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Developing Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Realities
Join us for a closer look at the current state of the extended reality development environment, with a focus on the technology; the hardware and software; development processes; and the challenges and opportunities this space presents. SPEAKER: Erik Kiss Erik is a 30-year veteran of the games, education and consumer software business. He spent 25 years as a developer and designer of consumer entertainment software, making games and experiences for international customers with companies like Electronic Arts and Microsoft. Since 2012, he has been a consultant, entrepreneur and investor, focusing on virtual and mixed reality development in entertainment, education and medicine. He has co-founded several companies and is currently focused on developing a virtual reality medical imaging software application to aid in treating and diagnosing patients using CT and MR imaging.

UBC Robson Square C550

800 Robson Street · Vancouver, BC

What we're about

Come to meet people from the local software development industry. We'll share tips and stories and find out who's doing what in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Make those network contacts that are so essential in our careers. Regular meetings open with a short technical presentation to kick off our discussions. Then, following Q&A and possibly a door prize draw, we have our round-the-room introductions and open networking. For the introductions we invite all participants to introduce themselves and to let us know what they'd like to talk with others about. This is when connections are made so think about what you would like to say beforehand, especially if speaking in front of a group seems difficult. Social meetings skip the presentation and round-the-room introductions and jump right in to open networking, possibly with a door prize draw. We often invite special guests such as recruiters and speakers so that you have a chance to meet them face-to-face. Of course our "network" is about more than just our meetings. Beyond our members' personal networks we have an opt-in mailing list plus our groups on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Yahoo! See our About Us page at http://softwaredev.meetup.com/17/about/ for more details.
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