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2019 State of The AR Cloud Symposium and Showcase

May 28th at Ericsson Experience-Center in Santa Clara

Open AR Cloud (OARC) is proud to invite all those interested in learning the latest insights about AR Cloud technology and to experience the state of the art to an exciting symposium and showcase at the Ericsson Experience Center on Tuesday May 28, 2019.

At this important, full-day event, OARC will present the highlights of the inaugural State of the AR Cloud report. During afternoon sessions, leading AR Cloud technology providers will showcase and demonstrate their latest breakthroughs. Attendees will experience hands on demonstrations of revolutionary AR Cloud technology.

The president of Khronos Group, Neil Trevett will be giving a talk about OpenXR and the glTF format:

We are also exited to have Kavya Pearlman, Brian Wassom, Lisa Watts, Kent Bye and Damon Hernandez on a panel discussion about "Privacy and security in the era of constant reality capture".

Following the Symposium and Showcase, all registered attendees are invited to join their colleagues for an evening of refreshments and fun hosted by ContextGrid at the Villas at Bar Island in Redwood City!

Get your ticket now! ( limited number available )

Agenda *


Brian D. Wassom is a globally recognized thought leader in the brand-new legal issues raised by augmented reality and other cutting-edge emerging media, including through his blog at and by publishing the first book on AR law. He has achieved victories for his clients in federal and state trial and appeal courts across the country, including in the first case to apply First Amendment freedoms of speech to location-based augmented reality games like “Pokemon Go.”

Kavya Pearlman is co-founder of non-profit effort, XR Safety Initiative (XRSI) that promotes privacy, security, ethics and develop standards around application security for Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality (VR/AR/MR) collectively known as XR.

Lisa M Watts is a storyteller and technologist known for her business insight, creativity and relationship building. She's behind some of the most innovative projects in the immersive media space in the last few years. At Fortune 50 company Intel Corporation, she led global marketing strategy and storytelling for virtual reality. She invested in groundbreaking independent projects such as "Leviathan," "Spheres," "Tree," "Zero Days VR," helped launch the VR league with ESL and Oculus. She produced some of the most innovative social experiences in partnership with Sansar. As CEO and founder of One/Twenty1 Immersive, she brings together VR/AR creators, engineers, artists, marketers and event planners to develop unforgettable human experiences.

Kent Bye has conducted over 1000 Voices of VR podcast interviews featuring the pioneering artists, storytellers, and technologists driving the resurgence of virtual & augmented reality. He's a philosopher, oral historian, & experiential journalist helping to define the patterns of immersive storytelling, experiential design, & the ultimate potential of XR. He was a co-organizer of the VR Privacy Summit at Stanford University in 2018.

Damon Hernandez works in many areas of the Web3D Industry and has been active in virtual environments and the 3D web for almost 20 years. He is actively involved with the 3D web’s convergence with other technologies including IoT,GIS, CAD/BIM/CAM, AR/VR, mobile and advises a variety of entities that use these technologies. He is currently at Samsung Research America making the web browsing experience awesome and enhanced with immersive web technologies.

After Party: 7 - 11:30 pm

Sponsored by ContextGrid

To celebrate the inaugural event of Open AR Cloud ushering in growth through openness in the spatial web, ContextGrid would like to invite you a party from another dimension. Join us at the Villas at Bar Island in Redwood City, where you will experience a new way of ordering drinks with interactive holograms using the first Universal Spatial Browser App - HoloGrid. HoloGrid is also the official AR Navigation App at AWE, so be the first to experience this big moment in AR! Also delve in the real world by playing some pool or shuffle board with some much needed beer, wine and food. Party time, Excellent!

Practical info

Venue location:
Ericsson Experience Center,
2755 Augustine Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA
Link to map

Venue info:
Free parking for attendees.
Food is included.
Attendees must bring photo ID for security reasons

After Party location
Venue: Villas at Bar Island Apartment Homes- website
Directions: 700 Bair Island Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063

Look out for a sign that says The Villas at Bair Island Marina where you need to turn in. There is ample parking next to the marina. If you have gone to Blu Harbor then you have gone too far. The entrance to the party is located on the right of the leasing office through a metal door next to the marina. There should be someone at the door to let you in. If not call Arka on 917 714 0822 and we will direct you.

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Practical info:
Party starts at 7 pm
Bring photo ID
Food and drinks will be served

Showcase exhibitors


Become showcase exhibitor or sponsor

There is still time for your organization to become a pioneer and take part in this first ever OARC State of the AR Cloud Symposium and Showcase event! We can accept up to 12 exhibitors and a limited number of sponsors! Fill in the form below to sign up before its too late!