2019

9 May—
14 June
09:00—23:59
Across UK

BBC VR Tour

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Coming to a library near you soon. Over 40 library locations across the UK have been confirmed as part of the BBC VR Tour, sharing virtual reality experiences, including Congo VT and 1943 Berlin Blitz.

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3 June
13:00—14:00

ISCF Audience of the Future – Immersive Technology Investment Accelerator (Wales Webinar)

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The Audience of the Future Immersive Technology Investment Accelerator opened to UK based SMEs on Monday 20 May 2019. Up to £2m is available for R&D projects that enable immersive content to be created faster, more efficiently or in new ways through simultaneous grant funding and venture capital investment. This webinar will give you an opportunity to hear from the teams behind the competition, learn more about the scope of funding on offer and details of how to apply.

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4 June
09:00—17:00
London

IP and Contract Law Workshop for Virtual and Augmented Reality sectors

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Immerse UK are delighted to host this free, interactive workshop in partnership with leading law firm, Marks & Clerk. Led by Simon Portman, this is a must-attend event for start-ups to gain an insight into how they can build a strong business framework. It will focus on basic contract law, different types of contracts and when to apply them, traps to watch out for and negotiation strategies.

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4 June
09:30—13:00
Salford

ISCF Audience of the Future – Immersive Technology Investment Accelerator (Manchester)

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The Audience of the Future Immersive Technology Investment Accelerator opens to UK based SMEs on Monday 20 May 2019. Up to £2m is available for R&D projects that enable immersive content to be created faster, more efficiently or in new ways through simultaneous grant funding and venture capital investment. This event will give you an opportunity to meet the teams behind the competition, learn more about the scope of funding on offer and details of how to apply.

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5 June
13:00—17:00
Gateshead

XR Showcase

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Want to know more about the North East’s immersive tech scene? Whether you’re working in immersive tech, or curious how you can implement the latest cutting-edge tech into your business, come along to find out more about the North East’s finest immersive technology businesses.

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6 June—
11 June
09:00—23:59
Sheffield

Sheffield Doc Fest

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The world leading and the UK’s premier documentary festival, celebrating the art and business of documentary and all non-fiction storytelling. Its Alternate Realities strand celebrates cutting-edge immersive tech projects.

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10 June—
14 June
00:01—23:59

London Tech Week

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London Tech Week unites tech and talent in a world-class hub of innovation. It will connect international communities from across the spectrum to address how access to tech for all can have a profoundly positive impact in society and business.

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10 June
13:30—17:00
Belfast

ISCF Audience of the Future – Immersive Technology Investment Accelerator (Belfast)

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The Audience of the Future Immersive Technology Investment Accelerator opened to UK based SMEs on Monday 20 May 2019. Up to £2m is available for R&D projects that enable immersive content to be created faster, more efficiently or in new ways through simultaneous grant funding and venture capital investment. This event will give you an opportunity to meet the teams behind the competition, learn more about the scope of funding on offer and details of how to apply.

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11 June
09:00—18:30
London

Createch 2019

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Part of London Tech Week, Createch 2019 brings together global leaders from a variety of economic sectors to share their vision for the next 20 years with businesses in the creative/tech sector and will share how they are disruptors and innovators in this space.

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12 June—
13 June
09:50—17:40
London

AR & VR World Summit

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Part of London Tech Week, this Summit showcases the technology and business strategies of today. This year’s theme is breaking down the myths around the limitations of immersive tech for enterprises. Now open for speaker submissions.

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12 June
18:00—21:00
London

Merging Realities: Immersive Kind Collective Blender

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A meet-up for immersive artists and creatives who are using technology in their practice, featuring the incredible 59 Productions, Acute VR, Immersion and Assemble. From the Immersive Kind Collective, a knowledge exchange and arts and social enterprise which promotes social and digital inclusion across the creative tech industry and arts and culture sector.

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15 June—
29 June
00:01—23:59
Wales

Wales Festival of Innovation

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Experience new tech and learn more about innovations. This 2-week festival is a celebration and showcase of Welsh innovation and entrepreneurship. Events are curated and developed by businesses, innovators and academics wanting to present their product, service, and research developments to the Welsh innovation landscape.

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15 June
15:00—18:30

BAFTA Games Networking – ImmerseUK

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This cross-industry matchmaking afternoon is the perfect way for Immerse UK members to meet, explore potential collaborations and share ideas with emerging UK games talent. Whether you work in the medical, construction, creative media sectors (or beyond), join Immerse UK and BAFTA Crew Games members for a series of 1-2-1 meetings. Express your interest in attending by 31 May.

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23 June—
27 June
09:00—17:00
London

5th Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN) Conference

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Held at the University of Westminster, this 4-day event will bring together leading industry experts and academics/researchers in XR and immersive learning to discuss, debate and grow this exciting area of R&D. Now open for exhibition/demo opportunities.

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9 July—
11 July
09:00—17:00
Brighton

Develop: Brighton

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Bringing together the European Game Dev community. Learn from your peers, share experiences, hear from the industry’s leading lights, get up-to-date with the latest tools, techniques and industry trends, plus network with over 2,000 game dev professionals.

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17 July—
18 July
09:00—18:00
London

Unbound London 2019

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Are you interested in exciting innovation, disruptive tech and electrifying startups? We’ve got just the ticket for you! Immerse UK is delighted to be a community partner for Unbound London 2019, the UK’s largest innovation festival. As part of our partnership, we’ve 25 free passes to give away to Immerse UK members. Don’t miss out on the great chance to join 5000+ investors, founders, brands and startups to celebrate disruptive new tech from across the globe. Free passes are allocated on a first come, first served basis – use code IMMERSE100.

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17 October
18:00—23:59
London

Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards 2019

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The Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards 2019 celebrates the most exceptional and creative uses of technology. Its call for entries is now open and immersive categories include Best use of VR (in TV/advertising), Best use of AR (in TV/advertising), Best use of audio for immersive experience and Best 360/VR live event production. Nominations close 7 June.

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