AIM XR – The Metaverse in Business

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

AIM Extended Reality (XR)

Description

Join us for AIM Extended Reality (XR), where we host speakers working with augmented and virtual reality, and everything in between to share their knowledge and engage with the University of Michigan XR community. Event details are listed below and registration is required. This virtual event will be hosted on Zoom. 

Attendees can expect to learn: 

  • What is the metaverse?
  • What makes it more applicable now?
  • Are digital items valuable?
  • What are the metaverse technologies?
  • How are these technologies being used in business?

Meet the Presenter:

Jeremy Dalton headshotJeremy Dalton (@jeremydaltonxr) leads PwC’s Metaverse Technologies team, helping clients across all industries successfully implement virtual world technologies including virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). He is also the author of Reality Check, a book that anyone can pick up to better understand how these technologies are being used in organizations all over the world.

He has written professionally published books on the subject, given talks to businesses and governments, and he and his projects have been featured in the media including The Financial Times, The Economist, and the BBC. He has worked with organizations like the World Economic Forum and currently sits on the advisory board of Immerse UK, a UK government backed network, to support the growth of Metaverse technologies in business.

Accessibility

The Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) is committed to ensuring that our meetings and events are accessible to all individuals. This event will be using Zoom. Please let us know how we can ensure that this event is inclusive to you. Contact Trevor Parnell, Events and Marketing Specialist (tparn@umich.edu) with any questions or access needs.

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