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Spatial Computing and Immersive Technology [clear filter]
Monday, October 8
 

3:00pm

Social XR: Immersive Technology as the Next Social Media Platform
Concerned about the evolution of social media, spatial computing, and how they'll co-evolve? Experts invite the audience to engage in a discussion about the pros and cons of social XR.

Moderators
avatar for Drew Stone

Drew Stone

Mindfulmedia Artist
@stonedrew, @EsideVR | Drew Stone is a culture-hacking mindful-media artist from the Pacific Northwest. A frequent contributor to the local XR scene at hackathons, events, and 360 film jams, his passion for collaborative and engaging community dynamics are influenced by a Master of... Read More →

Speaker
avatar for Eugene Capon

Eugene Capon

Founder, Capon Design
Eugene, also known as Capon Design, is known for bringing a mix of knowledge and wit to his public speaking appearances.  As an XR evangelist, and host of Glitched, the first in VR talk show to be ordered by a network, he has helped carve the path for others to become influencers... Read More →
avatar for Serah Delaini

Serah Delaini

Communications Director, Pluto VR
Serah Delaini wears many hats at Pluto, a Seattle-based startup developing a human-centered communications service for people using spatial computing technologies such as VR. Before coming to Pluto, she managed content marketing for Microsoft Unified Communications, including internal... Read More →
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Ishita Kapur

Senior Program Manager, AltspaceVR, Microsoft
Ishita Kapur is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. She has worked on some of Microsoft's most impactful and innovative products like Windows, HoloLens and most recently AltspaceVR. Ishita brings years of experience in human-centered design, product strategy and thought leadership... Read More →
avatar for Shawn Whiting

Shawn Whiting

Community Designer, Against Gravity
Shawn is the Community Designer at Against Gravity, creators of the popular social VR app Rec Room. He leads a team focused on moderation, community engagement, support, and social feature development.


Monday October 8, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Galvanize- Harbor Room

7:00pm

UX Design for XR Startups
https://www.meetup.com/seattle-VR-Panels-Presentations/events/253797242

In conjunction with Seattle Startup Week, The Salon will host a UX Design Panel for Startups. UX designers, strategists and VR/AR/MR/XR startup founders will discuss how UX methodologies help turn innovative ideas into viable businesses. Our panelists come from a variety of backgrounds and work for local startups that run the gamut of immersive experiences. XR startups are welcome to demo their products after the panel.

Parking at Pluto VR is free. Be sure to park in a spot labeled "Pluto!" Bus routes nearby include 40 and 44. Light refreshments will be served. 

Speaker
avatar for Boaz Ashkenazy

Boaz Ashkenazy

Founder and CEO, SimplyAugmented
 Boaz Ashkenazy is the founder and CEO of Simply Augmented, a mobile first augmented reality platform that improves the effectiveness of enterprise sales reps, by using AR to enable prospects to visualize products in their environment in real time.Prior to Simply Augmented, Boaz... Read More →
avatar for Marisa Erven

Marisa Erven

Art Director, Hyperspace XR
Marisa Erven is an Art Director and Experience Lead who specializes in world-building and the development of new intellectual properties. Her extensive experience includes work on emergent technologies and award-winning video games.  Emergent technologies expertise includes early... Read More →
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Caitlin Esworthy

XR Evangelist and Design Strategist, VR Ulysses
A XR evangelist and design strategist, Caitlin Esworthy believes that immersive technology has the potential to transform how we interact and what we think is possible. At VR Ulysses she is responsible for crafting user-centered design solutions to make data exploration with VR Ulysses... Read More →
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Todd Little

Lead XR Prototype Developer, Fair Worlds
Todd is the Lead XR Prototype Developer at Fair Worlds. As he was getting his Masters in Human-Centered Design and Engineering, VR was taking off in 2016, so he focused his attention on designing for VR, which included doing his Capstone on Valve's Knuckles controllers. At this small... Read More →
avatar for Daniel C. Robbins

Daniel C. Robbins

Principle UX Designer, HTC
As the Principal UX Designer at HTC Vive in Seattle I've crafted a set of positive interventions to curb toxic behavior in Social VR and am guiding the UI strategy for future AR efforts. Prior to HTC, I was a founding member of Seattle mobile VR startup Visual Vocal, was the first... Read More →


Monday October 8, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Pluto VR 5245 Shilshole AVE NW, Seattle WA 98107
 
Wednesday, October 10
 

3:00pm

Art, Artists, and the Intersection with Emerging Tech
How can artists engage with and utilize immersive technologies? This panel of artists speak about creating and exploring with various mediums without having a coding or technology focused background.

Moderators
avatar for Ryan Atkins

Ryan Atkins

Founder, Atkins Digital
I have a passion for understanding how society uses emerging technology to continually reinvent its relationship with reality. I believe that this process is inherently artistic and uniquely human, for better and worse. I try to make a positive impact by being an active and organizing... Read More →

Speaker
avatar for Scott

Scott "scobot" Bennett

Founder, scobot
Scobot creates immersive, virtual reality art. Combining years of professional experience in painting, sculpture, and video art with game engine technology, his work allows viewers to explore and experience abstract compositions through virtual reality hardware. The Pacific Science... Read More →
avatar for Marisa Erven

Marisa Erven

Art Director, Hyperspace XR
Marisa Erven is an Art Director and Experience Lead who specializes in world-building and the development of new intellectual properties. Her extensive experience includes work on emergent technologies and award-winning video games.  Emergent technologies expertise includes early... Read More →
avatar for Ilen Halo

Ilen Halo

Founder/Artist, I AM HALO
 I AM HALO instillation co-creates a synesthetic experience through the merging of audio visual technology and traditional performance art. The performance is the brainchild of musical pioneer and performance artist Ilen Halogram. Our immersive expression invites our audience to... Read More →
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Audrey Lane

Electronic Creatives
Born and raised in the Salish Sea region, Audrey Lane has a deep connection to the voices of our lands, cultural heritage, and of course, technology. Coming from a background in traditional film making and photography and education at Evergreen College and School of Visual Concepts... Read More →
avatar for Simon Manning

Simon Manning

Founder, Bevel VR
Simon is a Seattle-based creative technologist who founded Bevel XR to use immersive technology to better communicate design intent. Clarity and confidence are his benchmarks when building virtual experiences for enterprise customers. His innovative work on the F5 tower in Seattle... Read More →


Wednesday October 10, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Galvanize- Harbor Room
 
Thursday, October 11
 

4:00pm

Edutainment: Educating, Training, and Entertaining in XR
Edutainment - education, training and entertainment - are the future of XR. Learn about the future of education and training in VR, and best and worst ways to do so.

Speaker
avatar for Ryan Atkins

Ryan Atkins

Founder, Atkins Digital
I have a passion for understanding how society uses emerging technology to continually reinvent its relationship with reality. I believe that this process is inherently artistic and uniquely human, for better and worse. I try to make a positive impact by being an active and organizing... Read More →
avatar for Kathleen Carey

Kathleen Carey

Director of Program Managment, OSSO VR
Osso VR delivers validated, virtual reality-based surgical training designed for surgeons, sales teams and hospital staff. Our product offers highly realistic interactions in immersive training environments. | | Previous adventures:  Program Management and Test Management at Microsoft... Read More →
avatar for Ilen Halo

Ilen Halo

Founder/Artist, I AM HALO
 I AM HALO instillation co-creates a synesthetic experience through the merging of audio visual technology and traditional performance art. The performance is the brainchild of musical pioneer and performance artist Ilen Halogram. Our immersive expression invites our audience to... Read More →
avatar for Simon Manning

Simon Manning

Founder, Bevel VR
Simon is a Seattle-based creative technologist who founded Bevel XR to use immersive technology to better communicate design intent. Clarity and confidence are his benchmarks when building virtual experiences for enterprise customers. His innovative work on the F5 tower in Seattle... Read More →
avatar for Bee Mattox

Bee Mattox

Co-Founder, Dance Reality
Bee Mattox is co-founder of Dance Reality, the first app that uses augmented reality to teach physical activities from the convenience of your smartphone. Prior to working on Dance Reality, Bee also worked in various administrative and operations roles at Moss Adams, Hidden City Entertainment... Read More →
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Alex Stolyarik

Founder, RealityNext
Alex Stolyarik is the founder of RealityNext, an education technology studio-lab where teens create and share immersive stories and games. To begin leveraging educational opportunities across the Puget Sound region, RealiyNext launched a series of mixed-media One World Initiative... Read More →


Thursday October 11, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Galvanize- Harbor Room