Last October Steel Media, the organiser behind the annual Pocket Gamer Connects (PGC) conference series in London, UK, announced a sister event to be held at the same time dedicated to virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology, VR Connects London. The event takes place next week with 60 speakers now confirmed from some of the biggest companies in the business.
The inaugural VR Connects London will be bringing together over 500 delegates from across the immersive industries, focused on hardware manufacturers, game-developers, entertainment and education software creators, investors and media. Over two 2 days the event will feature VR and AR focused tracks spread over 4 key areas (global trends, technical and design issues, future technologies and monetisation).
Since the October announcement speakers added to the conference roster include: Laura Dilloway, Senior Artist, Guerrilla Cambridge; Thomas Gere, Founder & CEO, Realities Centre; Dan Tucker, Digital Editor & VR Producer, BBC; Paul Colls, Creative Director, Fierce Kaiju; Sami Hamid, Virtual Reality Lab Director, VR First; Peter Daukintis, Tech Evangelist, Microsoft; Shen Ye, VR Product Specialist & Europe E-Commerce Lead, HTC, and many more.
For those still interested in going tickets are still available. They start from £60 GBP for students, rising to £637.20 inc VAT for a non-developer ticket, or going up to £1,356 inc VAT for a VR Indie Pitch Judge Seat, further info on all the ticket prices can be found here.
VRFocus will continue its coverage of VR Connects London, reporting back with any further updates.