TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2016) - The Immersive Technology Alliance's (ITA) Immersed 2016 takes place at the Ontario Science Centre from October 16-18, Sunday to Tuesday in Toronto, Canada. Immersed 2016 is for professionals, entrepreneurs, and self employed content makers working in the virtual reality, augmented reality, stereoscopic 3D, and holography industries. Immersed benefits immersive product vendors wanting to reach thousands of qualified customers. Market sectors covered include business, video games, immersive cinema and experiences, education, broadcasting, and more.
"The tech industry is moving at a record pace to build the VR/AR ecosystem, and AMD is very excited to see the leadership role that the ITA delivers by bringing together influential leaders from across this industry to valuable growth markets. Immersed 2016 is a cornerstone event for networking, learning, and helping build the immersive technology marketplace," said Daryl Sartain, Director and Worldwide Head of Virtual Reality & Displays, Radeon Technology Group, Advanced Micro Devices.
"Together with the Ontario Science Centre, we are building a full-fledged industry-building conference and showcase for professionals, and a separate 20,000 square foot exhibition and education series for the general public. Professionals and industry will learn from top experts, entrepreneurs will build new relationships, and vendors will excite thousands of consumers with amazing technology and teach the science that goes into it," said Neil Schneider, Executive Director of The ITA.
Early sponsors and partners include Advanced Micro Devices, ImmersiON-VRelia, ImmerVision, the Ontario Science Centre, Tom's Hardware, the International Game Developer Association, Jon Peddie Research, Display Daily, ACM Siggraph, FMX, and more.
A sampling of the speaker list includes: Autodesk, SideFX Software, InMediaStudio, Building Conversation, Archiact, Frima Studio, Christie Digital, Futuremark, Immersion Arcade, Canadian Film Centre, MorrowSound, and more.
Immersed includes industry and career building sessions for professionals and entrepreneurs plus multiple networking opportunities and receptions. Register in advance for the professional event at http://www.getimmersed.com. The public portion is part of the Ontario Science Centre experience during Immersed 2016 and is included with paid admission and/or Ontario Science Centre membership.
Media partners are offering discounts against admission. Deeply discounted exhibition opportunities are available for qualified early start-ups.
Register at: http://www.getimmersed.com
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About The Immersive Technology Alliance (The ITA)
Immersed 2016 is organized by The ITA. Non-profit and non-proprietary, The ITA was founded to help build viability for the immersive technology markets such as augmented and virtual reality, stereoscopic 3D, gesture technology, and more.
About the Ontario Science Centre
The Ontario Science Centre is home to interactive experiences with science and technology. They develop and source the world's best exhibitions and supplement them with relevant programming to provide engaging experiences. The Ontario Science Centre vision is to inspire a lifelong journey of curiosity, discovery and action to create a better future for the planet.