VRTGO Conference: 2nd November 2017

VRTGO conference will be held at The Baltic Gallery on the South Shore in Gateshead this year.

Sponsored by Invest North East England, speakers come from a wide-rang of companies including Epic Games who have recently announced their move to Newcastle.

Check out the agenda below – tickets are available to purchase here.

9:00 am – 9:30 am
Registration and networking breakfast, Baltic Art Gallery
10:15 am – 10:45 am

Thor Gunnarsson, Co-founder & Head Business Development, Solfar

Surfing Peaks, Surviving Troughs: Navigating Through VR´s Hype CycleFrom building and scaling Everest VR, the team at Sólfar gained a few hard-won lessons for any startup creating VR games and experiences in the middle of a classic Hype Cycle. What did we learn about the technical, design and business challenges of early VR? And how do we climb the slope of enlightenment together?

10:45 am – 11:15 am
Break
11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Simon Barrett, Games and VR entrepreneur, Cooperative Innovations

Panel: Social VR / AR – Challenges and OpportunitiesSimon and his guests will be looking at how AR and VR can help us and hinder us wit our social interaction in both work and play.

Find out if you never need to leave your home again!

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