View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of VRDC Fall 2017 sessions by pass type, track, and format. Once the session dates and times are announced, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the Mobile App. Sessions do fill up, so please arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend. Adding a session to your schedule does not guarantee you a seat.
VR/AR offers unique capabilities for health related research and treatment, not only because it allows interactive, multisensory, immersive environments tailored to a patient's needs, but also because it allows clinicians to control, document, and measure patient responses. A notable example is 'Bravemind', a VR exposure therapy tool used to assess and treat PTSD. VR/AR can be combined with virtual human technology to create powerful experiences. Virtual humans, autonomous agents who interact with real humans both verbally and non-verbally, can benefit the medical field in numerous areas, including training and education. In this session, examples will be discussed in terms of their design, development and effectiveness.
Attendees will have learned how VR/AR and virtual humans can be applied to worthy causes beyond gaming and entertainment, in particular within the medical domain. They will be able to discuss examples of how these capabilities allow researchers to study human behavior and specific ailments, and how they can lead to various treatments, e.g. PTSD or pain. Finally, they will get an overview of how these systems can be designed, developed and assessed.
This talk is aimed at anyone interested in using VR/AR beyond gaming and entertainment. It shows how to apply VR/AR and other powerful capabilities to heal, inform and teach, particularly in the medical domain.
Welcome! You can use the Session Scheduler tool to browse sessions and build a custom event schedule. Once you've saved your personal schedule, you can access it from the free GDC Europe Mobile app (available approximately 30 days before the event). Note: use the same login/password on the Mobile app that you set up on this web site.
Step 1. Create an account. Use the "Create Account" button at the top of the right-hand corner.
Step 2. Choose a view. Select either the "List" or the "Grid" icon. (It's the same data, just a different view of the sessions.)
Step 3. Choose your sessions. Click the "Add" or "Remove" button next to each session to add it to, or remove it from, your personalized schedule.
Step 4. Review your schedule. Push the "My Schedule" button in the left column to view your selected sessions.