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Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

VRARA Toronto Event - VR & AR: Through a Legal Lens with Fasken Law

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VR + AR THROUGH A LEGAL LENS: HOSTED BY THE TORONTO CHAPTER VRAR ASSOCIATION + FASKEN

Join us on March 28th from 6pm to 8:30pm as we partner with Fasken Law, one of Toronto's leading law firms to explore Virtual and Augmented Reality through a legal perspective.

We'll be covering:

1. Applications of VR + AR in Law

2. A look at patents, copyrights and trademarks for VR + AR companies and the experiences / platforms they build

3. Exploring Liability considerations when deploying VR + AR experiences to clients and the general public

The legal side of business and emerging tech is often not talked about enough, particularly early in the growth phase of an industry. Whether you are in the VR + AR industry or the legal industry, these are conversations that are critical to explore.

There will also be a Q&A session as well the opportunity to network with representatives from Fasken, the Toronto VRAR Association and all attendees.

Please note that seating is limited and you must register to attend.

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Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

Toronto Chapter Event

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oin the VRARA Toronto Chapter in our January Meeting to plan out the next 120 days.

We are grateful to have Toronto's newest Technology Centre Innov8 Host our Meeting.

Items on the AGENDA Include:

  • Chapter Roles & Responsibilities

  • Cantech - Jan 29-30

  • Restaurants Canada - Feb 24-26

  • DX3 - March 6-7

  • Merging Realities / Centiennial College - April 25

Please RSVP if you wish to attend. Your participation in our City Chapter will be more valuable with you joining us.

Entrance is on the West/Left side of the building with Parking in the back.

We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Julie Smithson & Dan Hashemi, Co-President Chapter of Toronto

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Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

VRARA Toronto Chapter Event

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Join us on Thursday December 13, 2018 for the last meeting of 2018!

It will be hosted at CAD MicroSolutions in Etobicoke!, You will receive an incredibly awesome tour of the facility and our host Jason Cohen will share some of the VR work they are working on.

Also on the agenda, we will talk about the meeting plans for 2019! We will plan the monthly meetings, venue locations and assemble the volunteers to help us steer the Toronto Chapter into a successful and valuable year for our ecosystem.

We look forward to seeing you there! I know we have some new members to our Chapter and look forward to bringing everyone together! See you there and make sure to RSVP as there is limited space for this event.

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Nov
22
6:00 PM18:00

Educating Our City on the Business of VR & AR - Toronto

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This month we will present "Educating our City with the Business of VR & AR"

In this Event we will provide Administration, Legal and Industry tips that will provide insight into the current ecosystem. This event will provide value to those who are clients, developers or organizations who are working with the technology in any industry. Networking is always included and guaranteed.

This months event will be held at the Toronto Library, which is a public space and note that food and beverage is not allowed. We encourage everyone to register for this event as we do have a maximum room capacity available.

As your Chapter leaders, we look forward to hosting and growing the VR & AR Community of Toronto.

Julie Smithson & Dan Hashemi, Co-Presidents of the VRARA Toronto Chapter

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May
9
9:00 AM09:00

Magnify World AR/VR Business Summit Canadian Music Week - Toronto

For discounts email paul@thevrara.com

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Magnify World, a successful global AR/VR business summit, is coming to Toronto for the first time ever for a one-day expo in partnership with Canadian Music Week (CMW) on May 9, 2018 during the Tech Innovation Summit.

Magnify brings together global and local thought leaders, entrepreneurs, developers, creators and manufacturers to share, collaborate, and discuss Augmented and Virtual Reality--a transformative technology that is expected to be the next-generation computer platform for every sector of the market.                                                   

The VR/AR expo is being held at Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel as part of the Tech Innovation Summit, offers interactive workshops, panel discussions and demonstrations that foster collaboration and new business opportunities.

Panels will run throughout the day with discussions focused around The Future of Content, Live Events, Platforms, Brands and Intermediaries, Gaming, and the Future of Optics and Wearables, all featuring leading international and local speakers from across film and television, advertising, branding, gaming, optics, sports and live events. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to strut their stuff in front of thought leaders, investors, mentors and buyers.

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Jan
31
9:30 AM09:30

Cantech Investment Conference 2017 - Toronto

To attend, speak, or exhibit, contact paul@thevrara.com

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The VR/AR Association (VRARA) has announced a partnership with Cantech Investment Conference; the biggest technology investment conference in Canada, coming to Toronto on January 31st! The VRARA, a global association partnered with the Toronto chapter, is working with the event's producers, Cambridge House International and Cantech Letter, to create a virtual reality village that will showcase Canada's most innovative virtual and augmented reality companies.

"As a global association, we are happy to partner with the largest investment and technology conference in Canada as we feel this will provide entrepreneurial-minded members the opportunity to find investors to fund their immersive technology innovations.  This is not only a great opportunity for our local chapter members but also for members of our 50 global chapters" say Paul Rothbein, Toronto Chapter President, VRARA.

3,000 investors will come together with 100+ leading edge tech companies at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Cantech Investment Conference.

"Canada is punching way above our weight in the virtual reality and augmented reality industries. We are very excited to showcase some of Canada's most disruptive AR/VR experiences before they are available to the public." - Jay Martin, CEO, Cambridge House.

Qualified companies are invited to present to an influential group of VCs, financial institutions, portfolio managers, private equity firms and sophisticated investors. Exclusive one-on-one meeting opportunities will also be available.

Cantech is produced by Cambridge House International Inc., Canada’s undisputed leader in technology and mining investment conferences, and the Cantech Letter, one of the most popular and respected financial sites in Canada.

Exhibit or Speaking Opportunities, Contact:

Paul Rothbein, Toronto Chapter President, VR/AR Association paul@thevrara.com

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Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

VRARA Toronto Chapter: VR/AR Redefining the Theme Park Experience & Redefining Art

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality allows people to be creative in ways beyond what reality can provide. The experiences that VR/AR can provide can easily provide Disney World and Wonderland experiences in ways that demand less space, less money, and more potential for growth. Offering ways to experience a roller coaster, being skydiving, being a Ghostbuster, all indoors!

At this event we will also have a Tilt Brush art contest, a workshop on Mixed Reality and how to draw and make content in VR/AR, and a Tilt Brush Art content

6pm to 6:30: Mingling and Social

The first half an hour will be dedicated to mingling and for people to socialize over snacks and beverages.

6:30pm - 7pm: Workshop on 3D Painting (aka Tilt Brush)

7:30pm Panel on Location Based VR

8pm Tilt Brush/Blocks ARt contest

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Jun
24
to Jun 26

VRTO - Toronto

For discounts up to 50% off, contact us

VRTO aims to empower people to share their world, culture, knowledge and dreams with the assistance of emergent immersive technologies. Recognized internationally for its high calibre, high-quality discussions, in-depth training, world-class presentations and top level speakers, VRTO brings together compelling discourse and bleeding-edge prototypes, demonstrations and innovative companies in carefully crafted schedules and environments.

VRTO is always an opportunity to build powerful and long-lasting business and personal relationships, with a very open-minded and inclusive community, unafraid to ask the big questions. Furthermore, the show provides many different tools to ensure attendees find their best matches towards meeting their goals at the show.

Conference website here

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