VRTO Schedule – 2019

“D0” | DAY 0 = Friday, May 31st 2019 – Setup, Workshop, Pre-Registration Available (No Conference or Expo)

“D1” | DAY 1 = Saturday, June 1st 2019

“D2” | DAY 2 = Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

“D3” | DAY 3 = Monday, June 3rd, 2019

CR1 = Conference Room 1 (Main Conference Room)

WS = Workshop (Gamma Space)

Please click on session titles for descriptions and speaker biographies.

THE SCHEDULE MAY BE UPDATED DAILY.
PLEASE REFER TO THE PRINT PROGRAMME FOR FINAL SCHEDULE

Complete 2019 Schedule Coming Soon.

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
9:30 AM
VIPs' Exhibits Preview
VIPs' Exhibit Galleries Preview
9:30 AM
10:50 AM
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Full-Day VR Development Workshop
This full-day training teaches how to build a working VR application.
10:00 AM
6:00 PM
Requires Workshop Pass
Full-Day VR Development WorkshopPresented by OCAD and Ontario Tech Universities.
The State of VR by the Numbers
Keynote: Tipatat Chennavasin, The Venture Reality Fund
10:00 AM
10:50 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
LBE 2019 & The Experience Economy
Super Session Panel
10:30 AM
11:20 AM
LBE 2019 & The Experience EconomySuper session panel with Laura Mingail, CJ Hervey, and Morgan Carlson.
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Embodiment, Worldbuilding, & the Future of Experiential EntertainmentXR Trends for Future Dreamers: Embodiment, Worldbuilding, & the Future of Experiential Entertainment
Ancient AR/VR
Brave Williams
11:00 AM
11:50 AM
Ancient AR/VREffective AR/VR principles will borrow significantly from ideas developed over thousands of years of theater practice and are effective as guiding principles for effective creation of AR/VR.
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
VR and the Road to Now...and Then
Panel Discussion feat. Blake J Harris
12:00 PM
12:50 PM
VR and the Road to Now...and ThenPanel: Blake J Harris, Keram Malicki-Sanchez, Blair Renaud
Spatialized 3D Audio & AI Generated Music
Power Talk: John Kyle Varley
12:00 PM
12:20 PM
Spatialized 3D Audio & AI Generated MusicJohn Kyle Varley will present his developed technique for creating object-based audio in the VR environment
Entering the Arena: AR, VR and the Future of eSportsSuper Session Panel featuring Keisha Howard and Ajay Fry.
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Lunch
[Break]
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
LunchEat! Mingle!
Lunch
[Break]
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
LunchEat! Mingle!
Lunch
[Break]
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
LunchEat! Mingle!
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Emma Rye
Gamifying MRI in VR for Patient Wellbeing
3:30 PM
3:50 PM
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Team Human Podcast: Live Recording
Douglas Rushkoff
5:00 PM
6:00 PM
Team Human Podcast: Live RecordingMedia theorist and author Douglas Rushkoff, who famously coined the phrase “viral media” brings his latest “Team Human” to Toronto for a live taping of his podcast.
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM
6:00 PM
A New Controller for a New World (CTRL-labs)
What’s Next For Neural Interface Technology
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
A New Controller for a New World (CTRL-labs)Adam Berenzweig of CTRL-labs outlines a near future in which developers can engage the motor nervous system to make computing feel like a natural extension of thought and movement.
Team Human Podcast: Q & AFollowing the live recording of the Team Human podcast, VRTO will host media theorist and author Douglas Rushkoff - for a Q & A session.
6:15 PM
6:30 PM
Team Human Podcast: Book SigningA number of Douglas Rushkoff's books will be available at the event for sale and signing.
6:45 PM

19-D0-Fri-WS

19-D1-Sat-CR1

19-D2-Sun-CR1

19-D3-Mon-CR1

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
9:30 AM
VIPs' Exhibits Preview
VIPs' Exhibit Galleries Preview
9:30 AM
10:50 AM
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Full-Day VR Development Workshop
This full-day training teaches how to build a working VR application.
10:00 AM
6:00 PM
Requires Workshop Pass
Full-Day VR Development WorkshopPresented by OCAD and Ontario Tech Universities.
The State of VR by the Numbers
Keynote: Tipatat Chennavasin, The Venture Reality Fund
10:00 AM
10:50 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
LBE 2019 & The Experience Economy
Super Session Panel
10:30 AM
11:20 AM
LBE 2019 & The Experience EconomySuper session panel with Laura Mingail, CJ Hervey, and Morgan Carlson.
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Embodiment, Worldbuilding, & the Future of Experiential EntertainmentXR Trends for Future Dreamers: Embodiment, Worldbuilding, & the Future of Experiential Entertainment
Ancient AR/VR
Brave Williams
11:00 AM
11:50 AM
Ancient AR/VREffective AR/VR principles will borrow significantly from ideas developed over thousands of years of theater practice and are effective as guiding principles for effective creation of AR/VR.
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
VR and the Road to Now...and Then
Panel Discussion feat. Blake J Harris
12:00 PM
12:50 PM
VR and the Road to Now...and ThenPanel: Blake J Harris, Keram Malicki-Sanchez, Blair Renaud
Spatialized 3D Audio & AI Generated Music
Power Talk: John Kyle Varley
12:00 PM
12:20 PM
Spatialized 3D Audio & AI Generated MusicJohn Kyle Varley will present his developed technique for creating object-based audio in the VR environment
Entering the Arena: AR, VR and the Future of eSportsSuper Session Panel featuring Keisha Howard and Ajay Fry.
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Lunch
[Break]
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
LunchEat! Mingle!
Lunch
[Break]
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
LunchEat! Mingle!
Lunch
[Break]
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
LunchEat! Mingle!
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Emma Rye
Gamifying MRI in VR for Patient Wellbeing
3:30 PM
3:50 PM
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Team Human Podcast: Live Recording
Douglas Rushkoff
5:00 PM
6:00 PM
Team Human Podcast: Live RecordingMedia theorist and author Douglas Rushkoff, who famously coined the phrase “viral media” brings his latest “Team Human” to Toronto for a live taping of his podcast.
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM
6:00 PM
A New Controller for a New World (CTRL-labs)
What’s Next For Neural Interface Technology
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
A New Controller for a New World (CTRL-labs)Adam Berenzweig of CTRL-labs outlines a near future in which developers can engage the motor nervous system to make computing feel like a natural extension of thought and movement.
Team Human Podcast: Q & AFollowing the live recording of the Team Human podcast, VRTO will host media theorist and author Douglas Rushkoff - for a Q & A session.
6:15 PM
6:30 PM
Team Human Podcast: Book SigningA number of Douglas Rushkoff's books will be available at the event for sale and signing.
6:45 PM

19-D0-Fri-WS

19-D1-Sat-CR1

19-D2-Sun-CR1

19-D3-Mon-CR1

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
12:00 PM
Spatialized 3D Audio & AI Generated Music
Power Talk: John Kyle Varley
12:00 PM
12:20 PM
Spatialized 3D Audio & AI Generated MusicJohn Kyle Varley will present his developed technique for creating object-based audio in the VR environment
12:15 PM

19-D2-Sun-CR1

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
11:00 AM
Embodiment, Worldbuilding, & the Future of Experiential EntertainmentXR Trends for Future Dreamers: Embodiment, Worldbuilding, & the Future of Experiential Entertainment
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM

19-D1-Sat-CR1

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
10:00 AM
The State of VR by the Numbers
Keynote: Tipatat Chennavasin, The Venture Reality Fund
10:00 AM
10:50 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
LBE 2019 & The Experience Economy
Super Session Panel
10:30 AM
11:20 AM
LBE 2019 & The Experience EconomySuper session panel with Laura Mingail, CJ Hervey, and Morgan Carlson.
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Entering the Arena: AR, VR and the Future of eSportsSuper Session Panel featuring Keisha Howard and Ajay Fry.
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM

19-D2-Sun-CR1

19-D3-Mon-CR1

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
11:00 AM
Ancient AR/VR
Brave Williams
11:00 AM
11:50 AM
Ancient AR/VREffective AR/VR principles will borrow significantly from ideas developed over thousands of years of theater practice and are effective as guiding principles for effective creation of AR/VR.
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM

19-D2-Sun-CR1

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
10:00 AM
The State of VR by the Numbers
Keynote: Tipatat Chennavasin, The Venture Reality Fund
10:00 AM
10:50 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Embodiment, Worldbuilding, & the Future of Experiential EntertainmentXR Trends for Future Dreamers: Embodiment, Worldbuilding, & the Future of Experiential Entertainment
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM

19-D1-Sat-CR1

19-D2-Sun-CR1

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
10:30 AM
LBE 2019 & The Experience Economy
Super Session Panel
10:30 AM
11:20 AM
LBE 2019 & The Experience EconomySuper session panel with Laura Mingail, CJ Hervey, and Morgan Carlson.
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Entering the Arena: AR, VR and the Future of eSportsSuper Session Panel featuring Keisha Howard and Ajay Fry.
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
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM

19-D1-Sat-CR1

19-D3-Mon-CR1

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
12:00 PM
Spatialized 3D Audio & AI Generated Music
Power Talk: John Kyle Varley
12:00 PM
12:20 PM
Spatialized 3D Audio & AI Generated MusicJohn Kyle Varley will present his developed technique for creating object-based audio in the VR environment
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
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM
6:00 PM
A New Controller for a New World (CTRL-labs)
What’s Next For Neural Interface Technology
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
A New Controller for a New World (CTRL-labs)Adam Berenzweig of CTRL-labs outlines a near future in which developers can engage the motor nervous system to make computing feel like a natural extension of thought and movement.
6:15 PM
6:30 PM
6:45 PM

19-D1-Sat-CR1

19-D2-Sun-CR1

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
10:30 AM
LBE 2019 & The Experience Economy
Super Session Panel
10:30 AM
11:20 AM
LBE 2019 & The Experience EconomySuper session panel with Laura Mingail, CJ Hervey, and Morgan Carlson.
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Embodiment, Worldbuilding, & the Future of Experiential EntertainmentXR Trends for Future Dreamers: Embodiment, Worldbuilding, & the Future of Experiential Entertainment
Ancient AR/VR
Brave Williams
11:00 AM
11:50 AM
Ancient AR/VREffective AR/VR principles will borrow significantly from ideas developed over thousands of years of theater practice and are effective as guiding principles for effective creation of AR/VR.
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Spatialized 3D Audio & AI Generated Music
Power Talk: John Kyle Varley
12:00 PM
12:20 PM
Spatialized 3D Audio & AI Generated MusicJohn Kyle Varley will present his developed technique for creating object-based audio in the VR environment
12:15 PM

19-D1-Sat-CR1

19-D2-Sun-CR1

19-D3-Mon-CR1

19-D0-Fri-WS 19-D1-Sat-CR1 19-D2-Sun-CR1 19-D3-Mon-CR1
10:00 AM
Full-Day VR Development Workshop
This full-day training teaches how to build a working VR application.
10:00 AM
6:00 PM
Requires Workshop Pass
Full-Day VR Development WorkshopPresented by OCAD and Ontario Tech Universities.
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
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
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM

19-D0-Fri-WS

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