EU AniNex Workshop and Networking Event (22-23 June 2017)

The 3rd Workshop for EU IRSES project on Next Generation Computer Animation Techniques


The “AniNex” workshop on ‘Next Generation Computer Animation Techniques’ was coordinated as part of the Edutainment 2017 conference programme at Bournemouth on 23 June 2017. The workshop was led by program Chair Dr. Jian Chang, co-Chair Prof Jian J. Zhang and Prof Nadia Thalmann.

Over 40 delegates from Europe and China have attended the “AniNex” Workshop. There were 27 submissions out of which 17 were accepted that will be published at the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (LNCS) by Springer.

The program of the workshop included a keynote presentation on the topic ‘Virtual Humans Modelling and Applications in Gaming and Cultural Heritage’ by Yvain Tisserand and Prof Nadia Thalmann, MIRALab, University of Geneva, Switzerland and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

The “AniNex” is funded by the European Commission FP7 Marie Curie Action – international research staff exchange scheme. The project “AniNex” is designed to prepare and lead the development of next-generation techniques related to computer animation and its applications. For more information about the project, please visit project website (