June 23, 2023 – Towards Responsible AI: Leveraging Multi-partner Engagement

PANELISTS Kristina Podnar, Digital Policy Consultant Kristina Podnar is a digital policy innovator. For over two decades, she has worked with some of the most high-profile companies, governments, and non-governmental entities to see policies as opportunities to free the organization from uncertainty, risk, and internal chaos. More importantly though, she helps digital teams unlock opportunity, Read more about June 23, 2023 – Towards Responsible AI: Leveraging Multi-partner Engagement[…]

February 2023: How AI Tools such as ChatGPT are changing conversations in Higher Education

Thank you to everyone who joined us! If you could not attend, view the recorded Zoom session here. The Emerging Media Lab presented an online Zoom seminar about AI technologies (such as ChatGPT), and how they will affect our world going forward. Hosted by the Emerging Media Community of Practice and moderated by Patrick Pennefather, Read more about February 2023: How AI Tools such as ChatGPT are changing conversations in Higher Education[…]

August 2022

Future-proofing Emerging Tech Development in Post-Secondary Environments: At this EMCoP meetup during the SIGGRAPH conference, participants gathered at UBC Robson Square to discuss obstacles and solutions to bringing emerging technologies to their own institutions. The session recording can be found here: https://youtu.be/OMdHJeKuTvM

December 2021

Host: the Emerging Media Lab at UBCTheme: Reinventing XRDate: December 17, 2021 Registration is now closed EMCoP is evolving and increasing our focus on building a strong network & bringing opportunities to collaborate across different communities that care about the role of virtual/augmented reality in education and research. Join this month’s EMCoP meeting hosted by Read more about December 2021[…]

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[…]

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[…]