Workshop 7 – Sorting Wheat from Chaff: A Robust Approach to Emerging Technology Adoption

DATE

21 Jun 2019 (Fri)

TIME

09:15 – 13:00

VENUE

1/F, Eaton Hotel, 380 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

What you will learn

Emerging technologies offer untapped potential for innovation and evolution. However, they can be challenging to effectively and successfully engage with. In this workshop, emerging technology experts from Opaque will share their methodologies and insights behind the studio’s award-winning innovations employing VR and simulation technologies to design experiential training for healthcare, enterprise and advocacy organisations (such as visual impairment, dementia and autism).

You will learn how to critically engage with emerging technologies such as VR and real time/virtual simulation, in order to holistically understand, contextualise, define, validate and successfully deploy such technologies for your organisation’s challenges and opportunities.

Who should attend

Business/industry leaders, healthcare leaders, training and education professionals, advocacy organisations, system developers and designers, service designers

Remarks

- Language: English
- Format: Short lectures, case sharing, demo and group discussion
- Max Capacity: 24 pax
- Registration on a first-come-first-served basis

INSTRUCTOR

Liam McGuire

Director, Project Lead (Health & Serious Games) ● Opaque Media Group (Australia)

Liam is the lead designer & artist at Opaque, specialising in using immersive & emerging technologies to solve intractable problems in the Healthcare, Education, Awareness and Enterprise spaces. He has led a number of cutting-edge and innovative projects such as the award-winning Virtual Dementia Experience, which allows carers to better understand the perspective of a […]

VIEW DETAILS

INSTRUCTOR

Chris Mackenzie

Head of R&D ● Opaque Media Group (Australia)

Chris Mackenzie is the head of R&D at Opaque. He has previously led multiple R&D and developer tool creation projects for Google’s Advanced Technologies and Projects and Virtual Reality groups, taught Natural User Interface technology for Microsoft and consulted on novel VR engineering problems for NASA HRL. His code can be found in innovation laboratories […]

VIEW DETAILS

DATE:

21 Jun 2019 (Fri)

TIME:

09:15 – 13:00

VENUE:

1/F, Eaton Hotel, 380 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong