PROGRAM

TUESDAY APRIL 7, 2020

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The new fully virtual program for RTC 2020 is on its way!

In the meantime, please review our previously planned schedule below for insights into the topics and tracks you can expect in our interactive online conference, and return here for updates shortly! 

Monday morning

NEW YORK – Museum of the Moving Image

8:00 > 8:45 am

  

 

Welcome Coffee & Registration

 

 

Tuesday morning

CONFERENCES

Tuesday morning

ROUNDTABLES

Sumner M. Redstone

Bartos

Nam June Paik

Tut’s Fever

William Fox

Seminar Room

Digital Learning Suite
Roundtable 1

Digital Learning Suite
Roundtable 2

Digital Learning Suite
Roundtable 3

Digital Learning Suite
Roundtable 4

9:00 > 9:45 am

5G – Special Projects
Keynote

 

 

 Nigel Tierney

Head of Content –
Verizon Media / Ryot

Automotive 

 

Host: Jan Pflueger & Elizabeth Baron

 

Jordane Richter

Chief Marketing Office and Key Account Manager – Light & Shadows VR

 
XR in Automotive

(Remote)

Beyond

 

Deborah Papiernik

VP, Open Innovation Accelerator – Ubisoft

 
Ubisoft beyond Videogames
(Remote)

Real-Time @ Siggraph

Tele Presence / Avatars / Intelligent Agents / Digital Humans 

 

Host: C. Guiard

 

Greg Maguire

CEO & Co-Founder – Humain

9:00 > 9:45 am

Architecture / Education 

 

Leaders

Christopher Morse

 SHoP / Cornell (Ithaca)

 

Amber Bartosh

Assistant Professor – Syracuse University School of Architecture

 


XR in architecture education 

 

10:00 > 10:45 am

5G – Special Projects

 

Luke Ritchie

Head of Interactive Arts – Nexus Studios

 
Location Based AR Visualization / Enhanced Location
(Remote)

Automotive

 

Barry Hoffmann

Chief Strategy Officer – Zero Light

 

François de Bodinat

Chief Marketing Officer – Zero Light (Remote)

 
Using the Cloud to Personalize at scale any Customer Buying Journey

Beyond

 

Rob Creighton

Founder and CEO – Windlift

Cleantech/climate change visualization

Real-Time @ Siggraph

Tele Presence / Avatars / Intelligent Agents / Digital Humans 

10:00 > 10:45 am

11:00 > 11:45 am

5G – Special Projects

 

Gaspard Giroud

Founder – Garou

 
The deployment and scalability of large XR worlds on Verizon’s 5g Ultra Wideband.

Automotive

 

Solomon Rogers
Founder & CEO – Rewind


Oliver Kibblewhite 

Head of Special Projects – Rewind

Holoride technology and elastic content – the future of in-car entertainment
(Remote)

Real-Time in the Cloud

 Think Tank 

 

Hosts: Jean-Colas

Prunier – Samuel Gateau


Jean-Colas Prunier

Product Architect, Founder – PocketStudio

 

Samuel Gateau

Core Engine Lead – High Fidelity, Inc.

Real-Time @ Siggraph

Tele Presence / Avatars / Intelligent Agents / Digital Humans

 

Ronald Mallet

Research Supervisor – Oculus VR 

 
Research Towards VR Full Body Tracking & Avatars
High Quality Markerless Body Tracking From ‘A Single Sensor’
(Remote)

11:00 > 11:45 am

Education

Panel Discussion

 

Terrence Masson

M.F.A. Computer Arts Chair – School of Visual Arts

 
Future of Real-Time in Experimental Art & Education

12:00 > 12:45 pm

Keynote

 

Paul Debevec

Senior Staff Engineer – Google VR 

 
Topic tba

Automotive

 

 Jacob Loewenstein

Vice President, Business Development and Strategy – Spatial

12:00 > 12:45 pm

12:45 > 1:45 pm


Networking Lunch

 

Tuesday afternoon

CONFERENCES

Tuesday afternoon

ROUNDTABLES

Sumner M. Redstone

Bartos

Nam June Paik

Tut’s Fever

William Fox

Seminar Room

Digital Learning Suite
Roundtable 1

Digital Learning Suite
Roundtable 2

Digital Learning Suite
Roundtable 3

Digital Learning Suite
Roundtable 4

1:45 > 2:30 pm

Sharing Ideas between communities

 

 

Jan Pflueger

Founder & Advisor – AdvisXR

 

Alex Coulombe 

Co-Founder – Agile Lens


Cedric Guiard

Founder & CEO – Eisko / Polywink


Alex Hornstein

Co-Founder & CTO – Looking Glass Factory

 


JC Prunier
 
Founder & CEO – Elvov (NYC)

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

1:45 > 2:30 pm

2:45 > 3:15 pm

Tele Presence / Avatars / Intelligent Agents / Digital Humans 

 

Host: C. Guiard

 

Cedric Guiard

Founder & CEO – Eisko / Polywink

Topic tba

Automotive

 

Host: Jan Pflueger & Elizabeth Baron

 

Lukas Stranger

Co CEO – Nekonata

 

Peter Alexander Kopciak

CTO – Nekonata

 
Exposing XR Real Time Challenges Behind The Curtain

Pipelines


Think Tank


Hosts: Connie W. Siu & Pol Jeremias-Vila

 

Connie W. Siu

Director

Pol Jeremias-Vila

Lead Graphics Engineer – Pixar Animation Studios | SIGGRAPH 2021 Chair

J.J. Blumenkranz

Executive VP – PiSquare

Paul Debevec

Senior Staff Engineer – GoogleVR (Virtual Light Consultant)

Philip Galler

Co-CEO – Lux Machina Consulting

 

Bringing Real-Time Pipelines to Movie Making

Videogames

 

Greg Mitchell

Cinematics Director – The Coalition Studio – Microsoft

 
A Cinematic Challenge – Going Real-Time in Gears 5

2:45 > 3:15 pm

3:30 > 4:00 pm

Tele Presence / Avatars / Intelligent Agents / Digital Humans

 

Mike Seymour

Lecturer, Researcher Digital Humans & Writer : MOTUS Lab (DDGR) | USYD / co-founder – fxguide

Automotive

 

Name tba

UX Design

 
Topic tba

Videogames

 

Anne Blondel-Jouin

VP, Open Innovation Accelerator – Ubisoft (Remote)

3:30 > 4:00 pm

4:15 > 4:45 pm

Tele Presence / Avatars / Intelligent Agents / Digital Humans

 

James Jacobs

Co-Founder & Co-CEO – Ziva Dynamics

 
Real-Time Digi-Doubles with Physics Simulation & ML

Automotive

 

Jonas Kunze

Founder – Flyingshapes GmbH

 
The quantum leap of Design – how former CERN scientists brought car design to VR

Virtual Production

 

 

Panel Discussion

Leader:

George ElKoura

Software Engineer – Pixar Animation Studios

 
Bringing USD to real-time pipelines or applications

Videogames

 

David Bowman

Studio Development Director at Creative Assembly
(Remote)

4:15 > 4:45 pm

5:00 > 5:30 pm

Tele Presence / Avatars / Intelligent Agents / Digital Humans 

 

Host: C. Guiard

 

Doug Roble

Senior Director of Software R&D – Digital Domain

 
Real-Time Digi-Doubles with Physics Simulation & ML

(Remote)

Automotive

 

Andrey Golubinskiy

CEO – Apostera

Videogames

 

Rick Stringellow

Principal Art Director – EA Create
(Remote)

5:00 > 5:30 pm

5:45 > 6:30 pm

Tele Presence / Avatars / Intelligent Agents / Digital Humans 

 

Panel Discussion

Host: C. Guiard

Panelists

 Paul Debevec

– Senior Staff Engineer – Google VR

 

 James Jacobs

Co-Founder & Co-CEO – Ziva  Dynamics

 

Greg Maguire

CEO & Co-Founder – Humain

 

Ronald Mallet

Research Supervisor – Oculus VR (Remote)

 

Christophe Héry

Research Scientist – Facebook Reality Lab (Remote)

Doug Roble

Senior Director of Software R&D – Digital Domain

 

Automotive

Panel Discussion


Host: E. Baron 

Panelists
Jan Pflueger

Founder & Advisor – AdvisXR

Jacob Loewenstein

Vice President, Business Development and Strategy – Spatial

Neil Johnston

Founder & CEO – Vector Suite

Jonas Kunze

Founder – Flyingshapes GmbH

Lukas Stranger

Co CEO – Nekonata

Jeff Meyers

Former Head of Visualization & Technology – Fiat Chrysler Automobile

Tom Armbruster

President – 209 Group

Andrey Golubinskiy

CEO – Apostera

Barry Hoffmann

Chief Strategy Officer – Zero Light

5:45 > 6:30 pm

Tuesday evening

Closing event