Full Program

TUESDAY, JUNE 30th

PRICE CENTER THEATER

 

9:00am – 9:15am  Welcome – Opening Ceremony

Professor Brenda K Wiederhold, Conference Organizer & Chair

Professor Giuseppe Riva, Conference Chair

 

9:15am – 10:15am SOCIAL NETWORKING SYMPOSIUM

Chair: Louise La Sala

M. Pumper Using A Facebook Group As An Adjunct To A Pilot Mhealth Physical Activity Intervention Study
C. Galimberti Bridging Minds: A Mixed Methodology To Assess Networked Flow
H. Kim Investigating The Mediating Effects Of Personality On The Relationship Between Internet Addiction And Job Satisfaction

 

10:15am – 10:55am Break and Group Photo

 

10:30am – 8:00pm Exhibits Open

 

10:55am – 12:00pm EARLY INNOVATORS SYMPOSIUM

Chair: Professor Jose Gutierrez-Maldonado

D. Campos Testing Concordance Between Traditional Paper-Based Assessment And Computer-Based Assessment For Flying Phobia
F. Gaudioso Explaining Work Exhaustion From A Coping Theory Perspective: Roles Of Techno-Stressors And Technology-Specific Coping Strategies
J. Pla-Sanjuanelo Trait And State Craving As Indicators Of Validity Of VR-Based Software For Binge Eating Treatment
K. Richter Robotic Companions For Older People: A Case Study In The Wild
G. Lee
The Effects of Imitative Execution of Virtual Motor Behavior on Emotional Regulation in Depressive Individuals

 

12:00pm– 1:30pm Lunch break – on your own

 

1:30pm– 2:45pm NEW METHODS AND INSTRUMENTS SYMPOSIUM

Chair: Professor Luciano Gamberini

P. Cipresso Virtual Reality For Artificial Intelligence: Human-Centered Simulation For Social Science
Z. Goepel Virtual Reality’s Core Value For AEC
J. Byrne Inspal: A Novel Immersive Virtual Learning Program
V. Orso A Headworn Augmented Reality Viewer As An Aid Tool In A Urban Environment: Assessing Comfort And User Experience
J.L Mosso Vázquez iPad as Endoscopic Surgical Simulator

 

2:45pm – 4:00pm PTSD SYMPOSIUM

Chair: Dr. Dennis Wood

M. Roy Getsmart: Guided Education And Training Via Smart Phones To Promote Resilience
S. Ozuna Virtual Client: Interactive Dialogue Training For Mental Health Professionals Working With Veteran Populations
R. McLay I Importance Of Virtual Reality To Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy, Study Design Of A Randomized Trial
S. Kruger If You Build It, They Will Come, But What Will Wounded Warriors Experience? Presence In The CAREN

 

4:00pm– 4:30pm Break

 

4:30pm– 5:30pm Keynote Address

Professor Jeremy Bailenson

Stanford University

Transformations of Self in Virtual Reality

 

5:30pm  6:00pm

Break

 

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Cyberarium and Poster Presentations in the Exhibit Area

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

P. Cipresso A Mobile Application For The Assessment Of Unilateral Spatial Neglect
M. Coxon Pain Tolerance and Virtual Reality: Exploring the Effect of Sound
L. Tremblay The Body Image Haptic Virtual Reality Application: Description And Use
G. Riva Positive Technology To Enhance Self-Efficacy In Sport: A Preliminary Blended Intervention
SJ. Kim Web-Based Treatment For Substance Use Disorders And Behavioral Therapy
D. Campos Bacas A Computer-Aided Self-Help Treatment For Flying Phobia: Study Protocol For A Randomized Controlled Trial
H. Choi The Influence of Threat Situation and Expectation on the Weapon Focus Effect in the Virtual Mock-Crime Video
H. Kim The Effect Of Self-Control Level On Smartphone Addiction
M. Lee Attentional Vigilance For Food After Experiencing Thinness Fantasy In Restrained Eaters
J. Shalom Effectiveness Of Exposure To Computerized Social Interaction On A Following FTF Interaction Among The Socially Anxious
K. McMahon The Role Of Impulsivity And Autism In Videogame Addiction
S. Triberti Eng-Age! A research/design protocol for a Mobile App to Engage Elderly in General Practice Consultations

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1st

PRICE CENTER THEATER

 

9:00am – 9:30am Keynote Address

Scaling Healthcare Delivery through Digital Health

Professor Homero Rivas

Stanford University

 

9:30am-6:00pm Exhibits Open

 

9:30am – 10:45am STRESS AND ANXIETY SYMPOSIUM

Chair: Professor Brenda K Wiederhold

S. Bouchard Non-Inferiority Trial For The Efficacy Of Telepsychotherapy For Generalized Anxiety
S. Quero No-Fear Airlines: A Computer-Aided Self-Help Treatment For Flying Phobia
S. Theiler A Pilot Study Using Mindfulness-Guided-Relaxation & Biofeedback To Alleviate Stress In A Group
F. La Paglia Decision Making And Cognitive Behavioral Flexibility In A OCD Sample: A Study In A Virtual Environment

 

10:45am–11:00am 

Break

 

11:00am – 12:15pm OTHER CLINICAL APPLICATIONS SYMPOSIUM

Chair: Professor Andrea Gaggioli

M. Rus-Calafell Confronting Auditory Hallucinations Using Virtual Reality: The Avatar Therapy
S. Stansfield Movement-Based VR Gameplay Therapy For A Child With Cerebral Palsy
S. Cardullo Touch Rehabilitation: A Pilot Study On A New Neuropsychological Interactive Training System
L. Mendoza Teaching-Learning : Stereoscopic 3D Versus Traditional Methods In Mexico City
L. Gamberini Evaluating User Experience of Augmented Reality Eyeglasses


12:15pm– 12:30pm Awards Ceremony
 

12:30pm–1:45pm Lunch Break – on your own

 

1:45pm – 4:30pm SOCIAL NETWORKING AND CYBERBULLYING

Chair: Professor Stephen Theiler

A. Alipan Defining Cyberbullying: A Multiple Perspectives Approach
R. Alexander How To Protect Children From Internet Predators: A Phenomenological Study
G. Mudrak Modeling Aggression And Bullying A Complex Systems Approach
K. Abbondante Teens, Children, And Social Media: Helping Parents Keep Up
L. La Sala Chasing The ‘Like': Adolescent Use Of Social Networking Sites In Australia
K. Buhagiar Reachout.com – An Online Early Intervention Service FacilitatingHelp-Seeking Amongst Young Australians
Y. Guo The Relationship Between Personality, Loneliness And Instant Messaging Use For Recreational Purpose
R. Gilbert The Identity Mapping Project: Demographic Differences In Patterns OfDistributed Identity

4:30pm-5:00pm Break

 

5:00pm – 5:30pm Invited Address

Dr. Dave Warner

A 20-year Retrospective on VR

5:30pm – 6:00pm Anxiety, Stress and Burnout

Professor Brenda K. Wiederhold 

Interactive Media Institute, USA

Virtual Reality Medical Institute, Belgium

THURSDAY, JULY 2nd

PRICE CENTER THEATER

9:00am – 10:45am EATING DISORDERS AND OBESITY SYMPOSIUM

Invited Address:                  Professor Giuseppe Riva

L. Tremblay The Usefulness Of A Haptic Virtual Reality Environment To Predict Anti-Fat Attitudes
J. Gutierrez-Maldonado Virtual Reality To Train Diagnostic Skills In Eating Disorders. Comparison Of Two Low Cost Systems
M. Ferrer-Garcia External Eating As A Predictor Of Cue-Reactivity To Food-Related Virtual Environments
E. Brivio Effect Of Telephone Calls And Text Messages On Goal Attainment In A Ehealth Coaching Service

10:45am – 12:00pm EARLY INNOVATORS SYMPOSIUM

Chair: Professor Willem-Paul Brinkman

N. Fox-Hamilton Language In Online Dating Profiles: Trait Identification, Homophily, And Their Effect On Attraction
C. Kreutzer The Role Of Expectations In Game-Based Therapy And Training
J. Shalom Combining Face-To-Face Therapy With Computerized Techniques : A Therapist’s Attitude Survey
Y. Li How Will The Internet Facilitate Risk Information Seeking In An Ageing Society? A Path Analysis
S. Triberti Being In An Avatar: Action And Embodiment In A Digital Me
V. Matossian Human Instruments: Accessible Musical Instruments for People with Varied Physical Ability

12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch Break – on your own

1:30pm – 3:30pm PRESENCE SYMPOSIUM

Invited Address:                   Professor Stephane Bouchard

A. Gaggioli Effects Of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS) On Presence And Arousal After Exposure To Immersive Virtual Reality
WP. Brinkman The Effect Of 3D Audio And Other Audio Techniques On Virtual Reality Experience
S. Poeschl Measuring Co-Presence And Social Presence In Virtual Environments
S. Serino Being Present In Space: The Role Of Allocentric And Egocentric Reference Frames
L. Haddouk Presence At A Distance

3:30pm-4:00pm Break

 

4:00pm- 4:30pm Funding Updates

Dr. Erik Viirre – the Xprize

4:30pm – 5:45pm PAIN SYMPOSIUM

Invited Address:                  Professor Mark Wiederhold

H. Hoffman Virtual Reality Pain Distraction Of A Severe Pediatric Burn Patient During Wound   Debridement In The ICU Tank Room: A Case Study
F.Vilalta-Abella Development Of A Virtual Environment Based On The Perceived Characteristics Of Pain

5:45pm- 6:00pm Wrap up and CYPSY21 Update

June 27 to June 29, 2016

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Co. Dublin, Ireland