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Jul 26, 2016
Trends in Tech: Exploring Virtual Reality will Cover the Business of VR in Orlando

Trends in Tech is a new event hosted by Indienomicon and Central Florida virtual reality companies. The goal of the event is to start a conversation about the many applications of virtual reality and the potential for businesses to use the technology.

The event will cover a range of applications for VR, including largescale entertainment and theme parks; marketing and advertising; experience design; gaming; retail and shopping; education & training; and others. Speakers include founders of Central Florida companies working with VR technology and researchers at local educational institutions. Full Sail University is a sponsor of the event and has provided Full Sail Live as the event venue.

WHERE:
Full Sail Live
141 University Park Dr.
Winter Park, Florida 32792

WHEN:
Monday, August 15, 2016
6:00 - 9:00pm

The event will begin with an introduction to virtual reality. Each segment will be approximately 20 minutes long, in a variety of formats. The intended audience for the event includes those who are only passingly familiar with VR the content will focus on the applications of the technology in business rather than design and development. The cost of the event is $12, with tickets sold through Eventbrite.

PANELS
Intro: Why Are People so Excited About VR?
Seeking a New Reality: The History of VR
The Next Virtual Step for Businesses
Building a VR Experience
You Can Take It With You: VR in a Mobile World
Technology and New Media in Entertainment
VR for Marketing: Experiential Design
A New Way to Experience Education & Training

Website: TrendsinTech.org (for a full agenda and speaker list)
Social: @trendsintechorl, facebook.com/trendsintech

About Full Sail University:

Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment and media industry. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has been recognized as one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs by Electronic Gaming Monthly, one of the Best Music Programs by Rolling Stone Magazine, and one of the Best Film Programs by UNleashed Magazine. In 2011, Full Sail received the “21st Century Best Practices in Distance Learning Award” from the United States Distance Learning Association, was named the “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, and was recognized as one of the Top 100 Social Media Colleges by Studentadvisor.com.

Full Sail offers Master, Bachelor, and Associate campus and online degree programs in areas related to animation, art, business, education, graphic design, film, marketing, web development, music, recording arts, sports, and video games. Full Sail graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Spike Video Game Award nominated and winning projects.

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