Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

Through the Looking Glass with Virtual & Augmented Reality

Through the Looking Glass’ is Boston’s immersive enhanced reality event. It will address what the future of augmented, virtual and enhanced reality could look like, and how entrepreneurs and innovators might apply recent advances in the space to their organizations. Participants will be able to converse, connect, and immerse themselves in the technologies with a variety of demos and selection of educational sessions.

Through the Looking Glass is possible in collaboration with BostonVR and BostonAR Meetup Groups. RSVP for space here but walk-ins are welcome.


3:00 – 8:00 PM: Networking

3:00 – 5:00 PM: Office Hours – Entrepreneurs and prospective entrepreneurs can book 30-minute appointments to obtain advice from experts. Click here to book an appointment: https://venturecafecambridge.org/book-office-hours/. See our calendar for the list of advisors hosting Office Hours this Thursday: https://venturecafecambridge.org/calendar/.

4:00 – 5:00 PM: The Reality of Entertainment VR with Caroline Murphy, Intrepid Pursuits; Chris Chung, Fire Hose Games; Elliott Mitchell, Vermont Digital Arts; Mike Levine, HappyGiant & Pileated Pictures; Sean Halloran, Harmonix Music Systems; Will Brierly, Snowrunner Productions (Moderator)

5:30 – 6:30 PM: Beyond Entertainment – VR in Business Applications with Jeff Jacobson, ConstructionVR; Mike Festa, Wayfair Next; Kachina Studer, Arrowstreet; Craig Herndon, Boston Virtual Reality (Moderator)

5:30 – 6:30 PM: Using Augmented Reality to Cross the Communication Divide with Dr. Ned Sahin, CEO, Brain Power; and Julian Chalek, Venture Café Foundation Volunteer

5:30 – 7:30 PM: Startup Demos and Inventor Showcase – Entrepreneurs and corporate groups interested in demoing should apply here: http://bit.ly/vc-vr

6:30 – 7:30 PM: TCN UpStart Roundtable with Walter Somol, Harmonix Music Systems

6:30 – 7:30 PM: Using Augmented Reality Art as a Guerilla Medium with George Fifield, Director, Boston Cyberarts

6:45 – 7:45 PM: The Reality of AR 2017: Mixing Mixed Reality with Business with John Werner, Meta; Colin McMahon, Greenlight Insights; Jocelyn Scheirer, Brandeis University; Gavin Bauman, Microsoft; Neil Gupta, BostonAR (Moderator)


Interested in sponsoring this event, contact Chandra Briggman chandra.briggman@vencaf.org

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May 25, 2017