Wolfgang Broll elected speaker of the GI VR/AR expert group

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Broll, previously deputy spokesperson of the Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) expert group of the German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., GI), has been elected as its spokesperson for the next three years. Prof. Frank Steinicke from the University of Hamburg was elected as the new deputy speaker.

The VR/AR section of the GI belongs to its Department of Computer Graphics (GDV) and has over 660 members. The division organizes an annual workshop with peer-reviewed papers, especially from graduates and young researchers. This year's workshop will be held in Cologne on September 19-20.