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Mar 01, 2023
Central Florida Immersive Technology Summit to be Held March 31, 2023

Full Sail University and The Central Florida VR/AR Association to bring inaugural event to Central Florida business leaders, technologists, and job seekers

Central Florida Immersive Technology Summit logo on a purple and blue background.

Full Sail University, in partnership with the VR/AR Association – Central Florida Chapter, is proud to present the inaugural Central Florida Immersive Technology Summit on Friday, March 31, 2023, to technologists and business leaders alike. The Central Florida Immersive Technology Summit is a full-day conference bringing business leaders, technology professionals, and job seekers together to explore the future impact of VR/AR technologies, business strategies, and solutions. General admission for the Summit is free and open to the public.

“Full Sail is proud to host this inaugural event on our campus alongside the VR/AR Association – Central Florida Chapter,” stated Dr. Haifa Maamar, Education Director, Emerging Technologies at Full Sail University. “As members of the emerging technologies ecosystem, we understand the value in gathering as a community to further discussion, provide networking opportunities, and host career events which all converge together to strengthen the tech landscape across our region.”

The event will include a technology expo where companies will highlight innovative technology solutions, a career fair with up to 40 participating companies, as well as industry, technology and education speaking tracks and panels. The summit expects to attract participants from a variety of industries including technology, aerospace, healthcare, entertainment & travel, sports & fitness, and higher education.

The career fair will take place at Full Sail Live from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. This event allows members of the VR/AR Association and the general public to network with a variety of employers who are recruiting for positions within the technology industry. To register as an employer, use this link.

The technology expo will be hosted at the Full Sail University Orlando Health Fortress from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The expo allows members of the VR/AR Association and the general public to network with a variety of exhibitors who are showcasing the latest advances in the technology industry. To register to attend the event, use this link.

Additionally, attendees of the inaugural Central Florida Immersive Technology Summit will have the opportunity to attend industry panels and presentations from industry professionals and technologists.

“This is going to be the premier event in the region focused on immersive technology,” said John Cunningham, Head of Government and Aerospace at Unity Technologies. “We will host many of the world’s leaders in the industry who will share insights and opportunities for our members and our community. Thank you to the host, Full Sail University for supporting this event.”

About the VR/AR Association – Central Florida Chapter:

The VR/AR Association (VRARA) is an international organization designed to foster collaboration between solution providers and end-users that accelerates growth, fosters research and education, helps develop industry best practices, connects member organizations and promotes the services of member companies.

About Full Sail University:

Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in entertainment media and emerging technologies. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has received accolades throughout its over 40-year history, including most recently being featured on the 2021 "Top 50 Film Schools and Instructors from Around the World" list by Variety Magazine, named a 2022 "Top Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design" by The Princeton Review, and previously recognized as the "School/College of the Year" by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges. Full Sail University is a graduate and undergraduate degree-granting institution offering on-campus and online degree programs in areas related to Art & Design, Business, Film & Television, Games, Media & Communications, Music & Recording, Sports, and Technology. With over 91,022+ graduates worldwide, Full Sail alumni have worked on countless award-winning projects with individual recognition including OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Video Game Award honors.

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