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Cocktail Reception

Cocktail Reception

5:30 PM—7:00 PM | Hall A

Make connections, participate in a variety of immersive technology experiences and relax after a full day of learning and discussion.

Enjoy light appetizers and a no-host bar in the Expo Hall from 5:30 -7pm.

 

Immersive technology in schools, what have we learned?

Immersive technology in schools, what have we learned?

4:00 PM—4:25 PM | Room 404

Is the technology in the classroom delivering the improved outcomes that have been promised?

Are new immersive technologies going to help advance that promise, or be another shiny object that distracts from the critical task of preparing the next generation for their future?

This panel discussion will feature perspectives from a student,  a college professor and non-traditional education advocate (with 10 years’ classroom experience) about the value immersive technologies can bring  to the classroom and how technology is measuring up.

Using Virtual Reality as a Tool for Enhanced Productivity and Communication

Using Virtual Reality as a Tool for Enhanced Productivity and Communication

3:00 PM—3:25 PM | Room 405

Immersive Technologies such as VR and AR will dramatically transform the way that we communicate and create.  In this session, we’ll dig-in on some of the near-term productivity needs and applications in industries who live-and-breathe in complex 3D datatypes.  We’ll also talk about how to think beyond the prototype phase of your project, including considerations of deployment, refinement, and scalability.

Insights from the Real World: Benefits of VR in the Design Process

Insights from the Real World: Benefits of VR in the Design Process

2:30 PM—3:25 PM | Room 403

This panel discussion will share real-world stories from a number of businesses that have been using immersive technologies in their daily work for the past year or more.  It will be an opportunity to hear first hand what benefits — planned and serendipitous — have been realized across the organizations.

Moderated by Greg Howes, Ideabuilder Homes
Panelists include
Will Adams, MA Mortenson Co.
Elizabeth Baron, Ford Motor Company
Steve Biegun, Pulse Design Group
Brian Shuck, CH2M

Building a Strong Community Around Immersive Technology

Building a Strong Community Around Immersive Technology

2:00 PM—2:25 PM | Room 405

Co-presented by Trond Nilsen, Eva Hoerth and Kayla Didier.

Immersive technologies are singularly exciting as they offer the promise of changing our perception of reality and taking us places we could otherwise never go. As the technology has matured, enthusiasts and professionals have rapidly begun to form community groups where they experience, discuss, and create togeher. This talk will give an overview of the landscape of community groups both in the Pacific NW and around the world, present a range of ways that individuals and companies can derive benefit from being a part of these groups, and discuss the best approaches to building and maintaining a healthy community ecosystem.

Let’s Make VR Practical Again: Immersive Design through Virtual Production

Let’s Make VR Practical Again: Immersive Design through Virtual Production

1:30 PM—1:55 PM | Room 404

Through Virtual Production, filmmakers and game designers are able to receive greater context of their virtual worlds through real-time rendering. Girish Balakrishnan will provide context for how we can leverage virtual reality to help design immersive stories, providing practical examples and insight from utilizing the technology in production.

 

Augmented and Virtual Reality Bites: Legal Challenges Facing the Industry

Augmented and Virtual Reality Bites: Legal Challenges Facing the Industry

1:30 PM—1:55 PM | Room 405

Please join Perkins Coie in this bite sized session as we highlight the unique legal challenges affecting augmented and virtual reality.   We will utilize data from an industry-wide survey and analyze the key legal bites you need to know to stay ahead of the competition and trends across the marketplace.

Speakers:
Ron Koo, Perkins Coie
Jason Schneiderman, Perkins Coie
Mack Shultz, Perkins Coie
Kirk Soderquist, Perkins Coie