XRDC 2018 Session Scheduler

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of XRDC 2018 sessions by pass type, track, and format. With XRDC 2018’s Session Scheduler, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the XRDC Mobile App. Sessions do fill up, so please arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend. Adding a session to your schedule does not guarantee you a seat.

In order to best utilize Session Scheduler, please use the same login credentials you’ve set up on this page as your login credentials on the XRDC Mobile App. Your login credentials are the same your as your registration login. You can download the app on iTunes or Google Play.

Monday | 10:00 am

Empathy in Wonderland

Speaker: Nicole Lazzaro (XEODesign, Inc.)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

Intro to Facebook's Spark AR: Immersive Experience Workflows in Spark AR (Presented by Spark AR from Facebook)

Speaker: Matthew Simari (Facebook)

Location: Colonial, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Partners, Games & Entertainment

Format: Sponsored Session

Learning to Do Design Thinking for Immersive Experiences

Speakers: Doug North Cook (Chatham University), Kat Harris (Microsoft), Kyle Vaidyanathan (Unity Technologies), Clorama Dorvilias (DebiasVR), Andrew Eiche (Owlchemy Labs)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

Making the Invisible, Visible: Immersive VR and Fostering Environmental Awareness in the Global Oil Industry

Speakers: Erik Horn (Fair Worlds), Isabel Mogstatd (EDF)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

Monday | 11:30 am

Designing Content for VR Arcades: Lessons Learned

Speakers: Vivian Tan (Beast, Inc.), Katie Hughes (Beast, Inc.)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

Opening the Curtain on VR Success (Presented by Viveport)

Speaker: Rikard Steiber (Viveport, HTC)

Location: Colonial, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Partners, Games & Entertainment

Format: Sponsored Session

The Stanford CHARIOT Program: Clinical Applications of Immersive Technologies in Pediatric Medicine

Speakers: Samuel Rodriguez (Stanford University School of Medicine), Thomas Caruso (Stanford University School of Medicine)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Healthcare

Format: Session

XRDC's 2018 Innovative AR/VR Showcase

Speakers: Shimon Alkon (TinkerVR), Kimberly Hieftje (play4REAL Lab, Yale)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

Monday | 2:00 pm

'Brass Tactics': Reinventing the RTS for VR

Speaker: Patrick Lipo (Hidden Path Entertainment)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

3D Scanning and XR Powered Home Improvement: A Lowe's Case Study

Speaker: Mason Sheffield (Lowe's Innovation Labs Seattle)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Enterprise Training & Education

Format: Session

Developer Panel: Developing for the Standalone Ecosystem (Presented by Viveport)

Speaker: Michael Almeraris (HTC)

Location: Colonial, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Partners, Games & Entertainment

Format: Sponsored Session

Mixed Reality Guidance for Medical Procedures

Speaker: Brian Hargreaves (Stanford University)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Healthcare

Format: Session

Monday | 2:45 pm

Cracking the Mobile AR Code: A Cross Platform Case Study

Speaker: Iman Mostafavi (8th Wall)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

Games as Medicine: FDA Clearance Tradeoffs

Speaker: Noah Falstein (The Inspiracy)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Healthcare

Format: Session

Haptics for XR

Speaker: Gijs den Butter (Sense Glove)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Enterprise Training & Education

Format: Session

Monday | 3:45 pm

'Sprint Vector': Evolving VR for the Esports Scene

Speaker: Andrew Abedian (Survios, Inc.)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

Adaptive Design in MR: UX Problems and Solutions

Speaker: Jada Williams (Microsoft)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

Empowering Mixed Reality Users by Leveraging Azure Cloud Services (Presented by Microsoft)

Speaker: Jesse McCulloch (Microsoft)

Location: Colonial, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Partners, Innovation

Format: Sponsored Session

UX Design Guidelines for Building AR Cloud Apps

Speaker: Neil Mathew (Placenote)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

Monday | 4:30 pm

Risk Assessment in XR Design: Stolen from the Space Program

Speaker: Jim Toepel (Independent)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

Top 5 Things VR Developers Need to Know Based on Data

Speaker: Lucas Toohey (Observer Analytics)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

Tuesday | 10:00 am

Digital Medicine: What's Different About XR for Health?

Speakers: Noah Falstein (The Inspiracy), Sarah Hill (Healium), Josh Sackman (AppliedVR), Carrie Shaw (Embodied Labs), Sophia Batchelor (UC Berkeley)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Healthcare

Format: Session

Immersive Data Visualization: Design Challenges in AR

Speakers: Reena Ganga (IBM), Jenna Goldberg (IBM)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

The Holodeck is Here...Now What? Advanced Interactions for Room-Scale VR

Speakers: Devin Reimer (Owlchemy Labs), Andrew Eiche (Owlchemy Labs)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

Tuesday | 11:30 am

Designing for Unpredictable Experience Sizes in AR

Speaker: Alesha Unpingco (Google)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

Rendering Quill Art on Oculus Quest (Presented by Facebook Social VR)

Speaker: Pierre-Antoine LaFayette (Facebook)

Location: Colonial, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Partners

Format: Sponsored Session

VR Interaction Design in 'Moss'

Speakers: Brendan Walker (Polyarc), Josh Stiksma (Polyarc)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

VR Training Use Cases: BMW to American Football

Speakers: Rosstin Murphy (STRIVR), Ginny Willis (STRIVR)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Enterprise Training & Education

Format: Session

Tuesday | 2:00 pm

Developer Panel: Location-Based Entertainment Best Practices (Presented by Viveport)

Speaker: Pearly Chen (HTC)

Location: Colonial, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Partners, Games & Entertainment

Format: Sponsored Session

Mixed Reality and Magritte: Bringing an Immersive Space to SFMOMA

Speaker: Charles Yust (frog)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

Performance Under Pressure: Simulating Stress in VR Training

Speaker: Jonathan Perry (Ractive)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Enterprise Training & Education

Format: Session

The Story of 'Beat Saber'

Speaker: Jaroslav Beck (Beat Games)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

Tuesday | 2:45 pm

AR/VR Challenges for Training Environments

Speaker: Eric Spalding (Boeing)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Enterprise Training & Education

Format: Session

Powering a Cognitive Assistant for the Blind Using AR

Speakers: Yang Liu (Caltech), Markus Meister (Caltech)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

The Dolphin Swim Club: A Healing Underwater VR Experience

Speakers: Benno Brada (The Dolphin Swim Club), Marijke Sjollema (The Dolphin Swim Club)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Healthcare

Format: Session

Tuesday | 3:45 pm

Designing VR Content with Students in Mind

Speakers: Lisa Castaneda (foundry10), Anna Cechony (foundry10)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Enterprise Training & Education

Format: Session

Get Ready for the Age of 6DoF Mobile VR (Presented by Nolo VR)

Sponsor Speaker: Sunny Sun (NOLO Co., Ltd.)

Location: Colonial, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Partners, Innovation

Format: Sponsored Session

Lighting a Legend: Art Pipelines in 'Hold The World' with Sir David Attenborough

Speaker: Laura Dodds (Dream Reality Interactive)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

Reasoning APIs: How to Translate AR Between Engineering and Design

Speaker: Andrew Maneri (Unity Technologies)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

Tuesday | 4:30 pm

Design Beyond the Screen: Mixed Reality at Osmo

Speaker: Tony Aube (Osmo)

Location: California West, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Games & Entertainment

Format: Session

Mastering XR for Automotive

Speaker: Chris O'Connor (ZeroLight)

Location: Elizabethan B, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Innovation

Format: Session

VR Demos: Best Practices So People Won't Hate You

Speaker: Jon Oakes (SVVR)

Location: California East, Second Floor, Tower Building

Pass Type: XRDC Pass

Track: Enterprise Training & Education

Format: Session