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Meet the Makers Sessions Announced: Quiz the Researchers Behind Cutting-Edge Creative Industries R&D

This year’s BEYOND includes two showcases – the Immersive Futures Lab and Creative China showcase, both featuring ground-breaking creative projects that demonstrate new types of content and novel uses of technologies, with early-stage prototypes utilising technologies including Virtual Reality, Haptics, Spacial Audio and more.

In addition, the Poster Exhibition at BEYOND includes research from Doctoral Candidates and Early Career Researchers working in the areas of research addressing the BEYOND 2020 conference themes.

Not only do BEYOND delegates get exclusive access to the showcases and exhibition, but a series of sessions throughout the BEYOND schedule offers attendees the chance to meet the makers and researchers behind the cutting-edge creativity and research to feature at BEYOND.

MEET THE MAKERS

‘Meet the Makers’ behind the Immersive Futures Lab showcase projects in the sessions below at BEYOND (ticket holders only):

DAY TWO: 01 DEC @ 13:15 – 14:15
DAY THREE: 02 DEC @ 11:00 – 12:00
DAY FOUR: 03 DEC @ 12:10 – 13:10

Delegates can also hear more about some of the projects on the BEYOND main stages, including:

Creative China main stage:
WED 2 DEC @ 11:45
Shaun The Sheep in ShanghaiAardman

BEYOND main stage:
THURS 3 DEC @ 15:30
World in a Cell: An Artscience Collaboration – USC World Building Media Lab

Visit the Immersive Futures Lab for a list of all the projects to feature in this a digital showcase, projects drawn from the cutting-edge R&D work developed through the award-holders and networks supported by the Audience of the Future and Creative Industries Clusters Programmes.

Visit the BEYOND Creative China Showcase for a full list of the eight projects to feature. The projects are from Creative Partnerships that have been established through the UK-China Creative Partnerships Programme, an international programme which has developed research-industry partnerships between the UK and China in the creative industries (funded through the UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) Fund for International Collaboration (FIC) and delivered by a partnership of AHRCEPSRC and Innovate UK

POSTER EXHIBITION – MEET THE RESEARCHERS

Doctoral Candidates and Early Career Researchers working in the areas of research addressing the BEYOND 2020 conference themes, feature their work in the Poster Exhibition. Areas of focus include film, television, theatre, visitor attractions, gaming and much more.

Meet the Researchers’ behind the their cutting-edge research in the sessions below (BEYOND ticket holders only):

DAY ONE: 30 NOV @ 12:40 – 13:40
DAY TWO: 01 DEC @ 11:55 – 12:55
DAY THREE: 02 DEC @ 11:00 – 12:00
DAY FOUR: 03 DEC @ 15:20 – 16:20

For a glimpse of the showcase projects at BEYOND, watch the showreel below. Buy. Grab your BEYOND ticket here to experience all the showcase projects, meet the makers and meet the researchers unveiling their cutting-edge research.