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Explore the future of virtual reality Organiser: Reel Solutions&Askew Brook

The Exploring Digital Futures event encompasses inspiring and informative talks, discussions, networking opportunities, shows and experiences.

What you will find at the event:

You'll learn more about the emerging technologies and get to try them out for yourself, with immersive experiences, panel discussions and networking sessions.

What you might want to look elsewhere for:

If you want skills training or formal networking sessions, head back to the events page.

Event details

Event Date: 26.05.2017
Start time: 09:00
End time: 17:00
Cost: £53.50
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre
Postcode: YO11 1JW

What’s the benefit of attending:

As well as the conference, there’ll be loads more opportunities over to experience many of the latest technologies.

What’s the structure of the event:

09:00: Registration

09:50: Conference Welcome

10:00: Marcus Romer - The impact of new digital tech on the stories we tell, how we can activate and the opportunities for access 

10:30: Marc Castle - VR / AR / MR and the future over the next 25 years

11:00: Sarah Ellis - The Royal Shakespeare Company's digital development and its impact for creative teams, business and audiences

11:30: Paul Hollins - Impact of digital on the heritage sector and introduction to REVEAL project in collaboration with Sony Playstation VR

12:00: Lunch and product demos

13:30: Sarah Jones - Immersive Storytelling and Multi-sensory VR 

14:00: Tom Box - Impact of VR and HooDoo

14:30: Catherine Salkeld, Sarah Jones, Sarah Ellis, Marcus Romer - Storytelling with the New 'R's

15:15: Iain Nicholls, Kayleigh Smyth Kevin Mack via Skype & and Ian Truelove (moderator) - Art & VR

16:00: Why VR? Why not VR - Tom Box, Sarah Ellis, Sarah Jones, Marcus Romer, Paul Hollins, Mark Castle, Iain Nicholls and Bill Lawrence (moderator)

17:00: Conference end and demos

Things you need to know about the event:

As well as the conference there’ll be loads more opportunities over the two days to experience many of the latest technologies either free or at low cost including Tilt Brush by Google, which allows users to ‘paint’ in 3D space; a gaming on the big screen taster session in the theatre’s McCarthy cinema and VR gaming; a 360-degree immersive astronomical experience from Scarborough’s Hidden Horizons; theatre performances exploring the use of digital technologies presented by the Stephen Joseph Theatre’s Young People’s Board; and VR art.

Who is Reel Solutions&Askew Brook?

Reel Solutions was established in early 2006 to programme and support independent cinemas and Askew Brook are a Digital Agency that provide digital services for all different types of companies.

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