Past Meetup

Through the Virtual Reality Looking Glass in Partnership with Venture Cafe

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Details

The evening’s programming aims to support organizations working in the Virtual Reality world or utilizing VR in its operations. Virtual Reality night will offer a forum for companies to share the reality of using VR in various business applications as well as for participants to learn about the future of VR entertainment. The evening will also include plenty of opportunities to network with industry companies and to test out many companies' demos.

No fee, and no RSVP limit. We expect around 600 or so interesting people.

FOURTEEN DEMONSTRATIONS 5:30 - 8:00:

Desolus by Mark Mayers ( http://www.desolus.com/ )

Lost Loot by Michael Schenck ( https://michaelschenck.itch.io/lost-loot )

Skreens by Benjamin Callivari ( http://skreens.com/ )

Mixed Reality by Paul Umbro

Specterras by Luke Farrer

Wayfair Patio Design by Mike Festa

VicoVR by Dimtry Morozov

Meta.versatile by Jonathan Linowes

VR Witness by Terrassa Ulm and the Becker College group.

Polyspace Party by Charity Everett

NBI Experience by Tristan Dwyer ( https://vimeo.com/166461180 )

RIP Motion by Ryan Sullivan

VRMol by Piotr Rotkiewicz

Infinite Stores by Scott Evernden

MENTOR HOURS 3:00-5:00pm & 6:00 – 8:00

Experts in venture funding and technology will be available to advise entrepreneurs and startups in VR, AR, and related technologies. Visit them in the Venture Cafe and Acapulco rooms

PANEL ON VR FOR ENTERTAINMENT 5:30 – 6:30, Havanna Room

Moderator:

Will Brierly (moderator) – VR Game Designer at Snowrunner Productions

Panelists:

Eric Malafeew - Previous CTO of Harmonix and current co-founder of VirZoom

Jack Dalrymple - Albino Lullaby

Dawn Rivers Harmonix (also was on Forbes 30 under 30 list)

Elliott Mitchell - Vermont Digital Arts (Worked on The Leviathan Project (http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/27/the-future-of-entertainment-alex-mcdowell-sundance-interview/))

ROUNDTABLE CONVERSATION WITH TCN UPSTART 5:00 – 6:00pm with Chris Allen of Red 5 Pro and Pete MacDonald of Silicon Valley Bank.

PANEL ON VR FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 6:45 – 7:45, Havanna Room

Moderator:

Neil Gupta – Member of Venture Backed Commercial Engagement (VBCE) Team at Draper Laboratory

Panelists:

Frank Valdes, Associate Principal, DiMella Shaffer Architects

Mike Festa, Director of Wayfair Next

Angeline Focht, Designer @ Shepley Bulfinch

Zack Markell, Special Assistant to the CMO at Boston Red Sox