Immerse UK only

Uni to Unicorns with Digital Maker Collective and UAL

London

Unpack the creative power of the tech industries and explore where the art world meets the tech world. Immerse UK is a partner for this hands-on and collaborative event which will transform the Tate Exchange into an open and accessible testbed for creative tech.

StoryFutures Academy Introductory Lab

Egham

This free, one-day Introductory Lab will provide a forum for discussions around immersive storytelling, develop new thinking, grow a community of practice and give a safe space for people to start to dream up new ideas of their own. Aimed at creative professionals working in adjacent fields (eg film, TV, games, etc). Restricted to 12-16 places, allocated on a first come, first served basis, subject to eligibility- apply by 19 February

Innovate UK in the East of England 2020

Norwich

Join New Anglia LEP and the Norwich Research Park over breakfast to learn how funding, finance and collaboration can help your business to innovate and grow

XRLO @ Tate Modern

London

Immerse UK is proud to be a supporting partner of XRLO, a London meetup that brings together industry professionals and enthusiasts to share their passion for all things XR. Sign up for free and get access to the latest hardware, as well as experiencing cutting-edge immersive content and the chance to network. Part of Uni to Unicorns.

XRDI @ the Tate Exchange workshop

London

As part of Uni for Unicorns programme, XRDI aims to make emerging XR technologies more accessible to all. This workshop will give participants from under-represented groups the opportunity to get hands on with high-end VR headsets, 360 cameras and VR ready laptops to create either a 360 film or VR experience.

AVR360 Show

London

Bringing together the leading exponents of the AR, VR and XR sector for engaging debates, presentations, product demonstrations, networking and so much more.

Digital Health Technology Show

London

Join key industry influencers for the largest show in Europe focusing on disruptive technology at the forefront of the healthcare revolution and patient-centric care.

GCRF Demonstrate Impact Competition Briefing Round 2 – London

London

Through the Global Challenge Research Fund, Innovate UK will invest up to £9.3m in innovation projects. These KTN briefing events will highlight the aims and scope of the fund, as well as sharing top tips for applications.

Webcast: GCRF Demonstrate Impact Competition Briefing Round 2

Through the Global Challenge Research Fund, Innovate UK will invest up to £9.3m in innovation projects. These KTN briefing events will highlight the aims and scope of the fund, as well as sharing top tips for applications.

GCRF Demonstrate Impact Competition Briefing Round 2 – Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Through the Global Challenge Research Fund, Innovate UK will invest up to £9.3m in innovation projects. These KTN briefing events will highlight the aims and scope of the fund, as well as sharing top tips for applications.

SXSW

Austin, Texas

Join artists, innovators and thought leaders from around the world and turn your ideas into reality. Experience 10 days of unparalleled discovery, learning and networking with creatives across interactive, film and music.

Immerse UK Business Drop In at The Fusebox, Brighton

Brighton

Calling businesses based in Brighton and the South East! In association with The Fusebox and Digital Catapult, Immerse UK is planning a day of 1-2-1 meetings for companies who want to talk about grant applications, R&D funding, or are looking for connections and leads to develop their projects. Meet the Immerse UK, Digital Catapult and The Fusebox teams in person for 30 minute meetings throughout the day.

Immerse UK and Barclays Eagle Labs Present: XR & Femtech

Brighton

Join us for an evening of talks and conversation exploring the therapeutic value of immersive storytelling, the future of femtech and the importance of diversity when it comes to developing innovative technology. With keynote speaker Dominnique Karetsos, CEO & founder of Healthy Pleasure Collective and founder of Intimology Institute, industry architect and speaker.

StoryFutures Academy Introductory Lab

Egham

This free, one-day Introductory Lab will provide a forum for discussions around immersive storytelling, develop new thinking, grow a community of practice and give a safe space for people to start to dream up new ideas of their own. Aimed at creative professionals working in adjacent fields (eg film, TV, games, etc). Restricted to 12-16 places, allocated on a first come, first served basis, subject to eligibility – apply by 4 March.

Experimental Lab – Image Capture For Immersive Production

Beaconsfield

Experimental Labs from StoryFutures Academy allow creative professionals who have developed interest and initial competencies in immersive to begin to experiment further in a collaborative and open environment. By the end of this lab, participants will gain deep insight into the requirements and limitations of new image capture technologies including photogrammetry and volumetric video capture. Apply by 11 March.

The Space in Sound

Brighton

A day of talks and an evening performance exploring ways sound can occupy space. Discover ways in which sound appears in its physical, psychological, compositional, digital, electronic and analogue forms. Themes will interrogate spatial sound, architecture, objects, experimentation and how it can play, interact and synergise between individuals, communities and the environment.

London Games Festival

London

Celebrating games culture and the business of gaming, the London Games Festival through play, networking and industry talks across a variety of locations.

Experimental Lab – Game Engines for Creatives: Unreal Engine 4 (UE4)

London

Experimental Labs from StoryFutures Academy allow creative professionals who have developed interest and initial competencies in immersive to begin to experiment further in a collaborative and open environment. By the end of this lab, participants will have gained a technical understanding of how real-time engines fit into the pipeline of digital interactive production. Apply by 18 March.

Lunchtime Live webinar: AI-Driven Characters

Online

Explore AI driven characters in immersive technologies with leading experts, Sylvia Pan, Marco Gillies and Cristina Dobre from Goldsmiths, University of London. Exclusive to Immerse UK premium members.

Laval Virtual

Laval, France

An unmissable international event for the immersive community. Explore the latest innovations, hear from industry leaders and connect with the creators, technologists and users of VR, AR and XR.

Women in Leeds Digital, Annual Conference

Leeds

Women in Leeds Digital is back, and 2020 promises to be bigger and better than ever!  Hear from industry leaders in a series of panels discussing how more diverse groups can get into tech, the importance of those returning to the workforce, as well as exploring the city’s inclusive growth strategy.

XR Europe 2020

London

A gathering of 300+ senior business executives across enterprise, entertainment, gaming, tech and investment, putting customers at the hear of innovation. Join thought leaders from major growth verticals to discuss how VR & AR/MR can bring ROI and propel your business forward. Immerse UK is proud to be a media partner, in addition to our Asha Easton as a speaker.

XR Immersive Enterprise 2020

Boston, USA

The leading senior-level B2B conference for executives looking to unleash the power of XR technology across enterprise. Bringing together global business leaders from AEC, automotive, manufacturing, engineering, retail, pharma, healthcare and more, the event is purpose built to look at how VR, AR and XR are transforming collaboration, design, manufacturing and marketing.

Cannes XR Development Showcase – submissions close 4 Feb

Cannes, France

Produced in association with Kaleidoscope, the showcase offers a unique chance to present your in-development project to some of the most innovative and influential leaders in the immersive industry.

Child Health Technology 2020 (CHT2020)

Sheffield

Bringing together healthcare professionals, industry, engineers, designers, academics, and patient representatives to explore the latest medical technological developments. At the heart of the conference will be opportunities for cross-disciplinary networking and collaboration to ensure children and young people receive the best and most advanced healthcare.

Sheffield Doc Fest: Alternate Realities Talent Market – applications close 14 Feb

Sheffield

If you’re a documentary content creator, the Alternate Realities Talent Market can give you the chance to pitch your project to international decision makers. Open for applications for VR, AR, XR, immersive sound, games, 360-video, live performance, motion comic, room-scale experience and/or installation projects.

IMX 2020 workshop on XR Accessibility – call for presentations close 16 Feb

Barcelona, Spain

The XR Access Initiative, in partnership with the Autonomous University of Barcelona is holding a workshop on XR accessibility. The call for presentations is now open for research, prototypes and accessibility concepts that help advance best practice and standards for XR technologies.

6th International AR VR Conference

A place for the growing & interdisciplinary community of international researchers and industry professionals to explore how immersive technology is impacting businesses, society and human beings. Deadline for abstracts is 15 February.

Develop: Brighton – call for speakers closes 19 Feb

Brighton

Bringing together the game dev community to share ideas, learn and be inspired by each other. It’s also a commercial vent where games get pitched and deals get agreed. If you have an idea for a conference session, get in touch with Develop.

ICIDS 2020

Bournemouth

An international conference on interactive digital storytelling for researchers and practitioners in game narrative and interactive storytelling, including the theoretical, technological, and applied design practices.