Immersive Liverpool Networking Events
Jul 2018 01

In January we started the Immersive Liverpool network group to bring people together across the city region to start thinking about the potential of Immersive Technologies across a number of sectors.

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The first event took place at Sensor City and focused on Mixed Reality. Speakers including Laval Virtual in Liverpool from France, Invest Liverpool and demos from companies including Realspace and others ranging from Virtual Reality, Holographic Experiences and Mobile Apps.


Our second event in February was held at the VR Here Arcade in Liverpool and focused on shared experiences in immersive environments, with speakers including vTime and Synthetic Worlds and a number of other city region companies.

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In March we held our third event, focused on Storytelling in Augmented Reality with speakers including BBC R&D talking about their AR apps, as well as augmented reality specialists Draw and Code and the Immersive Storylab showing some of their work and experiences in this space. We also had a live link to the Laval Virtual Festival in France.

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In April we took a delegation of 10 companies and organisations out to the ARVR Innovate Conference in Dublin to develop collaborations with our twin city across the Irish Sea.

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In May we held an event, in collaboration with BIMA Immersive Tech Thinktank and Alder Hey Childrens Hospital Innovation Unit, focused on the applications of Immersive Technology in healthcare. Including the work of surgeons using mixed reality and training innovations from the University of Liverpool Medical School, Diabetes UK and Immersive Interactive.


In June we helped to support another event focused on Immersive Technologies Disrupting the Future of Healthcare at the International Festival for Business, with over 200 people coming to hear about the important work that is being developed in this space.


For the rest of the year, we have a number of other events coming up in collaboration with Liverpool Knowledge Quarter and Liverpool John Moores University.

Sign up to Immersive Liverpool – Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Virtual Reality to find out more:


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