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Content, Technology and Investment Leaders Join Forces on Reality Shaking Event in November

By October 21, 2014December 9th, 2015TIFCA Press Releases


New Products and Industry Builders Immerse Toronto in Virtual Reality and More

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – Oct 21, 2014) – Organized by The Immersive Technology Alliance, the Immersed conference features two days of sessions by worldwide Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and 3D experts. It takes place at 99 Sudbury in Toronto, Ontario on Sunday, November 23rd to Monday, November 24th.

Luminaries include John Gaeta (Academy Award winner, Creative Director for New Media and Experiences, Lucasfilm), Habib Zargarpour (Creative Director, Microsoft Studios), Mary Spio (President, Next Galaxy), Neil Trevett (President, The Khronos Group, VP at Nvidia), David Nalasco (Senior Technical Marketing Manager, AMD) and more. Speakers added regularly.

Founding Partners of Immersed are the Canada Media Fund and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). The Network of Angel Organizations of Ontario, The Khronos Group, The Canadian 3D and Advanced Imaging Society and more are Immersed promotion partners.

“Being involved in this event was a natural fit for Ontario Centres of Excellence,” said Dr. Tom Corr, President and CEO of OCE. “We are supporting numerous Ontario companies who are making advances in the AR and gesture technology and this is a great opportunity to showcase their work while building new professional relationships.”

“Angel investors will surely take an interest in Ontario’s best immersive-tech startups, and the Network of Angel Organizations Ontario is grateful for the opportunity to learn more about this new and exciting technology,” said Mark Lawrence, Director, Network of Angel Organizations Ontario.

Markets include video games, immersive cinema, health, and more. New products will be announced and revealed, all applicable professionals and entrepreneurs are encouraged to attend. Representatives from the media, investment community, and the world’s leading experts will be at Immersed. All the tools needed to firm up a career or business with immersive content or technology will be present.

Immersed also features a training stream for content makers learning about the latest technologies on both desktop and mobile platforms. The growing list of recognized experts includes: Sebastien Kuntz (I’m in VR), Ben Miller (Wemo Lab), and Jason Jerald (Nextgen Interactions).

Temporary code “gettingimmersed” reduces registration by $200. Promotion ends soon! Deeply discounted exhibition options are available for qualified early start-ups requiring media and investment group attention. Contests and prizes to be announced!

Hotel discounts, registration and exhibition space are limited. Free exhibition is available to the general public on Sunday afternoon. These ‘exhibit only’ registrations are available online and in advance.
To learn more about Immersed visit:

About The Immersive Technology Alliance (The ITA)

Immersed is organized by The ITA. Non-profit and non-proprietary, it’s the official voice and industry body for technologies like augmented and virtual reality, 3D, gesture technology, and more.