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Thursday, October 10 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Reality & Craft Beer: A Social, Interactive & Informative Event

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The primary objective of this session is to expose you to the world's most advanced virtual reality (VR) technology and open your mind to a variety of use cases like education, corporate training, empathy, and social change. This event will include social “play time”, hosted heavy apps, and a cash bar with local craft beer and wine.  The event will include a panel discussion with VR industry experts and and early VR adopters in education and diversity/inclusion, moderated by Target’s Cultural and Consumer Futurist. The format is accessible for those just curious about VR to those who already have significant experience with the medium.

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Michael Abata

Brand Director, Made By Gather
Expertise in generational insights (millennials, gen z, boomers), consumer/shopper macrotrends, cultural & consumer trends, and brand and marketing forethought. Passionate about distilling complex business opportunities into differentiated and inventive business strategies.

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Amir Berenjian

Co-Founder & CEO, REM5 Studios
Amir is the Co-Founder and CEO of REM5 Studios, an immersive technology company focused on empowering its partners with emerging technologies like augmented reality, virtual reality, WEB3, AI and the metaverse. Having worked with a broad range of partners from schools to Fortune 500... Read More →
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Ty Burks

Co-Owner & Director, Wallride
Ty was Creative Lead on the Award-Winning and top selling games Job Simulator and Emmy-nominated Rick & Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, pioneering intuitive interaction standards for the gaming industry. Most recently, Ty led teams as Director of Immersive Tech at Pixel Farm Creative Studio... Read More →

Steve Pohlen

EdD Director of Learning and Technology, Benilde-St. Margaret's School

Thursday October 10, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
REM5 Virtual Reality Laboratory