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Neoscape

Taking Design to the Metaverse

 

May 4 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM

LOCATION: Neoscape, 23 Drydock Ave, Boston

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

 

 

What is the metaverse? Why is it dominating the headlines? How will it impact our approach to design? Join Neoscape, our partners, and experts to discuss virtual reality's future. Hear an open discussion on the metaverse from the technology it uses, its real-life application, and how who has access to the environment will shape our future.  

 

Speakers:

  • Carlos Cristerna, Senior Product Specialist - AEC, Unreal Engine Enterprise Epic Games

  • Dmitri Gunn, Executive Director, TEDxCambridge

  • Molly Somers, Marketing Manager, Related Beal

  • Robert Williams, Senior Director of Construction, Gilder Center Exhibition & Special Projects, American Natural History Museum ​​

  • Evan Buxton, Principal, Interactive Director, Neoscape  (Moderator)

Discussion Topics:

Origins of Metaverse/immersive worlds

What are the most practical uses of Unreal, AR & VR and how far are we from the Metaverse. How much of our lives will become virtual?

The race to control the metaverse, Why are social media companies moving towards the metaverse?

Inclusivity & Social Impact: Who will have access to the metaverse and what are some of the social impacts?

As more companies begin to join the metaverse how will commercial real estate adapt to the shift from reality to virtual reality. 

Agenda:

Wednesday, May 4th

5:30 - 6:00: Open House Networking

6:00 - 7:00: Panel discussion

7:00 - 7:30: Continued Networking