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Featured Speaker Johanna Pirker

Come to Vienna on Wednesday, June 1st, to be with Johanna Pirker to talk about the virtual reality of the pandemic on the iLRN 2022 Conference!
Feature Speaker Johanna Pirker
Feature Speaker Johanna Pirker

iLRN 2022 Feature Speaker

“The Virtual Reality of the Pandemic”

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022, 3pm Vienna (GMT +1).

Live in Vienna or Streamed Live on the iLRN Virtual Campus

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Dr. Johanna Pirker (Ass. Prof. Dr. tech. Dipl.Ing. BSc in Software Engineering and Economics and Computer Science from Graz University of Technology) is assistant professor, software engineer, and researcher at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science at Graz University of Technology (TUG). She finished her Master’s Thesis during a research visit at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) working on collaborative virtual world environments. In 2017, she finished her doctoral dissertation in computer science on motivational environments under the supervision of Christian Gütl (TUG) and John Belcher (MIT). She specialized in games and environments that engage users to learn, train, and work together through motivating tasks. She has long-lasting experience in game design and development, as well as virtual world development and has worked in the video game industry at Electronic Arts.  Her research interests include AI, data analysis, immersive environments, games research, gamification strategies, HCI, e-learning, CSE, and IR. She has authored and presented numerous publications in her field.

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