“Easily the best conference that I've been to in terms of an actual mix of practical discussions and big-picture discussion.”

–Randy Van Wagnen, Washtenaw Community College

Realities360 forges a path unlike any other conference, providing you with a hands-on opportunity to explore the potential of augmented reality, virtual reality, and simulations for learning. Join the community that’s shaping the possibilities these technologies present for our work in training and development.

Let’s create the future together.

Featured Keynote

 
Jaron Lanier - Dawn of the New Everything

Jaron Lanier
VR Pioneer, Scientist, Musician, Visual Artist, and Author

Dawn of the New Everything

Through a fascinating look back over his life in technology, Mr. Lanier exposes VR’s ability to illuminate and amplify our understanding of our species, providing a new perspective on how the brain and body connect to the world. Join us as the father of virtual reality explains its dazzling possibilities by reflecting on his own lifelong relationship with technology, and discover how VR can actually make our lives richer and fuller. Read more→

The Core Trio

AUGMENTED REALITY

Augmented Reality

VIRTUAL REALITY

Virtual Reality

SIMULATIONS

Simulations

Expand Your Understanding

We've planned a program with 70 unique sessions to choose from. So, you can tailor your experience to target the specific subjects that will enable you to do better work. Here's just a sample:

  • Building a Multi-Disciplinary Team for Creating VR Simulations
  • BYOD: An Introduction to 360 Video for Learning
  • When Is AR More than AR? Just Add Computer Vision and Machine Learning!
  • Beginner’s Guide to Low-Cost, High-Impact Immersive Learning Strategies in Higher Ed
  • BYOD: eLearning Simulations with an Edge: Competition and Analytics
  • BYOD: Creating an Augmented Reality iOS App Using Apple’s ARKit
  • Training Simulations and xAPI: Using Data for Learner Improvement
  • A Leap into AR: Exploring an Immersive Medical Environment
  • From Immersion to Presence: How AR and VR Will Revolutionize Your Learning
  • Is Online Education Ready for VR and 360 Video?
  • Augmented! Hands-On Rapid AR Development
  • Considering Cybersickness in VR for Learning

Build Your Skills

Learn from the pros already working with AR, VR, and simulations during four Pre-Conference Certificate Workshops. This is your chance to expand your experience and take the time to explore a specific topic in-depth. Workshops are available on Monday, June 25, from 8:30a to 4:30p.

Mark Lassoff - Creating eLearning Simulations with Unity 3D

Creating eLearning Simulations with Unity 3D

Destery Hildenbrand - Building Easy and Effective Augmented Reality for Training

Building Easy and Effective Augmented Reality for Training

Emory Craig, and Maya Georgieva - Prototyping and Creating VR and 360° Video Experiences

Prototyping and Creating VR and 360° Video Experiences

Jeff Batt - Creating Augmented Reality Learning Experiences

Creating Augmented Reality Learning Experiences

Experience Your Possibilities

In order to fully understand the potential of AR, VR, and simulations for learning, you need hands-on opportunities. The Technology Showcase provides unprecedented access to trailblazing technologies in these areas, adding a depth to your Realities360 experience that contextualizes these technologies for your personal work.

HANDS-ON WITH THESE TECHNOLOGIES

Google Cardboard
Oculus VR
Unity
Vive
Apple AR-Kit
Microsoft Hololens
PlayStation VR
Google AR-Core
Samsung Gear VR
Virtual Reality Man

TECH SHOWCASE SPONSORS

Float
Indusgeeks
Murison
Tipping Point Media

For sponsorship and marketing opportunities, click here.

A Word from the Wise

Schedule

Tuesday, June 26

7:30a – 8:15a

Morning Buzz

8:30a – 10:00a

Opening General Session

10:00a – 6:15p

Technology Showcase

10:45a – 11:45a

Concurrent Sessions—Block 1

11:45a – 1:00p

Lunch

1:00p – 2:00p

Concurrent Sessions—Block 2

2:00p – 2:30p

Ice Cream Social

2:30p – 3:30p

Concurrent Sessions—Block 3

4:00p – 5:00p

Concurrent Sessions—Block 4

5:00p – 6:15p

Technology Showcase Reception

Wednesday, June 27

7:30a – 8:15a

Morning Buzz

8:30a – 10:00a

General Session

10:00a – 6:15p

Technology Showcase Open

10:45a – 11:45a

Concurrent Sessions—Block 5

11:45a – 1:00p

Lunch

1:00p – 2:00p

Concurrent Sessions—Block 6

2:00p – 2:30p

Break

2:30p – 3:30p

Concurrent Sessions—Block 7

4:00p – 5:00p

General Session

5:00p – 6:15p

Technology Showcase Reception

Thursday, June 28

7:30a – 8:15a

Morning Buzz

8:30a – 9:30a

Concurrent Sessions—Block 8

10:00a – 11:00a

Concurrent Sessions—Block 9

11:15a – 12:30p

Closing General Session

VENUE

All conference attendees need to make their own room reservations. The eLearning Guild has secured a special group rate of $249/night at The Fairmont San Jose for our conference attendees. This special rate will be available through Friday, June 1, 2018.

For online reservations, click here. Alternatively, call for reservations at +1.408.998.1900 or toll free at +1.800.257.7544. If you call to make your reservation, remember to mention that you are part of the 2018 Realities360 Conference or The eLearning Guild group to ensure that you receive our special group rate.

If you have any trouble completing your reservation, please contact us at service@eLearningGuild.com.

We look forward to seeing you in San Jose!

Immerse Yourself in Learning