8 Ultimate Virtual Reality Events to Visit This Autumn
Autumn is coming. But it’s not a reason to feel sad. Actually, you won’t have much free time for autumn melancholy. There are so many things to do! For instance, book a place in your schedule for the most interesting VR conferences – here is the list:
Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories (FIVARS)
Want some interesting stories? Then this festival is for you! FIVARS is the first world’s festival dedicated to virtual reality stories. Here you can also find out more about augmented and mixed reality storytelling. If you have a story to tell you can submit your work and compete for Immersive Media Prize in two nominations – Interactive Experience and Immersive Video.
This year FIVARS will take place in Toronto, Canada during September 15-17th.
Virtual Reality Developers Conference Fall 2017
The demand for virtual reality products is rapidly growing, so to cover market needs the VRDC was launched in 2016. The conference will be held on September 21-22 in San Francisco. It will cover such topics as virtual, augmented and mixed reality, it application to different industries, including game development, entertainment and retail.
Virtual Reality Summit
Are you VR analyst or a representative of the research firm? Retailer or maybe social networker? People of all professions will find something interesting and up to their taste in virtual reality industry. All the innovations and meetings with “best of the best” experts. Book the dates in your schedule – October 3-6; place – Tokio, Japan.
One more event worth paying attention is Unite Austin happening on October 3-5. If you want to keep up with the latest tendencies in Unity game development, augmented and virtual reality, this is your chance to make your dream come true. Not only developers but also artists, educators and filmmakers are to be present. Hurry up to become one of the participants, or even a speaker!
NYC is waiting for you on 16-19 October. Attend VR 20/20 Summit to meet the brightest and the smartest representatives of virtual reality business. The list of the top speakers include Serge Kassardjian from Google Play and Jason Farkas, VP of Premium Content Video in CNN. MIT and Microsoft experts will also come. And a discount for early birds is still available.
The Immersive Technology Alliance helds their event during 19-22 Ocotober in Toronto. Their mission is to promote the industry and facilitate immersive technology standards. The purpose of the event is to increase public awareness of augmented and virtual reality. “Immersed is designed to meet these critical needs with the vision and ability to make this industry happen. Areas of interest include virtual reality, mixed reality, augmented reality, stereoscopic 3D, gesture technology and more!”
New York Virtual Reality Expo 2017
Dramatic development of VR and AR technologies boosts interest of a wide audience. And such exhibition attract even more attention to the industry. The conference is divided into two parts – professionals will come on October 26-27, and consumer conference will take place on 28th Octorber. It’s a great chance to meet VR developers, filmmakers, content creators, investors and many other people related to VR industry.
New York is undoubtedly eventful city rich in VR conferences. And here is one more proof – VRevolution. This event offers its attendees best industry insights from top brands, demonstration of the latest VR/AR achievements and make acquaintance with 300+ experts. Remember the date – November 15.
If you are interested in more tech events in winter, check out our article about the international confrences.
Are you coming? Cause Qubit Labs team is going. If you decide to visit any of these conferences, feel free to write us a short note. We are always glad to meet new people and discuss the latest tech projects and your ideas.