Conference

Conference topics

The technical program consist of oral presentations and live demonstrations in, but not limited to, the following technical areas:
- 3D & 4D body and 3D & 4D face scanning methods, systems and technologies
- 3D body processing methods and technologies
- 3D body modeling, 3D body visualization, 3D body printing methods and technologies
- Active 3D body scanning technologies (laser scanning, white-light scanning, RGB-D)
- Passive body scanning methods (stereo photogrammetry, visual-hull)
- Portable and hand-held human body scanning and measurement devices
- Full body scanning systems for the apparel and fashion sector
- Applications in medical sciences (plastic surgery, orthotics, prosthetics, forensics, etc.)
- Foot scanning, custom footwear and orthopedics
- Digital anthropometry, anthropometric studies
- Body measurement campaigns, fitting mannequins
- Biometrics and applications in security
- Applications in sport, health and fitness
- Human body and face modeling, animation and simulation
- Applications in virtual life, games and entertainment
- 3D body scanning for arts, sculpture and 3D printing

Download the call for registrations: callforregistrations (PDF file, 1.3MB).

3DBODY.TECH2017 Call for Registrations

Please note that registration is required for all attendees and participants of the conference and exhibition. Information about registration and fees is available here.

Technical program

Program Outline
Preliminary outline of the conference program (click to enlarge).

The preliminary program of the conference is available as PDF file: preliminary program.

3DBODY.TECH2017 - Program
Preliminary program of the conference (click to download).

Note: the prelinimary program will be updated continously.
The final program will be available the week before the conference.

The program of the conference will be structured, during two full days, in an opening session, 14 technical sessions in dual track and a poster session, accommodating in total about 70 scientific and technical presentations, grouped according to various topics and application areas.

3DBODY.TECH2017 Papers

The parallel technical exhibition will allow manufacturers of scanning equipment to demonstrate live their products and solutions to all attendees/visitors/participants: exhibition.

Breaks and social events are planned in order to increase the possibilities for building relationships and exchanging ideas between attendees, visitors, authors, participants and exhibitors.

The dual-track technical sessions, the poster session, the technical exhibition and the breaks will take place in adjacent spaces on the floor level C (2 floors below the lobby) at Plaza Centre-Ville by Evo Vieux-Montreal. More information about the venue: venue. (Click the image below to enlarge it).
3DBODY.TECH2017 - Conference Plan


Highlights at the Conference - Opening Session & Technical Exhibition

During the opening sessions, OEMs participating at the technical exhibition will shortly announce and present their new developments, new products, new solutions, new results.
The technical exhibition takes place in parallel to the conference: manufacturers, developers and institutions demonstrate live 3D body scanning systems, software solutions and applications. The visitors of the exhibition have the possibility to test live the systems and to meet and discuss directly with the exhibitors: technical exhibition.


Highlights at the Conference - Research & Innovation, OEMs & Solution Providers

Universities, research institutions and private firms will present research works and innovations at the conference, as well as, manufacturers and solution providers will present their 3D scanning systems, solutions and applications. A selection is featured here.

Novaptus Systems & The Hague Center for Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery (USA)
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The CEO of Novaptus Systems, Mr David B. Stefan, will present the paper titled "The Usefulness of a 3D Whole-Body Scanner for Uncommon Cosmetic Surgery Procedures" at Technical Session 1 - Full Body Scanning in Medicine & Health and the paper titled "3D Body Scanning - An Important Tool for Digital Archiving of Cosmetic Surgery Procedures" at Technical Session 5: Medical Applications I.

Select Research Ltd (UK), Mayo Clinic (USA)
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Select Research and Mayo Clinic will held a presentation about "Body Volume Index" at Technical Session 1 - Full Body Scanning in Medicine & Health.

Leipzig University (Germany)
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Dr Henry Löffler-Wirth, research group leader of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Bioinformatics at Leipzig University will present the paper titled "Aging Body Shapes" at Technical Session 1 - Full Body Scanning in Medicine & Health.

Cornell University (USA), Izmir University of Economics (Turkey)
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Prof Dr Susan P. Ashdown of the Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design of Cornell University will present the paper titled "From 3D Scans to Haptic Models: Apparel Design with Half Scale Dress Forms" at Technical Session 2 - Body Scanning for Apparel I and the paper titled "Reimagining Design of Golf Clothing: Addressing the Asymmetrical Pose" at Technical Session 4 - Body Scanning for Apparel II.

Nathon Kong (Canada)
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The founder of NATHON KONG label, Mr Nathon Kong, will held the presentation titled "Nathon Kong: From 3D Scan to Branding Journey" at Technical Session 2 - Body Scanning for Apparel I.

The University of Manchester (UK)
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The School of Materials of the University of Manchester will present the paper titled "Not All Body Scanning Measurements Are Valid: Perspectives from Pattern Practice" at Technical Session 2 - Body Scanning for Apparel I.

Instituto de Biomecánica de Valencia IBV (Spain)
3DBODY.TECH 2017
The Instituto de Biomecánica de Valencia of the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia will present the paper titled "Comparison of reliability of different foot measuring technologies" at Technical Session 3 - 3D Scanning Systems.

The University of Texas at Austin (USA), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (USA), Xi'an Polytechnic University (China), University of Houston (USA)
3DBODY.TECH 2017
The Department of Biomedical Engineering of the University of Texas at Austin will present the paper titled "Correspondence of Breast Measurements for Bra Design After Reconstruction Surgery" at Technical Session 4 - Body Scanning for Apparel II.

Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy), Istituto Neurologico C. Besta (Italy), Istituto Neurologico C. Mondino (Italy)
3DBODY.TECH 2017
Dr Valentina Pucciarelli of the Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health of the Università degli Studi di Milano will present the paper titled "Three-Dimensional StereophotogrammetricAnalysis of Adults Affected by DravetSyndrome" at Technical Session 5 - Medical Applications I.

University of Houston (USA), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (USA), The University of Texas at Austin (USA)
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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Houston will present the paper titled "Quantitative Analysis of Localized Changes in Breast Shape" at Technical Session 5 - Medical Applications I.

Technical Session 6: 3D Full Body Scanning Systems I
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Dr David Bruner, VP & CTO of Size Stream, Mr Raj Sareen, CEO of Styku, and Human Solutions will present their 3D full body scanning solutions at Technical Session 6.

University of Berkeley (USA)
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Dr Alessandra Tursi of the HART Lab (Human-Assistive Robotic Technologies Lab) of the University of Berkeley will present the paper titled "Automatic Detection of Body Landmarks in Human Body Scans - Lower Limb Analysis for Biomedical and Footwear Applications" at Technical Session 7 - Anthropometry & Scan Data Processing.

VITRONIC GmbH (Germany)
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VITRONIC GmbH (participating also at the technical exhibition) will held the presentation titled "3D Bodyscanningas a Tool for Sports Diagnostics and Orthopedics" at Technical Session 7 - Anthropometry & Scan Data Processing.

Defence Research and Development Canada (Canada), Department of National Defence (Canada), Sizing Science (The Netherlands)
3DBODY.TECH 2017
The Toronto Research Centre of Defence Research and Development Canada will present the paper titled "NATO Research Task Group: 3D Scanning for Clothing Fit and Logistics" at Technical Session 8 - 3D Technologies for Apparel I.

The University of Manchester (UK)
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The School of Materials of the University of Manchester will present the paper titled "Online Virtual Fit is not yet Fit for Purpose: An Analysis of Fashion eCommerce Interfaces" at Technical Session 8 - 3D Technologies for Apparel I.

CEITEC - Central European Institute of Technology (Czech Republic)
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Mr Adam Chromy of the Cybernetics in Material Science Research Group at the Central European Institute of Technology will present the paper titled "Three-dimensional Thermal Imaging in Medicine" at Technical Session 9 - Medical Applications II.

Technical Session 10: 3D Full Body Scanning Systems II
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Mr Chris Lane, CEO of 3dMD, Mr Manfred Ostermeier, CEO of botspot, and VITRONIC will present their 3D full body scanning solutions at Technical Session 10.

PNNL - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA)
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The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) will present the paper titled "New Improvements to Millimeter-Wave Body Scanners" at Technical Session 11 - Body Scanning with Clothes on.

University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Suez Canal University (Egypt), Artec3D (Luxembourg)
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Mr Alexandre Saint of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability, and Trust of the University of Luxembourg will present the paper titled "Towards Automatic Human Body Model Fitting to a 3D Scan" at Technical Session 11 - Body Scanning with Clothes on.

EFI Optitex (Israel/USA)
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EFI Optitex will held the presentation titled "The Digital (R)evolution -Solutions to Drive through Tumults Times" at Technical Session 12 - 3D Technologies for Apparel II.

STEFANKATECH (Canada), Point Vision LLC (USA)
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Ms Elizabeth Stefanka, founder of Stefanka Technologies, Mr Stephen Crossland, co-founder and head of business development of Point Vision, and others (to come) will participate at the panel discussion titled "Retail & 3D Tech: Bridging the Gap" at Technical Session 12 - 3D Technologies for Apparel II.

PROFACTOR (Austria)
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Dr Gernot Stübl, scientist at PROFACTOR will present the paper titled "Deep Learning based Aesthetic Evaluation of State-Of-The-Art 3D Reconstruction Techniques" at Technical Session 13 - Scanning Methods & Technologies.

Gneiss Concept (USA), Intel Israel ltd (Israel), Intel Corp (USA), Instituto de Biomecànica València (Spain)
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Ms Carol McDonald, member of the IEEE Standards Associations Group on 3D Body Processing will present the paper titled "Working Group Progress for IEEE P3141 -Standard for 3D Body Processing" at Technical Session 14 - 3D Body Processing & Size Surveys.

Proceedings

The proceedings will be available after the conference.

Participants

The following institutions, universities, private companies and organizations are participating actively at the conference with presentations and/or live demonstrations.
Note: preliminary list based on submitted abstracts, updated continously.


Hometrica Consulting
(Switzerland)

Bespokify
(Hong Kong)

The University of Manchester (UK)

Anatomi Metrix
(Canada)

Size Stream
(USA)

Jiangnan University
(China)

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (China)

Jinling Institute of Technology (China)

Ryerson University
(Canada)

National Institute of Technology Jalandhar (India)

University of Birjand (Iran)

University of Michigan
(USA)

Instituto de Biomecànica de Valencia (Spain)

Elasizer
(Russia)

BodiData
(USA)

University of Zagreb (Croatia)

Gneiss Concept
(USA)

Intel
(USA)

IEEE SA
(USA)

Gdansk University of Technology (Poland)

CEITEC Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic)

PROFACTOR
(Austria)

Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy)

IRCCS Policlinico San Donato (Italy)

Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta (Italy)

Istituto Neurologico Casimiro Mondino (Italy)

Polytechnique Montréal (Canada)

CHU Saint-Justine (Canada)

Concordia University (Canada)

Southwest University (China)

The University of Texas at Austin (USA)

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (USA)

Xi'an Polytechnic University (China)

University of Houston (USA)

Shape Analysis
(UK)

University of Berkeley (USA)

Izmir University of Economics (Turkey)

Cornell University (USA)

Kyoto Womens University (Japan)

University of Newcastle (Australia)

Defence Research and Development Canada (Canada)

Department of National Defence (Canada)

Sizing Science
(The Netherlands)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)

Vitronic
(Germany)

Human Solutions (Germany)

Nathon Kong
(Canada)

Styku
(USA)

EFI Optitex
(USA)

Shenzhen University (China)

Shenzhen ESUN
(China)

Warsaw University of Technology (Poland)

Textile Research Institute (Poland)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA)

Leipzig University
(Germany)

Novaptus Systems (USA)

The Hague Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center (USA)

University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

Suez Canal University (Egypt)

Artec 3D
(Luxembourg)

3dMD
(UK/USA)

University of Malaya
(Malaysia)

University Teknologi MARA (Malaysia)

ESG University of Quebec in Montreal (Canada)

botspot
(Germany)

Select Research
(UK)

Mayo Clinic
(USA)

Stefanka Technologies
(Canada)

Point Vision
(USA)

Attendees

Representatives from the following institutions, universities, private companies and organizations are attending/participating/visiting the conference and/or exhibition.
Note: preliminary list (alphabetical order) updated continously.

3dMD Ltd, USA/UK
Anatomi Metrix, Canada
Bauerfeind AG, Germany
Berkeley University, USA
Bespokify, Singapore
botspot GmbH, Germany
Boutique Surmesur Inc, Canada
Canada Basketball, Canada
CEITEC Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Decathlon SA, France
Elasizer, Russia
Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Global Scanning a/s, Denmark
Gneiss Concept, USA
Human Solutions GmbH, Germany
IEEE-SA, USA
Instituto de Biomecánica de Valencia, Spain
IZBI University Leipzig, Germany
Jiangnan University, China
KLM Labs Inc, USA
Kyoto University, Japan
Life Fitness, USA
Metail, UK
Philips Respironics, USA
Photuro 3D, Israel
PNNL - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
PROFACTOR GmbH, Austria
Renaissance Golf, USA
Shape Analysis Ltd, UK
Shenzhen ESUN Display Co Ltd, China
Size Stream LLC, USA
Software Tailoring, USA
Styku LLC, USA
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
TWT, Pakistan
Università degli studi di Milano, Italy
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
University of Zagreb, Croatia
VITRONIC Dr.-Ing. Stein Bildverarbietungssysteme GmbH, Germany

Supporters and Partners

The following oragnizations and companies are supporting or are partners of the conference.
Note: preliminary list.

Hometrica Consulting - Dr. Nicola D'Apuzzo
www.hometrica.ch
    ESG UQAM
esg.uqam.ca
Hometrica Consulting - Dr. Nicola D'Apuzzo (Switzerland) is organizing the series of 3DBODY.TECH conferences and exhibitions. Hometrica Consulting is a leading international consulting firm in the sectors of 3D human body scanning technologies.     The School of Management at the University of Quebec in Montreal is supporting the conference. ESG UQÀM is the main local partner in Montréal of the 3DBODY.TECH 2017 Conference & Expo.
WoW
www.womenofwearables.com
    CrossRef
www.crossref.org
Women of Wearables (WoW) inspires, supports and connects women in wearable tech, fashion tech, IoT and VR/AR. WoW has a growing global community of female founders, designers, developers, executives, managers, as well as startups, universities, industry partners, accelerators, incubators.     Hometrica Consulting and 3DBODY.TECH are affiliated to CrossRef indexing system. DOI (digital object identification) numbers will be assigned to the single papers published in the proceedings of the conference.
3DBODY.TECH 2017 - 8th International Conference & Exhibition on 3D Body Scanning & Processing Technologies, Montréal QC, Canada, 11-12 Oct. 2017