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Call for Speakers for Immersed 2017 at Ontario Science Centre

The Immersive Technology Alliance’s (ITA) Immersed 2017 conference takes place at the Ontario Science Centre from October 19-22, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. Celebrating its fourth year, Immersed 2017 is for professionals, entrepreneurs and content makers working in the virtual reality, augmented reality, stereoscopic 3D, and holography industries.

Immersed 2017 will feature a large public exhibition hall that showcases immersive experiences and science to over 13,000 potential museum and conference visitors. Featured markets include business, video games, immersive cinema and experiences, education, and broadcasting.

“We proudly hold Immersed in Toronto each year because this city is a unique international hub for all kinds of content creation, and is home to numerous market leading innovators. Through our partnership with the Ontario Science Centre, Immersed also demonstrates virtual, mixed and augmented reality experiences to thousands of young minds, educators, and adults that will be excited by what this future has to bring,” said Neil Schneider, Executive Director, The Immersive Technology Alliance.

Previous Immersed and Immersed Europe events have had featured sponsorships and/or speakers from companies like Advanced Micro Devices, Sony, Nvidia, Lucasfilm, OSVR, Space Channel, Discovery Channel Canada, HTC, OSVR, Canadian Film Centre, SideFX, and numerous others.

Key features of the Immersed 2017 professional conference include two-plus days of leading speakers and development education, a private business-to-business exhibition hall, and several top level networking opportunities that include meals for the first two professional conference days. A separate consumer experience will feature up to 20,000 square feet of immersive experiences to attendees over the course of the conference as part of the Ontario Science Centre museum experience.

Early-bird discounted tickets will be available soon. Prospective speakers, media partners, and sponsors are encouraged to contact ITA via the contacts below.

Learn more at
Immersed on Twitter: @Get Immersed | #Immersed2017
Immersed on Facebook:

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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