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Game Republic GR/VR - Wednesday 25th January 2017, Sheffield

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM (GMT)

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Game Republic GR/VR - Wed 25th Jan, Sheffield
This event is free to Game Republic members.
Jan 25, 2017 £100.00 £6.79

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Wednesday 25th January 2017
 

Sheffield Hallam University
Cantor Building - Room 9130
153 Arundel Street
S1 2NT 

2.30pm - 6.00pm

Game Republic members only

GR/VR is a virtual reality-focused event just for Game Republic members, and includes special talks and discussions from the cutting edge of VR development. Guests include nDreams, Atomhawk, Sigtrap and Dubit Ltd, with more special guests to be announced - plus a VR showcase from Sheffield Hallam University and developers from the network. We will also welcome Ed Valiente, Nintendo of Europe, who is looking to meet developers interested in supporting the new Nintendo Switch console, launching in March.

The event is kindly sponsored by DC Labs.

The event will conclude with food, drinks and networking from 5.30pm - thanks to
Sheffield Hallam University for their support. Game Republic is supported by Autodesk.

Schedule

2.30pm          Networking and sign-in

3.00pm          Intro by Jamie Sefton, Game Republic and Jacob Habgood, Sheffield Hallam University

3.05pm          Dan Gilmore, Atomhawk – “UI design in VR”

3.25pm          Talk by Bobby Thandi, Dubit – "Is VR the final frontier in entertainment?"

3.45pm          Gary Lloyd, Sigtrap Games – “Combating sickness for 360

                      movement in VR”

4.05pm          Networking break – opportunity to play VR demos

4.25pm          Alex Wade, Wadelabs/DC Labs - "VR and neuroscience"

4.40pm          VR Panel with addition of Barog Game Labs

5.15pm          Networking drinks

7.00pm          Ends


Cheers and see you there,

Jamie

Jamie Sefton
Managing Director
Game Republic Ltd

 





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Sheffield Hallam University
Cantor Building - Room 9130
153 Arundel Street
S1 2NT Sheffield
United Kingdom

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM (GMT)


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Game Republic

Game Republic, supported by Autodesk, 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, Escape Technology, PIB Insurance, 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, GOG.com, 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.

For more information on joining Game Republic hit the website: www.gamerepublic.net

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