The ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST) is the premier international symposium for the presentation of new research results, systems and techniques among researchers and developers concerned with augmented, virtual and mixed reality (AR/VR/MR) software and technology. The VRST brings together the main international research groups working on AR/VR/MR, along with many of the world’s leading companies that provide or consume AR/VR systems. The VRST 2018 conference will be held in Tokyo, Japan, hosted by Waseda University, from Wednesday, Nov. 28th to Saturday, Dec. 1st, 2018. The event is sponsored by ACM SIGCHI and SIGGRAPH.

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Platinum Sponsors


Support for Student Presentations

The SIGCHI Student Travel Grant (SSTG) program is intended to enable students who lack other funding opportunities to attend SIGCHI-sponsored or co-sponsored conferences. This travel grant is intended to support students whose intention is to present at a SIGCHI-sponsored conference, not just attend.
The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2018 (23:59 PST)
Notification of results by May 15, 2018
Details can be found at:

Registration Fee

Early BirdLate

Important Dates

  • 15 Aug 2018Long/short paper deadline
  • 01 Sep 2018Posters and demos submission deadline
  • 25 Sep 2018Author notification for papers, posters and demos
  • 01 Oct 2018Camera-ready papers, posters and demos due
  • 28 Nov 2018Conference

Venue and Transportation

〒169-0051 東京都新宿区西早稲田1丁目20-14
早稲田大学 国際会議場 井深大記念ホール
Zip:169-0051, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Nishiwaseda, 1-20-14
International Conference Center, Masaru Ibuka Auditorium

Waseda University Accessibility Map PDF


Nick Whiting
Thursday, 29 November
"Discovering VR's Grammar: The Interplay of the Engineering and the Creative Processes"
Nick Whiting
Technical Director at Epic Games, Studio Head at Epic Games Seattle
Masatoshi ISHIKAWA
Friday, 30 November
"Smart Systems Using High-speed Image Processing and Applications"
Masatoshi ISHIKAWA
Hao Li
Saturday, 1 December
"Photorealistic Human Digitization and Rendering using Deep Learning"
Hao Li


Steering Committee Chair
Symposium General Chair
Program Chairs
Demo & Poster Chairs
Local Arrangements Chair
  • Kaisei Sakurai (Dwango)
  • Hiroyuki Kubo (NAIST) [Accessibility Chair]
Sponsorship Chair
Publicity Chairs
Industry Liaison Chairs
International Liaison Chairs
Publication Chair