Call for Papers: Fulldome Summit at IPS 2008
- Call for Papers
Fulldome Summit at IPS 2008: The Future of Fulldome
July 3rd, 2008
Chicago, Illinois, USA
The International Planetarium Society's Fulldome Video Committee, DomeFest,
and the Adler Planetarium are co-sponsoring the second Fulldome Summit as a
special session of IPS 2008 on Thursday, July 3rd, at Adler Planetarium in
Chicago, Illinois. Abstracts are now being accepted for two paper sessions:
1) Emerging Fulldome Technologies - Papers of a deep technical nature are
solicited on emerging fulldome technologies covering topics such as
automatic multi-projector alignment, digital hemispheric live- action
cameras, 4k x 4k production workflow, cutting-edge real-time applications,
or stereoscopic fulldome systems.
2) Future of Fulldome - Papers focusing on broad-brush future directions for
fulldome theaters are solicited covering topics such as networked domes,
entertainment programming, content development consortiums, large-format
film, fulldome convergence, etc.
Abstracts are due April 30th and acceptance will be announced by May 31st.
Acceptance of abstracts is competitive and will be based on relevance to
advancement of the medium and fulldome profession. Electronic versions of
final accepted papers are due at the conference and will be subsequently
published in an electronic Fulldome Summit proceedings and also considered
for publication in the IPS Planetarian. Fulldome Summit paper presentations
are 15 minutes with a 5 minute Q&A session, and are expected to be of
specific interest to the fulldome community. Papers on fulldome topics that
are of general interest to the planetarium community should be submitted for
presentation at the preceding IPS 2008 conference.
Please send all abstracts as Word or text documents to Ed Lantz at
ed@... by the April 30th, 2008 deadline.
More information on the International Planetarium Society is available at
www.ips-planetarium.org. More information on the IPS 2008 conference (held
the week prior to the Fulldome Summit) is available at www.ips2008.org.
More information on the Fulldome email group can be found at