Canada’s Largest Virtual and Augmented Reality Show Arrives Next Month in Vancouver

Virtual and Augmented Reality Show CVR 2017 Arrives Next Month

The Virtual and Augmented Reality community will descend on Vancouver during the month of May as today Archiact announced CVR 2017. The three-day event, which goes from May 5-7, will showcase a world-class selection of top industry experts, the latest technologies, and hands-on demonstrations of the latest products. The event will be open to industry professionals on Friday and the general public for two days over the weekend.

CVR 2017 is sponsored by BCLC, Creative BC, VEC, Microsoft, YDeams and Cloudhead Games among others, and will feature speakers from some of the biggest companies in the world including NASA, Ford, Delta Airlines and Super Ventures. Representatives from these companies will speak about topics such as solving problems in outer space with VR, designing the future of Virtual Humans, and featuring the latest evolution in entertainment.

“I’m very excited to be presenting at the CVR 2017, the Canadian’s premier VR/AR/MR conference,” said Evelyn Miralles, Lead VR Innovator, NASA, “VR’s a technology that has been with us at NASA for several decades used for astronaut space training. But the technology has now come of age and it’ll be changing the way we interact with people and the environment around us.”

CVR 2017 will be held May 5-7th, 2017 in West Exhibition Hall A of the Vancouver Convention Centre.  The show hours are as follows:

  • Friday, May 5 (Industry Only): 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday, May 6 (Expo Days): 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, May 7 (Expo Days): 10:00am-4:00pm

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Source: Press Release