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Schedule \/ Mid-Conf Tour \/ Pre-Post Tour \/ Keynote \/ Parallel Session \/ Vendor Demos

Conference Schedule

Saturday, 21 June, 2014


09:00-17:00
IPS Council Meeting
Meeting Room 203, Beijing Planetarium


09:00-17:00
Delegate Registration
Lobby, Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing

Sunday, 22 June, 2014


09:00-17:00
IPS Council Meeting
Meeting Room 203, Beijing Planetarium


09:00-17:00
Delegate Registration
Lobby, Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing


17:00-19:00
Welcome Reception
2F Building B, Beijing Planetarium

Monday, 23 June, 2014


08:00-12:00
Delegate Registration
Lobby, Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing


12:00-17:00
Delegate Registration
Service Center, Beijing Planetarium


09:00-09:40
Opening Ceremony
Century Hall, Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing


09:40-10:40
Keynote Speech:
Mr. Ouyang Ziyuan
Century Hall, Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing


10:40-11:00
Coffee Break
Century Hall, Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing


11:00-12:00
Exhibition Hall Inauguration
Exhibition Hall, Beijing Planetarium


11:00-17:00
Exhibition Hall Open
Exhibition Hall, Beijing Planetarium


12:00-13:30
Lunch: Buffet
1F Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing


13:30-15:00
Paper/Show Presentation Workshop/Panel Session
3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium


15:00-15:30
Coffee Break
2F Building B, Beijing Planetarium


15.30-17:00
Paper/Show Presentation Workshop/Panel Session 2
3D Theater & Classroom 507, Beijing Planetarium


17:00-18:35
Vendor Demonstrations I
Cosmos Theater & Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium


18:30-19:25
Break (Meal-Box Provided)


19:30-21:05
Vendor Demonstrations II
Cosmos Theater & Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

Tuesday, 24 June, 2014


09:00-17:00
Exhibition Hall Open
Exhibition Hall, Beijing Planetarium


09:00-09:40
Keynote Speech:David J. Eicher
East Hall, Building A, Beijing Planetarium


09:40-10:30
Poster Session and Coffee
2F Building B, Beijing Planetarium


   (Tickets for Best of IPS-MSCL Fulldome Festival Presentation Provided Here)

10:30-12:00
Paper/Show Presentation Workshop/Panel Session 3
Classroom 505 & Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium


12:00-13:30
Lunch: Buffet
1F Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing


13:30-15:00
Paper/Show Presentation Workshop/Panel Session 4
3D Theater & Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium


15:00-15:30
Coffee Break
2F Building B, Beijing Planetarium


15:30-17:00
Paper/Show Presentation Workshop/Panel Session 5
3D Theater & Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium


17:00-18:25
Vendor Demonstrations III
Cosmos Theater & Dome-3D Theater & 4D Theater, Beijing Planetarium


19:30-20:50
Vendor Demonstrations IV
Cosmos Theater & Dome-3D Theater & 4D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

Wednesday, 25 June, 2014


09:00-11:30
Exhibition Hall Open
Exhibition Hall, Beijing Planetarium


09:00-11:15
Paper/Workshop/Panel Session 6
Classroom 505 & 507, Beijing Planetarium


11:30-13:00
Lunch: Buffet
1F Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing


13:00-18:00     Mid-conference Tours

    (13:00-13:30 Assemble at Group Reception of Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing)

    (Tours are concurrent; delegates may only register for one.)

    Option 1: The Temple of Heaven and the Beijing Ancient Observatory

    Option 2: The Forbidden City


Thursday, 26 June, 2014


09:00-17:00
Exhibition Hall Open
Exhibition Hall, Beijing Planetarium


09:00-09:40
Keynote Speech:
Sun Xiaochun
East Hall, Building A , Beijing Planetarium


09:45-10:15
Coffee Break
2F Building B, Beijing Planetarium


12:15-13:40
IPS Awards Luncheon
Zhonghua Hall, Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing


14:00-16:00
IPS Business Meeting
East Hall, Building A, Beijing Planetarium


16:15-16:45
Coffee Break
2F Building B, Beijing Planetarium


16:45-17:15
Group Photo
Beijing Planetarium


18:30-21:00
Best of IPS-MSCL Fulldome Festival Presentation
Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium


Friday, 27 June, 2014


09:00-12:00
Exhibition Hall Open
Exhibition Hall, Beijing Planetarium


09:00-09:40
Keynote Speech:
Nikolai Samus
East Hall, Building A, Beijing Planetarium


09:45-10:00
Coffee Break
2F Building B, Beijing Planetarium


10:00-11:45
Paper/Workshop/Panel Session 8
3D Theater & Classroom 507, Beijing Planetarium


13:30-14:30
Paper/Workshop/Panel Session 9
3D Theater & Classroom 507, Beijing Planetarium


14:30-16:00
Affiliate Meetings (if needed)
Classroom 505 & 507, Beijing Planetarium


17:30-18:00
Assemble for Banquet
Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing


19:00-22:00
Banquet
Yishiliu Restaurant



Schedule \/ Mid-Conf Tour \/ Pre-Post Tour \/ Keynote \/ Parallel Session \/ Vendor Demos

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Schedule \/ Mid-Conf Tour \/ Pre-Post Tour \/ Keynote \/ Parallel Session \/ Vendor Demos

Optional Tours
(Pre-Conference Tour / Post-Conference Tour)

You may choose one of the three pre-conference or post-conference tours below which we believe will make your stay in China even better.

Route 1: Xi`an

Among all the ancient imperial capitals in China, Xi’an is the one which had been capital for the longest time and the most dynasties and has exerted the greatest influence in Chinese history. As the No. 1 ancient capital of China, it is one of the four great ancient capitals in the world, the birthplace of Chinese civilization, the cradle of Chinese nationality, a prominent representative of Chinese culture, and the starting point of the Silk Road.

Along with attractions such as Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi’an Ancient City Wall, the Xi’an tour will take you to museums where you will experience the Yangshao culture which existed 5,000 years ago, see the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, visit the Yang Mausoleum of the Han Dynasty and learn about the history of Shaanxi. You will be accommodated in a five-star luxury hotel. The tour will take four days and cost about $665 per person.

Date:28 June,2014 – 01 July,2014

Number of People: TBD

Price: $665 per person

Railway: Beijing to Xi`an, take the high-speed railway train G655(1005/1543)

Itinerary:

Day 1 28 June,2014

10:05  Beijing to Xi`an, which is one of the oldest cities in China.(Take the high-speed railway train to Xi`an)

15:43  Upon your arrival in Xi'an, our tour guide will meet you at the railway station ,then transfer to hotel

18:00  Enjoy the Dumpling Dinner in the night and then enjoy Tang Daynasty Dancing Show

20:00  Back to the hotel

Day 2 29 June,2014

08:00  Breakfast

08:30  Leave for the Museum of Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses

(http://www.bmy.com.cn/indexnew.html)

12:00  Lunch

14:30  Banpo Museum – Sightseeing (http://www.banpomuseum.com.cn/#)

18:00  Dinner

19:00   Back to the hotel

Day 3 30 June,2014

07:00  Breakfast

07:00   Leave for the Xingqing Palace, enjoy the morning exercise with the Xian ordinary people

09:00  Visit the Shaanxi Historical Museum (http://e.sxhm.com/)

18:00  Dinner,back to the hotel

Day 4 01 July,2014

08:00  Breakfast

09:00  Stroll along the Ancient City Wall, The Bell Tower Plaza, Great Mosque

12:30  Lunch

14:00  Xi`an to Beijing (take the afternoon train to Beijing)

Price Includes:

  •   Hotel transfers service to and from the railway station.
  •   Domestic trains as specified in the itinerary, business class (First class ) for the high-speed railway train Beijing-Xi`an, Xi`an-Beijing.
  •   Bus for Xi`an sightseeing program as indicated in the itinerary.
  •   Local English-speaking tour guide in Xi`an
  •   4 Stars hotel accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast, Xi`an. Price differences that the separate room house produces, 950yuan/per/person.
  •   Entrance fees to Xi`an scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary.
  •   Meals as specified in the itinerary, 60yuan/person/per meal.
  •   Personal accident insurance.
  •   Service charge


Route 2: Chengde and Xinglong Station

A visit will be paid to Xinglong Station, one of the National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Affiliated to the open optics lab of the National Astronomical Observatories, Xinglong Station is an optical astronomy observatory where fixed stars and galaxies are observed and researched. The station is equipped with important astronomical instruments such as LAMOST and 2.16-meter optical telescope.

In this tour, you will also stand on the best place for astronomical observation—the picturesque Wuling Mountain, and get a personal experience of the largest existing imperial land and imperial temples in China.

Chengde, with its famous Imperial Summer Resort, will give you the royal treatment during your summer stay. The tour will take two days and cost about $275 per person.

Date: 28 - 29 June, 2014

Number of People: TBD

Price: $275 per person

Itinerary:

Day 1 28 June,2014

AM   Bus to Natuinal observatory, xinglong station

12:30   Lunch

PM  Visit the Imperial Summer Resort

(http://www.bishushanzhuang.com.cn/Language/shanzhuangeng/)

18:00  Dinner, back to the hotel

Day 2 29 June,2014

AM  Breakfast

Visit the Puning Templethe, followed by the Qingchuifeng Peak, which is also called

"Wooden Club Peak"

12:30  Lunch

PM  Back to Beijing

Price Includes:

  •   Bus for sightseeing program as indicated in the itinerary.
  •   Local English-speaking tour guide.
  •   4 Stars hotel accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast, Chengde.Price differences that the separate room house produces, 500yuan/per/person.
  •   Entrance fees to Xian scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary.
  •   Meals as specified in the itinerary, 100yuan/person/per meal.
  •   Personal accident insurance.
  •   Service charge


Route 3: The Badaling Great Wall - Bird's Nest - Water Cube

As a Chinese proverb goes, he who has never been to the Great Wall is not a true man. Apart from a trip to the Great Wall and the ancient royal mausoleum, this route also includes a tour around the whole city of Beijing and a trip to Bird’s Nest, Water Cube and Wangfujing Snack Street.

Date:22 or 28 June,2014

Number of People: TBD

Price: $70 per person

Itinerary:

08:30  Leave for Great Wall at Badaling (http://www.badaling.gov.cn/language/en.asp)

12:30   Lunch

14:30  Have a glimpse of the 2008 Olympic stadiums, such as Bird's Nest - National Stadium, and Water Cube - National Aquatics Center

(http://www.bishushanzhuang.com.cn/Language/shanzhuangeng/)

16:00  Leave for Beijing Planetarium



Price Includes:

  •   Bus for sightseeing program as indicated in the itinerary
  •   Local English-speaking tour guide
  •   Entrance fees to scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary.
  •   Fees for round-way cable car of the Great Wall at Badaling
  •   Lunch
  •   Service charge


Schedule \/ Mid-Conf Tour \/ Pre-Post Tour \/ Keynote \/ Parallel Session \/ Vendor Demos

screenshot of keynote speakers

Schedule \/ Mid-Conf Tour \/ Pre-Post Tour \/ Keynote \/ Parallel Session \/ Vendor Demos

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Schedule \/ Mid-Conf Tour \/ Pre-Post Tour \/ Keynote \/ Parallel Session \/ Vendor Demos

Vendor Demonstrations

Delegates will be divided into two groups for demonstrations (orange, green)

Monday 23 June

Group A (Orange)

17:00-17:30 NSC Creative - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

17:35-17:55 Evans & Sutherland - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:00-18:15 GOTO INC - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:20-18:35 RSA COSMOS - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:30-19:25 Break & Meal - 2F, Building B, Beijing Planetarium

19:30-20:00 Sky-Skan - Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:05-20:25 Konica Minolta Planetarium Co,. Ltd - Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:30-20:45 Carl Zeiss AG - Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:50-20:58 Reef Distribution - Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium



Group B (Green)

17:00-17:30 Sky-Skan - Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium

17:35-17:55 Konica Minolta Planetarium Co,. Ltd- Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:00-18:15 Carl Zeiss AG - Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:20-18:28 Reef Distribution - Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:30-19:25 Break & Meal - 2F, Building B, Beijing Planetarium

19:30-20:00 NSC Creative - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:05-20:25 Evans & Sutherland - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:30-20:45 GOTO INC - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:50-21:05 RSA COSMOS- Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium



Tuesday 24 June

Group A (Orange)

17:00-17:30 Sony (China) Limited - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

17:35-17:53 Fulldome.pro - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:00-18:07 Reef Distribution - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:12-18:20 Remedy Arts LLC - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:30-19:25 Break & Meal - 2F, Building B, Beijing Planetarium

19:30-20:00 Macro&Micro Digital Technology Inc - Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:10-20:35 Spitz, Inc. - 4D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:40-20:50 Ohira Tech Ltd.- 4D Theater, Beijing Planetarium



Group B (Green)

17:00-17:30 Macro&Micro Digital Technology Inc - Cosmos Theater, Beijing Planetarium

17:40-18:05 Spitz, Inc. - 4D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:15-18:25 Ohira Tech Ltd. - 4D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

18:30-19:25 Break & Meal - 2F, Building B, Beijing Planetarium

19:30-20:00 Sony (China) Limited- Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:05-20:23 Fulldome.pro - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:30-20:37 Reef Distribution - Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

20:42-20:50 Remedy Arts LLC- Dome-3D Theater, Beijing Planetarium

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