AWE Asia 2023 Day 1
Main Stage Sub Stage 1 Sub Stage 2
9:00 - 9:25 AM Opening Ceremony Opening Ceremony Ori Inbar
AWE Co-Founder Gavin Newton-Tanzer AWE Asia, President Ryan Hu
AWE Asia, VP
9:25 - 9:50 AM Keynote Empathic Computing: Capturing the Potential of the Metaverse
Dr. Mark Billinghurst
University of South Australia, Professor
9:50 - 10:15 AM Keynote From De-globalization to Di- globalization
Mr. Alvin Graylin
HTC, Global VP of Corp. Dev.
10:20 - 10:45 AM Content 1 Developers, Platforms & AI: Vanessa Ching
NVIDIA, Inception Ecosystem and Startups Partnerships, Asia-Pacific South (ASEAN & ANZ)
Collaboration, Education & Training: Scaling XR Content for the Enterprise with Generative AI
Joe Millward
Talespin Reality Labs, General Manager APAC
Kyle Jackson
Talespin Reality Labs, Co-Founder & CEO
Gaming, Entertainment & Media Content Coming Soon
10:45 - 11:00 AM Coffee
11:00 - 11:25 AM Content 2 Developers, Platforms & AI:
Niantic is powering “AR, Everywhere, All at Once"
Brian McClendon
Niantic, Senior VP of Engineering
Collaboration, Education & Training Content Coming Soon Gaming, Entertainment & Media:
AI + RTE: Opportunities and Challenges Dr. Cynthia Yang
Shengwang, Senior Director of Ecosystem Operation Center
11:30 - 11:55 AM Content 3 Collaboration, Education & Training: How AI Will Enhance the Metaverse and Education
Mrs. Leticia Jauregui
Meta, Head of Global Education Partnerships
Ms. Emilie Joly
Zoe Immersive, CEO & Co-Founder
Ms. Sarah Toms
IMD, Chief Learning Innovation Officer
Developers, Platforms & AI Content Coming Soon Gaming, Entertainment & Media: Affordable Volumetric Capture for Mixed Reality
Prof. Steven King
UNC Blue Sky Innovations, Chief Innovation Officer / Director
Mr. Bhargav Bompalli
UNC Blue Sky Innovations, Computer Vision Engineer
12:00 - 12:25 PM Content 4 Gaming, Entertainment & Media: Beyond Loudness: Spatial Chat and The Future of Virtual World Communication
Ms. Angelik Laboy
Dolby Laboratories, Developer Advocate
12:25 - 1:55 PM Lunch
1:55 - 2:20 PM Content 5 Gaming, Entertainment & Media: Revolutionizing Fan Engagement: Augmented Reality in Stadiums Powered by Visual Positioning Systems and Spatial Computing
Ms. Päivi Laakso-Kuivalainen Immersal, Chief Marketing Officer Mr. Declan Dwyer
Graviton Interactive, Co-Founder & Managing Director
Developers, Platforms & AI Content Coming Soon Collaboration, Education & Training: XR and the Future of Work: Implications for Education and the Workforce
Mr. Havene Liew
XR Associates, President
Mr. Joeie Oon
FXMedia, Co-Founder / Director
Mr. Fariz Hanapiah
Experiential Design Team, Creative Technology Director
Mr. Justin Wong
TrueXR, Chief Product Officer
Mr. William Irawan
Primeskills, CEO & Co-Founder
2:25 - 2:50 PM Content 6 Gaming, Entertainment & Media: Inspiring Game Development through Open Source
Mr. Royal O'Brien
The Linux Foundation, General Manager, Digital Media & Games and Executive Director, Open 3D Foundation & Open Metaverse Foundation
Developers, Platforms & AI: Dr. Daniel Winters
Trioptics GmbH, Senior Technical Expert
2:55 - 3:20 PM Content 7 Retail, Advertising & E-Commerce: Mr. Jason Yim
Trigger XR, Founder & CEO
XR Enablement: Shenmu (1/4) Content Coming Soon Collaboration, Education & Training: XR in Experiential Education: Designing and Delivering XR Content for Field Trips, Extracurricular Activities, and Classroom Simulations Mr. David Weeks
AWE Asia, Content Director
Prof. Eric Hawkinson
Together Learning, Founder & Learning Futurist; Professor - Kyoto University of Foreign Studies; Research Coordinator
- MAVR Research Group
Mr. Etienne Chia
Kingsmen Exhibits, Director, Narrative experience and creative technology Ms. Yi Yuan
Hiverlab, Co-Founder
3:20 - 3:35 PM Break
3:35 - 4:00 PM Content 8 Web3, Creators, & Creator Economy: Practical Implementation of the NEOM Metaverse - From Dream to Design, Build and Rollout
Mr. Su Le
Tonomus, Chief Digital and Strategy Officer
XR Enablement: Shenmu (2/4) Content Coming Soon Retail, Advertising & E-Commerce: Metaverse Creative Marketing: The Non Conventional Way of Marketing in Web 3.0
Mr. Michael Andrian
madebyhumans, CEO
4:05 - 4:30 PM Content 9 Web3, Creators, & Creator Economy: Ms. Kisson Lin
Mindverse.AI, Co-Founder and COO
XR Enablement: Shenmu (3/4) Content Coming Soon Retail, Advertising & E-Commerce Content Coming Soon
4:35 - 5:00 PM Content 10 Web3, Creators, & Creator Economy: Unleashing the Potential: Exploring the Journey of India's 1.2 Billion Mobile Users into Web3 and Immersive Technology
Mr. Eddie Avil
Shemaroo Entertainment & XROM, Metaverse Strategist
Mr. Rahul Mishra
Shemaroo Entertainment, Head of Web3
Mr. Sanan Goyal
SGX Consultancy, XROM, Founder
Mr. Arpit Sharma
NEAR Foundation, Managing Director, India, SE Asia and Middle East
Mr. Arnav Neel Ghosh
XR Consultant
XR Enablement: Shenmu (4/4) Content Coming Soon Enterprise & Industrial Content Coming Soon