AR Holiday Fun + White Rabbit + Tilt Brush Performance + Demos
6:00pm - 6:30pm: Registration and Networking
6:30pm - 6:35pm: Opening remarks by Anna Cho
6:35pm - 7:05pm: Nicole Lazzaro, Founder & President, XEODesign - Narrative AI for Story Telling in AR
• Nicole Lazzaro, Founder & President, XEODesign
Nicole Lazzaro, the founder and President of XEODesign, Inc., has twenty years expertise in Player Experience Design (PXD) for mass-market entertainment products. Widely recognized as one of the top women working in video games and a leading figure in mobile and social games, Fast Company considers Nicole one of the 100 most influential women in high tech, and Gamasutra voted her one of the Top 20 women working in video games. Follow the White Rabbit is a mind bending VR Mystery Adventure about a magician who's been a charlatan all his life until one day his magic suddenly works and the White Rabbit actually disappears along with a priceless diamond bracelet. Now everyone wants to Follow the White Rabbit.
Follow the White Rabbit
7:05pm - 7:20pm: Foster Care Charity
• Lily Colby, Esq., CalCASA
Lily, policy and program coordinator, has volunteered and worked in government offices, non-profits and community organizations for over 10 years. She received her Bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University and her Juris Doctor from the UC Berkeley School of Law. Prior to joining California CASA, Lily held fellowships and internships at organizations including the Child Welfare League of America, the National Center for Youth Law, the Youth Law Center, and the ABA Center on Children in the Law. She was recently appointed to serve on the ABA Commission on Youth at Risk and also serves on the Board of Directors for Legal Services for Children and the Center for Independent Living. Lily is personally invested in improving the lives of at risk youth because of her experiences as an alumna of the foster care system, a caregiver to a sibling with disabilities, and a licensed foster parent. When Lily isn’t working on improving policies and practices for youth, she enjoys going to the YMCA, spending time outdoors or playing board games with her friends, siblings and foster siblings
• Johnny Madrid, CalCASA
Johnny has been involved in foster care advocacy for almost 20 years, beginning as a youth member of California Youth Connection (“CYC”), where he participated on their advisory board, legislative committee, and the Youth Empowerment Training Project. He has served as an executive board member for three nonprofit organizations – California CASA, A Home Within, and Foster Youth in Action – and is a member of New America Alliance, an association composed of more than 100 prominent Latino business leaders.
• California CASA (CalCASA for Court Appointed Special Advocate Association)
California CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate Association) ensures children in the foster care system have both a voice and the services they need for a stable future. The organization aims to strengthen California’s network of local CASA programs and advocating for progressive child welfare policy and practice.
7:20pm - 7:50pm: Tilt Brush To Augmented Reality Demonstration
Micah James Zayner of Artists Are Scientists will be presenting a demo on how to create augmented reality animations of 2-dimensional images. Artivive App (www.artivive.com) is an easy to use platform that lets users do simple drag and drop actions on a website to create augmented reality overlays. Micah will show how Tilt Brush can be used as a perfect tool that demonstrates the ease of use and simple design of the Artivive platform. Then he will show you how easy it is to download the app to your cellphone and use it to view artist creations.
7:50pm - 8:20pm: AR + CV Demos
Whodat is a team of engineers, designers, and scientists building Origin - the next generation Marker-less Augmented Reality Platform. Origin will empower developers to create beautiful AR experiences that the world can benefit from and enjoy with the goal of simplifying experience creation, and making the crazy ideas in AR more tangible and achievable.
Unfold is a group of designers and hackers obsessed with augmented reality, using new technologies and inventing techniques to create immersive experiences that bridge the real with the virtual.
The Connected Dance Challenge is an innovative use of Apple's ARKit technology for Extended Reality dance contest. http://connecteddancechallenge.com
8:20pm - 9:00pm: Networking
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