July 2021

Host: University of OttawaTheme: Solving Problem with Emerging MediaDate: July 30, 2021 Whether it’s using virtual reality to treat mental disorders or to develop student engineering design projects, or whether it’s using Minecraft to create community during the pandemic, July’s EMCoP session hosted by the University of Ottawa explored problems and the solutions afforded by Read more about July 2021[…]

June 2021

Host:University of Michigan Theme: XR for Teaching & Learning at Scale.Date: June 18, 2021 Jeremy Nelson is the director of the University of Michigan Extended Reality Initiative, where he works alongside a team of developers and student fellows to create XR content for faculty members to include in their courses. Projects funded by the XR Read more about June 2021[…]

May 2021

Theme : Perception of Self in VRHost : Emerging Media Lab ,UBC The event featured three exceptional speakers who talked about their work in virtual reality! Speakers: Behrang Keshavarz, PhD | Scientist at the KITE-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network and an Assistant Professor (adjunct) with the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University. Multisensory self-motion perception Read more about May 2021[…]

October 2020

Using Simulation to Support E-Learning Online learning is here to stay, and the potential is endless when it comes to creating a meaningful, engaging, and accessible experience for students. At BCIT, educators are pushing the envelope with e-learning through the creative use of immersive technologies for a diverse range of subjects. From demonstrating flight dynamics Read more about October 2020[…]

September 2020

Creatives in Extended Reality (XR): Art and Emerging Technology What does art look like in the field of emerging technology? Big thinkers in digital media production share their thoughts on the intersection between extended reality (XR) and artistic creativity. From building inclusive and diverse communities within tech for artists, to real-time use of special effects Read more about September 2020[…]

August 2020

Educators and industry experts explore ideas, innovations, and questions surrounding the shift from in-person to online education. About this Event: Are you wondering how you can add further value to your at-a-distance interactions with students in the fall? Are you curious how some educators and learning organizations are creating added value to online education? Do Read more about August 2020[…]

March 2020

This month’s meeting will be hosted at the National Film Board of Canada in downtown Vancouver from 3:00 to 5:00 PM on Friday, March 6, located at 351 Abbott Street in the Screening Room. As per usual, we will have guest presentations from leaders in the emerging technology community share their work, so that we Read more about March 2020[…]

January 2020

The first meeting of 2020 will be hosted by Microsoft next Friday, January 10 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at 725 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, V7Y 1G5 on the 7th floor. Speaker list: Dr. Chang Lu | postdoc research fellow at Blockchain@UBC. Dr. Chang Lu studies the adoption of Blockchain technology in healthcare from an Read more about January 2020[…]