“Mobile entertainment veteran Mike Johns named President of Los Angeles Chapter”
Los Angeles, California – November 1, 2016 / The VR/AR Association, the global trade association for virtual reality and augmented reality announced its official launch in Los Angeles, CA today. The Association has named Mike Johns, noted mobile entertainment veteran and Founder of Digital Mind State as the LA chapter president to draw new members, create member value, develop best practices, and guidelines.
Early bird registration is now open as the VR/AR Association presents “Music + TV + FILM = VR” Symposium, The largest and most influential gathering of premiere VR/AR professionals and Music Industry executives, taking placeSaturday November 19, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the beautiful Expert Dojo in Santa Monica. Confirmed Speakers include:
· Stephen Prendergast, Founder – Turnstile
· Facundo Diaz, CEO – VRTFY
· Brooks Brandon – Starbreeze/IMAX
· John Canning – Producer Guild of America
· Keith Clinkscales, former CEO – Revolt TV
· Timmu Tõke, CEO – Wolfprint 3D,
· Eric Wexel, Founder – MyFreewebcam
· Logan Olson, Founder – Soundstage VR
Kevin Cornish, Founder, Moth+Flame VR
Rounding out our esteemed list of speakers is the infamous self-elected First President of VR, visionary entrepreneur Jon “NEVERDIE” Jacobs, who will keynote “VR the New Flat Screen TV." "The hype around VR in the entertainment industry encompasses emerging music, TV, film and technology to both enhance the consumer experience and further propel the entertainment business on the path of innovation and prosperity," says Johns. "Our goal is to be at the forefront, unify by establishing overall best practices for a nascent industry." Music + TV + Film =VR symposium aims to inspire, educate and create necessary dialogue. Attendees will also be able to test out cutting-edge hardware through hands-on demonstrations. The event is free to VR/AR Association members, $100 for non-members.
SPACE IS LIMITED so be sure to sign up RIGHT AWAY! Industry professionals are encouraged to register early for “Music + TV + Film = VR”. Early Bird pricing is available through November 15th.
More details and registration can be found here
Early Bird Rates:
VR/AR Members - Free
Early Bird - $99
Door - $199
ABOUT VR/AR ASSOCIATION:
Founded in 2015, The VR/AR Association is an international organization designed to foster collaboration between innovative companies and people in the virtual reality and augmented reality ecosystem that accelerates growth, fosters research and education, helps develop industry standards, connects member organizations and promotes the services of member companies. VR/AR Association will continue to bring the latest technologies, products and strategies for professionals in the VR Entertainment space.