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Week 7—13
May 2018

MKW18 7—13 May

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AR and VR Advancements

Technology - Talk

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Are you ready for three new versions of reality?

Hear from industry experts on the three new types of reality coming our way: augmented, extended, and mixed. What are the realities of Virtual Reality? Trent Clews-de Castella (Phoria) will take you behind the scenes of an Augmented Reality app that transports participants into the magic of Christmas.

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Speaker Info

Igor Gorelik

Igor Gorelik has more than 20 years of experience in software development in Australia and overseas. Since joining Readify in 2010, Igor has successfully worked with many clients helping them to build effective products across multiple platform and technologies, including Asp.NET MVC, WCF, AngularJS, Xamarin, iOS, and Windows Azure. In 2014, Igor presented ‘JavaScript for .NET Developers’ session at the DDD Melbourne conference. In 2016, Igor was part of a team to develop an aged-care application that won 'Mobility Innovation of the Year' at the 2016 Victorian iAwards. Last year Igor was a member of the small team sent to Redmond - Microsoft headquarters to take a part in 6 weeks HoloLens EAP for Qantas.

Lucy Cooke

Lucy is a Behavioural Scientist with a decade of experience in feature film and visual effects production. Credits include Hacksaw Ridge, Gods of Egypt, Son of A Gun, Soldado, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Fast and Furious Eight, Pirates of the Caribbean; Dead Men Tell No Tales and Game of Thrones Season Six.

Lucy began producing Virtual Reality while based in Los Angeles two years ago. Tired of putting out fires on-set due to miscommunication between creatives and technologists, she developed a geospatial planning tool call SpaceDraft that helps streamline communication for immersive and interactive experience designers.

Trent Clews-de Castella

Trent Clews-de Castella is founder and CEO at PHORIA and his mission is to create software and content that can transport you places. Trent has been deeply immersed in the worlds of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality for the last three years. He has an insatiable appetite for technology and immersive experiences and believes that through the power of immersive media, we now have the tools to experience the world at our fingertips.

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