MAGNIFY WORLD EXPO AND CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE A NEW ROUND OF SPEAKERS FROM OCULUS, THE NHL, ILMxLAB @ LUCAS FILM, AND GENERAL MOTORS ALL JOINING THE TECH INNOVATION SUMMIT MAY 9TH AT CMW
Magnify World, a successful global AR/VR business summit, is coming to Toronto for the first time ever for a one-day expo in partnership with Canadian Music Week (CMW) on May 9, 2018 as part of the Tech Innovation Summit.
“We’re very fortunate to have some of the top experts in AR, VR and Immersive Content from around the globe participate in this thought leadership expo,” says Grant Dexter, Partner Magnify World NA.
Tech Innovation Summit speakers include: Vicki Dobbs Beck Executive in Charge IMLxLAB at Lucas Film; Christine Cattano Global Head of VR Framestore Studios; Lucien Parsons Director of UMD’s MAVRIC Mixed/Augmented/Virtual Reality Innovation Center; Michael Fitch Ex GameLoft, Former Director of Games Design and Mixed Reality at Magic Leap; Cathy Hackl Top VR influencers; Colum Slevin Head of Entertainment Oculus; and Steve Mayer EVP and Chief Content Officer NHL, Ted Graham Head of Open Innovation at General Motors.
Previously announced speakers include: Barry Sandrew PHD, ARIVAL, Philip Lelyveld USC, Marcie Jastrow Technicolor, Neem Ba Ha – MLSE, Ana Serrano CFC, Simon Moss Global Citizen, David TurikARIVAL, Matt Coleman Magnify World, and Joe Solo, CEO + Record Producer Music+Entertainment, Inc.
Panels will run throughout the day with discussions focused around The Future of Content, Live and Sporting Events, Platforms, Brands and Intermediaries, Gaming, and Immersive Content and Devices, all featuring leading international and local speakers from across film and television, advertising, branding, gaming, optics, sports, live events, social media and streaming.
One-day Tech Innovation Summit tickets are on sale for $299 here. There will limited VIP seats available for this event.
How will you see the future? In 3D, high definition, augmented and virtual reality of course… and the future is now!
Register here for tickets https://cmw.net/conference/online-registration/ plus speaker and exhibitor/sponsor opportunities http://magnifyworld.com/2018-business-summit
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ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK
CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK (Jointly presented by San Rafael 71′ and Amsterdam Brewery) is Canada’s most established music industry conference. Now in its 36th year, it is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. CMW brings together Sound Recording, New Media and Broadcast for one spectacular weekof events – combining informative, intensive conferences, a cutting-edge trade exhibition, award shows, film festival, comedy festival and Canada’s biggest New Music Festival. All convention functions take place at the CMW’s host hotel, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel (123 Queen Street West, Toronto M5H 2M9).
For Canadian Music Week information, please contact:
Kayley Szanto – Communications Manager