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Winter Postgraduate Masterclass by Dr. Timothy Jung

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

Thursday, 19 January 2017 from 17:30 to 20:00 (GMT)

Winter Postgraduate Masterclass by Dr. Timothy Jung

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Manchester Metropolitan University Faculty of Business and Law,

in partnership with CMI and Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

announce our

Winter Postgraduate Masterclass

by

Dr. Timothy Jung, Director, Creative Augmented and Virtual Reality Hub,

“Empowering Businesses through Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality!”

at

Manchester Met Business School

5.30-8.00pm, Thursday, 19th January 2017

 

Dr Timothy Jung

Dr. Timothy Jung is Founder and Director of the Creative Augmented and Virtual Reality Hub at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He has been involved in a number of funded AR VR research projects at national and international level and currently, he is managing various Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Projects in the Tourism and Creative Industry. He is an advisor of  BirdHIVE VR & Drone project led by Lake District National Park. He is renowned for his work in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. His research work has been covered by Manchester Evening News, the Independent and Huffington Post and he is a regular invited speaker in major international conferences. He is the Conference Chair of 2017 Augmented and Virtual Reality Conference 2017 in Manchester and the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Augmented and Virtual Reality.

 

Programme

17.30 – 18.00 Registration and refreshments. Meet tutors, staff and other attendees over light refreshments.

18.00 – 18.15 Welcome from Professor Julia Clarke, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Dean of Faculty of Business and Law

18.15 – 19.15 Guest lecture and showcase – Dr Timothy Jung, Director, Creative Augmented and Virtual Reality  

 

“Empowering Businesses through Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality!”

&

Showcase of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Applications

 

Dr Timothy Jung will share his insights on the value and application of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality technologies and their potential benefits for businesses. In particular, he will introduce the concept of ‘Experience and Buy’ where AR/VR could be utilised not only enhance customer experience but also to contribute to income generation. In this talk, he will introduce various AR/VR projects conducted by Creative Augmented and Virtual Reality Hub. In addition, few current and future projects including The Box Multi-sensory Mixed Reality project and The Lakes District VR and Drone Project will be introduced. He will discuss how these new and emerging technologies can be applied in a wider economy. In addition, Dr Dario tom Dieck and Dr Mandy tom Dieck from Creative Augmented and Virtual Reality Hub will showcase some Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality applications

 

19.15 – 19.30 Question and Answer Session

19.30 – 20.00 Drinks - Buffet - Networking 

Do you have questions about Winter Postgraduate Masterclass by Dr. Timothy Jung? Contact Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

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Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
Oxford Road
M15 6BH Manchester
United Kingdom

Thursday, 19 January 2017 from 17:30 to 20:00 (GMT)


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Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School is one of the UK’s top Business Schools, offering high quality taught responsible management and business courses with professional accreditation and transformational applied research.  We have a keen awareness of the realities of modern management/enterprise and we aim to develop responsible business managers to lead sustainable competitive advantage for world-class organisations.

The Business School is one of the oldest in the UK with roots dating back to the Victorian Period.  Over the last 120 years the school has grown in size and although it is one of the country’s original Business Schools, it has maintained a cutting-edge and intelligent approach to the challenges facing business and managers around the world in this current recessionary times.

For more information visit www.business.mmu.ac.u

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