Sep
7
9:30am 9:30am

Immersive Digital Business Drop-In

If you are working in Immersive Tech and are looking for support to help you grow your business, join the Knowledge Transfer Network's September information and networking drop-in event. It is designed to support immersive tech businesses and learn more about the Innovate UK family including, the Digital Catapult and the Knowledge Transfer Network as well as other organisations that have opportunities and support for UK based businesses across all sectors.

Held at the Digital Catapult Centre. Find out more

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Sep
8
1:00pm 1:00pm

VR Writers Room Workshop with Digital Jam Ltd

 
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As a leading authority within your sector on narrative design & creative storytelling we would be delighted if you could add your voice to the conversation during an upcoming VR Writers Room® Workshop event on 8th September.


The VR Writers Room Workshops bring together experts and thought leaders from across the VR and Entertainment industries to discuss the future of narrative design and creative storytelling for Immersive entertainment formats. This session is a live workshop hosted and moderated by the creator of the VR Writers Room®, Tanya Laird.

 

The original invitation only VR Writers Room® consisted of representation from the film, game, TV, comic, theatre, Immersive theatre, Transmedia and OOH (Theme Park) industries.

 

The results of the original research can be found here and include a 15 page whitepaper, more than 4 hours of podcasts and a summary infographic.

 

This session will continue the original discussion and explore the findings of the original VR Writers Room®.

Agenda:

13:00 - Register & Networking

13:30 - Session opens

15:00 - Break

15:30 - Session concludes

17:30 - Summary and Review

18:00 - Drinks and Networking in the Rooftop Bar

Please register your interest to attend this event. 

 

 

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Nov
1
to Nov 2

VRTGO

A two-day conference at the Baltic Centre, Newcastle. Hear from leading VR experts and VR buyers on the future of VR. Experience cutting edge technology used for serious applications such as automotive, modelling, training and marketing, as well as in the ever popular gaming world.

This year, Immerse UK will be running a panel discussion - watch this space for further details.  

Earlybird tickets are now on sale

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Jul
18
6:00pm 6:00pm

VRLO and the Immerse UK Summer Party

VRLO is back; bigger and better than ever!  The UK's  largest meetup for virtual reality practitioners and enthusiasts, and featuring some of the biggest names in the VR world. Held at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, VRLO is in conjunction with Immerse UK's summer party. Tickets are free and booking is essential - Immerse UK members should use the code IMMERSEVRLO when booking

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Jul
6
to Jul 7

VRUK Festival

VRUK is back at Ravensbourne on 6-7th July. VRUK will give content creators and artists from across the creative industries the chance to learn more about the creative possibilities of virtual reality learn and get inspired to create their own VR content.  Find out more and book your place at  www.vrukfest.co.uk  Get an exclusive 15% off the industry rate by using the code IMMERSE15

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Jun
29
11:00am11:00am

Innovation Day at Dock 10

Returning to MediaCity Studios in Salford, Innovation Day at Dock 10 will bring together broadcast specialists and technical innovators. The day will include demonstrations and hands on experience with some of the latest ground breaking technologies. Sign up for your free place

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Jun
22
8:30am 8:30am

The WAVE (Wearables, AR & VR in Enterprise) Congress 

The WAVE (Wearables, AR & VR in Enterprise) Congress is a new 1 day conference aimed at delivering enterprise technology solutions, and takes place on the 22nd June at the prestigious Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry.

This high-level conference will bring together technologists and end users working in AR, VR and Wearable Technology along with potential enterprise partners looking to deploy the latest technology shaping the future of the Automotive, Aerospace, Construction, Oil & Gas, Retail and Healthcare sectors.

Please visit www.wavecongress.com or contact Lee Haines at leehaines@edpltd.co.uk to find out more about the opportunities that exist to get involved.

  • 30% discount on delegate passes for all Immerse UK members – please use this code WAVE30LEE17
  • 15% discount should any Immerse UK members wish to have a commercial presence at the show (providing their membership is made known at time of booking)
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Jun
13
to Jun 14

The Media Production Show June 13-14 London

The Media Production Show, back for its second year, is an exciting and unique event for all those working in the creative industries, across the genres of television, films, documentaries, commercials, music videos and many more. The two-day event will feature key exhibitors and a high calibre free seminar programme with some of the biggest names in the industry. The will be sharing their valuable insight, knowledge and a host of different exhibitors will be on the show floor, presenting their products and services that vary across pre-production, production, post and content distribution

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Jun
13
to Jun 15

VR/AR World June 2016

VR & AR World is the principal annual meeting place in Europe for the enterprise-focused VR & AR community, now in its second year. 

Featuring cutting-edge keynote presentations, demos and debates from a wide range of leading industry speakers, the award-winning VR & AR World show unites the entire VR and AR ecosystem to meet, network and do business under one roof.

In 2017, VR & AR World is also part of TechXLR8, London Tech Week's flagship show. So you can also take advantage of enhanced business opportunities, meeting and networking with 15,000 professionals at the forefront of technological advancement across IoT, 5G, DevOps, Cloud, Apps, Connected Cars, AI and Robotics.

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May
16
to May 17

VR World – May 2017 London

Now in its 2nd year, VR World 2017 is a 2 day conference and exhibition focused on Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality and its impact beyond gaming.

With 4 in-depth event tracks and over 150 leading speakers, no other European event covers the market in as much detail.

Amid unparalleled networking opportunities, attendees will have access to visionary speakers and case-study led content. Hear from inspirational keynotes and thought-provoking panel discussions from key players redefining the boundaries for technology.

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Apr
26
6:30pm 6:30pm

Give Me 5: What It Takes to Attract VC and private investment in Immersive Tech.

Give Me 5: What It Takes to Attract VC and private investment in Immersive Tech.

Immerse UK in partnership with PwC, ICAEW and the Realities Centre.

26th April:
6:30pm Registration at PwC, 7 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2RT

Join us for an evening of discussion, information sharing, top tips and pointers on what you need to know and who you need to know when looking for start-up and early-stage investment – including grants, crowdfunding, business angels and VC.  We will focus on 5 questions for UK business seeking venture capital and private investment in immersive technologies with  Aftab Malhotra, Co-Founder, GrowthEnabler, Dave Haynes, Investment Director, Seedcamp, Katie Lewis, Director, The Accelerator Network, Shaun Beaney, Corporate Finance Faculty, ICAEW.

Many thanks to PwC, ICAEW and the Realities Centre for developing this event and sharing their expertise.
The event is free to attend and you can register here.

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Apr
21
9:00am 9:00am

The Future of Retail Conference

The Future of Retail Conference  

April 21st

Explore how to make the most of the new technologies available today which are driving innovation in retail developments,  look at the emerging AR/VR applications coming on stream and the impact and opportunities for UK retailers.  If you're interested in attending and to find out more, please contact Andy Curtis: andy.curtis@ktn-uk.org.

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Apr
20
to Apr 22

The Virtual Reality Show April 20th-22nd 

The Virtual Reality Show April 20th-22nd
Immerse UK is hosting three events at the first Virtual Reality Show at Islington's Business Design Centre. 

Where's the money? R&D Funding for Immersive Technologies

1:30pm April 20th
Immerse UK and KTN will be hosting a panel session on  R&D funding for immersive technologies as part of the show on April 20th.   Join us to look at how, outside of VC's and angel investors, UK businesses get their hands on funding and grants for R&D and innovation. This panel, chaired by Immerse UK, will look at publicly funded programmes, competitions and initiatives targeted at immersive technologies, which provide opportunities to develop ideas without sacrificing valuable equity or IP.  More information is available here

1-2-1 Sessions with KTN Experts on cross sector opportunities for Immersive Tech businesses

3:30pm April 20th
Book in for a 1-2-1 sessions with panellists and KTN sector experts from areas such as defence, health, design where businesses can find out more about the various AR and VR  funding opportunities available in a multitude of industries.  More information is available here 121 Page

Immerse UK Members Networking Drinks

5pm April 20th
Join is for our Immerse UK Virtual Reality Show networking drinks, learn more about our rolling programme of work, new opportunities coming on stream, meet other members of our network and conference delegates from across all industries in the UK economy.  Register here

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Apr
20
to Apr 22

The Virtual Reality Show, BDC London

To truly appreciate this amazing tech, you need to experience it for yourself.

In April 2017, London will host the groundbreaking Virtual Reality Show, the hottest interactive VR event of the year. At Virtual Reality Show you can try out VR products for yourself and meet the top brands, manufacturers, designers, retailers and innovators working in VR today.

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Apr
16
9:00am 9:00am

Sonar+D

Sónar+D is the international conference that brings together a combination of activities with a common theme: the relationship between creativity and technology, and the digital transformation of the cultural industries involved.

 

The celebration takes place in Barcelona in Fira Montjuïc, parallel to Sónar by Day, and brings together experts from around the world (technicians, entrepreneurs, artists, companies and researchers) to present initiatives and tools that will shape future creative experiences in the fields of music, visuals, interactive content and transmedia platforms.

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Apr
11
to Apr 13

VR World Congress 11th-13th April

VR World Congress 11th-13th April
Immerse UK will be participating on a panel looking at finance and the immersive tech sector at the VR World Congress on April 12th.

VR World Congress are offering Immerse UK members 20% off ticket prices buy using code: IMMERSE20 You can register here

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Apr
4
to Apr 5

Industry 4.0 Summit MANCHESTER, UK

Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, the Internet of Things, the Smart Factory. It is a reality. It is happening. Are companies ready? Are you prepared? How can I understand it and implement it?

The Industry 4.0 Summit aims to be the leading international summit for leaders in Industry 4.0. Over two days we will have presentations from 40 leading experts on 4.0, IIoT, smart manufacturing with plenty of case studies of industry 4.0 in action. If you want to understand how this impacts your business, you need to be at this event. Can you afford to ignore this revolution?

Get an understanding of government strategy. If you’re a CEO or business owner, get a better understanding on how business models can be adapted for your business. If you’re a SME, come and learn from SMEs who have already adopted industry 4.0 across their operations.

We are expecting 300 conference attendees to the Summit, and this will run alongside the Factories of the Future Expo.

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AI+VR Rise
Mar
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

AI+VR Rise

AI+VR Rise is UK’s first conference exploring applications of AI in VR.

Top minds in AI and VR will come together for one evening to explore how artificial intelligence and machine learning could be used in virtual or mixed reality environments. You will learn about state-of-the art developments in both AI and VR, and possible crossover between the two.

With a carefully selected panel and line-up of speakers, we aim to facilitate the first ever debate on AI and VR crossovers.

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Feb
16
8:00am 8:00am

Virtual Reality Evolution

This one-day, content-filled conference will examine commercial use cases in VR, discuss how businesses can incorporate VR into their strategy to increase value and deliver insight on the future of VR and what it means for your company

http://www.virtualrealityevo.com/?gclid=CIny-tXJhdECFcIK0wodJKIF6A

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Dec
17
to Dec 18

MedTech VR Surgery Hackathon

  • Realities Centre @ Cocoon (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The MedTech VR Surgery Hackathon is an event in which small teams of developers will gather to challenge their skill against others as they develop a virtual reality (VR) application in a small amount of time.

Developers who sign up will be given a theme on the day and must create a unique VR application connected to their own interpretation of that topic. Teams will then have just over a day in which to plan, create, test and present their product. Beyond this, the only limits are time and imagination. 

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Dec
16
9:00am 9:00am

VRevolution

  • Nasdaq Marketsite, 4 Times Square New York, NY, 10036 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

VRevolution is a unique free-to-attend event for corporate and brand leaders looking to develop the strategies and relationships that they need to drive progress in consumer engagement or enterprise initiatives.

Blending a mix of cutting-edge conference content with innovative experiences from leading developers and creative teams, VRevolution is the one essential event for organizations seeking to harness the power of VR.

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