Travis Smith

Hospitality Management Trainer
Best Western

12:00 PM How VR is Disrupting the Traditional Learning & Training Models

The possibilities with virtual reality headsets are taking immersion to all types of new levels. Evidence of VR saving time, reducing costs, increasing productivity, and boosting effectiveness of training in learning is unquestionable. This session will outline early adoption success stories and explain scenarios VR can offer L&D practitioners. Not only will you experience the research side of implications and opportunities for VR as an effective tool for learning, you will also get a head start at developing it into your own workplace.
Panelists will discuss:
·       Compare realistic-computer generated environments, first-person perspectives, and virtual training scenarios  
·       Develop interactive computer graphic scenes with real-time engines
·       Use VR for hard and soft skill simulations as well as empathy-induced experiences
·       Allude to technology of what a L&D VR experience can bring to your workforce

12:45 PM Start-up Demo Competition

*This is your opportunity to see new immersive technology live, from the leading startup VR companies in the country. The audience will get a live demonstration of start-up pitches from 4 companies. After each 10-minute mini competition presentation concludes, the audience will vote on their “favorite” start-up company to be crowned the Immersive Tech VR Champion of 2018. 
Company 1: TBC
Company 2: TBC
Company 3: TBC
Company 4: TBC

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Travis.

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