Can VR Create Real Change?

Mar 18, 2021

2:00pm – 3:00pm CT

“VR for Good”, “the Empathy Machine”, “Story living”... VR has gotten quite a reputation for creating impact. But does the hype really add up? We are at a pivotal moment in history, with socio-political division at an all-time high and less than a decade left to prevent climate crisis. Could creating virtual realities actually help move us towards a better tomorrow? Join top VR for Good creators and curators as they dig into the impacts of this medium, putting real change and direct action front and center. We will tackle three difficult questions that get to the heart of this issue.

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Gabo Arora


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Nonny De La Peña

Arizona State University

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Fifer Garbesi


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Tiffany Kieran

American Film Institute

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