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Centennial College Event Centre

937 Progress Avenue

Toronto, ON M1G 3T8


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The world’s first full-day VR/AR conference held completely in virtual reality is back for its second year. Join us for Merging Realities to engage with people from around the world, learn from industry professionals and explore the capabilities of VR/AR.

This year we will explore education, training and collaboration using VR/AR technologies. Learn about the benefits of VR for information recall and understand how AR can increase student engagement..

Attendees will be able to participate at the Centennial College Progress campus s or in virtual reality from around the world.

Attending the live stream at Centennial College:

As part of your ticket to attend in person, meals will be provided as well as an in-person trade show will be held at Centennial College bringing together VR businesses from across the province from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Eastern Standard Time. Parking is available onsite.

It is free to RSVP your spot at this event. We kindly ask for a donation at the door upon arrival. Proceeds will go towards funding continued VR/AR research and equipment for Centennial College - School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts.

Attending the virtual live stream from your location of choice:

Registrants will be sent information prior to the event on how to view the live stream and watch in VR. Please note a personal headset is required if you wish to watch the conference in VR.

Conference schedule:

NOTE: all times listed below are in Eastern Standard Time:

10:30 a.m.
Welcome address on-location

10:45 a.m.
Virtual start with speakers from both locations in VR

11 a.m.


Alan Smithson of MetaVRse

11:30 a.m.
Changing the Way We Educate With 3D Learning and Creativity

Christian Long Immersive VR Education and Kimberly Koronya, Conestoga College

12 p.m. (Lunch will be available at this time)

The New Classroom and Learning Environment

Jani Leskinen, Glue Collaboration

12:30 a.m.
Cognitive Performance Training in VR

Alex Jackson, Hone VR

1 p.m.
Using Creative Gamification for Education

Amanda Fox

1:30 p.m.
Education on the Fundamentals of VR and AR

Michael McCready, Lethbridge College

2 p.m.

Training the Trainers and Teachers to Use VR and AR in the Classroom


2:30 p.m.
Education and The Future of Work

Tyler Forester Collaborative Edge and Donna Eiby, The Future Work Skills Academy

3 p.m.

Fireside Chat with the Next Generation

Sabarish Gnanamoorthy Waypoint AR, Olivia Wenzel Visiting Researcher at Cleveland Clinic Center for Brain Health and a VRARA Student Education Committee Co-Chair

3:30 p.m.

Closing remarks, Social begins

Tradeshow schedule:

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (only for in-person attendees at Centennial College)

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Centennial College Event Centre

937 Progress Avenue

Toronto, ON M1G 3T8


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