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SFU Daijack Club VR/Tech Expo

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Simon Fraser University Surrey Campus

250-13450 102 Avenue

Surrey, BC V3T 0A3

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Welcome to the SFU Daijack Club VR/Tech Expo!
From flying a hot air balloon in Machu Picchu to striking a home run through VR, you can come experience it all for free at this event. Demos will be happening for everyone to try the latest technology and see how it can evolve to be included in our daily lives.
We have over $2000 in exciting prizes for raffle draws, from sponsors such as Mt. Seymour, Vancouver Aquarium and many more. Our grand prize is a Mixed Reality Headset from Microsoft for you to extend the fun at home! All funds raised will go towards the CNIB for those that are blind and partially sighted in our communities.
Date: March 2nd, 2018
Time: 5pm to 8pm
Location: SFU Surrey Mezzanine (250-13450 102 Ave, Surrey, BC V3T 0A3)

What: There will be booths in the mezzanine for free demos.
Microsoft: Mixed reality headsets to experience travelling in Machu Picchu and more.
Lit Tech Studios: Their latest project "Future League Baseball VR" will be demonstrated. With it, they won a scholarship provided by Game Developers Conference (GDC) and Unity.
Sony: Playstation VR headsets to experience gaming in virtual reality
SFU iVizLab: Watch demos on how human aspects are being incorporated into artificial intelligence (AI).
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Coast Capital Savings Speaker Series

Join us in a night of celebrating virtual reality and attend AR/VR: In Touch, this Friday, Mar. 2nd from 6PM - 730PM. Dr. Steve DiPaola, a pioneer in AR/VR at Stanford University and a current SFU SIAT professor, will be hosting this speaker session, sharing the latest in AR/VR research. This event runs concurrently with the Virtual Reality/Tech Expo, so take a tour, check out some demo's from Microsoft & Sony, and pop in to hear Dr. DiPaola's talk!

RSVP here: https://arvr-intouch.eventbrite.ca

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Raffle Prize List: (updated biweekly)

Bard on the Beach - Tickets (x2)
Blueprint - Gift card (x1)
Exit Canada - Passes (x4)
Fly Over Canada - Tickets (x2)
Lindt - $150 Gift basket (x1)
Locked Canada - 6 player game value (x1)
Mt. Seymour - Lift, rental and hot chocolate passes (x2)
Pearl Fever - Family free drink packages (x3)
The Old Spaghetti Factory - Gift card (x1)
Real Canadian Superstore - Gift card (x1)
Smartypantz - 2 passes for VR escape room
Steve's Poke Bar- Poke discount coupons

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*FAQs*
Q: Who can attend this event?
A: This event is free and open to the community so everyone is welcomed to join!

Q: What is VR?
A: Virtual Reality (VR) is an artificial environment that simulates a realistic experience. Users wear a headset to fully interact within this new reality

Q: Who is this organized by?
A: This is organized by the SFU Daijack Club. We are a social club that aims to connect people through different activities. After a successful fundraising event for BC Children’s Hospital, we decided to have this fundraising event, collaborating with names such as Microsoft, SFU SIAT and many more.

Q: I want to exhibit at SFU VR Expo, who should I contact?
A: Please contact Lester Chan, our Public Relations Coordinator at daijackclub@gmail.com to see the availability of our booths.

Q: What’s the entire raffle prize list?
A: We will reveal our prizes gradually until the event so be sure to check up on this event page and our instagram!
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