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July 10-11, 2024

OCAD University

100 McCaul Street

Toronto, ON, Canada

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ABOUT VRTO

VRTO Spatial Media World Conference & Expo – the award-winning, critically-acclaimed, industry insiders’ favourite show returns live to Toronto for a special 2-day event in the heart of the city’s media arts district. 

Apple is finally playing its spatial media card. The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was rife with new augmented reality glasses and even new VR headset from SONY. Meta released Quest 3, and its numbers are rapidly climbing to one of the top platforms on the massive Steam game marketplace.

For 9 years, VRTO has been a vital catalyst for ethical new ventures and opportunities in the rapidly evolving world of media, arts, entertainment, industry, education, and enterprise. Attendees include C-suite executives, investors, hackers, gamers, developers, artists, and leading education, healthcare, and enterprise experts. 

Position your brand as a leader in the limitless potential of spatial media, immersive technologies, and emerging technologies. Showcase your brand, meet and network with a global audience at VRTO 2024!


2024 features talks around:

  • Virtual Museums, Archaeology, and Cultural Anthropology
  • NERFS/Gaussian/Dolphin Splatter
  • Live Virtual Performance Training
  • The Revenge of LBEs
  • Generative AI for Virtual Production
  • Web3D/WebXR optimization and advancements
  • Hyper-Reality 2.0
  • Projection mapping and Immersive Interactive Environments
  • The next phase of LLMs and GANs
  • Digital Humans
  • New advancements and content approaches for AR/MR
  • Groundbreaking exhibition demos
  • Real face time with internationally renowned devs

 

TICKETS

We offer two phases of discount tickets. They are not time-based but quantity-based. Once they’re gone prices move to the next tier. Lock in your discount now!

Early Bird Phase 1 - 50% (Limited Quantity)

Sold Out — CAD$150 + Taxes

  • The ticket grants you access to 2 full days of expert led conference tracks, access to the Exhibit Hall, networking reception, and access to the private online Discord server.
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Conference Pass - Standard Price

CAD$325 + Taxes

  • The ticket grants you access to 2 full days of expert led conference tracks, access to the Exhibit Hall, networking reception, and access to the private online Discord server.
Get Tickets

SPEAKERS

Daniel Blair

Daniel Blair

CTO, BSD XR | Winnipeg, Canada
Heather Dunaway Smith

Heather Dunaway Smith

Immersive artist | Portland, Oregon, USA
Curtis Hickman

Curtis Hickman

Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, The VOID
Caitlin Krause

Caitlin Krause

Founder, Author, Speaker. MindWise and Stanford University | USA
Laura Mingail

Laura Mingail

Founder, Archetypes & Effects

Hammed Arowosegbe

Hammed Arowosegbe

Senior Software Engineer, Web3D/WebXR | Lagos, Nigeria
Priam Givord

Priam Givord

Director of Design, Priam Givord Design Studio
Nicole Rigo

Nicole Rigo

Actor and Writer, The MetaMovie | Brantford, CT USA
Prav Chinthoju

Prav Chinthoju

Fullstack Developer, CHLAVM
Anne Toole

Anne Toole

Writer, The Write Toole | West Hollywood, CA, USA

Harrison Forsyth

Harrison Forsyth

Principal Investigator (Research Lead), Durham College Mixed Reality Capture Studio
Dario Laverde

Dario Laverde

XR / Spatial Computing Creative Technologist at Stay Warm Studio | Kingston, NY, USA
Pinar Demirdag

Pinar Demirdag

Co-Founder and CEO of Cuebric
Keram Malicki-Sanchez

Keram Malicki-Sanchez

Instructor, UCLA Extension | Executive Director, FIVARS, VRTO
Ryan Andal

Ryan Andal

President and Co-Founder of Secret Location

Gillian McIntyre

Gillian McIntyre

Interpretive Planner, Art Gallery of Ontario (Retired)
Debbie Deer

Debbie Deer

CEO/Founder of Orion Digital Innovations and Creations Inc. (Orion Digital Inc.) | Toronto, Canada
Nimrod Shanit

Nimrod Shanit

Founder and CEO at Blimey VR Studios Inc. | Toronto, Canada
Justin Baillargeon

Justin Baillargeon

Producer, Host at Dr. VR | Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pratik Pradhan

Pratik Pradhan

Researcher, Developer- Metropolitan University | Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ashley Huffman

Ashley Huffman

Marketing and Strategic Partnerships, TITAN Haptics | Toronto, Canada

TESTIMONIALS

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PARTNERS & SPONSORS 2024

VRTO would simply not be possible without the generous support of our partners. Please visit them to learn more about these amazing companies.

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EXHIBITORS 2024

The Realization Zone presented various innovative Canadian and international VR and AR projects, products, and interactive demos. Click on the logos to visit their websites and learn more about these amazing companies.

PAST PARTICIPANTS & PARTNERS

VRTO would simply not be possible without the generous support of our partners. Here are some of the amazing companies than have joined us in the past as sponsors, exhibitors, and partners.