Organization

Co-organized by

The Interactive Media Institute and the Virtual Reality Medical Institute

Conference Chairs

Brenda K. Wiederhold, Ph.D., MBA, BCB, BCN
Interactive Media Institute
Virtual Reality Medical Institute

Giuseppe Riva, Ph.D.
Istituto Auxologico Italiano

Mark D. Wiederhold,  M.D., Ph.D., FACP
Virtual Reality Medical Center

Scientific Committee Chairs

Stéphane Bouchard, Ph.D.
Université du Québec en Outaoais

Willem-Paul Brinkman, Ph.D.
Delft University of Technology

José Gutierrez Maldonado, Ph.D.
University of Barcelona

Website Chair

Pedro Gamito, Ph.D.
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias

Scientific Committee

Mariano Alcañiz, Ph.D.
Universidad Politecnica Research Center

Nathan M. Appel, Ph.D.
National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

Rosa M. Baños, Ph.D.
University of Valencia

Evangelos Bekiaris, Ph.D.
Center of Research and Technology Hellas

Cristina Botella, Ph.D.
Universitat Jaume I

Anthony L. Brooks, Ph.D.
Aalborg University Esbjerg

Carl Castro, Ph.D
University of Southern California

Kreshmir Cosic, Ph.D.
University of Zagreb

Danilo De Rossi, Eng.
University of Pisa

Andreas Dunser, Ph.D.
University of Canterbury, HITLabNZ

Georgios Floros MD
Hellenic Association for the Study of Internet Addiction Disorder

Chris Fullwood, Ph.D.
University of Wolverhampton

Andrea Gaggioli, Ph.D.
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano

Luciano Gamberini, Ph.D.
University of Padova

Pedro Gamito, Ph.D.
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologicas

Walter Greenleaf, Ph.D.
Pear Therapeutics

Rosanna Guadagno Ph.D.
University of Texas at Dallas

Christoph Guger, Ph.D.
Guger Technologies

Jose Gutierrez-Maldonado, Ph.D.
University of Barcelona

Hunter Hoffman, Ph.D.
University of Washington

Sun I. Kim, Ph.D.
Hanyang University

Grainne Kirwan, Ph.D.
Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology

Jang-Han Lee, Ph.D.
Chung-Ang University

Fabrizia Mantovani, Ph.D.
Universita Milano Bicocca

Elvis Mazzoni, Ph.D.
University of Bologna

Giovanni la Pioggia, Ph.D.
National Research Council, Italy

Sinisa Popovic, Ph.D.
University of Zagreb

Michael Roy, Ph.D., MPH
Division of Military Internal Medicine

Richard M. Satava MD, FACS
University of Washington

Jason Skues, Ph.D.
Swinburne University of Technology

Anna Spagnolli, Ph.D.
University of Padova

Melba Stetz, Ph.D.
Tripler Army Medical Center

Stefan Stieger, Ph.D
University of Konstanz

Ioannis Tarnanas, Ph.D.
Kozani University CATLab

Dave Thomas, Ph.D.
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Eric Vermetten, Ph.D.
University Medical Center

David Walshe, Ph.D
University College Cork

Dave Warner, M.D., Ph.D
MindTel

Chris Wasden, EdD
University of Utah

Mark D. Wiederhold, M.D., Ph.D., FACP
Virtual Reality Medical Center

Dennis Patrick Wood, Ph.D., ABPP, CAPT MSC USN -retired
Virtual Reality Medical Center