The Virtual and Augmented Reality Association’s (VRARA) Immerse Global Summit: Metaverse event is set to take place on Friday, December 17 from 15:00 to 21:30 GMT.
The event will gather some of the globe’s most premier talent, companies, and investors in the virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) industry to discuss the most pressing topics on the construction of the Metaverse—the world’s next phase in digital communications.
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Nearly 20 sponsors have backed the massive summit, including firms such as ROOOM, Matsuko, Vault Hill, Emergent, Liquid Avatar, and others dedicated to creating interoperable technologies for the future platform. According to the VRARA, over 50,000 groups have been invited to network and connect.
What’s In Store?
Discussions will focus on key industry insights and developments, insider analyses on the future of the Metaverse, and how key stakeholders in the emerging technology plan to reach their ambitious targets.
Keynote speakers, panel discussions, and researchers will explore such as rising Metaverse platforms in the global market, the role of avatars and meta humans, volumetric video capturing, the blockchain, non-fungible tokens and cryptocurrencies, as well as data privacy and security.
The event will also host speakers from some of the world’s top tech firms, including Meta, Lenovo, Amazon, Apple, Nokia, Microsoft, Unity, Verizon, Disney, Snap, Cisco, Gucci, Samsung, HTC VIVE, Glue, Google and many others.
Attendees can join sessions via the online agenda to save event times on their Hopin schedule as well as Google, Microsoft Exchange, and additional calendars to later join talks, Q&A sessions, join polls, and network with other firms and speakers.
For groups unable to attend all sessions, the Immerse Global Summit will also provide access to on-demand recordings after the event along with materials such as slides and documents.
Execs from several top industry firms have also commented on the full potential of the Metaverse, with Tim Sweeney, Epic Games Chief Executive, stating the Metaverse is a “multitrillion-dollar opportunity,” adding the next three yeras would be “critical” for Metaverse-aspiring firms.
John Riccitiello, Chief Executive of Unity Technologies, added the Metaverse would be “about presence and there is so much potential.”