2019 Agenda

RDS Concert Hall

9.00am Conference Opening Address
9.15am Keynote Address ‘Shaping the Future of Technology’ : Jay Latta, ARVR Futurist, CEO and Founder STINTStrategic Intelligence for New Technologies
10.00am Paul Sweeney, COO, DAQRIUsing AR to Power Productivity in Manufacturing
10.20am Jan Pfleuger, Coordination Augmented- & Virtual Reality Center of Competence Audi AG / Founder advisXR, “Are we on track for enterprise XR?”
11.00am Coffee Break
11.30am Paul Hollywood, Founder vTime, Socialisation of XR
12.00pm Industry and Enterprise Panel Discussion: – Sponsored by AREA.


  • Chaired by: Dr Michael Rygol – Managing Director, Chrysalisforge, UK
  • Andreas Hartmann, ARVR Specialist, Medtronic, Ireland
  • Paul Sweeney, DAQRI, Ireland.
  • Cortney Harding, Friends With Holograms, US
1.00pm Lunch and Expo Viewing
2.00pm Keynote Address: Dean Johnson ( Conference Host ) , Founder, activrightbrain, UK – “Immersing a Brand: New Dimensions, New Stories, New Audiences”
3.00pm Sandra Whelan, Immersive VR Education: VR Training, Not just a Fad
3.30pm Panel Discussion “ Making Compelling Consumer Immersive Experiences”


  • Panel Chair : Ron Immink, Orange Manta
  • Sarah Jones, Head of School of Media, Birmingham University
  • Dave Vincent, Chief Digital Officer, Tourism Northern Ireland
  • Stella Stetyiadi, Chief Marketing Officer, Octagon Studio
  • Peter Woodbridge, Creative Director, Immersive StoryLab, Liverpool.
  • Camille Donegan, Virtual Reality Ireland
4.20pm Andrew Jenkinson, Co-Founder VStream
4.40pm Concluding Panel : Immersive Tech : The Future for Business and Consumers


5.20pm Conference Close
6.00pm Exhibition Close
7.00pm Reception One Windmill Lane ( sponsored by Dublin City Council )

Please note that the above agenda may be subject to change, due to unforeseen circumstances, and bookings for the event are made on this understanding.

Workshops - RDS Hall 6

12.00pm- 1.00pm From Old Fashioned to New Fashioned: TU Dublin Open Labs

Workshop on deploying Augmented Reality to develop compelling heritage experiences – including client case-study

Workshop Leaders: Dr. Brian Vaughan, School of Media, TU Dublin and David Gardiner, TU Dublin Open Labs