Thank God we are in 2016 and Virtual Reality has moved far from 'Virtual Boy' by Nintendo in 1995!
Calling all Virtual and Augmented Reality professionals, beginners, enthusiasts, skeptics and some where in between! Lets all get together and share our knowledge, ideas, innovations and future plans surrounding VR/AR! We would like to talk about:
- What progress have we achieved so far? Is it our future? How will that happen?
There will be inspiring guest speakers, brainstorming, debates, networking... And most importantly...nibbles and drinks! Lets map the technological future...
'2016: Disruptive innovation mapping the technological future in virtual and augmented reality’:
6.00pm - Food and drinks...
6.30pm - Johan Hägerström/Joel Ring - vrsverige.se founders - vrsverige.se: "Building a VR community that welcomes both consumers and professionals"
7.00pm - Veronica Chiaravalli - Founder, CEO & CRO (Chief Robotics Officer) - Emerging Technologies: "Representation and gender with VR" - Why women are so underrepresented in the gaming world? What are the affects of this? The genderfication of gaming - Misrepresentation of women in gaming and the future, how we can change it and developments so far…
7.15pm - Andrea Berglund - Developer at HiQ Stockholm: A developers guide to a more inclusive work-environment. Practical tips and tricks from a Scrum master / feminist on how to lift your teams strengths and make all kinds of people feel welcomed!
7.30pm - Networking and live demos!
8.00pm - William Hamilton, CEO - Mimerse: "Disruptive innovation and VR in healthcare", Our key speaker will be presenting about healthcare and how VR is the next big thing - with a virtual therapist helping the users overcome their fear with arachnophobia in a few hours!
8.30pm - Viktor Peterson, Founder of CLVR Works & Viktor Productions: "Sweden Rock Festival in 360"
Case from this year’s festival with[masked] visitors. How hard can it be to mount a camera? How do you quickly produce and publish 360 content? Which details gives away the amateur from the professional?
9.00pm: Networking, more food, drinks, brainstorming, and different demos of VR set up around the venue...
LIVE DEMO'S TAKING PLACE ON THE EVENING:
SVRVIVE (http://www.svrvive.com/): Adventure game, lose your life to save the universe: https://vrperception.com/2016/08/04/lose-your-life-to-save-the-universe-with-svrvive-pre-alpha-demo-available-now-exclusively-via-steam/
Mimerse (http://eurostaffconnect.com/t/1OBX-4F3O8-KGUGO8-28HU9M-1/c.aspx): "Itsy" exposure therapy for arachnophobia
CLVR Works (http://www.clvrworks.com/),
.. more to come...
Feel free to send this Meetup link to colleagues or friends...