Schedule 2018

“D0” | Day 0 = Friday, June 15th, 2018 (No Conference or Expo)

“D1” | DAY 1 = Saturday, June 16th, 2018

“D2” | DAY 2 = Sunday, June 17th, 2018

“D3” | DAY 3 = Monday, June 18th, 2018

NWSHP1 = Spatialized Narrative Workshop

CR1 = Conference Room 1 – Room 204

CR2 = Conference Room 2 – Room TBA

ITR = Intensive Training – Room TBA

GS = General Sessions (Open to all Tickets and Wristbands) – Venn Room

Please click on session titles for descriptions and speaker biographies.

THE SCHEDULE IS BEING UPDATED DAILY.
PLEASE REFER TO THE PRINT PROGRAMME AND APP FOR FINAL SCHEDULE

NWSHP1-18 Fri CR1-D1-18 Sat CR2-D1-18 Sat GS-D1-18 Sat CR1-D2-18 Sun CR2-D2-18 Sun (AWE's AR Track) ITR-D1-18 Sun (Advanced Imaging Focus) GS-D2-18 Sun CR1-D3-18 Mon CR2-D3-18 Mon ITR-D2-18 Mon (Interactive Design Focus) GS-D3-18 Mon
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
The Philosophical Foundations of Experiential Design
Speaker: Kent Bye (Voices of VR)
10:00 AM
10:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
Changing Realities: Indie VR Game Development for Hospitals
Speaker: Jeremy Patterson
10:00 AM
10:25 AM
Changing Realities: Indie VR Game Development for HospitalsVoxel Bay, an “independent VR game platform” developed at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and nurtured to maturity by LittleSeed, Inc, followed the indie game norms and created something fun and unique in the most unexpected place: a hospital.
Break
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
3D Scanning for Fun and Profit - The Easy Road to Photorealism in VRWe’ll walk through the steps needed to go from an object in your hand (or back yard) to a model in a VR experience.
AR is Hot. VR is Not. Yet.
Speaker: Charlie Fink
10:00 AM
10:45 AM
AR is Hot. VR is Not. Yet.Author Charlie Fink brings up his update 1 year later.
CAMH: VR For Spatial Decision-Making
Speaker: Nick Moshenko (Designstor)
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
10:15 AM
Fundamentals for Spatialized Narrative
Instructor: Nathalie Mathe
10:20 AM
11:30 AM
The Fundamentals of VR - Designing for Immersion
Instructor: Shachar
10:15 AM
11:45 AM
The Fundamentals of VR - Designing for ImmersionThis talk plows through everything you need to know about VR, designing engaging and immersive experiences and make your virtual reality application memorable and effective.
10:30 AM
Painting the World with Data - a Conversation with Charlie Fink
Speaker: Charlie Fink, Tom Emrich
10:30 AM
10:50 AM

From Bionic Vision to Telepresence
Speaker: Tom Emrich
10:50 AM
11:10 AM

Investing in AR - Fireside Chat
Speakers: Prashant Matta (OMERS Ventures, Tom Emrich (Super Ventures)
11:10 AM
11:30 AM
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Cyberdelic Concrescence: Exhuming Terence McKenna
Speaker: Eliott Edge
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
Cyberdelic Concrescence: Exhuming Terence McKennaIn this talk, author and longtime McKenna researcher Eliott Edge provides an overview of the entheobotinist\\\\\\\'s ideas regarding VR, the future of language, psychedelics, identity, and how these all may help provide a platform for the evolution of our culture and species.
3D Scanning to VR: Embodied Identity
Instructor: Claire Brunet
11:00 AM
11:50 AM
Super Session: LBE 2018
Moderator: Charlie Fink
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
Super Session: LBE 2018Joanna Popper (HP), Ryan Andal (Secret Location), Nathan Weir (FORREC), John Bolton (GlobalCore), Stephen Shew (BattleVerse)
Break
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:15 AM
Designing Digital Prototypes
Speaker: Benoit Gervais (Futurescape)
11:15 AM
12:00 PM
11:30 AM
Workshop: Adam Cosco - No Rules
Instructor: Adam Cosco
11:30 AM
1:00 PM
Empathic Understandings with Psychedelics & EVR
Speakers: Jeffrey Lynn Damon, Tina Madry
11:30 AM
11:50 AM
A refreshingly optimistic narrative for the human story from Gaia to cyberspace.
Case Study: VR / AR in Experiential Marketing for Global Brands
Speaker: Maxim Khasiev (YODE Group)
11:30 AM
11:50 AM
Break
11:30 AM
12:00 PM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Super Session: Consciousness & Reality - Esoteric Elucidations of VRThis panel will explore what insights VR could provide into the nature of consciousness and our understanding the nature of reality.
Body in Sound: Physical Audio and the Design of Wearables, Chairs, and Experience
Speaker: Taymoore Balbaa - Director, Subpac
12:00 PM
12:25 PM
The Challenges & Opportunities of Mobile Interaction in AR/VR
Speaker: Martin LaBrecque
12:00 PM
12:20 PM

The Future Has No Keyboard: How To Build Today's Technology Using Tomorrow's Interfaces
Speaker: Sophie Howe (Xesto)
12:20 PM
12:40 PM
The Future Has No Keyboard: How To Build Today's Technology Using Tomorrow's InterfacesIt’s time to adopt a new and more natural way of interacting with technology.

The Location-based AR Opportunity and Its Impact on Storytelling
Speakers: James Essex, Emily Smith
12:40 PM
1:00 PM
Depthkit for Volumetric Performance
Instructor: Elli Raynai
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
AR & VR Headset Comparisons: The (Very) Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Speaker: Irena Cronin (Transformation Group LLC)
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Break
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
Artistry of the Future: How AR/VR is Revolutionizing the Creative ProcessCreative Director, Dave Cardwell (I-Robot, Lord of the Rings, King Kong) will discuss how both novice and professional artists will soon be able to create, collaborate and distribute their work like never before.
12:15 PM
Hardhat Not Required - VR/AR in the Industrial SpaceCreating stress in VR to reduce stress in real life, The importance of muscle memory and designing effective VR training
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
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1:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Capturing Bodies in Space
Instructor: Elli Raynai
2:00 PM
2:50 PM
Keynote: Philip Rosedale - Waiting for VR
Speaker: Philip Rosedale
2:00 PM
2:45 PM
Break
2:00 PM
2:30 PM

Multiuser Location-Based VR Narrative
Speakers: Sergio Ramirez, Joss Monzon
2:15 PM
3:00 PM

Are VR/AR ready for CHANGE?
Moderator: Ana Serrano (CFC)
2:20 PM
3:30 PM
Are VR/AR ready for CHANGE?Speakers: Maryam Sabour, Nyla Innuksuk, Glenn Cantave
Break
2:00 PM
2:20 PM


AR & Health: A Fireside Chat with Yvonne Felix of eSight
Speakers: Yvonne Felix, Tom Emrich
2:40 PM
3:00 PM
360 Video Power Tools Overview
Instructor: Nathalie Mathe
2:00 PM
2:20 PM
The Narrative Archaeology of Fullbright GamesA three way chat with Steve Gaynor, Paul Darvasi and Keram Malicki-Sanchez
Where Will Your Art Be In 35 Years?
Speaker: Bill Perry
2:00 PM
2:45 PM
Where Will Your Art Be In 35 Years?Join digital art pioneer Bill Perry on a retrospective and look forward on creating digital art against all odds.
Physics and Interaction in VR
Instructor: Lee Vermeulen
2:00 PM
2:45 PM
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Transcending Reality
Speakers: James McCrae, Karan Singh
2:45 PM
3:30 PM
3:00 PM
Efficient Avatars: Adventures in the Uncanny Valley
Speaker: Andrew MacDonald (CreamVR)
3:00 PM
3:25 PM
Efficient Avatars: Adventures in the Uncanny ValleyCreamVR has been developing a unique avatar creation process using blendshape animation and video projection, with Sheridan’s SIRT program.
Break
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
STYLY and The Future of Fashion, Music, and Art in the VR Era
Speaker: Michael Waite (STYLY)
3:00 PM
3:45 PM
STYLY and The Future of Fashion, Music, and Art in the VR EraMichael waite is the global manager at STYLY, a non-coding VR content creation platform from Japan.
Putting Soul into VR
Speaker: Paloma Dawkins (Museum of Symmetry)
3:00 PM
3:45 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Space as Story
Instructor: Steve Gaynor (Fullbright)
3:30 PM
4:30 PM
Space as StorySteve will be using examples from Gone Home and Tacoma to provide techniques and ways of thinking about shaping the player\'s narrative experience through the arrangement of virtual space.
The AR Cloud Will Change Everything
Speaker: Srinivas Krishna (AWE Company, GeoGram)
3:30 PM
3:50 PM

Designing User Interfaces for the Real World
Speaker: Neil Mathew (Vertical.ai)
3:50 PM
4:10 PM
Designing User Interfaces for the Real WorldIn this talk, Neil Mathew, the Co-founder and CEO of Vertical, will explore three examples, where location-based AR content has made a big difference to the real world experience of a space – Museums, Retail and Industrial inspection.

The Trials Of Attracting Early Adopters For AR Gaming
Speaker: Stephen Shew (Battleverse)
4:10 PM
4:30 PM
The Trials Of Attracting Early Adopters For AR GamingHow do you attract early adopters to try out AR on a bootstrap budget?
Game Over: How a $215B AR Market Will Gamify Everything
Speaker: Johnny Monsarrat
3:30 PM
4:20 PM
Game Over: How a $215B AR Market Will Gamify EverythingIn the DotCom Boom, you played with information. In the AR Boom, you’re playing for real.
3:45 PM
The Dawn of Vive Reality
Speaker: Pearly Chen (HTC)
3:45 PM
4:15 PM
The Dawn of Vive RealityPearly Chen shares with the audience the HTC view of the world on the upcoming convergence of emerging technologies, and how that will change our lives like never imagined before.
4:00 PM
How to Use the Technology of Immersive Media to Express Artistic Visions
Speaker: Audri Phillips (Robot Prayers)
4:00 PM
4:20 PM
The Future of Imagery: A Talk w ILM, LucasFilm VFX Legend Steve "Spaz" WilliamsThe legend Steve \'Spaz\' Williams will be speaking about the breakthrough moments of CG effects and the possible future of VR/AR
Take the Leap from Mono to Stereo 360
Instructor: Mike Sevigny (Torus Media Labs)
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
How to Build an AR Cloud App
Instructor: Neil Mathew
4:00 PM
5:20 PM
4:15 PM
The Next Cyber Warfare Wave: AR and VR Worlds
Speaker: Bob Fine (VR Voice)
4:20 PM
4:45 PM
4:30 PM
Break
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
Hybrid Digital Art: The Genesis
Speaker: Trudy Elmore
4:30 PM
4:55 PM
Hybrid Digital Art: The GenesisTrudy Elmore will discuss how independent artists using these new tools and methods of creation are contending with the expectations of an audience desensitized by industrialized CGI and what the future holds for practitioners of this alchemic art form.
AR Conversion Models for Retail & Entertainment
Speaker: Heather Phenix
4:30 PM
4:50 PM



Driving VR/AR Adoption For Future Generations
Speaker: Sabarish Ganamoorthy
5:40 PM
6:00 PM
Driving VR/AR Adoption For Future GenerationsEvery generation is looking at technology through a radically different lens.
4:45 PM
Brett Leonard
Instructor: Brett Leonard
4:45 PM
6:00 PM
5:00 PM
Super Session: Summit on 360
Speakers: Keram Malicki-Sanchez, Thomas Wallner, Amanda Shelby, Adam Cosco, Ross Shain
5:00 PM
6:00 PM
5:15 PM
EXPANDING ON - Empathic Understandings with Psychedelics & EVR
Speakers: Jeffrey Lynn Damon, Tina Madry
5:15 PM
6:00 PM
EXPANDING ON - Empathic Understandings with Psychedelics & EVRThis is a workshop-discussion and will not be a formal presentation. Come join the circle and enjoy some intellectual mind expanding conversations with some cool cats who ride the fringes of culture and experience the weird!
5:30 PM
5:45 PM

NWSHP1-18 Fri

CR1-D1-18 Sat

CR2-D1-18 Sat

GS-D1-18 Sat

CR1-D2-18 Sun

CR2-D2-18 Sun (AWE's AR Track)

ITR-D1-18 Sun (Advanced Imaging Focus)

GS-D2-18 Sun

CR1-D3-18 Mon

CR2-D3-18 Mon

ITR-D2-18 Mon (Interactive Design Focus)

GS-D3-18 Mon

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