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June 03, 2008

Virtual Reality in Health

The Virtual Reality in Health event will be Thursday, June 19, 2:00-4:30pm at the Duderstadt Center Video Studio and UM3D Lab.

Virtual disaster simulators?
Virtual dentistry?
Virtual hospitals in Second Life?

Come find out what’s possible in Virtual Reality when The Health Sciences Libraries and the UM3D Lab present an afternoon of “Virtual Reality in Health? at the Duderstadt Center Video Studio and UM3D Lab on Thursday, June 19, from 2:00-4:30.

Presentations on the UM3D Lab’s health related projects such as a virtual disaster simulator as well as the VRDent project and a tour of some of Second Life’s virtual health locations will be given from 2:00-3:30 in the Video Studio.

Presenters:

* Dr. Klaus-Peter Beier, Director of the UM3D Lab.
* Sharon Grayden, Coordinator, Faculty Development Dental Informatics and Assistant Research Scientist.
* Lars Schumann, UM3D Lab Manager and Research Computer Specialist.
* Patricia F. Anderson, Health Sciences Libraries, Emerging Technologies Librarian.

Following the presentations, from 3:30-4:30, the UM3D Lab will offer an open house to view health related 3D projects and have a chance to experience Immersive Virtual Reality in the Virtual Reality CAVE.

Registration:

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is appreciated, but not required. University of Michigan affiliates can register at www.umich.edu/~teachtec/workshops.html under Health Sciences Libraries workshops. Non-University of Michigan affiliates can RSVP by sending name(s) and number of attendees to Medical.library@umich.edu.

Virtual Reality in Health - Event poster

Posted by pfa at June 3, 2008 09:24 PM

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