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Reality Check

TechHub Riga
Event organized by TechHub Riga

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2AnnasIFF in cooperation with the technology startup community TechHub Riga and support of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region project “CrossMotion” brings you an immersive REALITY CHECK!

"Reality Check" conference gathers students and professionals from the screen industries and education, healthcare, and tourism sectors to explore ways of working together and reaching their audiences. Everyone has a story to tell, and Extended Reality technologies (VR/AR/MR) offer opportunities for engagement and reaching levels of presence that have never been possible before.

08:30 Arrival & Registration

09:00 Conference opening - Elizabete Palasiosa & Marta Kontina, Story Hub (LV)
09:20 VR Experiences from a Cinematic Perspective - Maria Herholdt Engermann, MANND (DK)

10:00 Coffee & Networking

10:20 VR is More Than a Novelty - Rein Zobel, Maru VR Productions (EE)
10:40 Audio-visual Industry Trends and Innovations in Lithuania: What's Missing to Go Global? - Darius Sakalauskas, Nebula Cluster (LT)
10:55 Cross-Innovating with VR & AR - ‎Sérgio de Oliveira , Khora Virtual Reality (DK)
11:15 Demo project - Ignite talk I - TBA

11:20 Demo EXPO*, Networking, Lunch

12:20 Location Based Documentary in AR - Gunnar Liestøl, University of Oslo (NO)
12:40 Demo project - Ignite talk II - TBA
12:45 Demo project - Ignite talk III - TBA
12:50 VR: for Us by Us. Importance of the Community- Madis Vasser, EEVR - Estonian Virtual Reality (EE)

13:10 Demo EXPO*, Networking

Parallel Sessions:
14:00-16:00 "OPEN SPACE" - networking event
14:00-18:00 Prototyping for VR (practical workshop) - Laura Leon & Timo Kallaste, Mobi Lab (EE)
14:30-16:30 3D Graphics for Augmented Reality (practical workshop) - Maxim Velichkin & Haralds Miķelsons, Accenture Latvia (LV)

* Demo EXPO - projects exploring immersion, interactivity and gamification and collaboration between the screen industries and education, healthcare and tourism sectors.

If you want your project to be showcased during the conference, apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/vxxeu2RQ6MqH5aog1

More information and registration at ej.uz/reality-check

The event is organized by 2AnnasIFF and TechHub Riga with the support of Cross Motion - an EU Interreg project facilitating cooperation between screen industries & education, tourism and healthcare sectors and initiating local and international networks.


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