[Networking starts one hour before panel discussion.] VR & AR have power to transform how healthcare is taught, delivered and experienced. During AWE we’ll be joining Chuck 'WareFlo' Webster, MD, from AltspaceVR's Health Systems Chat channel, along with leading healthcare VR & AR founders. Guests: Sarah Hill of Healium by StoryUp XR Carrie Shaw of Embodied Labs, Veena Somareddy of Neuro Rehab VR, and Suzanne Lee of Pivotal Reality (TC) When: Thursday, May 30th in AltspaceVR at 11:00 am PT
AWE (Augmented World Expo) is the world’s most essential AR+VR conference and expo. AWE brings together a diverse mix of CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, founders and top press in a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn, inspire, partner, and experience first-hand the most exciting industry of our times. AWE is turning 10 and will take place on May 29-31 at the Santa Clara Confention Center, where we will park our AltspaceVR Beer Truck. Learn how startups are creating solutions and organizations are using AR & VR to drive economic growth, encourage empathy and collaboration, democratize healthcare and education, and change the world!
Any AWE 2019 topics are welcome! Here are just a few catching my own eye...
Augmenting our Healthcare System Daniel Beeler | SyncThink Tait McCarthy | MotusXR Jessica Maslin | Mieron, Inc. Danny Goel | Precision OS
Description Topics to be covered: • Realtime data analytics for Parkinson’s Disease Research • Virtual Reality NeuroTherapy and Applications in Rehabilitation • Eye-Tracking in AR/VR for Brain Health • Surgical Training in VR • Surgical Assistance with AR
RAMSES ALCAIDE CEO Neurable Ramses Alcaide the founder and CEO of Neurable, a brain-computer interface (BCI) company leading the race in understanding the brain and how it connects to human-computer interaction. An entrepreneur, electrical engineer, and neuroscientist Dr. Alcaide has worked on high impact health projects ranging from a malaria prediction system to rehabilitation technology for stroke patients. His BCI work has touched people with amputations, children with cerebral palsy and people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Some of his honors include the Neuroscience Innovator Award, National Science Foundation Fellowship, and the Ford Foundation Fellowship.
KRISTIE OVERSTREET Pscyhologist Therapy Department Clinical sexologist, psychotherapist, consultant, and founder of the Therapy Department, Dr. Kristie Overstreet helps people improve their relationships with themselves and others. With over twelve years of clinical experience, she has developed best practices in relationships and transgender identities. She consults with organizations, corporations, and businesses to better understand transgender consumers.
She is an author and host of Fix Yourself with Dr. Kristie podcast. Dr. Kristie holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Sexology, a MA in Professional Counseling, and a BS in Biology. She is also a certified sex therapist and certified addiction professional. She serves as a national contributor to CNN, Forbes, Inc., Psychology Today, Readers Digest, Your Workplace, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Tech Target, and various other media.
Challenges and Approaches on Integrating a Cutting Edge Technology in Modern Healthcare Businesses - Anton Ebert, Siemens Healthcare
ANTON EBERT Technology Coordinator Siemens Healthcare GmbH I am currently focusing on VR/AR development (and other modern visualisation technologies) from a prototyping perspective, trying to bring the best possible solutions of modern technologies to product development. linkedin
EDWARD MILLER CEO Scape Technologies Having worked in the field of XR for the past 8 years, Edward has created work for the likes of BBC, Jaguar, UEFA, NBCUniversal, ESNP, Vogue & Save the Children. In 2014, Edward notably produced ‘Hong Kong Unrest’, the first 360-degree news documentary designed for virtual reality, which covered the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests. Later in 2015, Edward co-founded ‘Medical Realities’, a new startup based upon medical training in virtual reality.
THIRDEYE GEN, INC. BOOTH: 519 PAVILLON: MAJOR SPONSORS PAVILION With over 20 years of experience developing augmented reality technology for the military, ThirdEye Gen, Inc now offers its expertise to the enterprise, education and consumer spaces.
ThirdEye has created the X2 and X1a Smart Glasses, both powerful workplace AR mobile computing devices that develop, test and solve the most complex challenges faced across industries today. Paired with a customizable enterprise platform, over 20 industry verticals & Fortune 500 companies are leveraging ThirdEye’s hands-free application that places information directly in the user’s point of view to provide instruction for intricate tasks. From healthcare providers streaming data in real-time via their POV to medical experts to manufacturers looking to navigate a warehouse, ThirdEye’s offerings can be customized for any use case.