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Wednesday, October 4 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
VR/AR 101: Accessing the Unattainable

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Are you curious about Virtual Reality? Do you want to get started in the industry or want to integrate it into your current idea, but aren't sure how?
Four Founder/CEOs from VR startups share their analysis of the current landscape, and talk about how to transition into the field. 

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Xuny Haley

Manager, UW CoMotion
Xuny Haley is the Manager for University of Washington's CoMotion Labs at HQ, an incubator space that exclusively incubates spatial computing startups. She has worked for a variety of startups for three years, ranging from VR software startups to Ultimate Frisbee broadcasting startups... Read More →

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Ryan James

Ryan James is a PhD candidate in Biomedical and Health Informatics at the University of Washington. His research is focused on understanding how mixed reality can improve medical practices. He received a B.S. in computer science from University of Michigan then worked as a full stack... Read More →
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Lacey Leavitt

Founder, Electric Dream Factory
Electric Dream Factory is a cinematic content studio that explores emerging technologies and platforms. Lacey has spent the last decade as a feature film producer, and has worked on some of the most exciting and prestigious projects to come out of Seattle. Her producing credits include... Read More →
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Evie Powell

CEO and Creative Director, Verge of Brilliance LLC.
Dr. Evie Powell is a life long games researcher and game designer.  She received her Ph.D. in computer science in 2012 researching socially pervasive game experiences and context-aware gaming using mobile technologies. These days she works on XR game experiences, NUI based game interactions... Read More →
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Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith is an entrepreneur, designer and artist who has been deeply immersed in VR and AR content creation since 2014.In 2015 he founded Invrse, a Seattle start-up that is redefining interaction in Virtual Reality and beyond. Ryan's gaming credits include The Nest, The Wake, Ninja... Read More →

Wednesday October 4, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm PDT
CoMotion HQ