View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of VRDC sessions by pass type, track, and format. With VRDC 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.
In order to best utilize Session Scheduler, please use the login credentials you've set up on this page as your login credentials on our Mobile App. You can download the app on iTunes or Google Play.
Dr. Mark Lightowler, PhD, Founder and CEO, Phorix Limited (formerly head of digital innovation at Novartis)
Mark originally trained as a medicinal chemist in England, obtaining his Ph.D. and post doctoral experience at Bath University. During the last twenty years he has worked across many pharmaceutical roles from drug discovery, clinical development, sales and marketing. As global head of digital solutions for respiratory at Novartis, he was focused on digital healthcare innovation, where technology meets health outcomes. He was one of the first healthcare to use VR and AR technology as part of customer engagement.
Recently he started Phorix, a London-based company focusing on catalyzing healthcare innovation and improved patient outcomes. Separately he writes on the science and art of storytelling and how to make science and medicine memorable.
He believes that VR and AR have great-untapped potential in education, customer experience, storytelling, health gaming among other health-related activities.
Title: Owlmancer, Community, and Events Wrangler, Science Company: Owlchemy Labs
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 VRDC 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.