Virtual Reality at Austin Forum on Feb 13
Learn about the latest developments in virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality at the Austin Forum on the evening of Tuesday, March 13.
Indeed, these technologies are expected to have breakthrough years in 2018, driven by leading technology companies including Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook, and realize by an explosive growth in applications from creative software startups and companies developing applications for these now affordable, powerful technology platforms.
Speakers for this event Patrick Curry (FarBridge) and Frank Roan (HookBang). Curry’s September 2016 presentation on the power and potential of VR remains one of the best-ever lectures at the Austin Forum.
RSVP now to make sure that you have a spot at this February 13 free event. The new home of the Austin Forum is the Austin Central Library at 710 West Cesar Chavez St. Plenty of onsite parking and in nearby lots. Doors open at 5:45 pm and the presentation begins at 6:15 pm. Networking occurs at 7:30 pm when the presentation concludes.
If this kind of content appeals to you, then you will also want to attend the VR/AR Track at SXSW 2018 (which runs March 13–15). In addition to all the great panels and presentations, this Track is also host to extensive next-generation content at the Virtual Cinema.
Other Austin events for the week of February 12:
February 12: Bizwomen Mentoring Monday
February 12: Co-Founders Wanted Austin Meet Up
February 12: Austin Clojure Meet Up
February 12: EFF-Austin Meet Up
February 12: Design in Practice: Design, Development & the Perfect Match
February 13: Intro to Product Management
February 13: Web Development Immersive Info Session
February 13: Intro to the Austin Startup Scene
February 13: SEO for Beginners
February 13: Introduction to Data Science
February 13: Austin Deep Learning Meet Up
February 13: Austin Blockchain Technology & Hyperledger Meet Up
February 13: Asian American SXSW Community Meet Up
February 13: Capital Factory Accelerator Info Session
February 13: February Austin Forum: VR, AR & MR
February 13: FoundingAustin Issue 6 Release Party
February 13: Digital Communities
February 14: Working With Giants: Cybersecurity
February 14: Austin Hispanic Hackers Meet Up
February 14: Austin Python Meet Up
February 15: Introduction to Data Science
February 15: Austin Tech Executives
February 15: Austin Hardware Startup Meet Up
February 15: Austin Cassandra Users
February 15: User Experience Design Info Session
February 15: LGBTQIA+ SXSW Community Meet Up
February 15: How the New Tax Bill Affects Austin Startups
February 16: Lunch and Learn: How to Raise Your First Round
February 17: Introduction to Python Bootcamp
More upcoming Austin events:
February 19: Meet Up on Achievement and Legacy Building
February 20: 2018 State of the City Address
February 20: Taste of Black Austin
February 20: City Summit 2018
February 20: Cultivating Cultural Competence
February 21: How to Build & Contribute to a Winning Team
February 21: Feel the Love Music Industry Expo
February 21: What’s the Future of Austin’s Civic Tech Community?
February 23–25: Elevate
February 26–28: Social Media Week Austin
February 27: Net Neutrality: What’s Real and What’s Next
March 1: Tech Madness Bracket Reveal
March 5–8: SXSW edu 2018
March 6: BankSNB Entrepreneur’s Hour
March 6: SXSW Office Hours at Capital Factory
March 9–18: SXSW 2018
March 15–17: SXSW Gaming 2018
March 28–30: CXL Live 2018
April 2–5: WorkHuman 2018
April 9: Ryan Holiday Book Reading
April 20–22: Austin Reggae Festival
April 26: FUND Conference
May 4: George Takei at the Long Center
If you have a creativity-focused event that you want listed in this space, then please contact hugh at sxsw dot com.
Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.