The VR NOW Con is the Germany’s first stand-alone conference about VR only, covering business, development and exciting cultural techniques and featuring the VR NOW Awards 2016.
Hear from internationally respected VR experts on developments, trends, and emerging technologies, and meet the frontrunners who are building and investing in the future of VR.
The VR NOW Con take place at the Schinkelhalle one of the most historic buildings in the Schiffbauergasse, which was built in 1822.
What can you expect from VR NOW Con?
- Hear respected international voices from business, tech, and art, and meet the visionary frontrunners who are building and investing in the future of VR. Speakers include: Alysha Naples (former Magic Leap), Gabo Arora (UNVR), Markus Gabriel (Uni Bonn), Debby Shepard (AltSpaceVR), James Jenson (The Void), Monika Bielskyte (Tech Journalist), plus 27 more tightly curated movers and shakers in VR.
- Experience demos and showcases from the nominees of the VR NOW Awards plus innovations in volumetric VR games, photogrammetry applications, movie production, VR arcades and more.
- Celebrate the best of it all at the VR NOW Awards Show.
VR NOW Awards Show
Making VR is adventurous. The VR NOW Awards 2016 celebrate outstanding technical, business, and artistic achievements in virtual reality. Those who use technology to shape our future. Who use VR for innovative business models. Who give visionary content a new voice.
Nominees were just announced at the press conference on November 8th and the winners will be announced during the VR NOW Award Show on November 16th, from 7pm at the Schinkelhalle in Potsdam.
The nominees for the VR NOW Tech Award are:
The nominees for the VR NOW Business Award (presented by EXOZET) are:
- HERE Next Generation Automotive Services HERE
- Städel Time Machine NMY Mixed-Reality Communication
- XMG WALKER Schenker Technologies
The nominees for the VR NOW Art Award (presented by INVR.space) are:
- Accounting Crows Crows Crows
- Longing for Wilderness Filmakademie Baden-Würtemberg
- Mush Mush VR Vladimir Storm
And the fourth category is the VR NOW Grand Prize for the best virtual reality project of the year, based on overall quality and innovation, selected from all the nominees in the other categories.
Come one day early, and get ready for the VR NOW Conference in style with a one-day VR hackathon at MietWerk in Potsdam on November 15! Just bring a laptop and an idea, and Kanria will guide you through one packed day of VR development from scratch. Meet new friends and hack your way into the future! A limited amount of free tickets are available exclusively to VR NOW Con ticket holders.
Changing The Picture
Can’t get enough of VR? VR NOW Con ticket holders can take advantage of our partnership with Changing The Picture on November 17th and 18th in Potsdam Babelsberg and get a 30, EUR discount on a ticket.