TEAR 3M

Technical Exchange (TE) on Augmented Reality (AR)

in Maintenance and Material Management (3M)

20-21 February 2019 (WED-THU)

SPAWAR System Center Pacific (SSC PAC)

San Diego, CA


JAN 25th last day to register for people without military ID/CAC cards. (REGISTRATION CLOSED)

FEB 8th last day to register for people with military ID/CAC cards. (REGISTRATION CLOSED)

*** We are at 370 registrants right now, we will limit attendance to no more than 400 attendees.

Hosted by SSC PAC’s Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality (BEMR) Lab and welcoming academia, government/DOD, and industry leaders that support the following technologies:

  • AR/VR
  • 2D/3D displays
  • mobile displays
  • wearables
  • any other "immersive" technology

In all fields that touch 3M:

  • Manufacturing
  • Installations
  • Maintenance and Repairs
  • Construction
  • Logistics
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Training

The technical exchange is a two day event held at the Topside location of the Navy's SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific in Point Loma. It will feature two days of oral presentations and demonstrations from leaders in AR and display technologies,including government briefings on active projects within the DOD. The technical exchange is unclassified, and we welcome participation from the Navy, DoD as well as from industry and academia.


The goals of TEAR 3M are:

* To spread awareness of current immersive technology research relevant to Navy/DOD applications

* To connect AR researchers with experts in Navy to learn about needs and requirements

* To build and strengthen collaborations within the DoD research community


For more information, contact us at: tear3m@spawar.navy.mil


TEAR 3M General Chairs:

Heidi Buck, Director, BEMR Lab at SPAWAR Systems Center, Pacific

Dr. Joshua Kvavle, SPAWAR Systems Center, Pacific

Lauren Burnette, SPAWAR Systems Center, Pacific