Session: VR4Edu.io / VR Consumer Usage / Accessible VR
2020 Educators in VR International Summit brings together educators, learners, researchers, and experts in VR, AR, and XR to share their their passion for integrating immersive technology in education.
Track: General Topics
VR4Edu.io: Virtual Campus Initiative
Domingo Flores, Chief Innovation Officer, VR4Edu.io
The founder of VR4Edu.io, Domingo Flores, will discuss their journey to accomplishing a dream of opening a virtual campus to the public to allow anyone to learn for free. The presentation will focus on their Virtual Campus Initiative and their first campus being opened in the Cryptovoxels virtual world.
Life long learner with a passion for education and technology, Domingo Flores works with several organizations in educational leadership and technology innovation. Founded VR4Edu.io and started the Virtual Campus Initiative with the first campus on the Cryptovoxels platform. Coming to Altspace in the near future.
What's Holding VR Usage Back?
Dupain Louis, CTO, Immersive Learning Lab
After 50 years of research and the implication of major company like Facebook or Microsoft, Dupain Louis will discuss the important topic of why VR isn't mainstream in business and organizations, especially engineering, aerospace, and related industries, and what can we do to make the technological transition a reality.
Dupain Louis studied mechanical engineering, beginning his career at Ariane Group, designing and developing workshops as project manager for Ariane 6, and managed operation applications for XR subjects. He then joined Immersive Learning Lab as the Group Leader for UX design of the UMI3D Consortium and technological supervisor or industrial subjects.
Making VR Accessible to All
Chris Lewis, IT Lecturer, ShopVirtually, vCollege, and Tornado Design
Often people think accessibility is about disability, but that is not true. It's about inclusivity. Cyberneticist Chris Lewis will discuss the issues, so we can discuss the possible solutions for inclusive and immersive experiences.
Chris Lewis was going to be a forensic histologist and cut up dead bodies for a living, keeping computing and programming as a hobby. He thought it would be harder the other way around, unless he became a serial killer. However, fate had other ideas, and he ended up combining a love of medicine with computing by reading Cybernetics at Reading University. After a brief stint in medical software he became a lecturer in IT at Grantham College, specialising in programming and creating accessibility applications to help students.
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