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Game Republic GR/VR - Wednesday 23rd January 2019, Sheffield

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM (GMT)

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Game Republic GR/VR - Wed 23rd Jan, Sheffield
This event is free to Game Republic members.
Jan 23, 2019 £100.00 £7.19

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Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Sheffield Hallam University
STEM Centre - near Sheaf/Eric Mensworth building (See Map Below)
Sheaf Street
S1 2BJ

4.00pm - 6.00pm
(Sign-in 3.30pm - 4.00pm)

GR/VR is a virtual/augmented reality-focused event just for Game Republic members, and includes special talks and discussions from the cutting edge of VR/AR/XR development. We have talks from Richard England (Reflex Arc) on the development of the Jurassic World VR Experience for Universal, Sally Blake (Hammerhead) on the current VR market, Dan Tucker (DocFest) on the festival's VR & Interactive programme with info on funding, plus another special guest TBC - and a VR games/experiences showcase from Sheffield Hallam University.

The event will conclude with drinks and networking - thanks to Sheffield Hallam University for their support. 

Cheers and see you there!


Jamie Sefton
Managing Director
Game Republic Ltd


Venue is the Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre - just opposite the Sheffield train station:




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Sheffield Hallam University
Stem Building (between Eric Mensforth & Sheaf Building)
Sheaf Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2BJ

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM (GMT)

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Game Republic

Game Republic is the largest industry-led professional games network for Yorkshire and the North of England. Game Republic's network includes games developers, publishers, universities and games-related companies. Members include Rockstar Leeds, Team17, Revolution, Sumo Digital, Double Eleven, Boneloaf, the University of Huddersfield, Leeds Beckett University and Autodesk. 

Game Republic organises monthly networking meetings in the north of England, which in the past year have featured companies such as Microsoft, YogsCast, Sony, Unity,, Nintendo, Creative Europe and Channel 4. Game Republic also provides members with business advice, essential contacts, educational partner links and discounts on major events such as the Develop Conference in Brighton. Game Republic also has excellent links with national organisations such as TIGA, UKIE, UKTI and NESTA and international platform holders.

Game Republic also runs the Northern England games network GaMaYo which has more than 800 members across Yorkshire, the North East and North West.

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