Digital LA - Women in VR

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Join us for our panel discussion on how to increase women of VR with industry experts. We'll discuss action steps to increase women in VR from hiring and recruiting, social groups and networking, mentorship, creating content that appeals to women and more. In the interactive workshop portion, speakers and attendees will brainstorm ideas and create action steps to increase women in VR on a personal, company and/or community level.

SCHEDULED SPEAKERS

- Shannon Gans, New Deal Studios, Co-Founder. New Deal is a Creative Studio specializing in Virtual Reality, VFX, Content, Design, Practical & Digital Effects, Post. Did Interstellar VFX, which won Oscar, BAFTA, VES & Sundance NewFrontier @shannongans @newdealstudios

- Jacki Morie, All These Worlds. All These Worlds creates purposeful virtual worlds for health, training, art and other meaningful experiences. Major contract with NASA to develop virtual worlds for long duration space flight missions to provide future astronauts relief from the social and psychological isolation such missions entail. Collaborator US Army Medical Command study to determine if Mindfulness (MBSR) classes delivered through virtual worlds are as effective as in physical locations. @skydeas1

- Nancy Bennett, Two Bit Circus, Chief Content Officer: VR. Content development and production oversight for all media and platforms. 360 3D virtual reality motion platform experience direction. Development of content related IP. @twobitcircus

- Ryan Pulliam, Specular Theory, Co-Founder, CMO. @speculartheory

ABOUT DIGITAL LA 

Digital LA is the largest digital networking group based in LA, reaching more than 50,000 professionals weekly via its newsletter and social media. Digital LA organizes weekly panels and mixers for digital professionals, including startup CEOs, VCs and investors, entertainment including Hollywood movie and TV studios, music labels, agencies, video games, VFX, social media, digital advertising, developers, designers, marketing and and more. Digital LA is the founder of Silicon Beach Fest, the original and largest multi-day startup / entertainment conference. Follow @DigitalLA. Digital LA has been recognized by Forbes and the LA Times as keeping LA's tech community together via its fun and friendly events. 

http://digitalla.net 

Go Metro to this event during LA Innovation Week! For your best route, use the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro (323.466.3876)

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WHEN
October 19, 2015 at 7pm - 10pm
WHERE
CTRL Collective
12575 Beatrice St
Los Angeles
United States
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CONTACT
Kevin Winston · · 3109906437

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United States
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