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Inaugural VR Meetup in Oxford!

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Hey everybody,

Great news - we have now secured an appropriate venue for our first ever Oxford's Virtual Reality Crowd event!

Please join us at 10:00 AM on Saturday October 22 in the Green Room inside Headington Hill Hall (Oxford Brookes University, off London Road).

We have the room booked for 3 hours until 1:00 pm, where there will be free Wifi access.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gnvQS2xhRg

If you have a VR headset, please bring it with you to share with those who have yet to experience the coming revolution! Please use the comment board to let us know if you'll be bringing yours and which device it is (just so we can get a sense of numbers). For example, I'll be bringing my Samsung Gear VR with pre-downloaded VR experiences such as Six Flags roller coasters, a Chinese animated mini-film about emojis living inside somebody's smartphone and more.

As well, some of you VR developers have already reached out to me regarding doing demos of your latest game or film! Please e-mail me at [masked] to confirm if you will be coming that date, along with a description and trailer/image of the VR product you would like our members to try out that day. We can also arrange for guest access Wifi passwords through the university, but you would need to confirm your attendance with me via e-mail.

Members, if there are any specific VR related topics or themes you would like to see discussed during this event, please use the comment board below to provide your feedback. The organizational structure of this Meetup group is bottom-up, not top-down. You'll collectively shape the direction of what we do and explore together here, much more than myself or any of our leadership team (new Organizers will be joining us in the very near future!)

Last but not least, a very special thanks to our first Sponsor, John Twycross, Senior Lecturer in Digital Media Production in the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment at Oxford Brookes University. John generously reached out to me, offering this venue free of charge so that we can convene as a community here in Oxford to work and play together in shaping the future of this nascent and exciting industry!

You can check out his university research webpage at: http://digitalcreativesoxford.com/