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Hosted by the Infocommunications Media Development Authority of Singapore, the inaugural VR X SMF Ignite is a full day conference that will bring together technologists, creators, developers and users from the region to exchange insights on the Virtual Reality (VR) and immersive media ecosystem and discuss how this new paradigm can create opportunities for businesses in media. VR X SMF Ignite participants can also look forward to an exhibition of VR content and technology on level 5 of the Marina Bay Sands from 29 November to 1 December, co-located with Asia TV Forum & Market.


CONFERENCE


MOHEN LEO

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Director of Content and Platform Strategy at ILMxLAB (U.S.)

ILMXLAB is Lucasfilm's newest laboratory for immersive entertainment. Catch the pioneering spirit that inspired storytellers and technical artists to improvise, innovate, and imagine a galaxy far, far away. A must-attend session that will update the industry on what the combined talents of Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound are coming up with now.

 

 

 

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ALBERT H KIM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 

CSO & ANGEL INVESTOR, BINAREE (SEOUL)\


Albert will focus on the money train towards VRville and the spirit of innovation.

 

 

 

 

 

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JAY SANTOS

Lead Evangelist, Unity (Singapore)

Jay will speak about how AR/VR can help in digital transformations of enterprises and share relevant case studies.

 

 

ALLEN FOO
Founder and CEO of UCCVR, Ultimate Creators Create Virtual Reality (Singapore)

Allen has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years, working on projects that range from technology solutions to product development. He will speak about key insights in the VR/AR ecosystem in China and UCCVR’s experience in this market, including their learnings as organisers of the annual Worldwide Global Creators Community VR Film Festival (which will be into the 3rd year next year), and potential innovative user experiences deployed in the enterprise in the space of VR/AR.

 

 

MATTHEW DEWEES
Manager, ASEAN Media & Entertainment Industry Sales, Autodesk (Singapore)

Matthew will share insights into the business of VR, the Future of Making Things and how Autodesk customers are using this technology to tell stories globally.

 

 

SRIDHAR SUNKAD
Managing Director, EON Reality (Singapore & APAC)

Sridhar will speak about how organisations can use VR effectively and common misconceptions of using VR in the enterprise.

 

 

SALAR SHAHNA
CEO of World VR Forum (Geneva)

In 2016, Salar initiated the WorldVRlab which finds, develops, and supports extraordinary creative talent who are devoted to crafting the immersive language of Virtual Reality. He will be sharing key insights on trends and latest developments in the VR industry globally for both content/storytelling and enterprise usage.

 

 

ALEXANDRE REGEFFE
VR Consultant & Post Production Specialist of Neotopy (France)

Alexandre has worked with French director Luc Jacquet, who directed the documentary La Marche de l’Empereur (March of the Penguins), which received an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2006. He will share his experience through the postproduction process: conform, colour grading, finishing, and creating and compositing of VFX, as well as being an advisor for the storytelling. He will also give a peek into his new 360VR project, as he dives “into the shark pack”.

 

PANEL DISCUSSION

 


JACQUI HOCKING
MODERATOR
Founder and CEO of VSStory

Jacqui is the Managing Partner of VSStory (Vision Strategy Storytelling), a Storytelling Strategy Company; enabling Visionary Companies to scale through powerful storytelling and strategic thinking. Also cofounder of the Singapore Eco Film Festival, she’s a 2 time TEDx speaker, selected Forbes 30 under 30, and building the B Corp Movement into Southeast Asia.

 

TEE JIA HEN
PANELLIST
Co-founder of VRCollab

 

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LUCIA ZAIDAN
PANELLIST
Marketing Manager, SW Interactive (Singapore)

 

 

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LIONEL CHOK
PANELLIST
Creative Technologist of Immersively

DR MATTHEW YEO
PANELLIST
Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

ALEX CUIPERS
PANELLIST
IT WMS Solutions Manager, DHL


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EXHIBITION

Participants can also look forward to an exhibition of VR content and technology on Level 5 of the Marina Bay Sands from 29 November to 1 December. The VR exhibition will showcase the innovative use of VR for entertainment, and explore immersive media solutions for enterprises.


REGISTRATION

Registration is free, with accreditation. Click the registration button above to sign up now!


EVENT DETAILS

Venue: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956, Marina Bay Sands, Level 4 & Level 5

Time: 10am to 6pm

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