Past Meetup

AR Panel Discussion and Hololens Hacking

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Akamai

150 Broadway · Cambridge, MA

How to find us

An Akamai staff will be at the lobby to open the door, or someone from Security. You will then be escorted to the 2nd floor.

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Details

Join us on August 10th as we will have a panel of highly distinguished professionals in the AR space comment on the recent phenomenon that is Pokemon Go, and use that as a jumping off point to discuss definitions for what exactly counts as Augmented Reality and/or Mixed Reality.

Panel Members

• John Werner (https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnwerner1) (VP Strategic Partnerships, META)

• Mike Festa (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mfesta)(Director, Wayfair NEXT)

• Shrenik Sadalgi (https://www.linkedin.com/in/shreniksadalgi) (MR Applications Lead, Wayfair NEXT)

• George Thrush (https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgethrush) (Co-Founder of BuildingConversations.com, Professor of Architecture at Northeastern University)

• Michael Levine (https://www.linkedin.com/in/levinemike) (President and Founder, Pileated Pictures and HappyGiant)

Schedule

6:00 - Doors open, demos begin, pizza and soda is served thanks to Akamai

6:30 - 7:00 - Intro and AR overview by Neil Gupta

7:00 - 7:45 - Panel discussion on Pokemon Go and AR/MR definitions

7:45 - 9:00 - Bring your laptop and hack on the hololens and meet fellow AR enthusiasts/holographic developers

9:00pm - Come with us to the afterparty at State Park

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