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VR & AR World Taking Place In October, Speakers Include HTC, Blippar, Meta

Coming to London, UK this October is a two day event focused on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology, VR & AR World. The event is set to feature a big line-up of speakers from companies around the world, coming from sectors such as enterprise, technology manufacturers, content developers, broadcasters, investors, hardware and software developers, retail, design, gaming, healthcare and construction.

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Being held at ExCel London on 19th – 20th October 2016, VR & AR World will be looking at the future of VR and AR, with over 100 industry professionals holding sessions. There will be keynote sessions, presentations, and debates across a wide range of VR and AR topics from:

Chris Chin, VR Content, HTC Vive

Matt Kitchales, Director, Content Strategy, Meta

Scott Dodkins, former Head of Commercial for Europe, Oculus, and Partner, Fundemental VR

Vamsidhar Sunkari, Senior Architect of Augmented and Virtual Reality, Computer Vision, Bosch Engineering

Percy Stocker, Managing Director, Ubimax

Dr Shafi Ahmed, CEO, DocHealth

Paul Davies, Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing Research & Technology

Mikela Eskenazir, Brand Partnerships Director, Blippar

Toby Coffey, Head of Digital Development, National Theatre, UK

Chris Michaels, Head of Digital and Publishing, British Museum

Nicholas Minter-Green, President, Economist Films

Andy Gower, Head of Interactive TV Research, Future Consumer Applications and Services, BT Research & Innovation

Andre Lorenceau, Founder and CEO, LiveLike

Greg Gewickey, VP, Emerging Technology Platforms, Warner Bros Entertainment

Randolph Nikutta, Leader Interactive High End Media, Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Deutsche Telekom

Nathan Pettyjohn, Founder, VR/AR Association

Steve Dann, CEO, Amplified Robot and Founder, Augmenting Reality Meetup Group

VR & AR World will also include a Start-Up Zone, Creative Content Workshops, Hackathon, and an Interactive Exhibition.

Tickets cost £799 GBP + VAT until 16th September, after which prices will increase to £999 + VAT. The tickets include full access to the 2 day VR & AR World event, the after party and two other events taking place, the Broadband World Forum and Apps World.

For further information head to the VR & AR World website, and VRFocus will continue to bring you the latest updates for the event.