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Adobe Augmented Reality Design Panel

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Adobe Augmented Reality Design Panel

Come join fellow Augmented Reality and Computer Vision/Machine Learning folks for our fun-packed event!

Adobe's Description of Project Aero:

  • "We recently shared a preview of Project Aero at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). In partnership with Apple and Pixar, we also announced that we’re adding usdz support to Adobe Creative Cloud apps and services. Combined with the power of Creative Cloud, ARKit, and the usdz file format, Project Aero will push the boundaries of what’s possible."

Join Our Meetup Groups:


6:30pm - 7:00pm: Registration and Networking
7:00pm - 7:10pm: Opening Remarks  
7:10pm - 8:00pm: Augmented Reality Fireside Chat and Panel

  • David Montero - Sr. Experience Design Lead, Augmented Reality, Adobe; Former Product Design Lead, Blippar; Postgraduate Research, Tokyo University; MA, Interaction Design, University of Sydney 

    David Montero has been defining design best practices for mobile AR since its infancy, previously at Layar and Blippar, two of the AR 1.0 trailblazers. Currently, a Sr. Experience Design Lead at Adobe's Project Aero, he’s focused on bringing 3D and immersive media to a brand new generation of creation tools. His passion for mixing realities goes a decade and a half back, as a researcher on Multimodality and Virtual Worlds at Tokyo University, and it has been a fundamental component of his interactive artwork, like “Deja Vu” (TEDx Valladolid, 2012) and “#FollowUS” (MADATAC 04, Madrid 2012).

  • Stefanie Hutka - Experience Researcher, Adobe; Former Research Scientist, DAQRI

    Stefanie Hutka, PhD, is an Experience Researcher at Adobe in San Francisco. She is part of the Adobe Design Research and Strategy team, focusing on Adobe’s immersive media initiatives, such as augmented reality (AR) and 3D. Prior to Adobe, Stefanie spent two years at an LA-based AR company, DAQRI, where she established their user research program. Prior to DAQRI, she completed her PhD in Psychology at the University of Toronto, specializing in auditory cognitive neuroscience. Stefanie also has a diploma in violin performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music – a background which was the impetus for studying human perception and cognition.  

  • Sheng Huang, Moderator - Head of Business Operations & Partnerships, Sturfee

    Sheng Huang is the Head of Business Operations at Sturfee, a computer vision company that creates the world’s first city-scale visual positioning service (VPS). 

    Prior to Sturfee, he was an early member of Niantic Labs, helping them scale user operations to support millions on Ingress. Before Niantic, Sheng was part of the strategy team in Google’s internal incubator for local products such as Wallet, Offers, and indoor maps. Sheng did his MBA at the London Business School and undergraduate business and legal degrees from UC Berkeley.


8:00pm - 9:00pm: Networking


Venue: UC Berkeley Extension - SAN FRANCISCO CAMPUS
160 Spear St., Floor 5 (Room 505), San Francisco, CA 94105


Notice of Photo/Video Consent: Video footage (including 360 Video) and/or photos may be taken during this event, which may or may not include your recognizable image. Please be advised, by participating in this event, you agree to allow AR + CV and its partners to use the images in print, digital or web-based formats for promotional and archival purposes.




Type: Event

Vendor: Epic Events