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May 26, 2021

Unity, Sony, IEEE to take the stage at the VR/AR Global Summit ONLINE Conference+Expo

The VR/AR Association (VRARA) will host the VR/AR Global Summit ONLINE on June 2-4, 2021 bringing together global leaders applying virtual & augmented reality technologies in enterprise, entertainment, healthcare, education, remote collaboration, retail & e-commerce and more.

After organizing the virtual VR/AR Global Summits in 2020, the largest global ecosystem of VR/AR companies, brands, and professionals is going virtual again.

The theme of the 2021 VR/AR Summit is “The Time is Now,” and it will feature thought-leaders and creatives from around the globe in engaging live discussions, debates, round tables, workshops, Ask an Expert Sessions, networking and immersive social events.

The summit will have 150+ Speakers, Exhibitors, Brands/End-Users (including Bentley, Bristol Myers, CraneMorley, Mayo Clinic, Shopify, Sony, UPS, Whitecaps, Viacom), sessions on enterprise, safety, health, diversity & inclusion, defense & aerospace, equity and access to education, and so much more! The summit is sponsored by Unity, Lenovo, Healium, Librestream, IO Industries, Emergent, IEEE, Cognitive 3D, Boston Micro Fabrication, Hotlum Powell, Innovation Quebec and Xenco Medical, Northeastern, among others.

“The VR/AR Global Summit brings together the greatest minds working in spatial reality today, many of whom use Unity’s market leading real-time 3D platform to develop interactive VR and AR experiences,” said Timoni West, Vice-President of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Unity.

“As the world’s leading platform in real-time 3D, Unity is proud to be the title sponsor and share in this year’s virtual experience and see how our technology is being utilized.”

The summit will also include thousands of 1-on-1 interactive meet-ups as part of their Speed Networking event. The online events platform uses a special networking feature that will match and connect participants with other executives and give them 5 minutes to connect 1-on-1 on video where participants can preview each other's credentials, bio, and talk business.

“This summit will bring together some of the world’s greatest designers, hardware manufactures, software developers, marketers, end users and entrepreneurs to share ideas, best practices, network, and get business done,” says Nathan Pettyjohn, President of the VR/AR Association.

The VR/AR Global Summit will feature dynamic keynotes, industry tracks, a startup pitchfest, demos, exhibits, networking and amazing VIP events, showcasing the best that the industry has to offer.

Tickets are now on sale for the event - Get tickets here. 

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