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VR Developers Conference advisory boards announced

New event will be part of GDC 2016 in San Francisco

The VR Developers Conference (VRDC) is a new event that will make its debut during the 2016 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco and its inaugural advisory boards have just been announced.

"The Game VR/AR track will feature a number of lectures featuring practical takeaways for exciting, current work happening in VR and AR game development," said event organiser UBM Tech Game Network.

The Advisory Board for the Game VR/AR Track:

  • Colin Northway - Northway Games
  • Alex Schewartz - Owlchemy Labs
  • Robin Hunicke - Funomena
  • Chris Pruett - Robot Invader
  • Dan Hurd - Playful Corps

"Of course, virtual and augmented reality development extends beyond the realm of games. VRDC organizers recognize this. The Entertainment VR/AR track of talks at VRDC will encompass VR and AR applications, design, implementation and development across multiple industries including entertainment, travel, fitness, journalism, and sports."

The Advisory Board for the Entertainment VR/AR Track:

  1. Pete Isensee - HBO Code Labs
  2. Aaron Lemke - Unello Design
  3. Ikrima Elhassan - Kite & Lightning
  4. Ethan Stearns - Legendary Entertainment
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