Next event: 3DBODY.TECH 2024, Lugano, Switzerland, 22-23 Oct. 2024

Call for papers

Authors are kindly invited to present papers related to the following technical areas:
- Active 3D body scanning technologies (laser scanning, white-light scanning)
- Passive scanning methods (photogrammetry, visual-hull)
- Portable and hand-held scanning devices
- Body scanning systems for the apparel and fashion sector
- Applications in medical sciences (forensics, plastic surgery, dentistry)
- Custom footwear and orthopedics
- Anthropometric studies , measurement campaigns, fitting mannequins
- Biometrics and applications in security
- Applications in sport, health and fitness
- Human body modeling, animation and simulation
- Virtual life, games and entertainment
- 3D body scanning for arts and sculpture

If you would like to present a paper at the conference, please send an extended abstract to the conference office, until June 4, 2011. Prolonged until June 20, 2011.
Extended abstract should consists of 250-500 words and images.

Please provide the following information:
1. Author(s) (please underline correspondent author)
2. Affiliation, full address and e-mails for correspondence
3. Title of paper
4. Keywords
5. Abstract text (250-500 words) and images

Please send abstracts as PDF-files or MS-Word documents written in English by e-mail to the following e-mail address:

All submitted abstracts will be reviewed. As next step, you will receive a template for your paper, together with the positive notification of acceptance by end of June, 2011.

It is expected that one of the authors presents the paper personally at the conference. Accepted papers will be published as proceedings which will be made available at the conference.

Download the second announcement and call for papers as PDF file.

Submission of abstract is now closed and the program is being prepared.
For any questions please email As submission is closed, the details above are provided for reference only.

Guidelines for manuscript preparation and submission

All written submissions for inclusion in the proceedings of the conference must follow the guidelines provided by the template document:
- MS-Word file
- PDF file.

Please submit the full paper as MS-Word document, before August 31st, by e-mail to the following e-mail address:

All the submitted papers have to be presented personally by one of the authors. Reduced registration fees are available for presenting authors: registration.

Guidelines for oral presentation

Oral presentation should be 18 minutes long. This will allow additional 4 minutes for questions and discussion. Additional time may be available depending on the session.

Please ensure you arrive before the start of the session in which you are presenting and introduce yourself to the chair of the session.

Laptops (with MS Powerpoint) will be available in the conference rooms, however we suggest the authors to use their own laptop to avoid compatibility problems (e.g. different versions of Powerpoint, linked files, videos, etc.). Please bring backups of your presentation on USB memory stick or CD.

Important dates

- Extended abstracts due: June 4, 2011, prolonged until June 20, 2011
- Author notification: June 30, 2011
- Manuscript deadline: August 31, 2011

2nd International Conference on 3D BODY SCANNING TECHNOLOGIES, Lugano, Switzerland, 25-26 October 2011