All meetings are in Mina Johnson-Glenberg’s ZOOM room
Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 602 753 0140 or +1 720 928 9299 Meeting ID: 536 890 6223
International numbers available: https://asu.zoom.us/u/keZPeah6U
Wednesday Oct. 6, 2021 1:30PM
Educator and Producer based in the UK. Daniel is a Co-Founder of Educators in VR. Website: http://educatorsinvr.com/. He will speak broadly on issues relevant to students of VR including:
· Vision for Borderless Classroom
· Need to Train the Trainers and more resources for that
· Careers in VR
· Background & Mission of Virtual World Society and XR for Good.
Wednesday Oct. 20 2021 3:00 PM (later in day)
“The Godmother of VR” - Nonny de la Peña
Nonny de la Peña is the new program director of ASU’s Center for Emerging Media and Narrative, where she leads a research and graduate program with a focus on new narratives in the areas of arts, culture, and nonfiction. She comes to ASU’s new Los Angeles-based center (a joint undertaking by The Sidney Poitier New American Film School, in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication) with more than 20 years of experience as an award-winning writer, director and producer in virtual, augmented and extended reality, film, print and television.
Replay of talk: https://asu.zoom.us/rec/share/3EO6E3KO7DhlanZ5MrZgbkjywVbxKk9hYXinN2l5QbuzTjBmNzUiAXXHwc6B5xWh.lWF_ng4jeVfaGPs3
Wednesday Oct. 27 1:30 PM
Dennis "Fox" Bonilla is the Chief Technology Officer for Baltu Technologies https://baltutech.com/, Immersive Media Systems advisor for the XR Safety Initiative, and adjunct faculty at Arizona State University. At Baltu, Mr. Bonilla oversees the development of a platform to dramatically reduce training time for the future workforce. At the XR Safety Initiative Fox provides insight and guidance regarding XR industry best practices and currently co-chairs the XRSI Privacy Framework v1.1 working group. Serving as adjunct faculty in the school of Arts, Media, and Engineering at ASU, Mr. Bonilla instructs students on how to develop interactive systems to create joy, develop community, and better understand the world around them. With 20 years of experience, Fox has helped create data visualization software and decision support systems for NASA and other U.S. agencies and served in roles supporting committees advising U.S. President Barack Obama about options for future human space flight.
Topic: Cognitive Load: Volumetric Playback in VR