VRTGO 2017 Announced

Following on from the their 3 previous sell out events VRTGO returns for its 4th year with an amazing starting line-up of speakers, partners and sponsors.

Attend  VRTGO 2017 and hear from Epic Games’, Nick Whiting who leads on AR/VR and will be looking at gaming content and beyond.  Also hear from Aldis Sipolins, Head of VR and Games Design at IBM Research.  Aldis will be exploring the VR and AI in the area of machine learning.  To find out more about the speakers see www.vrtgo.co.uk.

As always the event gazes into the future of VR and related immersive technologies, whilst giving attendees the chance to try VR and AR demos and meet like-minded, interesting people.

Carri Cunliffe, Conference Director said, “As VR starts to be adopted across lots of different industries the event will be looking at what the impact will be for us in terms of our everyday lives, entertainment, work, social interactions, the world around us.  We are very excited to have 2 amazing influential speakers on board. I am very excited about this year’s event.”

Nick Whiting from Epic Games said, “I am pleased to be able to speak at the event, and share what we’ve learned about making VR and AR content with everyone, and to talk a bit about where we think the future lies for this technology.  It truly has changed the way we interact with computing: from enterprise, to film, to games.  This is a very exciting time to be involved!”

This year the organisers are hosting industry specific workshops to give both developers and those implementing VR a chance to explore further the uses of VR and to meet key contacts.  Theses workshops will focus on VR in games, manufacturing, architecture and training.  There will also be a series of sessions exploring access to funding and finance, as well as a chance to meet investors interested in VR.

This year’s event is supported by Innovate UK, Gateshead Council, Invest North East England, UKIE, TIGA, Digital Catapult, Road to VR and many more.

To register for the limited early bird ticket see www.vrtgo.co.uk