Immersed in Northern Ireland Day
02 March 2019
Invest NI is back at SXSW 2019 with the Immersed In NI events. Enjoy breakfast whilst listening to an international discussion on Artificial Intelligence. Immerse yourself in our Infinite Hotel VR showcase, or travel through our virtual world of dragons, fairies and volcanoes in DragonSlumber.
Immerse yourself in the innovation Northern Ireland has to offer. Details of all the events below. We'll be there, streaming so don't forget to come back on 10th March and check it out
Date: Sunday March 10th 9:30am- 7pm
Venue: The Victorian Room at The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos Street
9:30am-10:30am: Breakfast & networking with NI companies, featured VR Showcases
10:30am-11:30am: Machine Learning and Life
Northern Ireland is a hotbed for activity in Artificial Intelligence, with innovative new businesses and products being developed with AI at their core. This session will feature discussions with some of the key people in Northern Ireland involved in driving the application of AI and the regional capability. It will highlight some excellent examples of AI being used in healthcare, government and in the development of VR applications for training.
12:00noon – 1:30pm: Lunch & networking with NI companies, featured VR Showcases
1:30pm– 2:30pm: Generation Creativity: The Race to Break the Mould
With emerging technology enabling exponential advantages and the cost of failure running to zero what are the next generation of ideas, tools and skills that will drive the next wave of disruption? And, what can creatives do now to get ahead? Join our panel of experts whose backgrounds include comic book art, design, robotics, AR and VR and running national science attractions to delve into the insights of the next generation of creativity. Explore lessons we can learn from creative and technology visionaries to move faster, think differently and what tools are laying the ground work for the next generation of creativity.
2:30pm– 3:30pm:Drinks, Demos & VR Showcases
3:30pm– 4:30pm: The Future of Screens
What are the ramifications for content makers and immersive Technology companies in the race to find the ultimate future screen? Are we, the audience, ready for Ready Player One? Join our distinguished panel of international experts whose backgrounds include Art, VFX, design, film, broadcasting and technology to delve into what awaits us in the future of immersive experiences.
4:30pm– 7:00pm: Networking