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:
- 3D body and 3D face scanning methods, systems and technologies
- Active 3D body scanning technologies (laser scanning, white-light scanning, kinect)
- Passive body scanning methods (photogrammetry, visual-hull)
- Portable and hand-held scanning devices
- Full body scanning systems for the apparel and fashion sector
- Applications in medical sciences (forensics, plastic surgery, dentistry)
- Foot scanning, custom footwear and orthopedics
- Digital anthropometry, anthropometric studies
- Body size 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 and sculpture

If you would like to present a paper at the conference, please send an extended abstract to the conference office, until June 22, 2012 (extended deadline).
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:

Note: 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.
As submission is closed, the details above are provided for reference only.
For any questions please email

Important dates

- Extended abstracts deadline: June 22, 2012
- Author notification: June 29, 2012
- Full papers deadline: August 31, 2012

Acceptance process, conference proceedings, presentations

The submitted extended abstracts will be reviewed and evaluated for acceptance. Authors of accepted abstracts should submit full papers following the given guidelines.

The submitted papers will be published as conference proceedings, available as printed book (with ISBN number) and cd-rom.
A limited number of selected papers may be chosen for an additional academic volume. These papers will have to pass a double blind peer review process by the scientific/technical committee before publication.

The works presented at the conference will be differentiated into three groups: accepted papers (upon review of the submitted extended abstracts), invited speaker presentations (with or without papers), technical presentations (mainly from exhibitors, eventually without papers).

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

It is expected that one of the authors presents the paper personally at the conference.

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. Note: chairmen will be listed in the final program.

No specific template is defined for the presentations. You can freely design and setup it according to your style.

Windows Laptops with MS Powerpoint will be available in the conference rooms. We suggest however the authors to bring and 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-rom.

Please note that electricity in Switzerland operates on 220-240 Volts AC 50HZ and that Swiss 3-poles electric plugs are different from European-style plugs. Please bring with you the necessary adapters.

Important note for Apple/MAC Laptops and/or Tablets: please bring the necessary adapters in order to connect your device with projectors featuring VGA plug.

3rd International Conference and Exhibition on 3D BODY SCANNING TECHNOLOGIES, Lugano, Switzerland, 16-17 October 2012