UoR Virtual Reality workshop 11/06/18

Please see details below regarding a CINN-funded multidisciplinary VR event taking place at the Henley Business School (Whiteknights) on Monday 11 June, 2018.

Virtual technologies have become increasingly prevalent in the modern world. The affordability of such technologies have made them accessible across disciplines and we continue to see a growing interest in using virtual tools and simulated realities, not only in the playground of game-related development but now across several research divisions.

This interdisciplinary symposium will explore applications of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in various fields across the arts, the humanities, and the social sciences. The event will include talks exploring the philosophy of virtual reality, digitally-constructed ancient worlds, virtual morality, the history of virtual reality, and much more!

There are three main aims for the day:
1) To introduce the concept of VR
2) To explore the value, impact, and contribution of using VR in various fields
3) To provide hands-on and interactive experiences for individuals who are interested in utilising these technologies

Please see the poster (attached) and visit https://uorevent.wixsite.com/vrsymposium for more information. The event is FREE but spaces are limited so please register attendance via the website or following link: https://goo.gl/forms/MukLZ0CqMMb81WVT2  (by June 7th).

If you are interested in showing/presenting any of your own work (on VR/AR or 3D Visualisation) at the event, please get in touch: kathryn.francis@reading.ac.uk