What is Future Computing?

Future computing is the practice of turning technological dreams into reality with computers and computer media.The Future Computing Ecosystem
The Future computing ecosystem is made up of specialized pillars that include:

Compute Performance and Platforms

  • Graphics & processing capability
  • Supporting peripherals and ecosystems
  • PC, Mobile, Cloud, Console

Immersive Technology

  • Virtual Reality
  • Mixed Reality
  • Augmented Reality
  • Stereoscopic 3D
  • Haptics
  • Advanced diplay / experience technology

Innovative Content and Applications

  • Entertainment
  • Video games
  • Enterprise / serious use case
  • Education
  • Game Engines
  • Content development toolsets

What is TIFCA and What do we do?

The International Future Computing Association is a network of member companies and institutions that each play a part in what are, and will be, the ultimate tools and experiences that impact our daily lives using computer technology and media.

TIFCA’s mission is to lay down the groundwork and enhance the viability of building what’s next.  We achieve this through influential membership meetings, stakeholder education, market-building events, special initiatives, and more.

TIFCA is comprised of three pillar groups that include the Computing Technologists Group, the Immersive Technology Alliance, and the Alliance of Content Creators.  It is purposely structured this way because even though each division has its own purpose and industry space, the pillars are interrelated in that each success helps drive the other.

We grow the computer horsepower and peripheral ecosystems that are the backbone of turning big dreams into fruitful realities.


We enhance the adoption and viability of immersive technology.

We advance generations of innovative content & applications.


  • Be INFORMED. Senior level private access to market leaders on a regular basis.
  • DRIVE the market! Co-develop and participate with initiatives that measurably grow your business and business potential.
  • SOLVE the problems! Join forces with fellow market leaders to identify and overcome industry-wide challenges.
  • CONTROL your future! Embrace Future Computing – don’t just react to it.
  • MEET the right partners to get to the next level.


  • A single membership includes access to all three pillars.
  • One vote per eligible member organization.
  • Most  meetings held via teleconference / web conference.
  • Membership rates for nearly all budgets.


  • Positive track record dating back to 2009.
  • Experienced management and advisory team.
  • True non-profit corporation.
  • All members are leading executives and decision makers.
  • Our initiatives are focused on YOUR viability.

Immersed mediumNovember 8-9, 2018
The Ontario Science Centre

  • Leading international future computing event.
  • Business to business.
  • Where clients, vendors, and media meet and build.



Press Releases

Immersed Conference Welcomes Over 30 International Future Computing Speakers

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5th Annual Event Showcases the Newest Tech and Content in Entertainment, Education, Business, Manufacturing, and Healthcare   Toronto, Ontario (October 29, 2018) -Future computing is the practice of turning dreams into reality with computers and computer media through compute performance and platforms, immersive technology, and innovative content and applications. Founded in…

Dr. Jon Peddie to Help Kickoff the Immersed Conference

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The world’s leading expert on vision processing will share his thoughts on the Future of Visual Computing Tiburon, Calif. (October 29, 2018) – Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, today revealed that Dr. Jon Peddie will help kickoff the State of Future…

The International Future Computing Association Gathers at Immersed Summit

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New Member Benefits Program Goes Live Toronto, Ontario (September 18, 2018) - The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA) will be holding its first voting class meeting at the Ontario Science Centre on November 7, 2018. The meeting is one-day before the start of the 5th annual Immersed summit held on…

Association News

Latest Developments by TIFCA And Its Subsidiaries.

TIFCA Meets During GDC 2019

By Neil Schneider | TIFCA News

Each year, The International Future Computing Association holds its annual meeting during Game Developers Conference.  This year’s meeting included the future computing market leaders that work in compute performance and platforms, immersive technology, and innovative content and applications.

Special thanks to Intel and Advanced Micro Devices for co-sponsoring this exclusive meeting of the world’s top influencers in this space.  With a mission to lay down the groundwork and enhance the viability of building what’s next in the future computing world, TIFCA continues to demonstrate itself to be the place where things get done.  Interested parties are encouraged to contact us to learn more.

Immersed Reveals Samsung and NIST Keynotes Among 30+ Speakers

By Neil Schneider | TIFCA News

Richard Huddy
Head of Game Ecosystem
Samsung Research Institute (UK)

Running November 8-9 in Toronto, Canada, there are just TEN DAYS left until the Immersed 2018 summit! We are very proud to reveal that Richard Huddy, Head of the Game Ecosystem for the Samsung Research Institute (UK) is going to be the second Immersed keynote. Huddy is going to talk about the blockbuster game Fortnite and the Samsung and industry-backed innovations that were needed to make that title possible on the Android platform. Read More

Immersed and iVentures 48 Hour Flash Sale is LIVE

By Neil Schneider | TIFCA News


TIFCA’s Immersed conference and IO’s iVentures are having a 48 hour flash sale beginning NOW!  Delegates can buy a full access pass to Immersed for $295 CAD plus fees and taxes; a $200 savings! OR, they can get full access to both Immersed and iVentures for $495 CAD plus fees and taxes which is a huge value.

This sale ends October 25 at 10:00AM EST and the number of available tickets is limited.  This discount offer will not be offered again, and existing tickets cannot be exchanged or discounted for this temporary program.

iVentures runs November 6-7, 2018 and Immersed 2018 runs November 8-9, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.

Immersed features over 30 international speakers from companies like AMD, Intel, Survios, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Samsung Research Institute, Microsoft Canada, Deloitte Canada, Lenovo, the Globe and Mail, GINX Esports Television, and many more.  Companies speaking at iVentures include Dark Slope Studios, Ubisoft, Skyship Entertainment, World Gaming, and more.

Alex Igelman to Talk Esports at Immersed 2018

By Neil Schneider | TIFCA News

Alex Igelman
Executive Chairman and Founder
Millennial Esports Corp.

Immersed takes esports up a notch with Alex Igelman, Executive Chairman and Founder of Millennial Esports Corp.  With over twenty-five years of experience in technology, entertainment and casino gaming, Igelman was the first lawyer to focus on Internet gaming and was instrumental in the early success of PartyGaming and PokerStars.

In 2004, he was involved in the creation of Gaming VC that has become a giant in the space. Igelman has most recently been focused on the Esports sector and was recruited to be a strategic consultant to Pro Gaming League (PGL), the first Esports related company that was later acquired by Millennial Esports Corp. In 2016, Millennial Esports was debuted on the TSX-V under the symbol GAME with Igelman as CEO. Igelman has successfully grown the company and has focused on raising over $27,000,000 and counting. Read More