Creathon "Stories of the Future 2030"
climate action <> xr technologies
September 13th & 14th 2019 @ RLab
XR technologies are changing the way we interact with the world.
We are the last generation to understand reality as a physical thing.
We are the last generation to describe a computer by a screen.
LET'S PROTOTYPE THE...
STORIES OF THE FUTURE 2030
STORIES OF THE FUTURE 2030 @ NYC
New York City
XR TECHNOLOGIES x CLIMATe action
We'll select up to 50 participants amongst all the applicants!
September 13th & 14th, we are going to bring together a group of Filmmakers, Storytellers and Developers to generate visionary ideas and build prototypes with XR technologies to raise awareness and promote positive changes to accelerate climate action.
After a series of keynote speakers, participants will work in teams to reflect, ideate and create conceptual prototypes of their ideas with the help of XR experts. The aim of the event is to create new synergies amongst the XR community, welcome new adopters and generate valuable proposals with the potential to raise awareness and promote positive changes to accelerate climate action.
PAST EDITION - Institute for the Future
Silicon Valley, April 2019
Friday, September 13th
17:00 _ 17:30 OPEN DOORS for registration
17:30 _ 18:00 Welcome to “Stories of the Future” - Garage Stories & Overview Collective
18:00 _ 19:20 Inspirational Talks:
18:00 – 18:20 – XR for good with Susanna Pollack, president Games 4 Change
18:20 – 18:40 – Voices of youth with Alexandria Villaseñor, Fridays for Future NYC
18:40 – 19:20 – Panel with experts
Lindsay Clinton - Executive Vice President @NYCEDC
Jon Hackett - Director of Emerging Tech @Publicis
Nicole Crescimanno - NY State Director @Our Climate
Todd Bryant - Director of Technology @RLab
19:20 _ 19:30 Team Formation
19:30 _ 20:00 DINNER
20:00 _ 22:00 Inspiration & Ideation Session
Saturday, September 14th
09:00 _ 09:30 Prototyping Masterclass by Pepin Gelardi - Founder at Tomorrow Lab
09:30 _ 10:000 Demo by Tech Partners
Magic Leap by Loren Abdulezer
Depthkit by Jillian Morrow
10:15 _ 20:00 TEAM WORK
20:00 _ 21:00 Presentations & Awards Ceremony
21:00 _ 22:00 Afterparty at SUPERFINE NYC
OPEN TO ALL SORTS OF CREATIVE MINDS!
MENTORS & SPEAKERS
Activist, Fridays for Future NYC
Founder @Earth Uprising
Associate Director - Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University
Prime Minister of Ideas @Amazon
EQUIPMENT_ We'll provide some hardware, but you are welcome to bring your own material as well
PARTICIPANTS_Open to a wide range of fields
TEAMS_ Created by the organization upon participant profiles and experience
COST_ $45 per participant (all meals included)
If you are a journalist or blogger interested in covering the event, get in touch here!
A garage is a playground to push the boundaries of the unknown.
An open arena where to get rid of your own limitations
and indulge your creativity.