Welcome to ICVARS 2021

Welcome to the official website of the 2021 the 5th International Conference on Virtual and Augmented Reality Simulations (ICVARS 2021). The conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia, during March 20-22, 2021, follows successful "ICVARS 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020". The main objective of ICVARS 2021 is to present the latest research results of computer scientists and engineers related to Virtual and Augmented Reality Simulations topics. ICVARS 2021 conference brings together people from multiple disciplines and a diversity of cultures to explore new ways to design, develop, and evaluate novel methods for Virtual & Augmented Reality simulations, to discuss ideas that can lead to innovations, and to inspire us all.

ICVARS 2017, ICVARS 2018, ICVARS 2019 and ICVARS 2020 were held successfully in Macquarie University (Australia), Brisbane (Australia), The University of Western Australia (Australia), and Macquarie University (Australia) on Feb 18-21, 2017, Feb 24-26, 2018, Feb. 23-25, 2019, and Feb. 14-16, 2020 respectively. (Read More)

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads worldwide,  taking into account the various circumstances of the participant, ICVARS adopts all available social media methods, such as online/video presentation, etc, besides the regular presentation styles (oral & poster). The online/video presentation session will be arranged accordingly. Authors who cannot travel due to some sort of restriction can participate by submitting a recorded presentation and connecting at the time of their session on Zoom. For more information about online/video presentation, please contact conference secretary.


Proceedings & Indexing

All full paper submissions will also be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical merit and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. The full paper submissions will be chosen based on technical merit, interest, applicability, and how well they fit a coherent and balanced technical program.

Accepted and presented papers will be published in the ICVARS 2021 Conference Proceedings, which will be published in the International Conference Proceedings Series by ACM, which will be archived in  ACM Digital Library, and indexed by EI CompendexScopus, and submitted to be reviewed by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science).

The ISBN number assigned to ICVARS 2021 is 978-1-4503-8932-7

ICVARS 2020 | ACM Digital Library
ICVARS 2019 | ACM Digital Library | Ei Compendex | Scopus

Areas and topics of contributed papers include but are not limited to the following:
• Virtual Reality Applications
• Augmented Reality Applications
• Simulation Design and Engineering
• Interactive Technologies
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Special Issues 

We are delighted to inform all authors that the extended version of the top ICVARS conference papers will be invited for publication in following journal. The special issues will be in:

Journal: Mathematics
Special Issue: Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Computing
Index: Science Citation Indexed Expanded - SCIE (Web of Science) from Vol. 4 (2016) and Scopus.
Impact Factor: 1.747 (2019)


Submission Methods


Important Dates

Please submit your full paper or abstract to the Electronic Submission System ( .pdf only)

Any question, please contact icvars@163.com

Submission of papers:

February 10, 2021

Acceptance Notification: 

February 25, 2021

Registration Deadline: 

March 5, 2021

Conference Date:

March 20-22, 2021


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