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VR, AR, XR - the new reality is here!

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Deloitte Australia

Level 9/ 225 George Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Session 1
Intro to XR: The whole spectrum of new reality technologies
Get a brief introduction to the deep rabbit-hole that is the mixed reality continuum. Learn about the magic that is augmented reality, virtual reality, and the rest of the new reality spectrum (XR)! Learn how it works, how it's being used by various industries right now, and where the technology is heading in the future so you can stay on the cutting edge of XR. You'll be able to come away with new inspirations and ideas for how to bring XR into your own workplace, and understand why it's such a big deal to the tech world. After the talk, come and get hands-on with a variety of XR hardware and try it out for yourself!

Alex Holder, XR developer, BigfootDS
Bio: Alex is an XR specialist at Redhill Education by day and games & XR developer at BigfootDS by night. He completed his Bachelor of Interactive Media at the Academy of Information Technology and Graduate Diploma of Management at the Academy of Interactive Entertainment, all while releasing new games on Steam - the world's biggest online gaming distributor. When he's not playing with new technologies, he's toying with game development for Nintendo platforms too. Alex lives & breathes interactive media & new techologies.

Session 2
The Practical Use of Augmented and Virtual Realities
This session is designed to cut through the hype of all the realities (AR, VR, MR, XR) and to give you some practical knowledge and tips.
We’ll cover how they’re being used across different industries, how to identify a good (non-gimmicky) use case for them, what is & what will be possible with the technology, and what you need to consider when creating these experiences.

Aaron West, Creative Tech, Deloitte
Bio: Aaron is an Immersive Experience Designer and Creative Technologist. As a specialist in Deloitte's Digital Emerging Technology team, he spends most of his time designing and developing immersive experiences, products and services.
Within the emerging technology space, Aaron’s particular area of expertise is with Augmented and Virtual Reality; How to design the best possible experiences, and how to apply these technologies both practically and strategically.

Session 3
Conquering new frontiers of stroke & brain injury rehabilitation using virtual reality
It is estimated that by 2032, over half a million Australians will have sustained a disability and needing rehabilitation as a result of stroke or other forms of brain injuries. In this thought provoking session, learn how Neuromersiv, a virtual reality startup is shaping the future of evidence based rehabilitation therapies using immersive technology. Learn broad concepts associated with neuroplasticity, cognitive learning and how the use of virtual reality technology is achieving three fold improvement in rehabilitation times, increasing compliance and dramatically reducing treatment costs.

Anshul Dayal, Co-founder & CTO, Neuromersiv
Bio: Anshul is the chief technology officer at Neuromersiv and a true technical leader. For over 10 years he has led large technical teams on multi million dollar advertising campaigns for brands such as Rams, Toyota, Coca Cola and Kia to Hollywood blockbusters like the Academy Award winning feature Happy Feet, Legend Of The Guardians and The Lego Movie. He brings his vast entertainment industry experience to create truly disruptive products using virtual reality & immersive technology.

Agenda: (Please arrive before 6 PM to start on time)

5.45 PM - Drinks and pizza will be served
6.00 PM - 6.20 PM - Session 1
6.20 PM - 6.50 Session 2
6.50 PM - 7.10 - break
7.10 PM - 7.40 PM - Session 3
7.40 PM - 8.00 Networking

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