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European VR Congress Reveals First Featured Speakers

European VR Congress returns to Poland on 23rd-24th May

The second European VR Congress was announced in February after the success of the event in 2016, which saw over 500 visitors attend the event, which took place in Poland. The organisers, Konferencje Agora, have now revealed the names of some of the speakers who will be appearing at the event this year.

The first speakers to be named is Alina Lisnevska, an MA students and researcher into virtual reality (VR) at the University of Applied Sciences of Salzburg who runs one of the most popular blogs that covers the topic of VR in Tourism. Accordingly, she will be speaking on the subject of the opportunities presented by VR for the tourism industry.

The second featured speaker will be Ondrej Tichy, Head of Visual Communication at Heatherwick Studio in the UK. He will be demonstrating how to use space, light and materials on VR to create an immersive experience.


Speaking on the topic of hearing and sound in VR will be Jakub Korczynski, CEO of Virtuality360 and sound engineer Maciek Uniatowicz, who will be covering new 360-degree audio techniques such as ambisonic recording as well as showing off the current range of equipment used for immersive audio.

Maciej Piwowarczuk, producer and part of the World of VR management board, will be presenting a project titled ‘My First Day of Work’ which puts the viewer in the shoes of a person with autism.

The European VR Congress will take place on 23rd-24th May 2017 at the Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw, Poland. Tickets and further information are available through the official website.

VRFocus will continue to bring you updates on the European VR Congress and other VR-related events.

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