- AltSpaceVR meetup with Brett Leonard - Director of the movie "Lawnmower Man"
RSVP here - https://account.altvr.com/events/1174709098692739464?mc_cid=9199fabebc&mc_eid=229f28d16e Join us for a really fun evening with Brett Leonard, the director of The Lawnmower Man and Virtuosity, a futurist, a highly successful filmmaker and currently working on a hybrid 360 and "flatty" film, Hollywood Rooftop. We'll tackle many topics related to VR, his film career, how he came up with the idea of a VR film in the 90s, plus much more! Come prepared with some great questions to ask him as well! Watch Brett's message here - https://www.howtocreatevr.com/media/altspacevr-ama-with-brett-leonard-teaser/?mc_cid=9199fabebc&mc_eid=229f28d16e RSVP here - https://account.altvr.com/events/1174709098692739464?mc_cid=9199fabebc&mc_eid=229f28d16e
- Nationwide meetup in VR using the Engage VR platform on Steam
We are coming up on the 3rd anniversary of the release of the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets. Let's celebrate that with a meetup in VR happening nationwide. Install Engage from Steam and find the room named "REDUX" and use password 3558 to join the discussion. The duration of the meeting is not set, just join as soon as you can. See you cyberspace everyone!
- VR Festival 2019 January 8th - 10th
Welcome to Season 5 of VR FEST® in Las Vegas presented by Planet 13 and Hakkasan Group featuring three days of top rated VR/AR/MR/XR programming from January 8th to 11th on the Las Vegas Strip. Sponsored by Alienware, Hologate, 3opolis, VR Arcade, XR Magazine, Nevada Film Commission and Extreme Tech Challenge VR FEST PROGRAMS FOR 2019 -THE VR LOUNGE @ OMNIA NIGHTCLUB -VR FEST E-SPORTS TOURNAMENT featuring the Virtual Soccer Zone by SAM-I/ -THE VR FEST EXPO -VR ACADEMY PANELS & WORKSHOPS -EXTREME TECH CHALLENGE SEMI-FINALS -VR FEST/ XTC CHARITY DINNER -THE VR ARCADE @ HAKKASAN NIGHTCLUB -THE SCAN TRUCK (enter to win a FREE 3D Scan) -PLATFORMAVR Sneak Preview FULL PROGRAM DETAILS NOW ONLINE at www.VRFEST.org ( https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/210f8c31-57e2-44cf-8713-ee025e26661f/downloads/1d0d07vjn_330618.pdf ) TUES, JANUARY 8th - @ Caesars Palace 10pm to 4am: VR Lounge @ Omnia Nightclub featuring Zedd WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9th - @ Planet 13* 11am to 8pm: The VR Academy Panels @ Planet 13* 11am to 8pm: The VR Fest Expo @ Planet 13* 7:30pm to 10pm: The XTC / VR FEST VIP Charity Dinner @ 35 Restaurant - Hard Rock Hotel (Dinner Ticket Required) THURSDAY, JANUARY 10th @ Planet 13* +Venetian + MGM 11am to 2pm: The VR Academy Panels @ Planet 13* 11am to 8pm: The VR Fest Expo @ Planet 13* 3pm to 8pm: Virtual Soccer Zone VR E-Sports Tournament @ Planet 13* 1pm to 3pm: XTC Semi Finals @ The Venetian 5pm to 10pm: PlatformaVR Sneak Preview @ Bally's Casino 10pm to 4am: The VR Arcade @ Hakkasan Nightclub inside MGM Grand Buy your tickets now at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vr-fest-las-vegas-season-5-tickets-51836167372
- Virtual Reality Day 2018 - Global Event by VRVoice.co
For Beginners and Experts We're giving the public an opportunity to experience both Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies for FREE on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. This is event is being co-hosted by Work In Progress, without their wonderful support for providing the facility, it wouldn't be happening. 𝗪𝗛𝗔𝗧 • Virtual Reality Day 2018 - Global Event - 65+ cities worldwide as well as a 24-hour event in AltSpaceVR • Free Event Downtown • 8 stations with 30+ Experiences in Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality (MR) & Augmented Reality (AR) • 4 Speakers • Door Prizes every hour (books, movies and VR headsets) • First 40 people get free SportClips haircuts • First 200 people get BOGO $20 game play at Dave & Busters 𝗪𝗛𝗬 • We’re a small local community of VR/AR/MR professionals and enthusiasts that have gear and will travel! We’ve joined together to show off this amazing technology and offering VR, AR & MR experiences for FREE using our own gear and experiences that are currently on the market – from games and painting in a 3D environment to brand new worlds and impossible situations! • Try out VR tech & some of the latest gear including HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Oculus GO, and SAMSUNG VR Gear • FREE game play and experiences • Learn from local experts • Meet the local VR/AR/MX community 𝗪𝗛𝗘𝗡 • Saturday, November 17, 2018 • 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM 𝗪𝗛𝗘𝗥𝗘 • Work In Progress (Co-host) • 317 6th street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101 • Free parking on the weekend!!! 𝗪𝗛𝗔𝗧 𝗘𝗟𝗦𝗘... • This event is free and open to everyone • RSVP appreciated so we can plan in the real world https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-reality-day-18-las-vegas-nv-tickets-51253707218 • Just show up and bring a friend! • For global event info: www.VirtualRealityDay.org or search #virtualrealityday • There will be filming at this event. 𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗼𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 & 𝘁𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝘁𝗼𝗽 𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗼: 𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗔𝗹𝗲𝘅 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗮𝘁 𝟳𝟬𝟮-𝟮𝟴𝟵-𝟳𝟵𝟮𝟳 𝗦𝗽𝗲𝗮𝗸𝗲𝗿 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗱𝘂𝗹𝗲 10:30AM Alex State - Welcome to Global VR/AR Day in Las Vegas 10:45AM Gunnar Clovis - An Introduction to VR 11:00AM David Rosen - Working with composers 11:30AM Gunnar Clovis - An Introduction to VR 12:00PM Alex State - Welcome to VR/AR Day 1:00PM Ken DeVellis - Introduction to AR 2:00PM David Rosen - Working with composers 3:00PM Ken DeVellis - Introduction to AR 𝗧𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗸 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗼𝗿𝘀 & 𝘀𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴: Work In Progress http://workinprogress.lv/ Slipgate Studios VR Voice XR World Madrid VastArray® Dotware Games Dave & Busters SAMSUNG Music By David Rosen SportClips Scary Robot Ken DeVellis Gunnar Clovis HowToCreateVR.com This is a free event brought to by AMAZING VOLUNTEERS and the GENEROUS donation of meeting space by Work In Progress!!! THANK YOU!!!
- VR For Good Summit 2018 in Tempe, AZ
VR Voice has developed a unique event that covers virtual reality’s positive social impact in different industries. Our speaker line-up is committed to making change via VR/AR that promotes the greater good. Industries and organizations covering healthcare, learning and education, historic preservation, museums, government agencies, communications, news and journalism, and charitable causes are being profoundly affected by the VR/AR revolution and are covered in The VR for Good Summit. The Keynote is “The State of the VR for Good Movement” Paula Cuneo, Director, VR for Good Initiative, Oculus This summit is not free and you will need to register at http://good18.vrvoice.co/registration/
- ModBox on Steam with room name of Roadwar (password vr)
This will be our first meetup in cyberspace. If you own an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, buy "ModBox" on Steam for $15 and join us for an hour of fun and learning. Please do the tutorials within the application and watch these videos http://www.modboxgame.com/tutorials I will be inviting some people from other cities to join us, that's why I picked 6:30pm, so it won't be too late for our East coast troopers. If you want to friend me on Steam my name is "Roadwar". Please remember to take screenshots and videos of our fun and let's show the world what awaits them in cyberspace. See you in the MODBOX!
- Field Trip to Dave & Buster's Summerlin - Jurassic World VR
Let's start checking out all the virtual reality experiences around our great city. We all love dinosaurs right? For just $5/person we can go in groups of four and see what Universal created to promote the Jurassic World universe. Come anytime between 7pm and 10pm to hang out with your fellow VR Troopers. https://www.daveandbusters.com/virtual-reality
- The story of VR is just beginning. Come experience it yourself & see the future!
Simon's Tech Compound
Many of us have been wanting a really great venue to discuss the future of VR & AR. We now have access to an amazing tech compound with two VR systems already setup, fast wireless, TVs everywhere and plenty of time to talk about our passion. We will be demonstrating four VR headsets from Samsung, HTC and both the Oculus Rift and Go. There will be discussions on the future of these technologies, talks from VR developers and some giveaways. This group is just getting started and you can be apart of guiding where it goes next. You may bring food, drinks, laptops and any technology related to mixed reality to show off. Please RSVP as soon as possible and remove yourself if you can't make it. It's the first day of fall, get out, make some new friends and get inspired by what's coming next.
- Las Vegas Summer Game Jam 2018
This is a non-VR specific event, but you are welcome to a build a VR application for the jam. Last year at this event, two teams made VR applications during the 36 hour jam. The Las Vegas Summer Game Jam 2018 is a two-day event for anyone interested in game development to gather at the Work In Progress Coworking building and make games over the course of a weekend. Register for Free Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-las-vegas-summer-game-jam-tickets-48510544344 There will be pizza, prizes, and opportunities to learn game development and meet other game developers. Throughout the event, workshops in Unity, Unreal Engine, 3D modeling, Animation, and more will be offered in order to make this weekend as valuable as possible to beginning and experienced developers alike. For all the details, visit http://dotwaregames.com/ - This event is hosted by Conner Torres, owner of Dotware Games and not Alex State.
- VR Festival 2018 January 9th - 12th Discount Code for Members
Join us for Season 4! Venues located around The Strip and Downtown. Don't miss this year's expanded program featuring the largest gathering of Location Based VR Experiences ever assembled on the West Coast including Hologate, WePlayVR, Modal VR, PhaseSpace, Springboard VR and more! TUES, JANUARY 9th - @ LVPS 11am to 7pm: The VR Arcade at LVPS (near Palms Casino) WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10th - @ Fresh Wata Studios 11am to 6pm: The VR Academy Panels and Workshops 12pm to 6pm: The VR Arcade & Lounge Expo 4pm to 7pm: Electric BBQ by Jesse Ray’s Award Winning BBQ 7:30pm to 9pm: XTC VIP Dinner by Invitation Only 9pm to 12am: VR FEST Opening Night Gala Co-Hosted by Phase Two THURSDAY, JANUARY 11 @ RedFlint/Venetian/MGM Grand 11am to 7pm: The VR Arcade at LVPS (near Palms Casino) 11am to 5pm: VR FEST Workshops at RedFlint (Downtown LV) 1pm to 3pm: XTC Semi Finals at Venetian (CES Badge Required) 5pm to 8pm: GAN.co/Women in Tech Int’l/VR FEST Mixer at RedFlint 10:30pm to 4am: The VR Arcade at Hakkasan Nightclub with Tiesto FRIDAY, JANUARY 12 @ Downtown Las Vegas 7pm XR Magazine Closing Night Party (VIP Only) THE VR ACADEMY SPEAKER PANELS VR FEST ’s VR/AR Academy Panels feature top industry speakers from the global immersive entertainment community. VR FEST and Fresh Wata are teaming up to host a series of VR/AR speaker panels that will debut at Fresh Wata’s beautiful facility located one mile from the Las Vegas Strip. VR FEST WORKSHOPS at REDFLINT sparked by University of Phoenix Seating is limited. Register here: https://VRLOUNGE.formstack.com/forms/2018_vr_fest_academy_workshops Cocktail Happy Hour by GAN.co (Greater Accelerator Network) with WITI (Women in Tech International) Time: 5pm to 8pm RSVP for Cockail Happy Hour here: https://nvite.com/GANCES/8dl4xr Complete listing and information at www.virtualrealityfestival.com Tickets available for special discount to LVVR members! Use code: VRMEETUPS https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vr-fest-2018-welcome-to-season-4-tickets-36498648440 • Important to know For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vr-fest-2018-welcome-to-season-4-tickets-36498648440 For more information: www.virtualrealityfestival.com