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09/04/2024 – About the Topic

From enhancing student engagement and comprehension to revolutionizing professional development for educators, immersive technologies are reshaping the landscape of education. Discover how augmented reality brings textbooks to life, making abstract concepts tangible and sparking curiosity in students. Journey into virtual classrooms where educators explore personalized learning models, empowering them to foster student agency and creativity. Immersive learning experiences can promote equity and cultivate deeper connections between learners and content.

But the influence of immersive technology extends far beyond traditional education settings. In training programs across industries, VR is accelerating learning, reducing training time, and enhancing outcomes. VR simulations in healthcare and workplace safety training lead to significant reductions in workplace accidents and related costs. Learn about the cost-saving benefits of VR training, from decreased onboarding time to reduced travel expenses. Through engaging case studies and compelling statistics, uncover the power of immersive technology to drive behavioral change, increase learner confidence, and improve overall performance.

Join us September 4th on a journey into the immersive future of education and training, where VR and AR revolutionize learning experiences and empower individuals to reach their full potential.

Panel Members

Details Coming Soon…

What’s the Format

Times in Central Daylight Time (CDT)
5:30-8:30pm at 1871 for the In-Person Program
6:00-8:00pm in FrameVR for the Virtual Program
5:30-8:30pm – Networking & Technology Demonstrations

Unlike our normal panel events, The purpose of Demo Day is for our audience to try the technology they may not otherwise have the opportunity to try in person. Demonstration providers will also have the opportunity to make a brief presentation / demonstration and field questions from our virtual audience.

Attending The Next Evolution

Attending in-Person

1871 | 222 W Merchandise Mart Plz | Suite 1212

For our Physical Venue, 1871 can be found in Suite 1212 on the 12th floor of theMART, which is located on the North side of the river between Wells and Orleans. For easy access, enter through the Orleans entrance on the west side of theMART and take those elevators to the 12th floor.

Watching the Live Stream

Primary Live Stream | www.youtube.com/@AWEXR/streams

People can join by watching the scheduled live stream where we will field questions from!

Attending Virtually

FRAME | A Virbela Virtual Environment
Framevr.io/the-next-evolution-awe-nite-chicago

We encourage folks to join us in the virtual environment by simply clicking the link above.

The Frame virtual environment resembles a physical space, so you will be able to talk with other attendees prior to the start of the presentations. We suggest that you arrive no later than 6:00pm and we will get started promptly at 6:15. Please try to get familiar with the technology prior to the meetup, as we will be unable to provide support during the event. Share your camera or simply be a unique avatar or a robot!

Find out more about FRAME here!

win a prize collecting nfts from attending

Through a partnership with Vennity, we will be creating unique NFT Badges to collect by attending 2023 The Next Evolution programs. Each badge you claim counts towards an end of year drawing for a prize to be given out in December 2023.

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