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Event date: 23May 2017

Tuesday 23 May 2017

CSIRO Clayton

  • 9.00 - 13.00

Normanby Rd, Clayton VIC

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A man using portable VR/AR equipment

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies have developed rapidly in the past few years. The latest technology is now practical, reliable and affordable. It offers new ways of remotely interacting with people, equipment and environments that is being used in developments in from hospital and aged-care experience, mental health treatment, medical training and disease visualisation amongst other applications.

This event has been developed with CSIRO to present the latest VR and AR technologies through presentations and hands-on demonstrations of current and potential industry applications.

The event will be a 4 hour program including presentations and 'hands-on' demonstrations. Businesses or researchers currently working with VR and AR technologies in the Healthcare, Medtech or Biotech space, or with an interest in exploring future opportunities for the technology are invited to attend.

About the Entrepreneurs Program

The Entrepreneurs programme is the Australian Government's Flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity at the firm level. It forms part of the Australian Governments new industry policy outlined in the national Innovation and Science agenda.

The programme uses a national network of more than 100 experienced private sector advisers and facilitators to ensure businesses get the advice and support they need to improve their competitiveness and productivity. The primary focus is on providing access to the best advice networks to solve their problems rather than focusing on financial assistance.

Practical support for businesses includes: advice from people with relevant private sector experience, co-funded grants to commercialise new products, processes and services; funding to take advantage of growth opportunities, and connection and collaboration opportunities

About the Presenters

Craig James – CSIRO

Craig is a Software Engineer with 20+ years in Research & Development, specialising in real-time monitoring and control, 3D visualisation, human-machine interaction, wearable computing and Virtual Reality.

Damian Moratti – LiminalVR

Combining neuroscience and design principles in virtual reality to induce a range of cognitive and emotional states

Evelyn Chan – SmileyScope

Investigating the Management of Paediatric Procedural Pain Relief Obtained through Virtual Reality.

Contact

Joseph Dodd 03 9545 2277 joseph.dodd@csiro.au

The Entrepreneurs' Programme is the Australia Government's flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity. It forms part of the Government's National Innovation and Science Agenda. The Programme uses experienced Advisers and Facilitators, drawn from industry, to ensure businesses get the advice and support they need to improve their competitiveness, productivity and to maximize their growth potential.Practical support for businesses, researchers and entrepreneurs includes: advice from people with relevant private sector experience, co-funded grants to commercialise novel intellectual property in the form of new products, processes and services, funding to take advantage of growth opportunities, and connection and collaboration opportunities.

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Event type: Public seminar