Professor Timothy Jung

Director of the Creative AR & VR Hub

Professor Timothy Jung is the Founder and Director of the Creative AR & VR Hub and Head of MMU AR & VR Research Group at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He has been involved in a number of funded AR & VR research projects at national and international level. He is an advisor of BirdHIVE VR & Drone project led by Lake District National Park, UK and Co-Director of AquaTravellers, social enterprise to help raise funds for WaterAid. His research interests include AI, IoT, Big Data and 5G powered immersive technology innovation for well-being and quality of life. He is renowned for his work in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in tourism, cultural heritage, education & training and health care and he extensively published in these areas with over 100 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers. He co-authored of 3 books including Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality which was the most downloaded book in Business and Management in 2018. He is a recipient of several best paper awards at international conferences as well as journal paper of the year awards including Emerald Literati Award in 2018 and 2019 IFITT Journal Paper of the Year Award. His research work has been covered by Manchester Evening News, TechNorth, VRFocus, TechRadar, Independent and Huffington Post and he is a regular invited and keynote speaker in major international conferences. He is the Conference Chair of International AR & VR Conference 2019 in Munich.

Key Dates

October 2020
First call for papers
Submit a Paper

Monday 22nd February 2021
Final date for submission of papers and poster presentations for review

Monday 8th March 2021
Reviews returned to authors

Monday 5th April 2021
Final paper submission

Monday 12th April 2021
Final papers to conference organisers

Wednesday 12th to
Friday 14th May 2021