Upcoming VR Events in May 2016

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Virtual Reality events are springing up around the world in order to give people their first experience of the technology and showcase its great future potential. Just next week alone, there are three major events taking place in the Canada, the US, and Europe. Here is a brief rundown: The world’s first consumer virtual reality conference and exhibition, CVR 2016 is where you can experience first-hand the best VR technology available and connect with VR industry leaders. CVR 2016 takes place on 14 May at the Convention Centre East Vancouver, Canada.

VRX Europe 2016 is hosting pioneers from the leading companies in consumer VR to assess the market’s biggest challenges and how to realise commercial VR opportunities. Taking place at the Park Plaza Victoria at 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, on 12 and 13 May, it features more than 40 speakers with real-world experience and a full scale VR technology expo.

One of the companies exhibiting at the Vision Science Society in St. Pete Beach, Florida from 14 – 18 May is WorldViz. Worldviz will be presenting at the WorldViz Virtual Reality Workshop, showing off a co-presence VR system featuring an Oculus Rift and HTC Vive interacting in the same virtual world, amongst other tech. The Vision Sciences Society is a nonprofit membership organization of scientists founded in 2001 to bring together scientists from the broad range of disciplines that contribute to vision science.

To check out more upcoming VR and AR events around the globe, please check out our calendar here. If you would like to submit your event for inclusion on the calendar, please contact us by email or social media.