The VR NOW Con & Awards are just a couple of weeks away - one day longer and with more awards. The German event kicks off on 15th November in Potsdam at the Schinkelhalle on Schiffbauerdamm, followed by additional workshops and satellite events on Thursday, 16th November in Berlin and Potsdam.
The conference addresses the very latest impulses and trends in the Virtual Reality industry, including AR, MR and 360-video. Speakers from around the world will be presenting new business models and sustainable prospects for the successful deployment and the various possibilities of Virtual Reality.
Speakers include Gabo Arora (UNVR, USA), Drew van Wyk (Dreamworks/Amblin, USA), Sarah Kinga Smith (Reverse Engineering Studios, USA/UK/Germany), Christopher Sibley (Phenomenon Media, USA), Lina Reinsbakken (Nornstudio, Norway), Leif Petersen (IGNYTE, Germany), Gayatri Parameswaran (NowHere Media, Germany), Eddie Lou (Sandman Studios, China), Ioullia Isserlis (AnotherWorld, Germany), and Thomas Bedenk (Exozet, VR consultant, Germany).
The VR NOW Awards, the first award ceremony in Germany dedicated exclusively to Virtual Reality projects, will be held on the Wednesday evening. They recognise outstanding technical, business and artistic achievements by the Virtual Reality industry, decided by an expert jury. The awards will be presented for the second time during the VR Now Con, adding a fifth category. Categories include VR NOW Grand Prize, VR Tech Award, VR Industry Award, VR Entertainment Award, and VR Impact Award.