Chiasma Chat #3 is run by the Chiasma Systems team, themed around Virtual and Augmented Reality.Our first speaker Mr. David White works as a software architect/developer and a lecturer at
Chiasma Chat #3 is run by the Chiasma Systems team, themed around Virtual and Augmented Reality.
Our first speaker Mr. David White works as a software architect/developer and a lecturer at the University of Auckland. With his expertise, David is involved in the development of various information systems used by the University, including CECIL, the University’s former Learning Management System before Canvas. David will be giving an introduction into VR and AR to provide us more insights into these technologies.
Our second speaker Dr. Peter McAtee is a scientist at The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Ltd. With years of research, Peter has advanced understanding and skills in various fields including plant physiology, molecular biology, data analysis and programming. Peter will give a talk about how he makes use of VR/AR technology in his research projects.
A panel discussion will be held after the speaker session, during which you’ll be free to ask questions and share your ideas about VR/AR.
Following the panel discussion, there will be multiple HoloLens and VR headsets for you to hand on and try out by yourself! Free pizza will also be provided.
If you are interested in VR/AR, come and join us on the night!
Chiasma Chats are a series of informal discussions with previous topics ranging from the latest innovative advancements in the technological world, to science communication and stories of unconventional pathways professionals took to their career.