PROGRAMME

2ANNAS INDUSTRY DAY “REALITY CHECK”
“People Work”, 21 E. Birznieka-Upisa iela / FRIDAY 01.12 / 09:00-18:00

“Reality Check” conference brings together students and professionals from the screen industries and education, healthcare, and tourism sectors to explore ways of working together and reaching their audiences. Everyone has a story to tell, and Extended Reality technologies - Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) offer opportunities for engagement and reaching levels of presence that have never been possible before.

"REALITY CHECK" Programme:

TIME PROGRAMME PARTICIPANTS
08:30 Arrival & Registration  
09:00 Conference opening. Challenges and new approaches to multi-media storytelling and traditional narratives Elizabate Palasiosa, Marta Kontina, StoryHub Latvia (LV)
09:20 VR Experiences from a Cinematic Perspective Maria Herholdt Engermann, Mannd (DK)
10:00 Coffee & Networking  
10:20 VR is More Than a Novelty Rein Zobel, Maru VR Productions (EE)
10:40 Cross-innovating with VR & AR Sergio Oliviera, KhoraVR (DK) 
11:00 Audio-visual Industry Trends and Innovations in Lithuania: What's Missing to Go Global? Darius Sakalauskas, Nebula Cluster (LT)
11:15 Demo project - Ignite talk I TBA
11:20 Lunch, Demo EXPO*, Networking  
12:20 Location Based Documentary in AR Gunnar Liestol, University of Oslo (NO)
12:40 Demo project - Ignite talk II TBA
12:45 Demo project - Ignite talk III TBA
12:50 VR: for Us by Us. Importance of the Community Madis Vasser, EEVR (EE)
13:10 Demo EXPO*, Networking  
14:00  Digital Storytelling as a Tool for Societal Change Sandra Coumans, !DROPS (BE)
PARALLEL SESSIONS 
14:30-16:00 Workshop - "First Steps: Build your Own Digital Story". Supported by Creative Europe Desk Latvia, Media Office (signing-up required**) Sandra Coumans, !DROPS (BE)
14:30-17:30
(signing-up required**)
Laura Leon & Timo Kallaste, MobiLab (EE)
14:30-16:30
(signing-up required**)
Maxim Velichkin & Haralds Mikelsons, Accenture (LV)
14:00-16:00 "OPEN SPACE" - networking event
(signing-up not required)
 

 

THE EVENT IS HELD IN ENGLISH, FREE ENTRY**

* Demo EXPO - projects exploring immersion, interactivity and gamification and collaboration between the screen industries and education, healthcare and tourism sectors.

** More information and registration at ej.uz/reality-check

Event is organised in collaboration with TechHub Riga and is supported by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region project “CrossMotion”.