SVVR 2017 SCHEDULE

Expo Hall Other 210E 210F 210G
9:00 AM
EARLY ACCESS & PRESS EXPO
9:00 AM
1:00 PM
Early Access, Press
10:00 AM
PRESS EVENT
Announcements
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
Press, Early-Access/VIP Pass
STARTUP PITCHES
6 Startups, 4-minutes each + Investor Feedback
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
Press, Early-Access/VIP Pass
11:00 AM
From Mock-up to Medium: Why VR is Doing Better Than We Think
Stephanie Llamas, SuperData Research
11:30 AM
11:50 AM
VIP/Early Access
12:00 PM
EXECUTIVE LUNCH
Sponsored by Zebra Partners
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Early Access-VIP, Sponsors, Speakers
VR DEV TRACK
Developer & Content Creation Sessions
12:55 PM
6:00 PM
General Admission

AR/VR 101: Training for the VR Revolution
Vasanth Mohan (FusedVR), Hassan Karaouni (FusedVR)
1:30 PM
1:50 PM
General Admission


The Future of Eye Tracking Technology in VR (Presented by Tobii)
Joakim Karlen, Tobii
2:30 PM
2:50 PM
General Admission

Workshop: 360 Video in Unity
Suzanne Leibrick, Udacity
3:00 PM
3:50 PM
General Admission

Using a Depth Camera to Easily Create "Mixed Reality" of Your VR
Dario Laverde (HTC)
4:00 PM
4:20 PM
General Admission

Cinematic Bjork Experience
Arvid Niklasson, Analog Studio
4:30 PM
4:50 PM
General Admission

An Introduction to Sansar - Democratizing Social VR Experiences
Bjorn Laurin (Linden Lab)
5:00 PM
5:20 PM
General Admission
MEDICAL VR TRACK
Track Chair: Walter Greenleaf, PhD.
12:55 PM
6:00 PM
General Admission

Medical Applications of VR and AR Technology
Walter Greenleaf, PhD, Stanford University
1:00 PM
1:50 PM
General Admission

VR for Stress Inoculation: Transforming Patient Care at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
Moderator: Rebecca Mandel (Alpha Presence) - Dr. Anne Dubin (Stanford University), Dr. Walter Greenleaf (Stanford Human Virtual Interaction Lab), Don Bland (Emmy award VR Producer)
2:00 PM
2:50 PM
General Admission

Transforming Healthcare With Virtual Reality
John Lockhart (Penumbra)
3:00 PM
3:20 PM
General Admission

VR As A Learning And Healing Tool In Medicine
Rik Shorten, BioFlightVR
3:30 PM
3:50 PM
General Admission


PANEL: Improving the Human Condition through Virtual Reality: An Open Discussion
Moderator: Michael Aratow (VRecover) Panelists: Noah Robinson (Vanderbilt University), Sunbin Song (National Institutes of Health), Chris Chin (HTC Vive), Walter Greenleaf (Stanford University)
4:30 PM
5:50 PM
General Admission
1:00 PM
EXPO HOURS
1:00 PM
6:00 PM
General Admission
The Reality of VR/AR Growth
Tim Merel (Digi-Capital)
1:00 PM
1:20 PM
General Admission

A Year in B2B VR: Noitom's Journey from Game Room to Boardroom
Dr. Tristan Dai, Noitom
1:30 PM
1:50 PM
General Admission
2:00 PM
Everything You Need to Know about VR in China
Ryan Wang, Outpost Capital
2:00 PM
2:20 PM
General Admission

What's really "Holographic" in VR?
Ryan Damm, Visby
2:30 PM
2:50 PM
General Admission
3:00 PM
Intellectual Property Issues in VR
Edwin Steussy, Attorney, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
3:00 PM
3:20 PM
General Admission

Setting the Stage for Immersive Theater VR
Raul Rubio (Tequila Works)
3:30 PM
3:50 PM
General Admission
4:00 PM
PANEL: VR Fundraising in 2017
Moderator: Patricia E. Glovsky (Polygon Capital), Panelists: Varun Jain (Qualcomm Ventures), Daeki Lee (TransLink Capital), Ryan Wang (Outpost Capital)
4:00 PM
4:50 PM
General Admission
5:00 PM
HAPPY HOUR
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
General Admission, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Expo Only
VR Developments in Asia
Lionel Chok, Immersively
5:00 PM
5:20 PM
General Admission
6:00 PM

Expo Hall

  • EARLY ACCESS & PRESS EXPO
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • EXPO HOURS
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Other

  • EXECUTIVE LUNCH
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • HAPPY HOUR
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

210E

210F

210G

Expo Hall Other 210E 210F 210G
9:00 AM
Coffee & Donuts
Coffee & Networking
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
General Admission
10:00 AM
KEYNOTE
Tony Parisi (Unity Technologies), Nonny de la Peña (Emblematic Group), Rikard Steiber (HTC), Kent Bye (Voices of VR)
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
General Admission, Expo Only
11:00 AM
EXPO HOURS
11:00 AM
6:00 PM
General Admission
VR Animation Leaps Forward
Larry Cutler (Baobab Studios)
11:30 AM
11:50 AM
General Admission
How Brands are Engaging in VR
Rick Davis (REWIND)
11:30 AM
11:50 AM
General Admission
Scaling VR to 100 and Beyond
Philip Rosedale (High Fidelity)
11:30 AM
11:50 AM
General Admission
12:00 PM
LUNCH
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
General Admission
LUNCH
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
General Admission
LUNCH
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
General Admission

Enterprise: VR's True Killer App
MODERATOR: Stephanie Llamas - SuperData Research | PANELISTS: Michael Yang - Comcast Ventures, Marcos Sanchez - Truth.Ventures , Vinay Narayan - HTC Vive, Rob Vawter - Samsung Electronics
1:00 PM
1:50 PM
General Admission
LUNCH
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
General Admission

No User Manuals Allowed--Creating Immersive In-App Tutorials
Jason Jerald, NextGen Ineteractions
1:00 PM
1:20 PM
General Admission

Social Presence and Believable Virtual Characters
Richard Marks (Sony PlayStation Magic Lab)
1:30 PM
1:50 PM
General Admission
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
The Business Why's of Virtual Reality and Where We Go From Here
Neil Schneider (Immersive Technology Alliance)
2:00 PM
2:20 PM
General Admission

The Economics of VR Arcades
Ronny Tobler (Kenzan Studios)
2:30 PM
2:50 PM
General Admission
VR Gannen: The Past, Present, and Future of Japanese VR
Tak Fujii, DMM
2:00 PM
2:20 PM
General Admission

Creating the Matterport VR Content Ecosystem
Matt Bell - Matterport VR, Ashish Agrawal - Matterport VR
2:30 PM
2:50 PM
General Admission
Getting Roomscale Right: A Hands-on Workshop
Dario Laverde (HTC), Alex Sink (Angle Technologies)
2:00 PM
2:50 PM
General Admission
3:00 PM
The Unique Requirements of VR for Public Attractions
Yuval Boger, Sensics Inc.
3:00 PM
3:20 PM
General Admission

Monetization from Location-Based VR for Gaming Studios
Jikhan Jung, COLOPL NI
3:30 PM
3:50 PM
General Admission
Expanding the VR Ecosystem
Chris Chin (HTC Vive)
3:00 PM
3:20 PM
General Admission

Artificial Intelligence and New Reality
Liesl Yearsley, Cognea
3:30 PM
3:50 PM
General Admission
VR Development Best Practices: Putting the Fun in VR Funhouse
Victoria Rege, NVIDIA
3:00 PM
3:20 PM
General Admission

Biometrics in VR (Presented by Cubicle Ninjas)
Josh Farkas (Cubicle Ninjas)
3:30 PM
3:50 PM
General Admission
4:00 PM
PANEL: Putting the V in eSports
Moderator: Neil Schneider (ITA), Panelists: Amir Rubin (Sixense), Riz Virk (SLIVER.tv), Leslie Pirritano (AMD)
4:00 PM
4:50 PM
General Admission
PANEL: AR and VR, Road to Success
MODERATOR: David Oh (Meta) - J.M Yujuico (Vicarious), Gunter S. Thompson (Gunter's Universe), Berkely Frei (Morph3D)
4:00 PM
4:50 PM
General Admission
PANEL: To Spatialize or Not to Spatialize: Audio in VR
Moderator: Linda Gedemer (Source Sound VR) - Panellists: Sally Kellaway (OSSIC), Chanel Summers (Syndicate 17), Sarah Stevenson (REVRIE Immersive Works), Richard Ludlow (Hexany Audio)
4:00 PM
4:50 PM
General Admission
5:00 PM
HADO is the eSports for Arcades/FECs!
Yukiharu Tomita (meleap inc.)
5:00 PM
5:20 PM
General Admission

Art and Virtual Reality, New tools, New horizons
Drue Kataoka (Technology Artist)
5:30 PM
5:50 PM
General Admission
BMW Design & VR
Patrick Dahms, BMW of North America
5:00 PM
5:20 PM
General Admission

Virtual Reality as a Scientific Instrument
Oliver Kreylos, PhD (UC Davis)
5:30 PM
5:50 PM
General Admission
PANEL: Khronos OpenXR: Converging Toward a Standard for Virtual Reality APIs
Moderator: Kaye Mason (Google) - David Frerichs, Christopher Peri (Samsung), Yuval Boger (Sensics), Lubosz Sarnecki (Collabora)
5:00 PM
5:50 PM
General Admission
6:00 PM
SVVR 2017 RECEPTION
6:00 PM
8:00 PM
General Admission
7:00 PM

Expo Hall

Other

210E

210F

210G

Expo Hall Other 210E 210F 210G
8:00 AM
VR & EDUCATION TRACK
Track Chair: Shauna Heller
8:55 AM
12:00 PM
General Admission

Education And Virtual Reality
Shauna Heller (Claypark VR)
9:00 AM
9:20 AM
General Admission

VR in AR: Students Using VR Technology to Solve Problems in Arkansas
James Hopper (EAST Initiative)
9:30 AM
10:20 AM
General Admission

Can Virtual Experiences Create Real Learning?
Tom Swanson (foundry10), Marc Pacampara (foundry10)
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
General Admission

Designing VR Learning Apps To Educate Curious Minds
Steve Holtzman, MATTERvr
11:00 AM
11:20 AM
General Admission

Lessons Learned Introducing VR in a High School
Dane Lancaster (Marin County Office of Education)
11:30 AM
11:50 AM
General Admission
WEB VR TRACK
WEB VR Talks, Panels, & Workshops
8:55 AM
12:00 PM
General Admission

Panel: The Immersive Web - WebVR
Moderator: Damon Hernandez (Samsung), Panelists: Amber Roy (Oculus), Tony Parisi (Unity), Hugh Seaton (Aquinas Training), Michael Blix (Samsung)
9:00 AM
9:50 AM
General Admission

Open Source Declarative VR/3D Environment
Leonard Daly, Daly Realism
10:00 AM
10:20 AM
General Admission

The Once & Future Web
Josh Carpenter, Google
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
General Admission


Constructing the Social VR Web
Gavan Wilhite, AltspaceVR
11:30 AM
11:50 AM
General Admission
9:00 AM
PANEL: 360 Video: The Good, The Bad, The Future
Moderator: Christopher Peri (Samsung) Panelists: CY Zhou (Visbit), Geoff Skow (Fishbowl VR), Patrice Roulet Fontani (ImmerVision), Mike Schmit (AMD)
9:00 AM
9:50 AM
General Admission
10:00 AM
EXPO HOURS
10:00 AM
3:00 PM
General Admission, Expo Only
Forging a New VRX
Rafael Brown (Digital Myths)
10:00 AM
10:20 AM
General Admission

Building a Virtual Kyoto
Atticus Sims, Kyoto VR
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
General Admission
11:00 AM
A Peek into the US Navy's Mixed Reality Lab
Heidi Buck, US Navy - SPAWAR
11:00 AM
11:20 AM
General Admission

Hands-On Mobile VR: The Future of Natural Interaction
Barrett Fox (Leap Motion)
11:30 AM
12:20 PM
General Admission

LUNCH
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
General Admission

Trials of Inventing a New Medium: A Micro-Panel with Viacom NEXT & Cabbibo
David Liu (Viacom NEXT), Rob Ruffler (Viacom NEXT), Isaac Cohen (VR Artist)
1:30 PM
1:50 PM
General Admission
12:00 PM
LUNCH
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
General Admission
LUNCH
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
General Admission

Eye Tracking – Creating Natural and Intuitive Experiences in VR
Joakim Karlen (Tobii)
1:30 PM
1:50 PM
General Admission
LUNCH
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
General Admission

What's Next for Live Adult VR
Ela Darling, CAM4VR
1:30 PM
1:50 PM
General Admission
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
AI in VR
Michael Ludden (IBM Watson Developer Labs)
2:00 PM
2:20 PM
General Admission

Multifaceted Approach to Combating Harassment in VR
Mary Mossey (AltspaceVR)
2:30 PM
2:50 PM
General Admission
Diving into the Japanese Indie VR Dev Scene
GOROman, XVI
2:00 PM
2:20 PM
General Admission

Putting AR to Work: The Opportunities and Challenges in Enterprise Augmented Reality
Moderator: Tom Emrich (Super Ventures), Panelists: Scott Montgomerie (Scope AR), Shelley Peterson (Lockheed Martin), Tony Bevilacqua (cognitiveVR), Nabil Hajj Chehade (Atheer), James Adams (Wikitude)
2:30 PM
3:20 PM
General Admission
New Developments in the OSVR Software Platform
Ryan A. Pavlik (Sensics, Inc)
2:00 PM
2:20 PM
General Admission

When VR Meets 3D Printing and Scanning
Roland Manyai (Leopoly)
2:30 PM
2:50 PM
General Admission
3:00 PM
Building Cinematic VR Experiences (Presented by Unity Technologies)
Sarah Stumbo (Unity), Mark Schoennagel (Unity)
3:00 PM
3:50 PM
General Admission
The Truth about Your Assets: A Crash Course in 3D Art for Virtual Reality
Jazmin Cano - High Fidelity, Suzanne Leibrick - Udacity
3:00 PM
3:50 PM
General Admission

Expo Hall

Other

  • LUNCH
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

210E

210F

210G