2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Virtual Tourism: VR, 360 and the Travel Industry

Wednesday, March 16
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
500 E 4th St


The travel industry is on the verge of a virtual reality revolution, with new 360˚ video technology giving travellers the chance to sample their next holiday destinations virtually, leaving them eager to visit in real life. The virtual holidays can be viewed with computers, mobile devices, and VR headsets like the Oculus Rift & Samsung Gear VR.

Leading VR company Rapid VR partnered with one of the world’s largest airlines, Qantas, Samsung, and Hamilton Island, to transport viewers to the Great Barrier Reef. Join the panel to find out how your brand or travel destination can use VR & 360 video to create virtual tourism experiences that lead to real travellers engaging with your business.

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Dan White

Dir of Tech

Rapid VR

As director of technology at Rapid VR, Dan has helped placed the Sydney Australia based virtual reality company at the forefront of immersive entertainment and 360˚ film production. With a filmmaki...

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Dave Klaiber

Co-Founder & Dir

Rapid VR

Dave Klaiber is a multi-award winning film & TVC director. As co-founder of Rapid VR, Dave is an experienced director of immersive 360˚ films, including the virtual tourism experience for Qantas, S...

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David Murray

Dig Adviser/Brand, Mktg & Corporate Affairs

Qantas Airways

David is part of the Digital Innovation team at Qantas. With a marketing, communications and digital background, David understands the value in providing innovative digital solutions across Qantas'...

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Susannah DiLallo

Founder & Exec Producer

Rapid VR

Susannah Dilallo is an experienced TVC executive producer from Sydney, Australia, and co-founder of Rapid Films and Rapid VR. Prior to this, she worked as a producer at Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand.


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