Schedule for day of talks and discussion sessions

EXPLORING DIGITAL FUTURES, SCARBOROUGH, 26TH MAY 2017

CONFERENCE DAY - 26TH MAY

Event Key:

FREE TIME

TALK

DISCUSSION PANEL

Demos:

*All VR is experienced and exhibited on HTC Vive headsets.

9:00

Registration

Lower Foyer

Drinks available in Upper Foyer

9:50

CONFERENCE WELCOME

McCarthy Auditorium

10:00

Marcus Romer - Creative Director, Artsbeacon.UK

The impact of new digital tech on the stories we tell, how we can activate and the opportunities for access

10:30

Mark Castle - Founder, VRtize

VR / AR / MR and the future over the next 25 years

11:00

Sarah Ellis - Head of Digital Development, Royal Shakespeare Company

The Royal Shakespeare Company's digital development and its impact for creative teams, business and audiences

11:30

Sarah Jones - Deputy Head of School of Media and Performing Arts, Coventry University

Immersive Storytelling and Multi-sensory VR

12:00

LUNCH & DEMOS in Bar Expo Lounge & Round Auditorium

Create your own VR art using Google Tilt Brush

'HooDoo' - Blue Zoo productions

'Blortasia' - Kevin Mack’s mind-bending artwork

'Paintings, 2011-2017' - Ian Truelove

'1904 Coal Mine Experience' - Iain Nicholls

'Fairy Forest VR experience' - Dubit

VRtize - advanced VR advertising platform

13:30

Tom Highman - Freelance digital art, curation, production and consultancy. @MIFestival producer. @CityOfMediaArts Creative Director.

Immersive Storytelling and Multi-sensory VR

14:00

Tom Box - Founder/Managing Director, Blue Zoo

Impact of VR and HooDoo

14:30

Storytelling with the New 'R's

Catherine Salkeld, Sarah Jones, Sarah Ellis, Marcus Romer

15:15

Art & VR

Iain Nicholls, Kayleigh Smyth, Kevin Mack via Skype & and Ian Truelove (moderator)

16:00

Why VR? Why not VR

Can we afford not to embrace the new digital technologies?

Tom Box, Sarah Ellis, Sarah Jones, Marcus Romer, Mark Castle, Iain Nicholls and Bill Lawrence (moderator)

17:00

Conference END

Demos in Bar Expo Lounge & Round Auditorium