – Sponsored by the Web3D Consortium – Registration not required

Friday, JULY 22nd Web3D Consortium Open Meeting – Open to All Comments
09:00 – 12:00 Web3D Consortium CAD Working Group discussions
Applications of X3D to 3D Printing and Scanning: requirements and proposals for extensions to X3D to enable further adoption of X3D to these technologies.
Open for All!
Please confirm your attendance
at the Friday Web3D Consortium open meeting at online registration
12:00 – 13:00 Break
13:00 – 14:00 Web3D Consortium Member X3D Use Case
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
14:00 – 15:00 Web3D Consortium Medical Working Group discussions
Medical visualization overlap with 3D Printing and 3D Scanning (H-Anim Models, Body Scanners, Printing Prostheses, Metadata)
15:00 – 17:00 Web3D Consortium Open Town Hall Meeting
Member Meeting. Consortium standards: current progress, X3D Version 4

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Meetings at: Hilton Anaheim

Saturday, July 23rd Track 1 (Room: El Capitan AB) Track 2 (Room: Avila AB) Comments
8:00 – 8:30 Registration Posters (Room: Malibu)
8:45 – 9:00 WELCOME
9:00 – 10:30
Content and Streaming Formats
glTF Streaming from 3D Repo to X3DOM

Timothy Scully, Sebastian Friston, Carmen Fan, Jozef Doboš, Anthony Steed

The Basic Building Blocks of Declarative 3D on the Web

Stefan Lemme, Jan Sutter, Christian Schlinkmann, Philipp Slusallek

A JSON Encoding for X3D

Roy Walmsley, Donald Brutzman, John Carlson

Dynamic 2.5D Treemaps using Declarative 3D on the Web

Daniel Limberger, Willy Scheibel, Stefan Lemme, Jürgen Döllner

Connecting VT RDF Resources to x3dom
Manuel Olbrich
Creating Online Games with Web-Enabled 3D Engines
Speakers: Christoph Müller and Tobias A. Franke
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30
Interactive 3D Applications
Virtual Training of Fire Wardens Through Immersive 3D Environments

Helen V. Diez, Sara García, Andoni Mujika, Aitor Moreno, David Oyarzun

Interactive Gaze Driven Animation of the Eye Region

Debanga R. Neog, João L. Cardoso, Anurag Ranjan, Dinesh K. Pai

Requirement templates for distributed 3D graphics

Marc Petit

Hybrid Avatars ― Enabling co‑Presence in Multiple Realities

Timo Koskela, Matti Pouke, Paula Alavesa, Hannu Kukka, Minna Pakanen, Toni Alatalo, Timo Ojala

3DEvent: A Framework Using Event‑Sourcing Approach For 3D Web‑Based Collaborative Design in P2P
Caroline Desprat, Jean‑Pierre Jessel, Hervé Luga
Mixed and Augmented Reality Commonality

Speakers: Don Brutzman, Dick Puk, Anita Havele, Gerry Kim

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Please confirm meal choices at online registration
13:30 – 14:30
Keynote Speaker
Mark Mine, Creative Technology Studio Executive at Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development
14:30 – 16:00
3D Urban Modeling
Social Street View: Blending Immersive Street Views with Geo‑tagged Social Media

Ruofei Du, Amitabh Varshney

Open3D: Crowd‑Sourced Distributed Curation of City Models

Zhihan Lu, Paul Guerrero, Niloy J. Mitra, Anthony Steed

VirtualOulu: Collaborative, Immersive and Extensible 3D City Model on the Web

Toni Alatalo, Timo Koskela, Matti Pouke, Paula Alavesa, Timo Ojala

Realtime Projective Multi‑Texturing of Pointclouds and Meshes for a Realistic Street‑View Web Navigation

Alexandre Devaux, Mathieu Brédif

Using glTF for streaming CityGML 3D City Models
Arne Schilling, Jannes Bolling, Claus Nagel

Using X3D: Workflows, Integration and Tool Support

Speakers: Don Brutzman, Vince Marchetti and Roy Walmsley

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00
Rendering and AR/VR Applications
A framework for server side rendering using OGC's 3D Portrayal Service

Ralf Gutbell, Lars Pandikow, Volker Coors, Yasmina Kammeyer

A unified GLTF/X3D extension to bring Physically‑Based Rendering to the Web

Timo Sturm, Miguel Sousa, Maik Thöner, Max Limper

Optimized Screen‑Space Ambient Occlusion in Mobile Devices

Marc Sunet, Pere‑Pau Vazquez

Informational Components for Mixed and Augmented Reality Content

Gerard J. Kim, Sangyong Lee, Gun Lee

Web 3D Indoor Authoring and VR Exploration via Texture Baking Service
Federico Spini, Enrico Marino, Michele D'Antimi, Edoardo Carra, Alberto Paoluzzi
The Open Cesium 3D Tiles Specification Bringing Massive Geospatial 3D Scenes to the Web

Speakers: Patrick Cozzi and Sean Lilley

18:30 – 20:30 Reception at the Hilton – Room Palisades Please confirm reception attendance at online registration


Sunday, JULY 24th Track 1 (Room: El Capitan AB) Track 2 (Room: Avila AB) Comments
9:00 – 10:30
Video and Display
Webizing 3D contents for super multiview autostereoscopic displays with varying display profiles

Daeil Seo, Byounghyun Yoo, Jonghyun Choi, Heedong Ko

Video Fields: Fusing Multiple Surveillance Videos into a Dynamic Virtual Environment

Ruofei Du, Sujal Bista, Amitabh Varshney

Poster Fast Forward
Application of 3D Technologies in Medicine

Speakers: Matthew Bramlet, Lela DiMonte, Meghan Coakley

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30
Immersive 3D, Panoramas and 360° Video on the Web
Speakers: Leonard Daly, Tomasz Bednarz, June Kim and Kirill Dmitrenko
Image Segmentation and Visualization Tools
Speakers: Chris Lane, Nicholas Polys and David Oyarzun
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch – Sponsor Talk

glTF – it’s like JPEG – but for 3D!
Neil Trevett, Khronos
13:30 – 15:00
Intuitive API Design for 3D Web Frameworks
Speakers: Tarek Sherif and Maik Thöner
Industrial Use Cases
Building Information Modelling in UK on the Web : 3D Repo

Jozef Dobos, Sebastian Friston, 3D Repo, UK

ISO 10303 – STEP standards, linking product definition, management and visualization in the value chain

Jean Brange, AFNET, Project leader of ISO 10303-242 edition 2

EDF City Platform

Marc Petit, EDF Lab

15:00 – 16:00
The Future of VR Web

Matt Adcock, Dieter Fellner, Nicholas Polys, Neil Trevett

Moderator: Krzysztof Walczak
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30
Showcase, Awards and Closing
Competition winner announcement