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VRARA Central Florida Immersive Technology Summit 2024

April 11 @ 8:30 am - April 12 @ 5:00 pm

In March 2023, the VR/AR Association held the inaugural VRARA Central Florida Immersive Technology Summit at Full Sail University and hosted over 800 attendees in an action-packed 1-day event. This year, the 1st Annual VRARA Central Florida Immersive Technology Summit will be bigger and better and will span over 2 days (April 11 & 12) and plan to host over 1000 attendees.

The Summit will bring local and global experts in the area of XR, AI and other immersive technologies together to share and learn about the technologies that are changing the way we play, learn and work and why Central Florida is being recognzied as a leader in Immersive Technologies.

11 April – Conference and after conference reception on the “back lot” at Full Sail

12 April – Exhibition Hall (all day), Career Fair and Women in Technology Breakfast

April 11th Conference – With 7 seperate tracks that bring together industry and technology experts to share use cases, experiences and predictions for the future!

Conference Tracks 9:30am – 5pm

  • The Future of Immersive Technologies & Central Florida (Auditorium 1 – morning) – This track will focus on the mega trends that we are experiencing in the XR industry from industry experts. Panel discussions which include predictions and forecasts of new technologies along with what is happening today. What capabilities and resources are available in Central Florida that makes the region a recognized leader in immersive technoligies and how can that benefit our community.
  • Immersive Technologies in Aerospace and Defense (Auditorium 1 afternoon) – This track is going to focus on how XR is being used in the Defense and Aerospace industry. Hear from government leaders, technologists as well as industry leaders how the Aerospace and Defense industry are leveraging immersive technologies and where the opportunities are.
  • Immersive Technologies in Arts and Entertainment (Auditorium 2 morning) – One of the biggest drivers of XR adoption is the gaming industry. Here from gaming and entertainment experts about what is going on today in the industry and what to expect!
  • Immersive Technologies in Healthcare – (Auditorium 2 afternoon) – XR technology disrupting the Healthcare industry – Hear from industry and technology experts in the healthcare industry who are transforming patient care using immersive technologies!
  • Immersive Technologies in Education and Training (Auditorium 3 morning) – Hear from our experts in academia and training to learn the latest trends , tools and case studies of how immersive technologies are improving learning outcomes.
  • Immersive Technologies in Hospitality (Auditorium 3 afternoon) – The Hospitality industry is an emerging industry for the use of XR tecnologies. Hear from experts in the industry and see examples of how hotels, restaurants and other hospitality organizations are using XR to transfrom internal training and guest experiences.
  • XR devices hands on workshops (morning and afternoon sessions – Auditorium 4) – This track will be focused on tech talks and getting hands on with the various HMD devices from Apple, HTC, Varjo, Magic Leap and others. Come meet the engineers behind many of these devices!

Post Conference Reception (5pm – 7pm) (open to all registered attendees 21 and over) – Join us on the Full Sail backlot for a reception to network and meet conference speakers and attendees. There will be a cash bar and food trucks available to purchase drinks and food.

April 12th:

  • Women in Technology Breakfast – 8:30am-10:30am – This breakfast event is free but requires a ticket (please register).
  • Exhibition Hall – open all day
    • 10 am – 1pm – Open to Public WITH Reserved access ticket – Tickets are $25
    • 1pm – 5pm – Open to Public (Free) with ticket. Given the popularity of this event it WILL FILL UP – so get your free ticket now!

Venue

Full Sail University
3300 University Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792 United States
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Venue

Full Sail University
3300 University Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792 United States
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