Virtual Reality 101: Info Session + Trial Class – San Francisco

Virtual Reality 101: Info Session + Trial Class – San Francisco

Come hear from the instructors of our 10-week VR Development with Unity Course and explore the program. In this session you will receive a brief overview of the program and syllabus, hear about instructor's backgrounds, and learn what you will be able to create by the end of the course. You'll also be able to take part in a free 2-hour trial class with the instructors! Whether you’re exploring a career in VR, want to prototype an idea or just want to explore the course, this session will give you insight into the Upload EDU learning style and our programs.

What's included

  • 30-min overview of our program with time for Q&A
  • 2 Hour Trial Class: Rapidly Prototype a VR Experience
  • Stay after to play around on our HTC Vives and Oculus Rifts
  • Network with other prospective students

Location

Upload SF 1535 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103

Prerequisites

  • If you'd like to participate in the trial class, please bring a laptop with Unity installed.

About Upload

Upload is the leading news, coworking, events and education provider in the VR industry. For more info check out www.uploadvr.com. Questions? Please email [email protected]

Schedule

  • TUESDAY, OCT 17TH (6:00PM-9:00PM)
  • 6:00PM: Come in to get a tour and have some drinks, demo in the machines, meet classmates/ network, VR tour other facility.
  • 6:30pm: VR Development Course Info Session: Hear from the Instructors
  • 7:00pm: Q&A with Instructors and Upload Staff
  • 7:10pm: 2-Hour Trial Class: Rapidly Prototype a VR Experience
  • 9:00pm: Networking, drinks, complete enrollment, and play VR games in our Holodeck Rooms

Meet Your Instructors


Ram Ramakrishnan

Ram is a developer and fix-it guy at Atakote Studios, creators of such VR titles as ‘Live in Color’, currently available on Steam. He loves working with emerging technologies and bringing content to life, and has done so previously at BT, Intel, IBM, Spotify, and various startups. He holds a computer science degree from a school who shares its mascot with the GO programming language, and an MBA from Kellogg but does not eat Special K. He’s also actively working on how to make himself irrelevant with AI (rather than just irreverent).

Janet Brown

Janet is a developer and co-founder at Atakote Studios, an independent studio making unique VR and AR experiences in the heart of San Francisco. She is passionate about bringing experiences to VR that appeal to new and both gaming and non-gaming audiences. She also works with companies to build their innovation pipelines and bring compelling products to market, and has done so across Europe, Asia & the USA at McKinsey & Company, as well as key roles at consumer giants like Diageo and Mondalez. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.