VRDC Fall 2017 Schedule Scheduler | Road to Art3mis: Women's First-Time Experiences in Social VR

VRDC Fall 2017 Session Scheduler

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of VRDC Fall 2017 sessions by pass type, track, and format. With VRDC Fall 2017 Session Scheduler, 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.

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    • Thursday | 10:00am
    • 1, 10:00am - 11:00am
      Location:  Continental 4, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speakers:
      Daniel Citron (Google), Rob Jagnow (Google), Cy Wise (Owlchemy Labs)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Games & Entertainment
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 10:00am - 11:00am
      Location:  Golden Gate 7, Lobby Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Nathaniel Guy (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Innovation
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 10:00am - 11:00am
      Location:  Continental 3, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speakers:
      Adam Orth (First Contact Entertainment), Dirk Van Welden (I-illusions), Will Smith (FOO), Chris Pruett (Oculus VR)
      Format: Panel
      Track: Games & Entertainment
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
    • Thursday | 11:30am
    • 1, 11:30am - 12:30pm
      Location:  Continental 3, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Noah Falstein (The Inspiracy)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Innovation
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 11:30am - 12:30pm
      Location:  Continental 4, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speakers:
      Devin Reimer (Owlchemy Labs), Alex Schwartz (Owlchemy Labs)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Games & Entertainment
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 11:30am - 12:30pm
      Location:  Golden Gate 7, Lobby Level, Tower 3
      Speakers:
      Adam Glazier (Google), Nadav Ashkenazi (Google), Per Karlsson (Google)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Innovation
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
    • Thursday | 2:00pm
    • 1, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
      Location:  Continental 4, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Aruna Inversin (Digital Domain)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Brand Experience
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
      Location:  Golden Gate 7, Lobby Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Harvey Ball (VRTK)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Innovation
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
    • Thursday | 2:45pm
    • 1, 2:45pm - 3:15pm
      Location:  Continental 4, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speakers:
      Dan Rubenfield (VREAL), Brett Holton (VREAL)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Games & Entertainment
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 2:45pm - 3:15pm
      Location:  Continental 3, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Scott Montgomerie (Scope AR)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Innovation
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 2:45pm - 3:15pm
      Location:  Golden Gate 7, Lobby Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Rick Davis (REWIND)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Brand Experience
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
    • Thursday | 3:45pm
    • 1, 3:45pm - 4:15pm
      Location:  Continental 3, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Serafina Pechan (Alkaline Games)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Brand Experience
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 3:45pm - 4:15pm
      Location:  Continental 4, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Mike Booth (Facebook)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Innovation
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 3:45pm - 4:15pm
      Location:  Golden Gate 7, Lobby Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      John Austin (A Stranger Gravity)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Innovation
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
    • Thursday | 4:30pm
    • 1, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
      Location:  Golden Gate 7, Lobby Level, Tower 3
      Speakers:
      Rob Morgan (Playlines), Dustin Freeman (Playlines)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Brand Experience
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
      Location:  Continental 3, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Mahdi Azmandian (Mixed Reality Lab, USC Institute for Creative Technologies)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Innovation
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
      Location:  Continental 4, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Kim Pallister (Intel)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Innovation
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
    • Thursday | 5:15pm
    • 1, 5:15pm - 5:45pm
      Location:  Golden Gate 7, Lobby Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Jim Toepel (Mindshow)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Games & Entertainment
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 5:15pm - 5:45pm
      Location:  Continental 3, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Arno Hartholt (USC Institute for Creative Technologies)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Innovation
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
      1, 5:15pm - 5:45pm
      Location:  Continental 4, Ballroom Level, Tower 3
      Speaker:
      Hannah Gamiel (Cyan, Inc.)
      Format: Lecture
      Track: Games & Entertainment
      Pass Type: VRDC Pass
  • Road to Art3mis: Women's First-Time Experiences in Social VR

    • Jessica Outlaw  |  Researcher / Behavioral Scientist, The Extended Mind
    Location:  Golden Gate 7, Lobby Level, Tower 3
    Format: Lecture
    Track: Innovation
    Pass Type: VRDC Pass - Get your pass now!
    Vault Recording: TBD
    Audience Level: All

    One way to make the VR industry more diverse is by incorporating feedback from under-represented groups. Researcher and Behavioral Scientist, Jessica Outlaw, recruited 20 women (all first-timers to VR) to use different social VR platforms. Using observation, and pre- and post-interview questions, she will report on the findings of this round of user testing. This session will discuss how the participant's expectations about VR influenced their experience, how they approached social interactions, and their perceptions about the potential of the technology. Come learn the specific findings from this study, and get tips on running your own research in the future.

    Takeaway

    Attendees will learn what does and does not make a social VR environment inclusive to women. They'll also hear the perspective of diverse people trying out social VR for the first time, and will get tips on running user testing inside of their own VR creation.

    Intended Audience

    VR creators who are interested in optimizing social interactions. People interested in the perspective of women's first-time experiences in VR, what their obstacles are (technically and otherwise) and what makes a VR experience welcoming and engaging over time. Also, people interested in learning tips for user testing in VR.