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I/ITSEC 2019 - Orlando
to Dec 6

I/ITSEC 2019 - Orlando

The VR/AR Association has a unique partnership with I/ITSEC, the world's largest modeling, simulation and training conference. VRARA has set up excellent opportunities for their members who are interested in getting more involved in the government/military sector. Please see the information below with a description on how you can get involved.

Reserve Your Space at the VRARA Pavilion

The VR/AR Association has negotiated a discounted space for companies that don't traditionally do work with the government. If you have a solution that addresses training and simulation within the warfighting, first responder, emergency management, or healthcare sector, this is the conference for you! Join other VRARA members as we culminate to showcase the breadth of our work. If you are interested in learning more about securing booth space at the conference, please contact

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Free Magic Leap Training - Orlando
to Oct 1

Free Magic Leap Training - Orlando

The VRARA Central Florida-Orlando Chapter is pleased to announce that Magic Leap will be offering a FREE 6 hour training course on the Magic Leap One!

The training will be offered on September 30th and October 1st at Full Sail University. Training will run from 9am-3pm on each day. Magic Leap will provide the Magic Leap One devices and will provide food and refreshments. Students need to have their own laptops and necessary software. Priority will be given to VRARA members.

The Magic Leap One offers unprecedented opportunities in spatial computing, utilizing World Reconstruction, a 6 DoF controller, hand and eye tracking, spatial audio and other bleeding-edge affordances.

In this intensive, hands-on series of workshops, Magic Leap evangelist Tricia Katz will enable participants to get started with the Magic Leap One and their engine or platform of choice.

Starting from scratch, you’ll be walked through setting up your dev environment, learn the many available development tools and how to best use them, and dive into the Lumin SDK to create anything you desire using the device’s powerful feature set. Magic Leap Mentors will be available to assist you every step on the way.

How to Register:

There are only 30 seats available for each class, so request yours today. Class sessions are as follows:

Sep 30th - Intro to Spatial Computing and Magic Leap One

October 1st - Intro to Spatial Computer and Magic Leap One

Fill out the form here to request a seat

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The training is free, however you will be required to make a deposit to reserve your seat for the class. At the beginning of the class each student will sign in. Upon completion of the class each student will sign out and your reservation fee will be refunded. You must complete the entire class to receive the refund.

For more info please email

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Technology Showcase with Microsoft: "How Extended Reality is Transform Education and Training Globally"
6:00 PM18:00

Technology Showcase with Microsoft: "How Extended Reality is Transform Education and Training Globally"


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The Orlando-Central Florida Chapter of the VR/AR Association is pleased to announce our next Chapter Event on September 25th from 6pm – 9pm at the Auditorium of the Orlando Science Center. This event is Open to the Public and is free.

Our theme for this event is “How Extended Reality is Transform Education and Training Globally” and we have 2 acclaimed global experts who will share the latest trends and developments with us.

Dan Ayoub - General Manager, Microsoft Education

Dan oversees initiatives in STEM/CS, Higher Education, SEL, Teacher Resources, and Mixed Reality at Microsoft. He is a passionate advocate for technology that can spark students’ innate creativity, drive deeper engagement in curriculum and make lessons accessible to every type of learner. He currently leads a team of dedicated developers aiming to reshape the future of educational technology together with education thought leaders around the world.

Prior to his current role, Dan was a 20-year veteran in the games industry and a Studio Head for 343 Industries, where he led internal and external development, studio management and product planning for Halo. His rich history in gaming has given him a unique perspective on how to engage and excite young minds to drive better learning outcomes both inside and outside of the classroom.

Alan Smithson – CEO MetaVRSE

Alan is the CEO of MetaVRse, a global Virtual, Augmented & Mixed Reality consulting and product development company. He is co-founder of XR Ignite Hyper-Accelerator, Host of XR For Business podcast and renowned XR thought leader with millions of views of his articles and videos each month.

He is an Independent Global Advisor on the Business of XR to a select group of the world's largest companies, chief investment advisors, and ultra high net worth family offices.

Mr. Smithson is a member of the VR/AR Association, IEEE Mixed Reality Ethics Committee member, Mentor for a youth entrepreneurship program called 'The Knowledge Society' (TKS) and a mentor for Techstars Toronto and is on the SXSW Pitch Advisory Board for XR. He is also a TEDx speaker and a judge for the global Auggie Awards.

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12:00 PM12:00

Webinar: Cybersickness in VR - Causes of and Recommendations to Prevent It. Expert panel with DiSTI, Design Interactive, and the US Army

The VR/AR Association Central Florida-Orlando Chapter is hosting a webinar on the 25th of September from 12pm-1pm EST. The topic of the webinar will be “Causes of and Recommendations to Prevent Cybersickness in Virtual Reality”

The presenters will present research, findings and recommendations conducted by Design Interactive, the US Army and the University of Central Florida. 

Host: John Cunningham – VRARA Central Florida Chapter President and CRO of the DiSTI Corporation

Dr. Kay Stanney – CEO Design Interactive

Dr. Cali Fidopiastis – Chief Scientist, Design Interactive

Dr.  Jason Moss – Senior Research Psychologist, US Army Futures Command 

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VRARA Chapter Event - Orlando, Florida
6:00 PM18:00

VRARA Chapter Event - Orlando, Florida

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This event will feature industry leading technology and business executives who will share their insights in the technological and business developments that will benefit our chapter members.

The key-note speaker will be Graeme Devine, Chief Wandering Wizard from Magic Leap. Graeme is a leading expert in virtual and augmented reality technology who travels around the world speaking about how these technologies are changing business and entertainment.

The second presentation will be by Jesse Mavens, Director of Immersive Experiences from Valorem Reply out of Seattle. Valorem Reply is one of Microsoft's top solutions partners for the Hololens and Azure. Jesse will be sharing insights on the Hololens 2 and and various enterprise case studies. He will also have units on display at the technology showcase.

In addition there will be a technology showcase where the latest technologies and solutions will be on display and attendees can collaborate and network while enjoying refreshments!

Meet our Chapter Advisory Board:

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6:00 PM18:00

VRARA Orlando Chapter Event at Six Fold Ventures #Orlando

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The Orlando VRARA Chapter and Six Fold Ventures is proud to announce the September event at the offices of Six Fold Ventures in Orlando. The focus of our next event will be on the HoloLens and Spectator View capabilities. Microsoft’s Spectator View provides an excellent way to demonstrate Mixed Reality experiences and capture footage from the HoloLens. Peter Peng, founder of Six Fold Ventures, will also speak on this technology and how Six Fold Ventures is helping to provide emerging technology startups in Orlando with the tools, work space, and advisement needed to get off the ground. Join us for food, networking, demos, and more! Registration is free. You don’t want to miss it! 

Agenda of the night:

6:00-6:30PM Check in, Food, & Networking
6:30-6:40PM Introductions. 
6:40-7:00PM Guest speaker
7:10-7:30PM Demo and Fun
7:30-8:00PM Closing Q&A, Networking

LOCATION: Six Fold Ventures, 189 S Orange Ave #2100 (21st Floor), Orlando, FL 32801

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to Aug 20

OrlandoiX 2017 - Orlando

For discounted passes, email us

Join OrlandoiX, the Southeast's Largest Gathering of Creators in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Video Games, and Digital Entertainment. Open to professionals and consumers alike, OrlandoiX sits at the intersection of creativity and technology, bringing together creators, investors, influential brands, and tech enthusiasts for four days of industry leading keynotes, speaker presentations, interactive exhibits, gameplay, and networking. Website:

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