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RPN Meetup: Exploring Virtual Reality - A Hands-On Session

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Exploring Virtual Reality - A Hands-On Session

In this upcoming meetup, we've invited a Virtual Reality (VR) expert from Sciosity to explore more about this rising technology trend. Experience first hand with a VR headset and the impact that VR can potentially unlock for our children's future! At the end of the workshop, you will be sufficiently proficient with 3D Modelling and will be capable of using the relevant software independently.

We'll be starting our session with Ryan Beckmand, our expert from Western Australia, who will be sharing on the opportunities in Virtual Reality. There will also be a Fireside Chat with him, for us to ask him questions and discuss topics in VR!

Finally, we'll end off the session with a VR Workshop where we will learn how to create and deploy a VR environment.

Come join us for 2 hours on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, and meet other parents of young entrepreneurs as well!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Parents who are interested in exploring VR, and who would like to bring their children to experience something entirely different over the weekend! Children of all ages are welcomed, free tickets for ages 21 and below :)

PROGRAMME

2.45pm Arrival of Guests + Registration

3.00pm - 3.05pm Welcome to the Reactor Parent Network (RPN) Meetup!

3.05pm - 3.15pm Seminar: Opportunities in Virtual Reality with Ryan Beckmand, CEO (Sciosity)

• Understand the fundamentals of the VR software development process

• Understand the opportunities VR presents in the professional world in different industries

• Understand the capabilites and limitations of VR development

3.15pm - 3.25pm Fireside Chat with Ryan

3.25pm - 4.25pm VR Workshop

• Understand the 3D Modelling process from a creative as well as a functional standpoint

• Understand how to deploy a finished 3D model or environment

• Gain sufficient proficiency with 3D Modelling to independently use relevant software post-workshop

4.35pm - 4.45pm Closing Thoughts

4.45pm - 5.00pm Tea Break + End of Meetup


WHAT IS RPN?

We're a group of changemakers interested in start-ups, tech, design and entrepreneurship. Each month, we get together to discuss ideas and activities to support youths. We weave entrepreneurship into our work to teach them values and skills.

We've started this initiative called the Reactor Parent Network (RPN) to empower parents with entrepreneurship skills because when the right elements are brought together in the right environment, a reaction occurs.

Through this Meetup, we hope to inspire discussions with parents, and accompany you on your journey as we nurture youths and support them in their personal and professional development, as they grow to be independent, resilient, and above all, contributing members to society.


FAQs

Am I allowed to bring my children with me?

Yes! We encourage you to bring your child/children for this session. Learning is best done together!

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The nearest stop by train is Orchard MRT station.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please direct your questions to hi@reactor.sg

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  • The event description was updated. Diff#239354 2017-04-13 09:03:41
Sat Apr 29, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM SGT
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Venue
General Assembly @ Spacemob
Tickets
Children/Students (<21 years old) FULL
Parent SOLD OUT $10.00
Venue Address
8 Claymore Hill Singapore, 229572 Singapore
Organizer
Parents of Young Entrepreneurs
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