In 2023, Stereopsia’s Science Track will once again proudly feature co-organization by the esteemed Fraunhofer Institute HHI for the second consecutive year. Our resolute mission is to forge an alliance between academia and the trailblazers of creative media and industry. This collaboration aims to provide XR professionals with unparalleled access to the latest strides in applied research, propelling them into a realm of innovation.


The presentations will demonstrate recent advances in applied research and contributions to the discussion about the ethical, legal, interoperability and inclusion aspects.



  • 10 AM –  Welcome address by Chair of the Scientific Conference – Oliver Schreer (Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute)
Part I – Interaction in XR
  •  10:05 – 10:30   Towards Volumetric Video ConferencingPablo Cesar
    10:30 – 10:55   eXtendedMIND: Defining a Fundamental Interaction Paradigm for eXtended Reality via EpisteMIc ActioN DetectionAugusto Esteves

  • Part II – Ethical, legal and inclusion issues in XR
  • 10:55 – 11:20   Extended Reality (XR) Research: A Citizen Science Approach – Judy Malundo & Maria Cecelia Ingles
    11:20 – 11:45   Can knowledge about diversity in common visual problems and its association with eye-body coordination inform inclusive design of XR? – Ieva Krastina

11:45 – 12:00 COFFEE BREAK

12:00 – 12:25   Mapping of the ethical Issues in XR-overview of ethical frameworks: A Scoping ReviewShereen Cox
12:25 – 12:50   Advancing Ethical, Legal, and Inclusive Dimensions of XR: Innovating Hyper-Realistic Digital Characters for Impactful Storytelling Across PlatformsVictoria Bousis
12:50 – 13:15   Moralizing immersive technologies – the ethics of XR in research settings and the limits of research integrity instrumentsCristiana Voinov


Prof. Rigmor Baraas, Director of National Centre for Optics, Vision and Eye Care, University of South-Eastern Norway
Prof. Caroline Cao, Chair of Industry of the future, Computer Sciences Department, IMT Atlantique, France
Dr. Antonin Gilles, Researcher and Deputy Lab Manager, IRT b-com, France
Dr. Omar A. Niamut, Director of Science, TNO ICT, The Netherlands
Dr. Oliver Schreer, Associate Professor TU Berlin, Head of Research Group at Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Germany
Dr. Athanasia Symeonidou, XR Researcher & Developer, Human Interface Technology Lab, Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Jan Pflüger, Consultant, advisXR, Germany