If you’re interested in how neuroscience and digital technology are coming together to improve human performance the next year’s XTech conference will be worth a look. The expo takes place across two days in March 2017 and recently the organisers released the full schedule, and VRFocus has a chunky ticket discount available.
XTech (Experimental Technologies) products, platforms, and services are impacting $100B+ industries including health, wellness, learning, training, sports and entertainment, and the expo looks at new digital technologies, including: digital reality systems – virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mix reality (MR), artificial intelligence and deep learning algorithms and advanced robotics and more.
Sessions being held at XTech 2017 include:
Digital Reality Platforms for the Masses
Richard Marks, Head of Playstation Magic Lab, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Zvi Greenstein, General Manager VR, NVIDIA
Rikard Steiber, President Viveport and SVP Virtual Reality, HTC
John Spinale, General Partner, JAZZ Venture Partners
Designing Next Generation Experiential Landscapes
Brent Bushnell, CEO, Two Bit Circus
Cliff Plumer, CTO, The Void
Jeff Soo, Product Design Lead, Oculus
John Harris, General Partner, JAZZ Venture Partners
Investing in Experiential Technology
Shankar Chandran, Managing Director, Samsung Catalyst Fund
Andrew Firlik, General Partner, JAZZ Venture Partners
Tipatat Chennavasin, General Partner, The Venture Reality Fund
While confirmed exhibitors include: Halo Neuroscience; Level EX; Pear Therapeutics; Plug and Play; Applied VR; Akili Interactive; iMotions; Qneuro; Rio Grande Neurosciences Inc. and StartX.
XTech 2017 runs from Tuesday, 14th March, 2017 – Wednesday, 15th March, 2017, in San Francisco, California. If you want to register head to the official website, and while you’re at it enter discount code: VRFocus, to get $100 USD off.
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