1st November 2017 - Workshops

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Reception Drinks and Food @ Baltic Art Gallery
Sponsored by Invest North East England

2nd November 2017 - Conference

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Registration and networking breakfast, Baltic Art Gallery

10:15 am - 10:45 am
Thor Gunnarsson, Co-founder & Head Business Development, Solfar
Surfing Peaks, Surviving Troughs: Navigating Through VR´s Hype Cycle

From building and scaling Everest VR, the team at Sólfar gained a few hard-won lessons for any startup creating VR games and experiences in the middle of a classic Hype Cycle. What did we learn about the technical, design and business challenges of early VR? And how do we climb the slope of enlightenment together?

10:45 am - 11:15 am

11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Simon Barratt, Games and VR entrepreneur, Cooperative Innovations
Panel: Social VR & AR - State of Play & beyond

Simon and his guests will be looking at how AR and VR can help us and hinder us wit our social interaction in both work and play.

Find out if you never need to leave your home again!
Joining Simon will be:

Christophe Mallet, Co Founder, Somewhere Else
Maximillian Doelle, Chief Holographic Officer, Kazendi