The Ontario Science Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

November 8 – 9, 2018

  • Main professional events on Thursday and Friday.
  • Private B2B exhibition and networking.

Immersed Conference

Run by TIFCA and held annually since 2014, the mission of the Immersed conference is to lay down the groundwork and enhance the viability of building what’s next through industry education, B2B networking, and influential media exposure in the future computing world.

Future computing refers to turning dreams into reality with computers and computer media.  The three pillars of future computing include compute processing and platforms, immersive technology, and innovative content and applications.  Immersed delivers both education and networking opportunities for professionals working in the field and businesses and customers that stand to benefit from all that future computing has to offer.The Future Computing EcosystemThe Immersed conference meets the needs of these attendees:

  • Businesses, service providers, and educators learn how future computing can further their goals and enhance their offering – TODAY.
  • Content developers, technology innovators, and professionals get the tools and resources they need to build their businesses and careers in a future computing world. This includes development expertise, media exposure, and investment community access.

Topics in this must attend event include AR, VR, MR, 3D, AI, ML, cloud, PC, mobile, console, and more.

  • 360-degree Immersive Cinema
  • Video Games
  • Education
  • Academia

  • Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality
  • Stereoscopic 3D
  • Gesture Technology

Who should go?

Whether you are a professional, an entrepreneur, an investor, or a member of the media, Immersed is the industry building conference for Canada and the North American East Coast.

Immersed Conference Features

  • Panel Discussions
  • Dedicated Talks
  • Professional Workshops
  • Networking reception(s)
  • and MORE!

Markets Covered

  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Education / Training
  • Marketing
  • Entertainment
  • Video games
  • Serious games / Simulation
  • Out of Home Entertainment
  • and MORE!

Featured Technologies

  • Augmented reality
  • Virtual reality
  • Mixed reality
  • Gesture technology
  • Stereoscopic 3D
  • and more


Immersed Logo

November 8 – 9, 2018 at the Ontario Science Centre

    • Immersed is entering its FIFTH year!
    • Full ecosystem covered: Business Users, Vendors, Investors, Media
    • Industry-building event for professionals working in future computing markets such as computing, immersive tech (AR, VR, MR), innovative content and applications, and more.
    • Learn how future computing can positively impact your business, and meet the right people and companies to do it!
    • Held at The Ontario Science Centre, one of Canada’s largest and busiest public education venues.
    • Features unique business to business components.
    • Top speakers, influential media, fantastic networking, valuable education.
    • Held in Toronto, Canada – North America’s fourth largest city and recognized international content creation and media hub.

Building what’s next requires new customers, new content makers, new investment, new media, and bold new ideas.  Immersed is the one-stop event that achieves all these needs on the Eastern Seaboard.  It’s time for something new.

At Immersed, we don’t just talk about the future, WE BUILD IT.

2017 Keynote Speakers (Last Year)

David Parker, IoT Consultant

Frank Soqui, General Manager, VR
Intel Corporation

Buzz Hays, Head of Product

About Immersed

Why is Immersed important to me?

  • Businesses will learn how future computing can enhance their operations TODAY.
  • Professionals working in the field will get exclusive access to the world’s leading minds in the field.
  • Year over year media participation (e.g. Discovery Channel, Tom’s Hardware, MTV Canada, etc.)
  • Applicable to business to business markets.
  • Held at the Ontario Science Centre, one of Canada’s leading educational venues.
  • Network with brand new contacts and opportunities that are missed elsewhere.
  • Represents the unique needs and interests of the North American East Coast

Sample Speakers and/or Sponsors of Previous Immersed and Immersed Europe Events

When and Where is Immersed?

Ontario Science Centre Immersed 2018 takes place November 8-9 (Thursday, Friday) at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Why Toronto?

  • Toronto, Ontario is the fourth largest city in North America.
  • 60% of Canada’s game development community is driving distance from Toronto
  • Toronto is a major worldwide hub for business, cinema, broadcasting, and media.
  • Toronto is reasonable driving distance from several large Canadian and US cities

Who is Making Immersed Possible?

All Immersed events are organized by The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA). An Ontario-based non-profit corporation, TIFCA’s mission is to lay down the groundwork and enhance the viability of building what’s next.  This is achieved through influential membership meetings, stakeholder education, market-building events, special initiatives, and more.

Founded in 2009, the association welcomes all member companies, and Immersed is open to all participants whether or not they are members of the association.

What Do Professionals Experience?

  • Access to leading experts that can help your business.
  • Top speakers from around the world
  • Networking reception & meals
  • Private business to business exhibits
  • First-look access to new ideas and technologies
  • Professional training related to immersive technology.