On the 10th of March 2016 we organized the Virtual Reality for Science & Education symposium at the Scheltema Complex in Leiden. I think we can safely state the event was a great success!
Over 125 people attended the event, causing a small shortage of chairs at the busiest time of the symposium. I have seen many familiar faces, but also met a lot of interesting new people. The list of attendees included researchers, professors, high school teachers, entrepreneurs, Virtual Reality developers, policy makers and artists. I think this mix of people led to very interesting discussions, thank you all very much for your input!
The speakers of the symposium showed us inspiring examples of successful application of Virtual Reality in science and education. I think these examples illustrate the countless opportunities that are in need of experimentation. Below you can find the list of speakers, the full program can be found here.
- Guntur Sandino (CleVR)
- DinoZapp – Student team from the VRSE course
- Richard den Tilborg (Ordina)
- Hans Luyckx (IJsfontein)
- Lisa E. Rombout
- Atomic Orbital Visualization – Student team from the VRSE course
- Sander Veenhof
During the break and the drinks at the end of the day people could experience different VR experiences themselves. There were demonstrations by:
The video of the symposium was made by Floran Swanborn and is embedded at the top of this post. Below you can view the photos made by Roland Clarke.
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