Schedule VRTO 2017

“D1” | DAY 1 = Sunday June 25th, 2017
“D2” | DAY 2 = Monday June 26th, 2017
CR1 = Conference Room 1 – Room 204
CR2 = Conference Room 2 – Room 201
ITR = Intensive Training – Room 203
AR1 = AR Track – 223/227 – Monday June 26th only
FTVW = Film & Television Industry Onboarding Workshop – Studio B – Saturday June 24th only

Please click on session titles for descriptions and speaker biographies.

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10:00 AM
Introduction to 360 Capture and Camera SystemsInstructor: Andrew Sims | Better Corners
Keynote: 35 Years of VR (David A Smith)Keynote: David Smith | Wearality
VR/AR 2017 and Beyond: Reality, Evolution, and RevolutionPresenter: Charlie Fink | Forbes, Disney, AOL
How to Make a Terrible VR GameInstructor: Shachar Weis | Packet39
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Virtual Reality for Supporting Future Space ExplorationKeynote: Peggy Wu | NASA Ames Research
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
From Cathedrals to Gone Home: The Art of (Un)Structuring Spatial Narratives
Expploring non-linear storytelling in spatialized media using Gone Home as a case study
11:00 AM
11:55 AM
Building a Social VR ApplicationInstructor: Bernie Roehl | Virtual Escapes
Super Session: Why AR?: A Debate on the Real Value Proposition of ARSrinivas Krishna (AWE), Parham Aarabi (Modiface), Robert Kori Golding (Albedo Informatics), Camile Gauthier (No Campfire Required)
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Where to Start? Planning Narratives for VRPresenter: Dr. Rorik Henrikson
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
MR in the Healthcare Industry: Challenges & InsightsPresenter: Kevin Millar, VP of Creative and Medical Science | Invivo
Making AR Real: From Idea to FundingSpeaker: Michael Leventhal (former VP of Magic Leap) | Holmes Weinberg
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Break
1:00 PM
1:30 PM
Virtual Reality in EducationPresenter: Jeremy Friedberg, Co-Founder | SpongeLab
360 Filmmaking for Large Format Screens: Horizon: A 360 JourneyPresenters: Tom C. Hall, Ahmad Ismail | Redlab Digital
Working with Vive Trackers and Leap MotionInstructor: Liam Ferris | Kainos
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
Break
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
Break
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
Special Presentation: How Mobile AR Could Top 1B Users & $60B by 2021 (Tim Merel)Presenters: Tim Merel | Digi-Capital, Michael Leventhal
Visbit: How We Made 12K Streaming at Regular Bandwidth a RealityPresenter: Dr. Changyin (CY) Zhou - Co-Founder & CEO | Visbit
Break
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
Break
1:30 PM
1:55 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
360/VR Production Audio Primer: Techniques and GearInstructor: Joe Powers | Powerful Stache
Defining a New VRX (UX in VR)Presenter: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
Virtual Humans On iOS With Apple ARKitInstructors: Morgan Young, Craig Alguire | Quantum Capture
Brands as Benefactor For The ArtsPresenter: Tom Westerlin | Nice Shoes
Defining VRX (Creating a UX for VR)Instructor: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
Case Study PresentationsGraeme Moffat | Interaxon (Muse) Heather Phenix | Jam3 Emily Smith | *nocampfirerequired
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
Break
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
Super Session: Meet the Funders
CMF/Telefilm, FACTOR, OCE, OMDC, and SIRT/IRAP will present their respective programs and engage in Q&A.
2:30 PM
4:00 PM
Super Session: Meet the FundersModerator: Lucie LaLumiere | LaLumiere Media
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Open Source Eyetap: Empower Every Maker with Phenomenal Augmented Reality & Wearable ComputingPresenter: Steve Mann (by remote), Max Hao Lu Cindy Jinhee Park
Super Session: The Cutting Edge for Out-of-Home VR Entertainment
Featuring THE VOID, Two Bit Circus, IMAX, AMD, Dark Ride Project, Nelson Advisors
3:00 PM
4:25 PM
Manimal Sanctuary: Dev Notes from a Lurking SimulatorInstructors: Jim Munroe, Jason Bond | Postopian Games
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
The Immersive Internet - Dr. Karan SinghSpeaker: Dr. Karan Singh | JanusVR
Working with 360 in After EffectsInstructor: Nick Harauz
Procedural Level Design Tips for VRInstructor: Blair Renaud | Iris VR
The ARt of Engagement: A Case Study with Alex Mayhew, Impossible Things & AGOSpeakers: Alex Mayhew, Ian Kelso | Impossible Things
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
SUPER SESSION: Solving Problems in Serving up Immersive Web ExperiencesPanelists: James McCrae | JanusVR Eduardo Cuervo | Microsoft Research Jai Krishnan | Google Draco Rafael Brown | Digital Myths Bernie Roehl | Virtual Escapes
VR for VFX, Film & BrandsPresenter: Joseph Zaki | VRtuality
Break
4:00 PM
4:30 PM
How Do You Build VR to Teach?Instructors: Joseph Wilson, James Hackett | SpongeLab Interactive, Invivo
Next Steps Beyond...
4:00 PM
4:45 PM
Next Steps Beyond...Panel: Michael Halminen (Google) Charlie Fink (Forbes) Heather Phenix (Jam3) Candace Steinberg (Neweb) Mark Olivier (VRVANA) Moderator: Ian Kelso (Impossible Things)
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
Canvas 360 Pro: Post-Production TechniquesInstructor: Mike Sevigny, CTO | Torus Media Labs
109 Ways Companies are Using VR/AR Right NowPresenter: Alan Smithson | MetaVRse
How to Monetize VR Now & in the Near FuturePresentation: Laura Mingail | entertainment One
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
VR for Immersive Robotic ControlSpeaker: Dmitri Ignakov, Ph.D. Co-Founder | Taiga Robotics
Keynote: Growing the VR Ecosystem (Ana Serrano)Speaker: Ana Serrano | CFC Media Lab
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing Summit
Christine Clark | Thinkingbox Angela Bowen | Nice Shoes Sonata Taman | VRtuality Sonia Carreno| IAB Canada
5:00 PM
5:50 PM
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing SummitModerator: Alan Smithon | MetaVRse
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM

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11:00 AM
Super Session: Why AR?: A Debate on the Real Value Proposition of ARSrinivas Krishna (AWE), Parham Aarabi (Modiface), Robert Kori Golding (Albedo Informatics), Camile Gauthier (No Campfire Required)
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Making AR Real: From Idea to FundingSpeaker: Michael Leventhal (former VP of Magic Leap) | Holmes Weinberg
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
Special Presentation: How Mobile AR Could Top 1B Users & $60B by 2021 (Tim Merel)Presenters: Tim Merel | Digi-Capital, Michael Leventhal
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Virtual Humans On iOS With Apple ARKitInstructors: Morgan Young, Craig Alguire | Quantum Capture
Defining VRX (Creating a UX for VR)Instructor: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
Case Study PresentationsGraeme Moffat | Interaxon (Muse) Heather Phenix | Jam3 Emily Smith | *nocampfirerequired
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Open Source Eyetap: Empower Every Maker with Phenomenal Augmented Reality & Wearable ComputingPresenter: Steve Mann (by remote), Max Hao Lu Cindy Jinhee Park
Super Session: The Cutting Edge for Out-of-Home VR Entertainment
Featuring THE VOID, Two Bit Circus, IMAX, AMD, Dark Ride Project, Nelson Advisors
3:00 PM
4:25 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
The ARt of Engagement: A Case Study with Alex Mayhew, Impossible Things & AGOSpeakers: Alex Mayhew, Ian Kelso | Impossible Things
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
Next Steps Beyond...
4:00 PM
4:45 PM
Next Steps Beyond...Panel: Michael Halminen (Google) Charlie Fink (Forbes) Heather Phenix (Jam3) Candace Steinberg (Neweb) Mark Olivier (VRVANA) Moderator: Ian Kelso (Impossible Things)
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
109 Ways Companies are Using VR/AR Right NowPresenter: Alan Smithson | MetaVRse
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing Summit
Christine Clark | Thinkingbox Angela Bowen | Nice Shoes Sonata Taman | VRtuality Sonia Carreno| IAB Canada
5:00 PM
5:50 PM
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing SummitModerator: Alan Smithon | MetaVRse
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM

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10:00 AM
Keynote: 35 Years of VR (David A Smith)Keynote: David Smith | Wearality
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Super Session: Why AR?: A Debate on the Real Value Proposition of ARSrinivas Krishna (AWE), Parham Aarabi (Modiface), Robert Kori Golding (Albedo Informatics), Camile Gauthier (No Campfire Required)
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Making AR Real: From Idea to FundingSpeaker: Michael Leventhal (former VP of Magic Leap) | Holmes Weinberg
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
Special Presentation: How Mobile AR Could Top 1B Users & $60B by 2021 (Tim Merel)Presenters: Tim Merel | Digi-Capital, Michael Leventhal
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Brands as Benefactor For The ArtsPresenter: Tom Westerlin | Nice Shoes
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
Super Session: Meet the Funders
CMF/Telefilm, FACTOR, OCE, OMDC, and SIRT/IRAP will present their respective programs and engage in Q&A.
2:30 PM
4:00 PM
Super Session: Meet the FundersModerator: Lucie LaLumiere | LaLumiere Media
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
Next Steps Beyond...
4:00 PM
4:45 PM
Next Steps Beyond...Panel: Michael Halminen (Google) Charlie Fink (Forbes) Heather Phenix (Jam3) Candace Steinberg (Neweb) Mark Olivier (VRVANA) Moderator: Ian Kelso (Impossible Things)
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
109 Ways Companies are Using VR/AR Right NowPresenter: Alan Smithson | MetaVRse
How to Monetize VR Now & in the Near FuturePresentation: Laura Mingail | entertainment One
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Keynote: Growing the VR Ecosystem (Ana Serrano)Speaker: Ana Serrano | CFC Media Lab
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing Summit
Christine Clark | Thinkingbox Angela Bowen | Nice Shoes Sonata Taman | VRtuality Sonia Carreno| IAB Canada
5:00 PM
5:50 PM
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing SummitModerator: Alan Smithon | MetaVRse
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM
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11:00 AM
From Cathedrals to Gone Home: The Art of (Un)Structuring Spatial Narratives
Expploring non-linear storytelling in spatialized media using Gone Home as a case study
11:00 AM
11:55 AM
Building a Social VR ApplicationInstructor: Bernie Roehl | Virtual Escapes
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Working with Vive Trackers and Leap MotionInstructor: Liam Ferris | Kainos
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Defining a New VRX (UX in VR)Presenter: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
Virtual Humans On iOS With Apple ARKitInstructors: Morgan Young, Craig Alguire | Quantum Capture
Defining VRX (Creating a UX for VR)Instructor: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Open Source Eyetap: Empower Every Maker with Phenomenal Augmented Reality & Wearable ComputingPresenter: Steve Mann (by remote), Max Hao Lu Cindy Jinhee Park
Manimal Sanctuary: Dev Notes from a Lurking SimulatorInstructors: Jim Munroe, Jason Bond | Postopian Games
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Working with 360 in After EffectsInstructor: Nick Harauz
Procedural Level Design Tips for VRInstructor: Blair Renaud | Iris VR
The ARt of Engagement: A Case Study with Alex Mayhew, Impossible Things & AGOSpeakers: Alex Mayhew, Ian Kelso | Impossible Things
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
How Do You Build VR to Teach?Instructors: Joseph Wilson, James Hackett | SpongeLab Interactive, Invivo
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
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10:00 AM
Keynote: 35 Years of VR (David A Smith)Keynote: David Smith | Wearality
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
From Cathedrals to Gone Home: The Art of (Un)Structuring Spatial Narratives
Expploring non-linear storytelling in spatialized media using Gone Home as a case study
11:00 AM
11:55 AM
Building a Social VR ApplicationInstructor: Bernie Roehl | Virtual Escapes
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Where to Start? Planning Narratives for VRPresenter: Dr. Rorik Henrikson
11:45 AM
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12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Working with Vive Trackers and Leap MotionInstructor: Liam Ferris | Kainos
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
360/VR Production Audio Primer: Techniques and GearInstructor: Joe Powers | Powerful Stache
Defining a New VRX (UX in VR)Presenter: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
Virtual Humans On iOS With Apple ARKitInstructors: Morgan Young, Craig Alguire | Quantum Capture
Brands as Benefactor For The ArtsPresenter: Tom Westerlin | Nice Shoes
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Super Session: The Cutting Edge for Out-of-Home VR Entertainment
Featuring THE VOID, Two Bit Circus, IMAX, AMD, Dark Ride Project, Nelson Advisors
3:00 PM
4:25 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
The Immersive Internet - Dr. Karan SinghSpeaker: Dr. Karan Singh | JanusVR
Procedural Level Design Tips for VRInstructor: Blair Renaud | Iris VR
The ARt of Engagement: A Case Study with Alex Mayhew, Impossible Things & AGOSpeakers: Alex Mayhew, Ian Kelso | Impossible Things
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
SUPER SESSION: Solving Problems in Serving up Immersive Web ExperiencesPanelists: James McCrae | JanusVR Eduardo Cuervo | Microsoft Research Jai Krishnan | Google Draco Rafael Brown | Digital Myths Bernie Roehl | Virtual Escapes
VR for VFX, Film & BrandsPresenter: Joseph Zaki | VRtuality
How Do You Build VR to Teach?Instructors: Joseph Wilson, James Hackett | SpongeLab Interactive, Invivo
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
How to Monetize VR Now & in the Near FuturePresentation: Laura Mingail | entertainment One
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
VR for Immersive Robotic ControlSpeaker: Dmitri Ignakov, Ph.D. Co-Founder | Taiga Robotics
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing Summit
Christine Clark | Thinkingbox Angela Bowen | Nice Shoes Sonata Taman | VRtuality Sonia Carreno| IAB Canada
5:00 PM
5:50 PM
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing SummitModerator: Alan Smithon | MetaVRse
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM

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Introduction to 360 Capture and Camera SystemsInstructor: Andrew Sims | Better Corners
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Where to Start? Planning Narratives for VRPresenter: Dr. Rorik Henrikson
11:45 AM
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12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
360 Filmmaking for Large Format Screens: Horizon: A 360 JourneyPresenters: Tom C. Hall, Ahmad Ismail | Redlab Digital
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
Visbit: How We Made 12K Streaming at Regular Bandwidth a RealityPresenter: Dr. Changyin (CY) Zhou - Co-Founder & CEO | Visbit
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
360/VR Production Audio Primer: Techniques and GearInstructor: Joe Powers | Powerful Stache
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Working with 360 in After EffectsInstructor: Nick Harauz
The ARt of Engagement: A Case Study with Alex Mayhew, Impossible Things & AGOSpeakers: Alex Mayhew, Ian Kelso | Impossible Things
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
VR for VFX, Film & BrandsPresenter: Joseph Zaki | VRtuality
How Do You Build VR to Teach?Instructors: Joseph Wilson, James Hackett | SpongeLab Interactive, Invivo
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
Canvas 360 Pro: Post-Production TechniquesInstructor: Mike Sevigny, CTO | Torus Media Labs
How to Monetize VR Now & in the Near FuturePresentation: Laura Mingail | entertainment One
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing Summit
Christine Clark | Thinkingbox Angela Bowen | Nice Shoes Sonata Taman | VRtuality Sonia Carreno| IAB Canada
5:00 PM
5:50 PM
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing SummitModerator: Alan Smithon | MetaVRse
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VR/AR 2017 and Beyond: Reality, Evolution, and RevolutionPresenter: Charlie Fink | Forbes, Disney, AOL
10:15 AM
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Virtual Reality for Supporting Future Space ExplorationKeynote: Peggy Wu | NASA Ames Research
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The Immersive Internet - Dr. Karan SinghSpeaker: Dr. Karan Singh | JanusVR
3:45 PM
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Keynote: Growing the VR Ecosystem (Ana Serrano)Speaker: Ana Serrano | CFC Media Lab
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Special Presentation: How Mobile AR Could Top 1B Users & $60B by 2021 (Tim Merel)Presenters: Tim Merel | Digi-Capital, Michael Leventhal
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Defining a New VRX (UX in VR)Presenter: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Open Source Eyetap: Empower Every Maker with Phenomenal Augmented Reality & Wearable ComputingPresenter: Steve Mann (by remote), Max Hao Lu Cindy Jinhee Park
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
The ARt of Engagement: A Case Study with Alex Mayhew, Impossible Things & AGOSpeakers: Alex Mayhew, Ian Kelso | Impossible Things
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
How Do You Build VR to Teach?Instructors: Joseph Wilson, James Hackett | SpongeLab Interactive, Invivo
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
109 Ways Companies are Using VR/AR Right NowPresenter: Alan Smithson | MetaVRse
4:45 PM
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Super Session: Why AR?: A Debate on the Real Value Proposition of ARSrinivas Krishna (AWE), Parham Aarabi (Modiface), Robert Kori Golding (Albedo Informatics), Camile Gauthier (No Campfire Required)
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
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12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
Super Session: Meet the Funders
CMF/Telefilm, FACTOR, OCE, OMDC, and SIRT/IRAP will present their respective programs and engage in Q&A.
2:30 PM
4:00 PM
Super Session: Meet the FundersModerator: Lucie LaLumiere | LaLumiere Media
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Super Session: The Cutting Edge for Out-of-Home VR Entertainment
Featuring THE VOID, Two Bit Circus, IMAX, AMD, Dark Ride Project, Nelson Advisors
3:00 PM
4:25 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
SUPER SESSION: Solving Problems in Serving up Immersive Web ExperiencesPanelists: James McCrae | JanusVR Eduardo Cuervo | Microsoft Research Jai Krishnan | Google Draco Rafael Brown | Digital Myths Bernie Roehl | Virtual Escapes
Next Steps Beyond...
4:00 PM
4:45 PM
Next Steps Beyond...Panel: Michael Halminen (Google) Charlie Fink (Forbes) Heather Phenix (Jam3) Candace Steinberg (Neweb) Mark Olivier (VRVANA) Moderator: Ian Kelso (Impossible Things)
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing Summit
Christine Clark | Thinkingbox Angela Bowen | Nice Shoes Sonata Taman | VRtuality Sonia Carreno| IAB Canada
5:00 PM
5:50 PM
Super Session: VR/AR Marketing SummitModerator: Alan Smithon | MetaVRse
5:15 PM
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VR/AR 2017 and Beyond: Reality, Evolution, and RevolutionPresenter: Charlie Fink | Forbes, Disney, AOL
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Virtual Reality for Supporting Future Space ExplorationKeynote: Peggy Wu | NASA Ames Research
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
From Cathedrals to Gone Home: The Art of (Un)Structuring Spatial Narratives
Expploring non-linear storytelling in spatialized media using Gone Home as a case study
11:00 AM
11:55 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Where to Start? Planning Narratives for VRPresenter: Dr. Rorik Henrikson
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
MR in the Healthcare Industry: Challenges & InsightsPresenter: Kevin Millar, VP of Creative and Medical Science | Invivo
Making AR Real: From Idea to FundingSpeaker: Michael Leventhal (former VP of Magic Leap) | Holmes Weinberg
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Virtual Reality in EducationPresenter: Jeremy Friedberg, Co-Founder | SpongeLab
360 Filmmaking for Large Format Screens: Horizon: A 360 JourneyPresenters: Tom C. Hall, Ahmad Ismail | Redlab Digital
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
Special Presentation: How Mobile AR Could Top 1B Users & $60B by 2021 (Tim Merel)Presenters: Tim Merel | Digi-Capital, Michael Leventhal
Visbit: How We Made 12K Streaming at Regular Bandwidth a RealityPresenter: Dr. Changyin (CY) Zhou - Co-Founder & CEO | Visbit
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Defining a New VRX (UX in VR)Presenter: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
Brands as Benefactor For The ArtsPresenter: Tom Westerlin | Nice Shoes
Case Study PresentationsGraeme Moffat | Interaxon (Muse) Heather Phenix | Jam3 Emily Smith | *nocampfirerequired
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
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Open Source Eyetap: Empower Every Maker with Phenomenal Augmented Reality & Wearable ComputingPresenter: Steve Mann (by remote), Max Hao Lu Cindy Jinhee Park
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The Immersive Internet - Dr. Karan SinghSpeaker: Dr. Karan Singh | JanusVR
The ARt of Engagement: A Case Study with Alex Mayhew, Impossible Things & AGOSpeakers: Alex Mayhew, Ian Kelso | Impossible Things
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VR for VFX, Film & BrandsPresenter: Joseph Zaki | VRtuality
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109 Ways Companies are Using VR/AR Right NowPresenter: Alan Smithson | MetaVRse
How to Monetize VR Now & in the Near FuturePresentation: Laura Mingail | entertainment One
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VR for Immersive Robotic ControlSpeaker: Dmitri Ignakov, Ph.D. Co-Founder | Taiga Robotics
Keynote: Growing the VR Ecosystem (Ana Serrano)Speaker: Ana Serrano | CFC Media Lab
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How to Make a Terrible VR GameInstructor: Shachar Weis | Packet39
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Building a Social VR ApplicationInstructor: Bernie Roehl | Virtual Escapes
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Virtual Humans On iOS With Apple ARKitInstructors: Morgan Young, Craig Alguire | Quantum Capture
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Manimal Sanctuary: Dev Notes from a Lurking SimulatorInstructors: Jim Munroe, Jason Bond | Postopian Games
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How Do You Build VR to Teach?Instructors: Joseph Wilson, James Hackett | SpongeLab Interactive, Invivo
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Canvas 360 Pro: Post-Production TechniquesInstructor: Mike Sevigny, CTO | Torus Media Labs
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How to Make a Terrible VR GameInstructor: Shachar Weis | Packet39
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From Cathedrals to Gone Home: The Art of (Un)Structuring Spatial Narratives
Expploring non-linear storytelling in spatialized media using Gone Home as a case study
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Building a Social VR ApplicationInstructor: Bernie Roehl | Virtual Escapes
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Defining VRX (Creating a UX for VR)Instructor: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
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Super Session: The Cutting Edge for Out-of-Home VR Entertainment
Featuring THE VOID, Two Bit Circus, IMAX, AMD, Dark Ride Project, Nelson Advisors
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Manimal Sanctuary: Dev Notes from a Lurking SimulatorInstructors: Jim Munroe, Jason Bond | Postopian Games
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Keynote: 35 Years of VR (David A Smith)Keynote: David Smith | Wearality
VR/AR 2017 and Beyond: Reality, Evolution, and RevolutionPresenter: Charlie Fink | Forbes, Disney, AOL
How to Make a Terrible VR GameInstructor: Shachar Weis | Packet39
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Virtual Reality for Supporting Future Space ExplorationKeynote: Peggy Wu | NASA Ames Research
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From Cathedrals to Gone Home: The Art of (Un)Structuring Spatial Narratives
Expploring non-linear storytelling in spatialized media using Gone Home as a case study
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Building a Social VR ApplicationInstructor: Bernie Roehl | Virtual Escapes
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Where to Start? Planning Narratives for VRPresenter: Dr. Rorik Henrikson
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MR in the Healthcare Industry: Challenges & InsightsPresenter: Kevin Millar, VP of Creative and Medical Science | Invivo
Making AR Real: From Idea to FundingSpeaker: Michael Leventhal (former VP of Magic Leap) | Holmes Weinberg
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Virtual Reality in EducationPresenter: Jeremy Friedberg, Co-Founder | SpongeLab
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Special Presentation: How Mobile AR Could Top 1B Users & $60B by 2021 (Tim Merel)Presenters: Tim Merel | Digi-Capital, Michael Leventhal
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360/VR Production Audio Primer: Techniques and GearInstructor: Joe Powers | Powerful Stache
Defining a New VRX (UX in VR)Presenter: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
Virtual Humans On iOS With Apple ARKitInstructors: Morgan Young, Craig Alguire | Quantum Capture
Brands as Benefactor For The ArtsPresenter: Tom Westerlin | Nice Shoes
Defining VRX (Creating a UX for VR)Instructor: Rafael Brown | Digital Myths
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Super Session: The Cutting Edge for Out-of-Home VR Entertainment
Featuring THE VOID, Two Bit Circus, IMAX, AMD, Dark Ride Project, Nelson Advisors
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Manimal Sanctuary: Dev Notes from a Lurking SimulatorInstructors: Jim Munroe, Jason Bond | Postopian Games
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The Immersive Internet - Dr. Karan SinghSpeaker: Dr. Karan Singh | JanusVR
Procedural Level Design Tips for VRInstructor: Blair Renaud | Iris VR
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SUPER SESSION: Solving Problems in Serving up Immersive Web ExperiencesPanelists: James McCrae | JanusVR Eduardo Cuervo | Microsoft Research Jai Krishnan | Google Draco Rafael Brown | Digital Myths Bernie Roehl | Virtual Escapes
VR for VFX, Film & BrandsPresenter: Joseph Zaki | VRtuality
How Do You Build VR to Teach?Instructors: Joseph Wilson, James Hackett | SpongeLab Interactive, Invivo
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109 Ways Companies are Using VR/AR Right NowPresenter: Alan Smithson | MetaVRse
How to Monetize VR Now & in the Near FuturePresentation: Laura Mingail | entertainment One
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VR for Immersive Robotic ControlSpeaker: Dmitri Ignakov, Ph.D. Co-Founder | Taiga Robotics
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Christine Clark | Thinkingbox Angela Bowen | Nice Shoes Sonata Taman | VRtuality Sonia Carreno| IAB Canada
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Super Session: VR/AR Marketing SummitModerator: Alan Smithon | MetaVRse
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Introduction to 360 Capture and Camera SystemsInstructor: Andrew Sims | Better Corners
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