Virtual Experiences - Beakerhead
Enmax District Energy
407 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9, Canada
What’s all the hubub with Virtual Experiences lately? Isn’t it just a way to play cooler video games? Au Contraire my fine reader! Innovative virtual technology is now making a splash in everything from real estate to product prototyping, as well as pushing entertainment to be way cooler. Join us for this very exciting Beakerhead event where we explore both the fun and practical applications of virtual experiences as well as where we’re headed with it.
Listen and get inspired by our expert speakers who use virtual technology in their work and daily lives.
Following the talks, we will break into curated round table discussions intended to give the community time to meet each other, meet the experts, learn from each other, and build valuable relationships. This is your opportunity to listen, learn, and leave with tangible steps to go from curious to capable with a team of Chic Geeks supporting you along the way.
Suryatapa Roy is a graduate student at the University of Calgary pursuing a Master’s Degree in Virtual Reality. Her research focuses on Scientific Big Data Visualization and Interaction in VR. She also works at UofC as a Technology Coach where she facilitates integration of VR technologies in teaching and learning.
Jenna Davis worked as an interior designer before joining the Ice Edge team 2 years ago, as a Sales Rep and VR guru. She works closely with DIRTT & ICE Partners to educate them on how ICE software and virtual reality can be utilized to promote client engagement and drive manufacturing within their businesses.
Equal parts educator and entertainer, he’s spent more than 15 years traveling North America to study trends in operations, marketing, manufacturing and construction. Through first-hand experience, David understands the significant connection between the built environment and its influence on our lives, the opportunities we seize and our wellbeing. Using technology to disrupt the stagnancy of conventional construction, David reveals the benefits of building better, which include the ability to partner in pre-construction design, provide cost certainty (to the penny!) and demonstrate how this new idea called DIRTT benefits our planet.
Jeremy is a Principal Architect with Avanade focused on helping clients leverage new technologies including immersive technology and artificial intelligence to transform their business. Jeremy is a technical HoloLens lead at Avanade with over two years of hands-on experience which he has been able to leverage for major brands including Merck, Tangerine, and ShockTop.
Andrea is an accomplished Senior Leader with a proven ability to translate strategy into action and connect people to exceed business objectives. Dynamic and passionate; inspires and drives results through creating compelling vision, driving efficiency and proficiency and advancing the organization culture and engagement. Andrea holds a Chartered Management Accountant (CMA) designation from British Columbia, has an amazing daughter (and her reverse mentor) and volunteers with the Underdogs Rescue organization.
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