Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Location: FlipSwitch – 2021 Washington St Kansas City, MO 64108
About the Event
The VR/AR Association (VRARA) is an international XR organization. The Kansas City chapter of the VRARA is dedicated to growing the VR/AR industry in the region through connecting, educating, and advocating VR/AR as an innovative platform that will transform industries and contribute to our community and economy.
We’ll kick off at 5:00pm with a networking event (Pizza and Drink provideD), then start the talks around 5:15.
At 7pm, the venue is then open to the public and attendees can book time for the full hour experience at https://www.flipswitchvr.com/book-now/
5:00 – Network / Demo XR
5:15 – Overview of VRARA, KC Chapter goals and overview of the VRARA industry-committees, upcoming industry forum events: (1) Education (2) Enterprise & Training (3) Storytelling and (4) Healthcare, and KCDD XR Projects
- Doug Hohulin, VRARA Chapter President – Kansas City
- Jim Starcev, KC Digital Drive, Program Manager
5:30 – KC What is happening in XR in KC, Company & University Overviews
- Jim Mahoney – Chief Technology Officer at FlipSwitch LLC will discuss FlipSwitchVR which is a multiplayer free roam VR experience where you are the controller.
- Michael Eichenseer Co-Founder & Lead Designer at VRdojo, Building cross-platform networking systems for immersive experiences, starting with a class based VR PvP game called Dust.
- Other speakers to be announced
5:45 – Networking, XR Demos and 5 minute demonstrations of the FlipSwitch experience (groups of 4 at a time).
If you are interested in being a speaker or demonstrating XR related product, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are planning KC VRARA meeting every 2 months – either on Zoom or in person at different KC Metro Locations – put on by the VRARA Kansas City Chapter with the support of KC Digital Drive.
Dress is casual. The event is free to registered attendees.
FlipSwitch is Located at 2021 Washington St Kansas City, MO 64108. Park on the street or north of the building.