Plenary: Research & Industry in the Metaverse

Ana Tajadura-Jiménez will be part of the Research & Industry in the Metaverse plenary in Stereopsia Europe, The Immersion forum with XR4Europe, in Maison de la Poste, Brussels, Belgium, from October 18th to 20th, 2023. The plenary will happen on Thursday, October 18th, from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. The other participants will be Will Steptoe, AC Coppens, Tim Devlin and Mel Slater.

From the Research & Industry in the Metaverse plenary description:

In today’s rapidly evolving landscape, the synergy between academic research and industry plays a pivotal role in driving innovation, shaping economies, and addressing global challenges. Both are also crucial for building the next chapter of the internet, the metaverse. This panel delves into the relationship between academic research and industry and explores how these domains intersect and collaborate with each other in the context of emerging technologies. What are possible forms of collaborations between academic partners and industry players? What are the formats, skills and mindset that are essential for the success of bridging academia and industry. What motivates researchers to collaborate with industry partners and vice versa? What role do academic researchers play in the development of the metaverse? Join us for a stimulating discussion featuring speakers from academia as well as industry professionals