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 program of the conference will be structured, during two full days, in an opening session and 14 technical sessions in dual track, accommodating in total 60-70 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 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

More information will be published later.


The proceedings will be available after the conference.


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

(Hong Kong)

The University of Manchester (UK)

Anatomi Metrix

Size Stream

Jiangnan University

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (China)

Jinling Institute of Technology (China)

Ryerson University

National Institute of Technology Jalandhar (India)

University of Birjand (Iran)

University of Michigan

Instituto de Biomecànica de Valencia (Spain)



University of Zagreb (Croatia)

Gneiss Concept



Gdansk University of Technology (Poland)

CEITEC Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic)


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

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)


Human Solutions (Germany)

Nathon Kong


EFI Optitex

Shenzhen University (China)

Shenzhen ESUN

Warsaw University of Technology (Poland)

Textile Research Institute (Poland)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA)

Leipzig University

Novaptus Systems (USA)

The Hague Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center (USA)

University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

Suez Canal University (Egypt)

Artec 3D


University of Malaya

University Teknologi MARA (Malaysia)

ESG University of Quebec in Montreal (Canada)


Select Research

Mayo Clinic


This information will be published later.

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
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.
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